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Thursday Music News

The National have shared Track 3 from the upcoming Trouble Will Find Me online. “Don’t Swallow the Cap” is the second song they’ve shared from the new LP, along with “Demons“, and it proves that loyal fans will be very happy with the new album. “Don’t Swallow the Cap” is much more in the veinRead more…

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Live Video: Palma Violets at SXSW

Just as their name is a consonant away from that of an iconic British candy, Palma Violets‘s sound is just shades removed from the late 70’s UK punk bands like The Clash and those who followed years later like The Libertines and Arctic Monkeys. The young rock quartet has already caused a scene in theirRead more…

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Out This Week 3/19

It should be no surprise that several of the artists topping this week’s list of new releases were making appearances at SXSW last week, but two of them were also previewing their new songs live on KEXP during our broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. Billy Bragg and Palma Violets both gave memorable performances. Bragg,Read more…

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KEXP at SXSW 2013, Day 1: Palma Violets

“It’s not a perfect record, but then you wouldn’t want it to be” – The Quietus’ Emily Mackay hits the nail right on the head in her review of Palma Violets’ debut album 180: the London quartet’s most endearing quality isn’t their pop-sensible hooks, psychedelically-tinged guitar hooks, or their shambling romantic lyrics – it’s theirRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP’s Broadcast from Austin

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Next week, from Wednesday, March 13th, through Saturday, March 16th, KEXP will be broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin duringRead more…

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