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TV Eye: Week of 6/23

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 23rd Late Show with David Letterman: Broken Bells Jimmy Kimmel Live: St. Paul andRead 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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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn trio The Antlers have shared the video for the track “Hotel,” off their forthcoming album, Familiars, out June 17th on Anti-. They’ll be LIVE on KEXP on Wednesday, July 9th, at 1:30 PM PT. [Under the Radar]

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Wednesday Music News

It’s an unlikely cover, but it’s for a great cause: Moby gives his spin to the Duran Duran classic “Rio.” The track appears on a tribute album to the ’80s icons titled Making Patterns Rhyme that’ll be out this July on Manimal Vinyl. Other artists on the comp include Warpaint, Little Dragon, Crocodiles, and more.Read more...

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Monday Music News

Beck’s 12th full-length album, Morning Phase, won’t be out until February 25th, but you can stream it in its entirety online starting today. Already being touted as the “sequel to Sea Change,” see what you think of this introspective new release from this musical innovator. Also, mark your calendars: Beck has been slated as theRead more...

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Thursday Music News

When someone invites you into a van, you should probably run, but if that someone is actor Rainn Wilson, and you happen to be the 6’4″ Win Butler of Arcade Fire, you’re probably okay. Join them in the backseat for this fun chat in the latest episode of Wilson’s Metaphysical Milkshake web series. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Happy Thanksgiving! Or, “Thankskilling,” if you ask Morrissey, who has penned an open letter to President Obama accusing him of laughing “as 45 million birds are horrifically abused.” Read the whole thing online here: [Pitchfork]

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New Music: Divine Fits - “Ain’t That The Way”/”Chained To Love”

Last year, we weren’t shy about how much we lived the debut record by Divine Fits. The supergroup is led by Britt Daniel of Spoon and Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade, and also features Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks as well as Alex Fischel. Their 2012 LP A Thing Called Divine Fits was beginningRead more...

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Monday Music News

Tycho, aka designer Scott Hansen, has an enthralling in new video for “Ascension” off his album Dive. The video is very similar to the visuals behind his show during 2012′s Decibel Festival - kaleidoscopic, colorful, psychedelic, clearly created with design, not just music, in mind. This video features a silhouetted woman wandering through a desertRead more...

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Live Video: Divine Fits

Who would be in your dream band? If you could put together some of your favorite musicians into a fantasy project, you might very well have come up with Divine Fits. Britt Daniel of Spoon and Dan Boeckner of Handsome Furs and Wolf Parade have teamed up up with powerhouse drummer Sam Brown of NewRead more...

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