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Tuesday Music News

Local Natives will be releasing Hummingbird on January 29th and today dropped a video for the single “Breakers”. The song is as full of harmony as ever, and the video features band members rolling, falling, and stumbling backwards along the coast, sand flying. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 11/13

Hardly a season goes by without some sort of release from Robert Pollard or his reunited band Guided by Voices, and among the highlights of this week’s list of new releases is the third GBV album of 2012. So what makes this so special? Our Music Director, Don Yates, thinks it might be “the strongestRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Local Music

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Fall Fundraising Drive: KCMU’s Top 90.3 of 1987 Revisited

Every year KEXP counts down the Top 90.3 records of the year, as voted on by listeners. But if you’ve ever poked around the Charts tab of KEXP.ORG and clicked through the Top 90.3 archives, you’ve probably noticed that our posted lists only go back to 1994. Surprise, surprise! While digging in the vaults last week,Read more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About the Sun

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week the sun has remained with Seattle for more than a few consecutive days, so in honor of this momentous occasion,Read more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Sub Pop Records

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. Chances are that if you’reRead more...

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Agitated Atmosphere: C.J. Boyd - West Coasting Volume 1: Dreams Like This Must Die

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more...

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Friday Music News

Passion Pit is back!  Sort of!  Check out their pulsating remix of Swedish duo We Are Serenades‘ first single, “Birds” off of their album debut, Criminal Heaven, here. He is now, quite literally, the king of pop.  Pepsi is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s seminal album Bad by adorning one billion cans with hisRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Silversun Pickups are now streaming their new album Neck Of The Woods via MTV. If you are a fan of the band’s past work, Neck Of The Woods will not disappoint in the slightest. Listen to it below and grab it when it comes out next week! Also, make sure to see Silversun Pickups atRead more...

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Video Roundup: Grunge is/not Dead!

Perhaps no other day marks Seattle music history like April 5. Eighteen years ago today, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain took his life. Eight years later, on April 5, Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley died from a drug overdose. But also on April 5, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready was born. (AIC’s original bassist Mike Starr wasRead more...

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