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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Live at KEXP Volume Eight: Tame Impala

Who’s on your Top Ten of 2012? Could be Tame Impala. The Perth, Australia, band’s recent album, Lonerism, actually grabbed top spot on NME’s list of Albums Of The Year. But a year ago, Tame Impala stopped by KEXP an amazing session live in our studios, one of the very few radio performances they’ve everRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night Tame Impala performed “Elephant” off their sophomore masterpiece, Lonerism, on Late Night with Jools Holland. In short, it’s a stunning performance. The Perth band sounds at the top of their game and supremely confident. The glam-rock strut of “Elephant” is perfectly matched by the show’s lighting and direction–check out the performance below. TameRead more…

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Thursday Music News

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First things first: South by Southwest has announced its initial line-up for 2013! The list, available at SXSW’s website, includes Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Akron/Family, Klaxons, and more. The festival will take place from March 8-17, and we’ll keep you updated as more acts are added to the roster. As we reported yesterday, Cat Power hasRead more…

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Out This Week 10/9

The year’s not done offering its best new releases just yet. Witness Tame Impala‘s Lonerism, the Perth, Australia band’s eagerly anticipated second album which doesn’t for a moment fail to impress on what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “another imaginatively crafted set of expansive psych-rock that’s both sonically adventurous and highly melodic, with denselyRead more…

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Monday Music News

Tame Impala‘s anticipated album Lonerism is streaming. They previously released “Elephant” from the album, accompanied by a typically psychedelic video, the album follows up last year’s Innerspeaker with a similarly close-titled but easy to listen to sound. Although the titles suggest a tendency towards introverted style music, perhaps ambiance or haze, the songs are much more typically trip-pop influenced.

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