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TV Eye: Week of 2/29

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, February 29th: Late Night with Seth Meyers: Nada Surf Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Strumbellas Tuesday,Read more…

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Live Review: Parquet Courts with SSDD at Neumos 2/23/16

“Sweep” – that’s the command that Parquet Courts give us over and over again on their new single “Dust”. In the context of the tune, it’s about the dust that accumulates, sitting on everything that doesn’t move, marking the time we’ve spent without motion, watching the wheels go round. The irony of the matter is,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Parquet Courts go on location in this clip for “Berlin Got Blurry,” a single from their forthcoming fifth full-length Human Performance, out April 8th via Rough Trade. Director Claes Nordwall follows frontman Andrew Savage as he meanders about the scenic European city, riding the train, using pay phones, and eating kebabs. Watch below, and checkRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 22nd: • MIGOS, Rich the Kid, Skippa the Flippa at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Julien Baker, Generifus at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info) • MRCH, Sister Girlfriend, Caargo at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 23rd: • KEXP Presents Parquet Courts at Neumos // AllRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Get excited: Brooklyn’s Parquet Courts return this Spring with their fifth full-length, Human Performance, out April 8th via Rough Trade. Stream the first single “Dust” below, and check out its accompanying video, directed by Johann Rashid. Parquet Courts will be LIVE on KEXP on Monday, February 22nd at 1:00 PM PT, and KEXP presents theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Singer-songwriter Ty Segall has shared an intense 14-minute mini-movie with a mix of the tracks from his recently released album, Emotional Mugger. In the video Segall walks the streets of LA and encounters prostitution, drug use, and police brutality. Did I mention it was intense? [CoS]

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Out This Week 11/27

New releases are slowing down as we get closer to the end of the year, but there’s still some gems to be found, like the debut full-length from young New Zealand artist Nadia Reid. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release a “promising set of mostly acoustic-oriented folk-pop reminiscent at times of Laura Marling,Read more…

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Out This Week 8/17

This week’s new release highlight came as a surprise: last week, UK artist FKA twigs stealthily unleashed a new EP via Young Turks. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says, “this British artist follows up her masterful debut album with a powerful 5-song EP blending futuristic R&B with deep post-dubstep electronic grooves while also featuring someRead more…

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Live at Pizza Fest 2015, Day 2: Mean Jeans, Useless Eaters, Gazebos, and more

Mean Jeans guitarist and vocalist Billy Jeans (Christian Blunda) took the stage for his second set of the night (he also performed in openers Patsy’s Rats). He was joined by Jeans Wilder (Andrew Bassett) on drums, and Jr. Jeans (Richard Messina) on bass. It was late, but the crowd at Chop Suey wasn’t slowing down, andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The National’s Matt Berninger and Ramona Falls’ Brent Knopf have joined forces on a new LP under the name EL VY (pronounced like the plural of Elvis). They’ve shared the lyric video for the title track from their upcoming album Return to the Moon. The LP drops on October 30. [Pitchfork]

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