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In Stores Now 10/30

Earlier this week, Fever Ray surprised fans with a new album, the first in eight years for this solo project from Karin Dreijer Andersson, frontwoman for the Swedish duo The Knife. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “an excellent set of adventurous, noise-addled electro-pop combining buzzing synths and a variety of inventive beats withRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Holger Czukay, co-founder of the influential Krautrock band Can, has passed away at the age of 79. Cause of death is currently unknown. Via Facebook, his bandmates have written: We are very sad to confirm that Holger passed away yesterday, in his home, the old CAN Studio in Weilerswist. His wife U-She passed away onlyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wolf Parade are releasing their first album in seven years, Cry Cry Cry, on October 6 via Sub Pop. Today they’ve unveiled the album’s second single “You’re Dreaming” which was inspired by the shock and confusion following the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It’s accompanied by a cut-out visual made by artist Scorpion Dagger of a man runningRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Alvvays are due to release their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Antisocialites, on September 8 via Polyvinyl. Today they’ve shared the third single from the new album, “Plimsoll Punks.” It follows the wistful tracks “In Undertow” and “Dreams Tonite.” In a press release the band claims “Plimsoll Punks” is their response to Television Personalities’ 1995 song “Part-Time Punks”Read more…

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Friday Music News

She’s already ruled in the guitar world, and now St. Vincent is trying her hand at film directing. XX is an all-female directed anthology collecting four short horror films. St. Vincent’s clip is titled The Birthday Party, and captures an 8-year-old’s birthday party gone wrong. Watch below for an intense panda stare-down. XX is inRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/23

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, January 23rd: Last Call with Carson Daly: Wolf Parade (R) Tuesday, January 24th: Last CallRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Atticus

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in tomorrow, Friday, December 16th from 6AM to 6PM PT to hear if your picks made the list. And check out all our DJs TopRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Live Review: Project Pabst 2016 Day 2: Tame Impala, Drive Like Jehu, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Hop Along, Diarrhea Planet, Parquet Courts, and more

Day two of Project Pabst was the blockbuster sequel to Saturday: bigger, dustier, and more lager-fueled. Technically speaking, the attendance was the same – both days were sold out – but the crowd (a seeming third of whom were decked out in Tame Impala shirts) was significantly more energetic on Sunday and from an earlierRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 22nd: Boris performing Pink at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Buena Vista Social Club Presents Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) The Highwaymen, Country Dave at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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