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Friday Music News

Last night, Phoenix stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote their new album Bankrupt! (out April 23 via Glassnote). They began the set with their hit “Entertainment” and followed it up with three new songs, “Trying To Be Cool”, “Drakkar Noir”, and “Chloroform”. Check them all out below. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

Dan Deacon will release “Konono Ripoff No. 1″ as an exclusive run of 500 hand-numbered 7″ for Record Store Day on the 20th. Deacon has played the song live in recent months but this will be the first time it’s been released. The song is performed by two different pairs of drummers -- the A-sideRead more...

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Live Review: Phoenix w/ Mac Demarco at Paramount Theatre 3/29/13

French indie rock veterans Phoenix are poised to make a comeback of epic proportions this year. Last time we got a full length release from the band, it redefined the band’s following for good. 2009′s Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix is still to this day one of the most well-loved indie pop records in recent time, andRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With hardcore Northwesterner’s now back from a cold but successful weekend at Treefort Music Fest in Boise, we have a whole week of great new shows to warm you back in Seattle. On Monday night, we welcome Iris DeMent at The Triple Door, and then on Tuesday we have an exciting night out with Duff McKagan’sRead more...

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Thursday Music News

While the official website remains mum about Lollapalooza 2013 lineup confirmations, rumors and confirmations as to who will play the Chicago music festival are popping up every day. But now the artists have started confirming appearances themselves, and it looks like the headliners this year will be The Postal Service, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, and TheRead more...

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Thursday Music News

If you’re a fan of Twin Peaks, Tim & Eric, and Beach House you are in for a treat this morning. Yep, that’s Ray Wise riding a majestic stallion in the photo above. It’s a screenshot from the new Eric Wareheim-directed video for Beach House’s “Wishes”. Wise lip syncs the song at a futuristic sportsRead more...

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Monday Music News

Sigur Ros announced recently their intentions of premiering any and all new music solely at live shows - “Coming to a show is the only way you’re going to experience this stuff outside crappy Youtube clips in the coming months.” Luckily some of those videos have surfaced - live videos for “Kveikur,” “Yfirborð,” & “Hrafntinna.” AndRead more...

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Thursday Music News

James Blake announced the release of his highly-anticipated new album today. Overgrown, the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed self-titled debut, is due out April 8 on Republic, and Blake will be kicking off a North American tour with an appearance at Coachella the following week. Blake’s new single, “Retrograde,” will be out this Monday, but BBCRead more...

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Coachella 2013 Lineup Announced

Here’s wishing the best seismic health to Southern California this April, as pretty much every current band you’d ever want to see will be in or around Indio, CA, for the weekends of April 12-14 and April 19-21. Why? Because of Coachella 2013. The newly announced lineup is a who’s who of indie and alternativeRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Memorable Musical Performances on Saturday Night Live

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. For this week, we are looking at some of the most Memorable Musical Performances given on Saturday Night Live.

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