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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 20th • KEXP Presents Sloan at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Placebo with The Moth & The Flame at Showbox SoDo // All Ages (more info) • MØ, Holychild at the Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Tennis, Pure Bathing Culture, Crystal Skulls at Neumos // 21+ (more info)

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Out This Week 9/23

It’s the first day of Autumn, and the new releases are falling all over the place. The sophomore release from Alt-J is finally officially out. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates notes, “this English band carries on with their second album, a generally more subdued, organic and atmospheric take on the band’s quirky, expansive prog-pop, combiningRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 22nd • Orenda Fink at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • The Aislers Set at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, September 23rd • Bob Mould Band, Cymbals Eat Guitars at The Neptune // All Ages (more info)

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Monday Music News

Many have responded to the emotional strength of the new Strand Of Oaks’ album Heal, and now frontman Tim Showalter turns his attention to a song that holds emotional resonance for him. Stream his cover of The National‘s “Pink Rabbits” below, a song he tells Magnet Magazine, “saved me and destroyed me simultaneously.” [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

Yesterday, Grimes unearthed a previously unreleased track that she recorded in 2009 with Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz. At the time, the pair were on bad terms with their obese cat, Voignamir, who weighed somewhere between 20-30 pounds. His dieting angst inspired this song, which you can stream on her Tumblr here. Along with theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Brooklyn band The Drums are back with a new song. Stripped back down to the founding duo of Jonny Pierce and Jacob Graham, Pierce explained the new song to Noisey.com: “It’s about shedding off what binds you and protecting what’s good, finding a safe place away from everyone andRead more...

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Gay-E-X-P 2014

I swear KEXP gets gayer every year. Granted, the station was pretty gay to begin with. So many of the artists you hear on a regular basis on KEXP are members of the LGBT community: The Magnetic Fields, Sleater-Kinney, Bob Mould, Antony & the Johnsons. Plus the Pacific Northwest scene teems with amazing queer musiciansRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Beck has shared yet another track from his upcoming release Morning Phase, out February 25th via Capitol Records. Stream the track “Waking Light” below. [Pitchfork]

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Friday Music News

While on her third extensive tour of the United States of the year, the apparently tireless Laura Marling found time to not only have a custom resonator ukulele made for her, but to also write a song on it to promote her model. Appropriately titled “Not Done Traveling”, the song is about wearily traveling fromRead more...

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