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Friday Music News

A.C. Newman has released another track from his forthcoming solo album Shut Down The Streets due out October 9 via Matador. The track, titled “Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns,” features Newman’s fellow New Pornographer Neko Case on backing vocals resulting in a super clean indie-pop song sounding much like their other work, which is not atRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy 70th Birthday, Sir Paul McCartney!

Many, many years ago, James Paul McCartney wrote a song asking if his lover would still be with him when he turned 64. For Paul, that year has come and passed, and today, we celebrate loving Macca in his 70th year. Perhaps the most successful songwriter and musician of all time, McCartney’s catalogue of 50+Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast have announced a new album, entitled The Only Place, and it is slated for a May 15th release on Mexican Summer Records. In sharp contrast to her first record, Bethany Cosentino calls this one “grown up” and “seriously emo”, according to Pitchfork. The band also announced a Spring tour, including a stop atRead more…

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Friday Music News

A new track from Seattle locals THEESatisfaction‘s upcoming album awE naturalE has popped up on Stereogum. The song is called “Enchantruss”, and features a contribution from Palaceer Lazaro of Shabazz Palaces. Along with the lead single from the album “QueenS”, awE naturalE is looking more and more awesome. It is available for download here. TheRead more…

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Happy Halloween from KEXP!

Boo! It’s that time of year again — the leaves are falling, the candy’s on sale, and everyone is getting in the mood for winter. Before the cold months really break out of their slumber, though, we’ve got our annual Halloween Day Open House at KEXP today! To get you in the mood for theRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 7/13

Montreal’s Handsome Furs have a new video for “What About Us,” coinciding with the release of their newest album, Sound Kapital. Directed by Scott Coffey (who also directed the Furs’ “I’m Confused” and Wolf Parade‘s “Yulia”), the clip features a surreal midnight romp under freeways and in motel rooms, with plenty of sexual intonations. KEXPRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Help Make Doc of NW Treasure Jini Dellaccio: The filmmakers behind the documentary of 93-year-old Jini Dellaccio, the Gig Harbor based photographer who shot The Sonics, The Wailers, and the proto-punk bands emerging from the industrial areas around Seattle, as well as international artists like The Who, Neil Young, and The Yardbirds, are now lookingRead more…

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Music That Matters podcast: Kevin Cole, International Man of Daring

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 bi-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. 229 – Kevin Cole, International Man of Daring Like aRead more…

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Out This Week 10/12

Local band The Moondoggies, not only our recent guests from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, but also our guests live in-studio today at noon! It’s another big week for new releases… maybe not for blockbusters, but the ones that get fans frothing at the mouth, like Sufjan Stevens‘ long awaited LP, which doesn’t follow the state-themedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Sufjan Stevens – Heirloom

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 independent recordings from artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today‚Äôs selection, featured on theRead more…

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