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Out This Week 2/21

Happy Presidents Day week, everybody. A commanding list of new releases awaits you in stores today. Among them is the latest by our recent guest and longtime friend of KEXP, Damien Jurado, whose Maraqopa would be good enough to get him elected President of Seattle if there were such a thing. Our Music Director, DonRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Jack White released the video for his new single “Love Interruption” today along with a short string of tour dates, including a stop at Sasquatch! Music Festival (but we already knew that). The single is off of his forthcoming solo debut Blunderbuss.

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Friday Music News

If you are confused by the above picture, don’t fret. Ben Gibbard stopped by the annual San Francisco Sketchfest this week to do a piece with Bobcat Goldthwait. Gibbard played guitar behind Goldthwait as he did his best impression of Bono singing “YMCA”. It is quite random, but the picture is priceless. New music releasedRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Disney caused a stir earlier this week when they announced they were selling Mickey Mouse tee-shirts inspired by the cover of Joy Division’s classic 1979 album Unknown Pleasures. As soon as Disney got wind of the rumblings throughout the music community over the odd juxtaposition of images/commercialization of the iconic album cover, they quickly pulledRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

The much-talked-about auction for Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics for “The Times They Are A-Changin’” wrapped up with “collector” Adam Sender bringing home the treasured piece of music history for just north of $422,000. As a certain intrepid archaeologist might cry, “Those belong in a museum!”

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Out This Week 12/7

What do I really want for the holidays? How about to listen to the early albums of Bob Dylan the way they were meant to be heard: in mono and on vinyl. It’ll just take a few gift cards -- say from like ten of my closest friends -- and thanks to the new boxRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

There hasn’t really been any news this week worthy of its own lead-in picture, so here’s the cool abstract, just-revealed poster for the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival, designed by Swiss artist Francis Baudevin. The festival will run from July 1-6 in Montreux, Switzerland, so, uhh, get your tickets now, I guess. Or wait until theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s going to be a really busy week for live music around Seattle. Even without the highly anticipated Decibel Festival and the 23rd Annual Rockabilly Ball, there are some heavy hitters making their way through the Northwest. Here’s a quick rundown: Tuesday, September 21st HOT HOT HEAT with 22-20s and Hey Rosetta @ Chop SueyRead more...

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