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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Miss Ashley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Friday Music News

Poliça will release their third album, United Crushers, on March 4. The Minneapolis synthpop band describe the album as “heavily political and deeply personal with thick references to social injustice, self-doubt and isolation, the rapidly increasing urban decline in gentrification, overcoming music industry machinations, and finding true and honest love in the wake of itRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The music of Duluth, MN-based trio Low has always evoked great emotion, so it’s no surprise their videos do, too (except for that one with John Stamos; we don’t talk about that). For the track “Lies,” off their latest Sub Pop full-length Ones And Sixes, the band turned to Spanish film director Manuel Aragon. HeRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 10/5

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, October 5th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Eagles of Death Metal The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more…

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Monday Music News

It’s such a great day for new videos! Let’s kick things off with a new clip from KEXP faves Tame Impala. In the video for the single “Let It Happen”, a business man goes on a very bad trip. Whoa. Let it happen, indeed. The anxiety-inducing short0film was directed by David Wilson, and the trackRead more…

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Friday Music News

Surprise! UK artist FKA twigs has released an EP today via Young Turks titled M3LL155X. According to a press release, the EP was made with collaborators Boots, tic and Cy An, and along with the videos below, are “an aggressive statement conceptualising the process of feeling pregnant with pain, birthing creativity and liberation.” Stream theRead more…

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Album Review: Tame Impala – Currents

With the exception of maybe Kendrick Lamar’s epic To Pimp A Butterfly cover, Tame Impala‘s Currents should win the award for 2015’s best artwork. The Australian psych outfit are no stranger to great art – 2012’s Lonerism sported a similarly self-describing title, on the outside of an iron gate looking in at happy people inside.Read more…

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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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