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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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Thursday News Threads

Canadian indie pop group Stars will release The Five Ghosts, their fifth full-length studio album, on June 22nd, adding to the already impressive list of upcoming releases. This is their first since 2007’s In Our Bedroom After the War, and will be the first release on the band’s own new label, Soft Revolution.

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Monday News Mash-Up

In the sorrow caused by the deaths of Michael Jackson and Farah Fawcett, many missed the passing of Sky Saxon, a member of the The Seeds as well as Source Family — the group associated with spiritual leader and folk mystery Father YaHoWha. L.A. Record has a wonderful eulogy from current Wilco fixture and friendRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Want to get in Alison Goldfrapp‘s pants? Maybe Nick Cave‘s? Or Sacha Baron Cohen‘s? Guardian writer Simon Hattenstone requested signed skivvies from many celebs for an Ebay fueled fundraiser for New North London Synagogue. You can view all the available undies here. No comment on where these have been. Neil Young‘s long awaited Archives Vol.Read more…

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