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Monday Music News

Broken Social Scene are releasing their highly anticipated new album Hug of Thunder this Friday, July 7th but, luckily for us, NPR is streaming it ahead of time. Seven years after last release, Forgiveness Rock Record, the album sees all 15 original members featured on the album, including Feist, Metric’s Emily Haines and James Shaw, Stars’Read more…

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Monday Music News

Last night at the American Music Awards, Seattle’s own Macklemore & Ryan Lewis debuted a brand-new track titled “Kevin,” which we can only assume is named for KEXP’s Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole. (Note: it’s not.) Soul sensation Leon Bridges joins them on guest vocals. Stream the single and watch their live performance below. [Spin]

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Out This Week 6/19

A Fiona Apple album is a rare thing, both for its scarcity — this is her first album in seven years — and for the quality of art pop that her contemporaries just seem unable to match. Today sees the release of The Idler Wheel, short for a title longer than this sentence. Fans couldn’tRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Long time tenor saxophonist and one-time fixture of Ray Charles‘ band David “Fathead” Newman, passed away earlier this week at the age of 75. Newman was a 1950 Grammy nominee and worked with a who’s who of musical giants, including Dr. John, Aaron Neville, and the talk of the Inauguration Aretha Franklin. Dave Berman hasRead more…

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