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Wednesday Music News

You may have seen those “Life of Pedro” tees that Kanye West has been selling. Well, now Father John Misty offers his own version: Life of Padre. The sleeves also read “Juan” and “Misty,” I guess because he couldn’t find a Spanish version of the word “Misty.” It may be a joke, but it’s alsoRead more…

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Song of the Day: Speedy Ortiz – Death Note

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, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Death Note” by Speedy Ortiz fromRead more…

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Music That Matters: Midday Mix

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. 518 – Midday Mix Cheryl Waters presents a mix ofRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Rest in peace, Thomas Fekete. The Surfer Blood guitarist passed away last night after a long battle with a rare form of cancer. His wife released this statement: Our sweet Thomas passed on last night, peacefully in his sleep, holding my hand. With one last sigh, he let go of the burden of pain andRead more…

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Music That Matters: Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2016

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. 513 – Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2016 Whether you’re attending inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Electropop pixie Grimes delivers another eye-popping video from her most recent full-length, Art Angels, out now on 4AD. Watch the clip for “California” directed by Grimes herself and her brother, Mac. Watch out for cameo appearances from Purity Ring’s Megan James, HANA, Born Gold, model Eric Cheng, and Mac, too. [Consequence of Sound]

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 2

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s staff, volunteers and interns, the many many dedicated people who work behind the scenes at KEXP, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. Yesterday, we shared Part 1, which youRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Brooklyn-via-Alabama singer/songwriter Katie Crutchfield, better known as Waxahatchee, shares a lovely new video for the track “La Loose,” a single from her recent Merge Records release, Ivy Tripp. The clip was directed by Naomi Yang (Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi) who says in a statement: “I wanted the video to be a visual equivalent toRead more…

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Friday Music News

Today, Foals have dropped their new album, What Went Down, the follow up to 2013’s impressive Holy Fire. The 10-track collection was recorded in France and produced by James Ford, who’s worked with artist such as Florence and the Machine and the Arctic Monkeys. What Went Down can be streamed in its entirety below viaRead more…

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Music That Matters: Forget It’s a Dream

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. 467 – Forget It’s a Dream Morning Show host JohnRead more…

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