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Out This Week 7/20

The biggest surprise of the summer is the latest from veteran Chicago band Wilco, who snuck out their ninth full-length late last week. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the album as “a smartly crafted blend of stomping glam-rock, buzzing motorik post-punk, atmospheric space-rock jams, plaintive psych-folk ballads and more, combining a raw, live soundRead more…

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Interview: Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker on his personal, danceable new album Currents

There’s always drama with Tame Impala, according to frontman and band mastermind Kevin Parker, but this time, it’s only relative to the backstage amenities: the refrigerator holding their beer is leaking. But considering that Parker and his bandmates have their light show and all of their gear – which hasn’t always been the case at SasquatchRead more…

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Friday Music News

Tame Impala will release their highly anticipated album Currents on July 17. They’ve shared a cool behind-the-scenes look at the the making of the album and a glimpse frontman Kevin Parker’s creative process. It’s amazing how less than two minutes of video can build so much excitement. [Pitchfork]

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Sasquatch 2015, Day 4: Tame Impala

Although it was their third time at the festival, Tame Impala‘s Sasquatch 2015 set was their first appearance at the Gorge that was both planned and executed smoothly. They were a last minute replacement in 2010 and an airline misplacing their gig forced the band to play the far-too-small Yeti stage at midnight in 2013,Read more…

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Friday Music News

Hot off their stellar set at Sasquatch!, Tame Impala have debuted their new music video for “Cause I’m A Man.” Puppets replace the band in the video, and even if The Muppets were never your bag, it’s pretty entertaining. The song will be available on their highly anticipated album, Currents (out on July 17.) [Pitchfork]

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Sasquatch! 2015 Video Round-Up

Fire up your Winnebagos and ready your best port-a-potty stance because it’s that time of the year again kids… give it up for Sasquatch! For those of you making the voyage out to the Gorge, we here at KEXP wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend. May the skies be clear, blue, and hail-free forRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Dan Deacon and Death Cab for Cutie — they’re like pineapple and bacon on pizza. You wouldn’t think their opposite tastes work, but then you hear Deacon’s remix of the single “Black Sun,” and you want another slice. Check it out below. The original version of the track can be found on Death Cab’s seventhRead more…

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Friday Music News

On July 18, Tame Impala will drop their latest album, Currents. They have already shared a few album tracks and it seems like each song keeps getting better and better. “Eventually” is a stunningly smooth piece of psychedelic music. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

West coast weirdo Ariel Pink shares a video today for the track “Jell-O” off last year’s stellar full-length Pom Pom. The psychedelic clip, directed by Dan Kapelovitz, showcases vintage meat industry footage interspersed with the band making Jell-O shots. The video is dedicated to the late Kim Fowley, who co-wrote the song. Watch below, andRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/13

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, April 13th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: The War on Drugs Last Call with Carson Daly: ColleenRead more…

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