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Live Review: Animal Collective with Ratking at Neptune Theatre 3/4/16

The deeper we get into Animal Collective‘s Painting With chapter, the more it feels like a real renaissance for the band. As the band themselves described it, the process for the new record felt natural and fun – a far cry for the laborious process it took to put forth Centipede Hz. Spending time inRead more…

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Album Review: Animal Collective – Painting With

It feels like a long time since we last saw Animal Collective, not because three and a half years is an egregiously long time to wait for a new album, but because so much has happened since then, both within the Collective and out of it. Centipede Hz came out in September of 2012, anRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2015

It’s Thankgiving, and chances are, you’ve already got your menu all planned out, right? Well, to help feed your musical appetite, KEXP is serving up a Video Roundup of delicious songs below. No need to loosen your belt; this playlist platter is calorie free! Listen along as you finish up in the kitchen, greet yourRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Last night, Conor Oberst’s old band Desaparecidos stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers in support of their sophomore release (and first new release in 13 years) Payola. Watch them rip through the track “City on the Hill,” and keep track of all these late-night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column. Desaparecidos stop byRead more…

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Thursday Music News

As we mentioned last month, Sharon Van Etten (aka the busiest gal in music) has a new EP on the horizon titled I Don’t Want to Let You Down. The five-song release features guest appearances from Adam Granduciel and Dave Hartley of The War on Drugs, Megafaun’s Brad Cook, and Ben Folds Five’s Darren Jessee.Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

As if she could: Sharon Van Etten has announced a new EP, titled I Don’t Want to Let You Down. The 5-track release will feature four new songs, along with a live version of the song “Tell Me” off last year’s stunning release Are We There. Check out the EP’s title track below. I Don’tRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Ævintýr

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 454 – Ævintýr Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters onRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Luminescent UK singer/songwriter Laura Marling shares a video today for the track “Gurdjieff’s Daughter” off her stunning new release, Short Movie. The clip was shot in Marling’s East Los Angeles home, and features cameos from Vampire Weekend guitarist Rostam Batmanglij and musician Jonathan Wilson, just to name a few. Short Movie is out now viaRead more…

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Album Review: Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper

We can finally say it: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper is here! And yet, now listening to it, it seems like the record wouldn’t have been appropriate coming any sooner than it did. The long-anticipated, long dreamed about concept piece from Animal Collective founding member Noah Lennox, a.k.a. Panda Bear, has arrived in impressive,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

KEXP faves Parquet Courts share a new video today for the track “Pretty Machines,” off the release Content Nausea from their side project “Parkay Quarts.” (Still with us?) Guitarist Austin Brown takes to the streets in this clip co-directed by Johann Rashid (of the band East Link). Check out the misadventures below, and watch aRead more…

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