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Monday Music News

In a big day for song debuts, Passion Pit released a third track off their upcoming album Gossamer, due out July 24 via Columbia Records. The song, titled “Constant Conversations,” is somewhat of an indie R&B ballad - a bit slower, albeit just as sparkly, than what we’ve come to expect from the electro-pop quintet.Read more...

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Song of the Day: Pond - Mystery

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

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Thursday News Roundup

As you can tell by the recent emergence of the sun over our fair city, we’re on our way to the summertime. With the summer comes festival season and while you might have already highlighted your Sasquatch! schedules, there’s still plenty of live music to come. To the excitement of music fans around the country,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, April 19 MASERATI with Sleepy Eyes of Death @ Sunset Tavern Maserati - We’ve Got The System To Fight The System [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (9:00 pm, $10, 21+)

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Thursday News Roundup

Barely a week following the announcement of the 2011 lineup, Sasquatch! has sold out all 100,000 tickets. With the success of last year’s festival, the incredible four-day lineup for this year’s, and the one-week sell-out, I don’t think there’s any doubt now that Sasquatch! is right on par with the likes of Coachella, Lollapalooza, ACL,Read more...

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Live Review: Tame Impala with Brainstorm @ Neumos 12/10

After the sold-out Friday night crowd in Neumos had filled out and the anticipation had sufficiently thickened, Tame Impala’s four members casually sauntered on stage. With their unkempt hair, slackened posture, and unassuming demeanor, they were the epitome of “chill,” and without saying a word they plowed through “It’s Not Meant To Be” and “SolitudeRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 7 FRAZEY FORD with Tony Fulgham @ The Tractor Tavern Frazey Ford is best known as a member of Vancouver folk trio The Be Good Tanyas. The sultry-sounding songbird from released her solo debut Obadiah in July and it’s full of her velvety vocals and tender but impassioned songwriting. “Blue Streak Mama” inRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

There hasn’t really been any news this week worthy of its own lead-in picture, so here’s the cool abstract, just-revealed poster for the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival, designed by Swiss artist Francis Baudevin. The festival will run from July 1-6 in Montreux, Switzerland, so, uhh, get your tickets now, I guess. Or wait until theRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: Tame Impala

Maybe the best thing about working at KEXP is getting to hear new bands right when they come out.  It’s a rare group who grabs your ear right off the bat.  But Tame Impala did just that.  I saw them on last week’s “new rotation for DJs” list and then looked for a video. ThisRead more...

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Song of the Day: Tame Impala - Solitude Is Bliss

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

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