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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2013, Part 1

For the last two weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top Ten Albums of 2013 lists, but KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes as staff, volunteers and interns, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. Here’s what they chose for their Top Ten Albums ofRead more…

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Live Review: Austin City Limits 2013, Friday

Although it might shift to include Sasquatch and Governor’s Ball next year, there are essentially four music festivals that form the festival season narrative in 2013. Typically, Coachella sets the bar for the rest of the year in April, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza try and outdo it through sheer size and spectacle, respectively, and then AustinRead more…

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Live Review: Savages w/ Duke Garwood @ Neumos 9/23/13

At KEXP, our love for post-punk sirens Savages knows no bounds. Their debut LP Silence Yourself is without a doubt one of the best introductions of the year. These four women have put together a sound and a vision whose fury and vigil have no equal. Listening to Savages is an experience – it goesRead more…

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Thursday Music News

We’re celebrating “Celebrating Nothing,” a brand new single from NYC electropop duo Phantogram, out September 30th on a self-titled EP from Republic. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Perhaps you have seen the mysterious graffiti painted on the ground around the city. What looks a bit like random letters in a circle is actually Arcade Fire’s underground press for their upcoming album Reflektor – and today they released another piece of the puzzle. In a short film we see the band mixed withRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

In addition to producing about three months of shows and two new songs, The Postal Service reunion can now add a video to the list of things its produced. The AB/CD/CD-directed clip for the new song “A Tattered Line of String” finds a man fighting off a laundry machine that’s trying to suck him in.Read more…

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Live Video: Savages

More than a band, Savages is an idea. Guitarist Gemma Thompson said it herself during an in-studio session at KEXP: “We had the idea originally and wanted to put everything we’d all accumulated individually into creating a performance that had a sonic representation of the name Savages.” Their deliberate intention tends to separate them fromRead more…

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Out This Week 5/7

It’s funny that while we’re getting some of our brightest days right now here in Seattle, some of this week’s most exciting new releases are some of the year’s darkest. Buzzy new British band Savages tops this week’s list with one of the best albums so far of the year. Our Music Director, Don Yates,Read more…

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Album Review: Savages – Silence Yourself

There is a short monologue printed on the front cover of the Savages debut LP Silence Yourself. It serves as both a synopsis for the record and a conceptual becoming. You can read it below:

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Live Review: Savages w/ No Bra @ Neumos 4/16/13

London post-punk band Savages made an explosive entrance onto the American scene last year at CMJ (and then this year at SXSW) and have quickly become one of the most anticipated new acts of year. And after witnessing them live for the first time on Seattle soil, all this writer can say is this: notRead more…

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