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America! F*** Yeah!: A KEXP Fourth of July Video Roundup

It’s the Fourth of July, aka “Independence Day,” and KEXP is celebrating our freedom to play all the independent music we want! This great country has inspired songwriters over the years, even ones in other countries from Sweden (First Aid Kit) to Iceland (FM Belfast). While you’re firing up the BBQ and lighting up theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Surprise! Baltimore duo Wye Oak have sprung an EP on us titled Tween, out now digitally and available physically on August 5th via Merge Records. The title reflects the contents: via a press release, they explain the songs “don’t make sense for album number five,” but “just because they don’t belong there doesn’t mean theyRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 21st: • SOLD OUT Greg Dulli, Derrick Brown at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Phil Cook, The Dead Tongues at The Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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Song of the Day: Shearwater – Quiet Americans

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 comes from indie rock stalwarts Shearwater. “Quiet Americans” is the seriously groovy leadRead 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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Music That Matters: Bottle Rockets Working For a Nuclear Free City

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. 496 – Bottle Rockets Working For a Nuclear Free CityRead 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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Wednesday Music News

2016 is off to a great start for M. Ward. The beloved Northwest singer/songwriter made a surprise appearance at the Sasquatch! 2016 Launch Party earlier this week, and today, he shares a video for “Girl From Conejo Valley,” a single from his upcoming release, More Rain. The clip, directed by Ward and Carlos Forster, featuresRead more…

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Music That Matters: That Was Then, This Is Now

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 492 – That Was Then, This Is Now On thisRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 10th • Quilt, Cabana at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 11th • Delorean, Until the Ribbon Breaks at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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