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Tuesday Music News

McSweeney’s has commissioned fantasy writer Richard Parks to create an hour-long radio special starring Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips, which will be aired on Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. Pacific time on KCRW (more info here). It’s an old-time radio special in the War of the Worlds tradition, and the main conflict hasRead more...

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Concert Preview: Eleanor Friedberger @ The Crocodile 2/9

Eleanor Friedberger is playing at the Crocodile Thursday night, February 9. If you haven’t heard “My Mistakes”, the lead single off of her debut solo LP Last Summer, listen to it above, and I’ll probably see you on Thursday. You may know the Friedberger name from The Fiery Furnaces, Eleanor’s band with her brother Matt.Read more...

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Song of the Day: Eleanor Friedberger - Roosevelt Island

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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Three Imaginary Girls just end up walking in the cold November rain...

All jokes about Axl Rose’s awful cornrows aside, it’s wet. It’s cold. The desire to hole up, not unlike many of our small rodenty friends of the animal kingdom (except with books / TV, and hot toddies) is overwhelming, but fight it for one more week! You know where you can find warmth and heat,Read more...

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Live Video: The Fiery Furnaces live on the Morning Show

Last month, Brooklyn-based siblings Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger, aka The Fiery Furnaces, performed songs from their new album, I’m Going Away, live on the Morning Show. The duo, who have consistently released in album a year for the past eight years, stated in a press release about their new LP that the “dramatic music” theyRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Seminal rock group the Pixies have announced their full schedule for their Doolittle tour. The band will be performing their classic album in its entirety with a few surprises along the way. The Seattle dates are November 11 and 12 at the Paramount Theater; be sure to check out our presale, which starts today atRead more...

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Out This Week 7/21

Just in time to cool down for the summer, Sigur Ros vocalist/guitarist Jon Thor Birgisson and his partner Alex Somers, aka Jónsi & Alex, who have been collaborating on visual art (and raw food recipes) for several years, are releasing their music debut, Riceboy Sleeps, today. Fans of Sigur Ros will definitely recognize the sameRead more...

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