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Thursday Music News

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Tuesday to talk about his memoir Mo’ Meta Blues. He’s such a musical genius so you’ve got to love the fact that he attributes a huge pivotal change in music to The Cosby Show. Watch the hilarious and incredibly insightful interview below. StarsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With November gently rolling in there’s no excuse not to go out and see some live music in Seattle. The week starts slowly with a couple local shows and just builds from there. Tilly and the Wall are at Neumos on Monday night, and Those Darlins’, Heavy Cream, and The Mad Caps are at SunsetRead more...

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Out This Week 9/4

Labor Day week is bittersweet. It marks the end of Summer but also the oncoming onslaught of Fall releases, many anticipated and very likely be your favorites of the year. While the work week may be short, your shopping list of new albums is already growing by miles. Topping this week are new releases fromRead more...

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Monday Music News

New Zealand’s fourth most popular comedy folk duo Flight of the Conchords hadn’t produced any new material (visual, musical, or otherwise) since their 2009 hiatus, but this weekend, Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie teamed up to release a video for Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids. In the video (which you can watch below),Read more...

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Song of the Day: Stars - Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When You Give It

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Hold On When You GetRead more...

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Friday Music News

Between their spring South American tour and their upcoming dates with My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses have set themselves up for a busy year. It gets even busier with the September release of their fourth LP, produced by Glyn Johns (The Beatles, Ryan Adams). Watch a trailer for the album, featuring a snippet ofRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 6/22

If Radiohead‘s King of Limbs left you unsatisfied, the band has released a clip of themselves playing a new song. This one’s called “Staircase,” and was recorded with Portishead drummer Clive Deamer for producer Nigel Godrich‘s performance series “From the Basement.” Watch it below. KEXP listeners should be familiar with Wild Flag by now -Read more...

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Out This Week 6/22

Looking for a funky beat you can dance to? This week’s roundup of new releases will have you cutting a groove in no time. The Chemical Brothers seventh album flows like one long dance set, full of big beats and ambient majesty, while Danish producer Trentemøller‘s second release is a moody mix of acoustic andRead more...

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Song of the Day: Stars - Fixed

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different songs as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs from local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MorningRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

The former fashion designer turned Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died today at 64 after a long battle with cancer. Best known for his theatrical exploits of the Sex Pistols, McLaren also represented the New York Dolls and over the course of his life, was an author, producer, reality TV star, and a musician inRead more...

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