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Music that Matters: The Tummy Ache Music that Matters Podcast

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. 552 – The Tummy Ache Music that Matters Podcast TheRead more…

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Song of the Day: Slowdive – Star Roving

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, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Star Roving” from Slowdive, which is aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Back in 2014, legendary shoegaze greats Slowdive reunited for a performance at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival. With their peers Ride and Lush both reuniting after two years and writing new music, it’s no surprise that Slowdive have done the same. Stream the track “Star Roving” below, their first new music in 22 years. Via aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

We’ve got new music to share from local fave Manatee Commune: check out the single “Clay” below, featuring gorgeous guest vocals from Marina Price. The track will be released on 7″ single tomorrow, November 6th via Bastard Jazz. Manatee Commune plays Saturday, November 14th at The Showbox with Blockhead. [Stereogum]

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Review Revue: Slowdive – Just for a Day

Reading’s Slowdive were one of the bands that defined the shoegaze sound of the early ’90s, although their career suffered somewhat in that their first album, Just for a Day, was released just as the British press was tiring of the scene and ready for some backlash. Today, they’re remembered as a key band inRead more…

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Monday Music News

He doesn’t need anyone… except his sound guy. Watch the latest video from Hamilton Leithauser below for the track “I Don’t Need Anyone” from his debut solo album, Black Hours. Leithauser leads his life — getting a haircut, going to a museum, etc. — accompanied by Christopher Colbert, the band’s actual sound guy, the onlyRead more…

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Monday Music News

You know you’re anxious to hear new music from The Shins when you’re straining to catch snippets of a song in a Zach Braff film trailer, but that’s exactly what we’re doing today. A title and release date for the song hasn’t been shared yet, but the film is titled Wish I Was Here, andRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Ben Greenberg of The Men

KEXP asks musicians, “What is your favorite song, not of all time, but right at this second?” Ben Greenberg: “Oh, that’s easy… [pulls out his iPhone and shows me]. It’s ‘Alison’ by Slowdive, off their album, Souvlaki. Not for any particular reason, except that it’s so beautiful.” The Men‘s fifth album, Tomorrow’s Hits, is outRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Baltimore duo Wye Oak will release their next album, Shriek, on April 29 through Merge, and you can check out the track “The Tower” below. The twosome have also released a batch of US tour dates — no Seattle show yet — and in a press release, frontwoman Jenn Wasner states they’ll donate $2 fromRead more…

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Announcing the Primavera Sound 2014 Lineup

Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival have just announced the full lineup for their 14th edition, and it has all of dreaming of a trip to Spain to see these bands at the Parc del Fòrum along the waterfront. Headliners include Arcade Fire, the National, and Nine Inch Nails, with additional highlights including the reunited shoegazers Slowdive,Read more…

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