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Monday Music News

We’ve got a new Shabazz Palaces track to share today, with, quite possibly, one of the best song titles ever: “#CAKE.” The sophomore release from the spacey Seattle duo is titled Lese Majesty, out 7/29 on Sub Pop. They’ll be LIVE on KEXP on Monday, August 4th at 3:00 PM PT. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Late last month, we shared news about the upcoming Sharon Van Etten album, Are We There, coming out May 27th on Jagjaguwar. Today, you can stream a track from that release, the smoldering single “Taking Chances.” [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne recently partook in a “record store tour” where he sold some special tidbits from the band’s earlier days. One of the amazing offerings was a Lips recording from 1983 called 2nd Cassette Demo, and you can listen to both sides of the tape below. It’s an awesome glimpse backRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Nate

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Nate’s 2013 Top Ten Albums #1: Blomma by Minilogue on Cocoon Recordings Continuing their exploration of whatRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Comedian/actor Zach Galifianakis has added some tinsel to his fake talk show Between Two Ferns. In this special holiday edition, he chats with actors Samuel L. Jackson and Tobey Maguire before welcoming Arcade Fire to close out the show with their rendition of “Little Drummer Boy.” [Pitchfork]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Victory Lap

This year’s Capitol Hill Block Party celebration was pretty frickin incredible, so for one last hurrah, here’s a collection of some of our favorite shots you haven’t seen yet, taken by our great team of photographers: Dave Lichterman, Matthew Thompson, and Brittany Brassell. See you next year!

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Saturday

Day 2 of Capitol Hill Block Party 2013 was flurry from beginning to end. Pike street was flooded like never before with ridiculous numbers pushing this way and that to every stage. Capitol Hill Block Party gives great exposure to small bands that deserve a bigger setup, and today’s action was no exception. It wasRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary Mississippi blues guitarist T-Model Ford died yesterday. Though his exact date of birth is uncertain, “The Taildragger” spread his influence upon other blues artists new and old, including Seattle’s own GravelRoad, who recorded with him in his later years. The man, his music, his humor, and his uncompromising lifestyle (just hearing him yell “JackRead more...

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Album Review: El-P + Killer Mike = Run The Jewels

El-P and Killer Mike - it’s a combo that we’ve only known for a year and a half, but feels like it’s been around forever. “I got paid to make a friend“, said Michael Renders of their work together back in 2012. Though Mike had been killing it on the ATL scene for years (he’sRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Today, you can finally download the free Run the Jewels album via Fools Gold Records, courtesy of rappers Killer Mike and El-P. Not only does this amazing set of songs come with all the lyrics and album art as a download, but you can pick up limited edition vinyl... and why not a new grinderRead more...

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