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Wednesday Music News

Alt-J‘s sophomore effort, This Is All Yours, doesn’t arrive in stores until September 23rd, but the highly anticipated album is now available for streaming at iTunes Radio. Following the departure of bassist Gwil Sainsbury earlier this year, This Is All Yours is the group’s first album as a trio, and includes the singles “Left HandRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Swedish sibling duo The Knife have announced they’ll be calling it quits after an abundantly creative 15 year career. Karin Dreijer told Dazed & Confused, “When we finish the tour now in November we will close down, it’s our last tour. We don’t have any obligations to continue, it should only and always be forRead more...

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Live Review: Run the Jewels with Kung Foo Grip at Showbox 8/9/2014

“Put up your fists and your guns one time right now”, Killer Mike yelled over the Showbox crowd. Across the room, hands went up mimicking the cover art from the self-titled debut from Run The Jewels. Mike nodded in stoic approval. “This is hands down the best tag team the world’s got going right now”,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

TV on the Radio announced their plan to release a sixth studio album titled Seeds,the first since 2011′s Nine Types of Light. According to a press release, Tunde Adebimpe said this album is “1000%, without a doubt, the best thing we’ve ever done.” Check out the Seeds preview below. [CMJ]

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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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