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Wednesday Music News

The nominees have been announced for the prestigious Barclaycard Mercury Prize, where a panel of UK music critics and industry figures declare the “Best Album of the Year.” This year’s nominees include:FKA twigs – LP1 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots Young Fathers – Dead East India Youth – Total Strife Forever Bombay Bicycle Club –Read more…

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Out This Week 9/2

Holiday weekends are never the most robust for new releases, but some exciting albums did make the schedule this week. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates points out the third release from Sinkane, a project of Sudanese-born, Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist/vocalist (and former Yeasayer/Caribou/Of Montreal sideman) Ahmed Gallab. Yates describes their latest as “a masterful blend of soul,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

As a constantly evolving artist, Ahmed Gallab, better known as Sinkane, is not afraid to play around with different types of sound. His newest offering “Hold Tight” is a definite departure from his usual afrobeat style. It’s impossible to ignore the Sade-like quality of Gallab’s falsetto when paired with this soulful, slow-burning R&B flow. Sinkane’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The XX have a new slow burning sultry track “Together” created for the upcoming film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Unlike previous songs this one for the film becomes almost drone like – “together” they sing over and over, while a backing score swells over, classically dramatic in the most perfect cinematic way. Also interestingRead more…

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Live Review: Toro y Moi, w/ Sinkane & Dog Bite @ Crocodile 2/27/2013

Last week, Toro y Moi showed the Crocodile an excellent time with their Seattle tour stop in support of the fantastic new record Anything In Return. Accompanied by eclectic New York dance act Sinkane and rising Georgia shoegaze band Dog Bite, the show was an all-round excellent bill full of good vibes. The crowd wasRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s the Spring Fundraising Drive on KEXP all this week. What a great way to be a part of the celebration of amazing listener powered music and make a donation to power the music that you love. (Make a donation at: 206-903-5397) Right after you do that, there are plenty of good shows to pickRead more…

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