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Live Review: Austin City Limits 2013, Friday

Although it might shift to include Sasquatch and Governor’s Ball next year, there are essentially four music festivals that form the festival season narrative in 2013. Typically, Coachella sets the bar for the rest of the year in April, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza try and outdo it through sheer size and spectacle, respectively, and then AustinRead more...

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Happy National Pet Day!

Today is National Pet Day! While you probably don’t need a lot of reminders to appreciate that furried, feathered or finned one in your life, who might right now be curled up beside you, romping around your yard or sitting eagerly waiting for food, today is for remembering all our little friends. Pets demand attention,Read more...

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Live Video: Pinback

With their ridiculous number of side projects and other interests, it’s amazing that songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Rob Crow and Armistead Burwell Smith IV continue to make killer albums together as Pinback. As ever, on Information Retrieved, their fifth LP, the San Diego duo expertly craft their signature multilayered sound of interlocking guitar and bass linesRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather seems to breaking and the shows are heating up in Seattle. This week there’s a little something for everyone. Things start off on a high note Tuesday night with Niki & The Dove, Vacationer, and Nightmare Fortress at Crocodile. Wednesday night, San Diego rockers Pinback are at Showbox at the Market, The Good Wives, Telekinesis,Read more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

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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Thursday Music News

After eleven incredibly unique entries in the “Valtari Mystery Film Experiment”, Sigur Ros have picked a winner. The twelfth entry, a visual take on “Fjögur píanó” directed by Anafella Liu, Dio Lau, and Ken Ngan, is a dark and surreal clip where a man fruitlessly tries to tear off some sort of black layer ofRead more...

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Out This Week 10/16

Seattle’s own The Maldives lead this week’s list of new releases. Led by songwriter Jason Dodson, the band has previously performed with nine or more members, is now a lean six-piece with a grittier sound. Our Music Director, Don yates, calls their third album “their sharpest batch to date, ranging from Thin Lizzy-influenced rockers toRead more...

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Song of the Day: Pinback - Proceed to Memory

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Afternon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Proceed to Memory” by PinbackRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Another track from Bat For Lashes‘ forthcoming album The Haunted Man (out October 23rd through Parlophone/EMI) has surfaced online, and although it isn’t named for a woman like its predecessors “Laura” and “Marilyn”, “All Your Gold” is just as stunning. Listen to it below:

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Tuesday Music News

This morning, KEXP premiered the first single, from the forthcoming solo release by Death Cab for Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard. Former Lives will be available via Barsuk on October 16th, but you can pre-order it now and listen to “Teardrop Windows” streaming below or on MP3. Long-running music program Austin City Limits will begin itsRead more...

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