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Monday Music News

Beach Slang either have terrible luck or are possibly not very good at locking up their equipment. The band announced today that they were, once again, robbed. The unfortunate event happened right here, in Seattle, after their November 11 show at Chop Suey. Their brief statement on Facebook reads: “OUR VAN & TRAILER WERE STOLEN LAST NIGHT.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

St. Vincent has shared another colorful video, this one for her second single off the forthcoming MASSEDUCTION, “Los Ageless.” Directed by Willo Perron, the clip features Annie Clark at the hairdresser, getting plastic surgery, working out, and shredding paper in very vibrant, high fashion settings. MASSEDUCTION will be out October 13 via Loma Vista. TheRead more…

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Friday Music News

UK trio The xx continue to pound the pavement in support of their most recent release, I See You, including a Thursday night stop to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch the band perform the track “Dangerous” and the web-exclusive “Say Something Loving” below. [ Under the Radar]

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Double Trouble: KEXP’s Video Roundup of Twins in Bands

Twins Kim and Kelley Deal celebrate their 54th birthday today, which got us thinking about twins in bands. It’s no wonder it works so well: researchers have found that twin babies interact in the womb, so they’re collaborating from even before birth. Twins have also been known to exhibit a sensitivity towards the other whereRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 8th • Devon Williams, Melted Toys at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) • Midge Ure at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Owen Pallett, Avi Buffalo at Neumos // All Ages (more info)

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Thursday Music News

Up until now we’ve only had live renditions of new Interpol songs to share, but we finally have the first single from their fifth album, El Pintor (or “The Painter” in Spanish, ALSO an anagram for the band name). Check out the video for “All The Rage Back Home” below, directed by frontman Paul BanksRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 2

Sunday at Bumbershoot 2013 was just about as good as it gets at Seattle’s hometown festival. Beginning with Kithkin’s tribal hair-cutting and ending with an incredible turnout in Key Arena for Death Cab For Cutie’s 10th anniversary performance of Transatlanticism and packing pretty much everything else in between, Sunday was a balanced collection of newRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Bumbershoot 2013

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Tomorrow, the 2013 edition of the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival will be taking place through Monday at the Seattle Center. BumbershootRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 – Sunday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Some tough news to start off the year — soul great Bobby Womack‘s doctor has confirmed that he is suffering from symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Womack has been very musically active in the last few years, releasing his album The Bravest Man in the Universe on XL last year, and collaborating with Gorillaz on 2010’s PlasticRead more…

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