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Monday Music News

Boston punk band The Real Kids had a surprise hit in 1977 with the track “All Kindsa Girls,” and now all-girl trio Ex Hex give it a modern spin with their rendition, shared below. Lead vocalist Mary Timony described it to NME as, “just a great song, the kind of song that you wish youRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Janet Jackson releasing her highly anticipated Unbreakable album today, Tin Angel Records has dropped a tribute album called Dear Janet. The album features a variety of indie artists, who each cover one of 16 Janet classics. For instance, Deradoorian takes on “The Pleasure Principle”, LAKE tackles “Escapade”, and tUnE-yArDs handles “What HaveRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Veteran Tucson-based band Calexico share a video for the track “Tapping on the Line,” featuring none other than beloved chanteuse Neko Case on guest vocals. The clip, directed by Jason Roark, was filmed at Portland’s Flora Recording & Playback studios during the band’s recent tour with The Decemberists. Watch below. Y’know what else was filmedRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/14

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, September 14th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Kacey Musgraves The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: The DeadRead more…

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Live Review: Project Pabst, Day 1 – Hustle and Drone, Run the Jewels

Under the watchful (and still proud) eye of Captain Pabst, steadfast day drinkers with koozies in hand turned out to hear PDX electro-darlings Hustle and Drone open day one of Project Pabst. The trio’s fresh synth pop cut through the 97 degree weather. With just as much sweat and half as many keyboards featured in the video for theirRead more…

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KEXP announces partnership with OFF Festival

“Discover new music at KEXP”. You’ve probably heard those words countless times while listening to KEXP and watching our videos. In our relentless pursuit to achieve this goal, we search deeply within the Northwest community and more broadly around the world. Sometimes along the way we find not just great new bands but also fellowRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Both Mac DeMarco and Run the Jewels filmed sessions for the Black Cab Sessions video series — sadly, not together, but it’s still pretty darn great. Watch our gap-toothed friend perform a solo acoustic version of “The Way You’d Love Her” off his forthcoming Another One, and see El-P and Killer Mike (with vocalist Boots)Read more…

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Thursday Music News

The siblings behind JEFF The Brotherhood are certainly characters, and in the video for the track “In My Mouth” the boys are at the end of their strings. Created, filmed, and edited by Halle Ballard, the clip transforms them into puppets for the track off their latest full-length Wasted On The Dream, out now onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Legendary blues musician B.B. King has passed away at age 89. Late last year, King has to cancel several tour dates due to dehydration, and was receiving hospice care for the condition at the time of his death. After serving in World War II, King started his music career as a Memphis disc jockey andRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Run the Jewels have released a powerful new music video today for the track “Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck).” Director A.G. Rojas shows actors Shea Whigham (“Boardwalk Empire”, “Agent Carter”) as a cop and Keith Stanfield (Short Term 12, Snoop Dogg in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton) as an unarmed manRead more…

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