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Friday Music News

Pearl Jam have given their upcoming album, Lightening Bolt, a release date of October 15. This will be their first album since 2009′s, Backspacer, and to celebrate they have shared their new single “Mind Your Manners.” This song seems to be leaning much heavier toward the punk rock side of music than their previous material.Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Everyone’s favorite noise making revolutionaries Animal Collective released the new track “Crimson” yesterday on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. In keeping with their sound, the song bubbles and burps and features some nice high singing by Avey Tare. The song will be featured as a b-side track on the single “Applesauce.” Animal Collective alsoRead more...

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Monday Music News

“Life is a pre-existing condition,” says Mike McCready . In a video released today, the Pearl Jam guitarist voiced support of preserving the Affordable Care Act in the upcoming Presidential elections. While the band has been known for typically favoring liberal policies and politicians, this particular issue directly hits McCready, who has been living withRead more...

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Live Photos: Pearl Jam @ Adams Event Center, University of Montana 9/30

photos and review by Jim Bennett Jeff Ament grew up working summers on a farm next door to Jon Tester’s farm in the tiny Montana town of Big Sandy (pop. 700). Now, Jeff has been playing with Pearl Jam for over 20 years and Jon Tester is a U.S. Senator. In true Pearl Jam styleRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Perhaps one of the year’s most anticipated releases, Coexist, the sophomore effort from the xx, is now streaming at NPR as part of the First Listen series ahead of its September 11th release date. The band played a sold-out show at the Showbox at the Market in July, and will return to Seattle to playRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Pearl Jam’s Ten

It’s time for Friday on My Mind. This is the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we look at videos centered around a common theme. Today’s theme is Pearl Jam’s Ten. Boeing, coffee, Nirvana, the Space Needle, Jimi Hendrix, rain, Rainer... the list could on and on about what and who peopleRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Animal Collective is back! On the heels of new single “Honeycomb”, the band has announced that new album Centipede Hz will be out in September, released through Domino Records. The band says that Centipede Hz will take them back to their roots, away from the sampling-heavy nature of Merriweather Post Pavilion and back to theRead more...

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Agitated Atmosphere: C.J. Boyd - West Coasting Volume 1: Dreams Like This Must Die

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more...

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Video Roundup: Grunge is/not Dead!

Perhaps no other day marks Seattle music history like April 5. Eighteen years ago today, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain took his life. Eight years later, on April 5, Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley died from a drug overdose. But also on April 5, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready was born. (AIC’s original bassist Mike Starr wasRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Seminal Seattle Artists

Happy Friday everyone. It’s time for another round of Friday on My Mind,  when we present you a different musical idea every Friday.  These posts are a joint effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week, we’re discussing three seminal Seattle artists. Nirvana One of the world’s most influential bands of the past 20Read more...

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