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Friday Music News

Sharon Van Etten is one of many great artists contributing singles to the 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood compilation, released today. “Passion and Love” is the name of her contributed song, which is simple and sparse, with her vocals being accompanied by acoustic guitar. The 30-track compilation includes contributions from Feist, Sleater-Kinney, St. Vincent, Bon Iver,Read more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Tom Petty

In the weeks since Tom Petty‘s sudden death, dozens of musicians have honored the rocker by covering his songs. The breadth and depth of these tributes is awe-inspiring: Sure, artists have gravitated toward the hits — “American Girl,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” and “Free Fallin’” — but musicians haveRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

St. Vincent has shared another colorful video, this one for her second single off the forthcoming MASSEDUCTION, “Los Ageless.” Directed by Willo Perron, the clip features Annie Clark at the hairdresser, getting plastic surgery, working out, and shredding paper in very vibrant, high fashion settings. MASSEDUCTION will be out October 13 via Loma Vista. TheRead more…

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Song of the Day: Lee Ranaldo – New Thing

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “New Thing” by LeeRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Sharon Van Etten

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] You might still be wondering how Dougie’s ring got into the stomach of a somehow-unaged Major Garland Briggs. Or, what exactly Agent Dale Cooper’s evil doppelgänger may have done to Diane. Or, where the heck is Audrey Horne? But one thing viewers of Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return know for certain:Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Grandaddy released their first album in over a decade, Last Place, back in March and today they’ve shared a video for the track “Brush with the Wild.” The video, directed by Aaron Beckum, follows the story of a heartbroken man who tries to throw out all the things that remind him of his ex, only toRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Fresh from her feature on this week’s episode of “Twin Peaks,” Sharon Van Etten has shared a remix to a track she wrote and released last year in honor of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, which happened one year ago yesterday. Titled “Not Myself,” Etten explained the reasoning for its release: “During the journeyRead more…

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Friday Music News

Now in its third season, the Amazon.com original series The Man in the High Castle has an excellent soundtrack thanks to Danger Mouse and producer Sam Cohen. This spring, those songs are being collected for Resistance Radio, a compilation featuring tracks from Angel Olsen, Beck, the Shins, MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden, Karen O, Kevin Morby, Grandaddy,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sharon Van Etten wrote and recorded a new song inspired by the horrible events of the Pulse Club shooting in Orlando back in June. “Not Myself” is a beautiful and haunting tribute to the victims. Proceeds will go to the gun control nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety. [Pitchfork] In her statement, Van Etten wrote: IRead more…

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Monday Music News

L.A. ladies Warpaint share a new song… titled “New Song.” Well played, Warpaint, well played. The track is slated for their third full-length, Heads Up, which finds the group moving (no pun intended) in a more dance-oriented direction. Vocalist/guitarist Emily Kokal says, via a press release, “We’ve always had this really jammy, high-energy live showRead more…

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