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Friday Music News

The first official Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck, will have a theatrical run before its premiere on HBO. According to Billboard, the film will debut in Los Angeles, New York, and our very own Seattle on April 24. Rumor has it that the theatrical release will put this highly anticipated documentary up for OscarRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Bay Area bashers Thee Oh Sees return this Spring with their ninth album, Mutilator Defeated At Last. Stream the first single “Web” below. This time around, the line-up consists of mainstay frontman John Dwyer (vocals, guitar), Tim Hellman (bass), Nick Murray (drums), Brigid Dawson (keyboard and tambourine), and Chris Woodhouse (engineer). Mutilator Defeated At LastRead more…

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Album Review: Purity Ring – Another Eternity

Two and a half years have passed since Purity Ring dropped their debut LP Shrines on 4AD. Every time I hear that, I’m totally baffled. How has it only been two and a half years? It feels like Purity Ring have been a household indie pop name for an eternity. After a handful of oneRead more…

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Out This Week 3/3

They say March is “in like a lion, out like a lamb,” and out this week is the sophomore release from Lady Lamb (formerly Lady Lamb The Beekeeper)! KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release is “a bolder, more direct-sounding album with a dynamic indie-pop sound featuring driving rhythms, guitars and keyboards along withRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/2

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, March 2nd: Late Show with David Letterman: Hundred Waters (R) Late Night with Seth Meyers:Read more…

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Thursday Music News

We never would’ve guessed from yesterday’s jaw-dropping history-making performance from Rose Windows at the site of KEXP’s New Home, but the band had just endured some bad news: guitarist Chris Cheveyo had his favorite guitar — a ’56 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue #67361 — stolen from his apartment. He writes on his Facebook page: “TellRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn eardrum-busters A Place To Bury Strangers share a new track today from their forthcoming fourth release, Transfixiation. Stream the track “Straight” below, and watch out for the dizzying edit of found VCR footage in the clip. Transfixiation will be out February 17th via Dead Oceans. [Stereogum]

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Live Review: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Friday

By and large, the lineup for Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit is composed of electronically-based musicians. But like its namesake, it also swings a little left of center, and on Friday, it was the artists who weren’t tied down to their computers, synthesizers, or sequencers that made the strongest impression. This was, in no smallRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013

Electronic music’s second massive wave of popularity is in full swing. For the first time since disco, Top 40 music is far more influenced by modern dance trends than traditional R&B or rock elements. By and large, the highest paid DJs do better than the highest paid rappers. After being critically beloved darlings for overRead more…

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Friday Music News

Canadian electric duo Purity Ring have taken on the challenge of remixing Lady Gaga’s underwhelming single “Applause.” Their version’s pounding chorus is sure to take dance clubs by storm, which is Gaga’s perfect niche. This remix really deserves the applause. [SPIN]

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