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Wednesday Music News

Sadly, we lost Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad earlier this year, but before he passed, he and his Teklife crew did this remix of the Sleigh Bells track “Young Legends,” off their most recent release, Bitter Rivals. Check it out below. [Stereogum]

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve got another track from the upcoming Bob Mould release to share! As we mentioned earlier this month, the punk veteran has a new full-length, titled Beauty & Ruin, coming out June 3rd on Merge Records. Stream the track “I Don’t Know You Anymore” below, and tune in the Morning Show on KEXP Tuesday, JuneRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

This summer, Oscilloscope Laboratories will release The Past Is a Grotesque Animal, a documentary about rock band Of Montreal and the creative antics of frontman Kevin Barnes. Check out the film’s trailer below, there’s even a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance of Janelle Monáe. Unfortunately there won’t be a screening in Seattle, but the film will be availableRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Pour yourself a big bowl of sugary cereal and sit down for the new video from tUnE-yArDs, inspired by the beloved ’80s Saturday Morning Show Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. Watch Merrill Garbus romp around this magical setting in the track “Water Fountain,” from the upcoming release Nikki Nack, out May 6th on 4AD. [Pitchfork]

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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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Wednesday Music News

Sharon Van Etten has revealed more details about her forthcoming third album, Are We There, coming out May 27th on Jagjaguwar. A press release declares, “It is clear from Are We There‘s opening chords, we are witnessing a new awareness, a sign of Van Etten in full stride, writing, producing and performing from a placeRead more...

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Song of the Day: Shearwater - A Wake For The Minotaur

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “A Wake For The Minotaur”Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

Shearwater have a new album coming out 11/26 on Sub Pop Records titled Fellow Travelers, a collection of covers of their former tourmates. This past summer, we captured frontman Jonathan Meiburg backstage at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, working through his version of the Baptist Generals’ FCC-unfriendly track “Fucked Up Life.” Download the album versionRead more...

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Live Video: Andrew Bird & Sharon Van Etten at Pickathon

KEXP returned to the Bunny Glade at Pickathon this year to capture more magical sessions in this forest oasis. Each of the 16 exclusive performances stood out in its own way, but certainly two of the most anticipated ones came from beloved KEXP favorites Andrew Bird and Sharon Van Etten.

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Music That Matters Podcast: Pickathon Preview with Greg Vandy

Pickathon is my favorite weekend of the year. You’ve heard me talk about it incessantly in The Roadhouse, and maybe you saw the KEXP vids last year from the “Bunny Glade,” and maybe you were even there when I interviewed Mavis Staples in the Workshop Barn in 2011 (laughs & tears!). If so, you knowRead more...

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