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Thursday Music News

Longtime KEXP-friend Bob Mould has announced his next album, Beauty & Ruin, is slated for a June 3rd release on Merge Records. He’ll continue to be backed by bassist Jason Narducy (Split Single, Verbow) and drummer Jon Wurster (Superchunk, Mountain Goats), who pretty much killed it on Mould’s 2012 release, Silver Age, and in KEXP’sRead more...

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Live Review: Colin Meloy w/ John Roderick at Neptune Theatre 1/22/14

The guy from The Long Winters, and the guy from The Decemberists... when you put it like that, it’s not exactly the most attractive double-bill during an already-cold, dark season in the Pacific Northwest. Were Coldplay, Snow Patrol, or Iceage not available? They should have billed it “The Seasonal Affective Disorder Tour 2014.” Their mascotRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Arctic Monkeys have premiered a video for the track “One for the Road” off their latest album AM, which the KEXP Blog has called a “most interesting step out of their spiky, guitar-laden comfort zone.” Watch the band meander through the cornfields below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

The Flaming Lips are as busy as ever. After embarking on an epic quest to release new music every single month of 2011, it doesn’t look like the Lips are about to stop now that 2012 has rolled around. In fact, this month may be their busiest yet. According to the Twitter of Wayne Coyne,Read more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Quilty 3000

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Out This Week 11/1

The Day of the Dead it may be, but this week’s list of new releases hasn’t given up the ghost. In fact, you’ll find plenty of interesting new albums to draw you out to a record store near you. Among this week’s must-buys is the anticipated sophomore effort by British vocal powerhouse Florence + TheRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

The buzz has been building for the release of El Camino, the new Black Keys album that is set to hit shelves December 6 via Nonesuch Records. The album’s first single, “Lonely Boy,” was release digitally yesterday, and will be released as a 12″ vinyl on November 25, supported by “Run Right Back” on theRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week starts with welcome news of Decemberists keyboardist Jenny Conlee, whose breast cancer has gone into remission. Conlee was diagnosed back in May, causing her to miss several performances on the band’s tour in the subsequent months. Thankfully, it appears she’s back for good. Meloy announced the news via his Twitter, exclaiming “For thoseRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Today marks the start of Fall Pledge Week here at KEXP, and we need your support! KEXP is entirely listener-supported, so it’s people like you who give us the ability to do what we do best - bring you exclusive live sessions, photos, videos, concert tickets, and much much more! Join us on the airRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Jerry Leiber of songwriting team Leiber and Stoller, who together wrote many rock ‘n’ roll hits of the 50′s and 60′s, died today at 78. Leiber and Stoller penned hits by Elvis Presley, Peggy Lee, The Coasters, The Clovers, and many others, including “Hound Dog,” “Love Potion No. 9,” “Yakety Yak,” and “Is That AllRead more...

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