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Tuesday Music News

Last month, Belle and Sebastian announced their new album Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance and they shared it’s January 20 release date. Today they’ve graced us with their new single “Party Line.” It’s a funky, dance number with a perfect blend of 80’s nostalgia. [Pitchfork]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Mike Birbiglia

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 431 – Mike Birbiglia Comedian, writer, actor and director MikeRead more…

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Monday Music News

Surprise! While you’re enjoying your Labor Day weekend, rock n’ roll rabblerouser Ryan Adams shared the full stream of his new self-titled 14th album — his first in three years. The album hits the streets September 9th via PaxAm Records in conjunction with Columbia, but you can listen to it now at NPR Music. AdamsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Sharon Van Etten – Taking Chances

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with DJ Cheryl Waters, is “Taking Chances” by SharonRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Summer Fun

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 418 – Summer Fun So much music, so little time.Read more…

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Live Video: Sharon Van Etten

If Sharon Van Etten were a different person, her brutal honesty would be too much to bear. On her terrific new album, Are We There (read our review of it here), no painful moment, self-critique or regret is too deep to share… and there are real depths in her songs! But just as her songsRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/21

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: Tuesday, July 22nd Conan: the Hold Steady Last Call with Carson Daly: Midlake Wednesday, July 23rdRead more…

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Monday Music News

He doesn’t need anyone… except his sound guy. Watch the latest video from Hamilton Leithauser below for the track “I Don’t Need Anyone” from his debut solo album, Black Hours. Leithauser leads his life — getting a haircut, going to a museum, etc. — accompanied by Christopher Colbert, the band’s actual sound guy, the onlyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Up until now we’ve only had live renditions of new Interpol songs to share, but we finally have the first single from their fifth album, El Pintor (or “The Painter” in Spanish, ALSO an anagram for the band name). Check out the video for “All The Rage Back Home” below, directed by frontman Paul BanksRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, July 1st • Fuck Buttons, Total Life at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Kraftwerk 3-D at The Paramount // All Ages (more info) • Painted Palms at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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