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Album Review: Savages – Adore Life

Post-punk gods Savages have done the unthinkable with their second outing: they made their sophomore record an unabashed anthem to embracing life and love. “Love is the answer” – this is the message of Savages’ first single off of Adore Life, their second LP and follow up to the highly acclaimed 2013 debut, Silence Yourself.Read more…

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Song of the Day: Kite Base – Miracle Waves

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Miracle Waves”, the latestRead more…

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Out This Week 1/25

It’s unquestionably the strongest week of new releases this year (especially since it’s only the third week of new releases). Leading the pack is the highly-anticipated sophomore releases from UK group Savages. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says, “this British band’s excellent second album features a more expansive take on the band’s urgent post-punk withRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Austin-based group Shearwater, led by singer/songwriter Jonathan Meiburg (above), share a clip for the track “Quiet Americans,” off their forthcoming ninth full-length Jet Plane And Oxbow. Director Alex Rapine captures a dapper Meiburg at his most sinister. Jet Plane And Oxbow will be out January 22nd via Sub Pop, and KEXP presents the band onRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/18

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, January 18th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hank Williams Jr. Tuesday, January 19th: JimmyRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016 Line-Up Announced!

The line-up for the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, and it looks like it’s going to be an another amazing Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater the weekend of Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th, and you’ll see performances from: The Cure / Disclosure / Florence + The MachineRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest noisemakers The Thermals return this Spring with the album We Disappear, out March 25th via Saddle Creek. Check out the first single “Hey You” below. The album was recorded both here and in their hometown of Portland, and produced by ex-Death Cab for Cutie dude Chris Walla. Frontman Hutch Harris describes the album, saying,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle’s own indie rockers The Cave Singers have shared “That’s Why,” the lead single from their upcoming album, Banshee. Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, which landed the band $20,000 in one month, they will self-release the album on February 19. [Stereogum]

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Wednesday Music News

UK quartet Savages share a new single from their highly-anticipated sophomore release, Adore Life, out January 22nd via Matador. The album was recorded in London with producer Johnny Hostile and engineer Richard Woodcraft, and mixed in Copenhagen with Trentemøller. The video for the track “The Answer” was directed by Giorgio Testi at Pulse. In aRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s only 73 seconds long, but this mini-trailer has us very excited for the eagerly-awaited sophomore release from UK group Savages. In the clip, none other than Henry Rollins (??!!) reads from Phyllis Rose’s Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker In Her Time as new music from the band plays in the background. The album is scheduledRead more…

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