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Thursday Music News

Australian quartet Cut Copy have shared the b-side from their forthcoming Record Store Day 10″ single — stream the track “Like Any Other Day” below, and get ready for the RSD scramble on Saturday morning, as the 10″ is limited to 2,000 copies. Cut Copy will be in town on Saturday, May 24th at theRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Following the release of the video for “Eclipse/Blue” in last month, Nosaj Thing has dropped the track “Snap” from his upcoming Home EP on Innovative Leisure. Surprisingly mellow and swirling, the track’s heavier electronic aspects, glitches and bass, are almost disguised behind synths. So far, Nosaj Thing has only two shows on his bill forRead more...

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Into the Trees: A Goth Video Roundup

All day today, we’re playing celebrating Robert Smith’s (April 21) by playing your favorite songs by The Cure and other goth favorites. As a genre and a style, “goth” is pretty easy to stereotype (see The Damned’s “Grimly Fiendish” for a particularly campy version), but the truth is its influence spreads far and wide. GothRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

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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Live Video: KEXP at MFNW, Friday & Saturday

Last weekend, KEXP followed up the Seattle broadcast during Bumbershoot with another broadcast from Portland during MusicfestNW. Live from the Doug Fir, we hosted 12 more fantastic bands, including Explosions in the Sky, The Horrors, The Antlers, and Rhett Miller. You’ve already seen the videos from Thursday, which featured Little Dragon, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sebadoh,Read more...

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MusicfestNW, Friday: The Horrors

The roots of British quintet The Horrors lie within the 60′s garage rock and post-punk movements, the evolutions of which led directly to new wave. The five band members met and bonded over mutual love of groups like Bauhaus and The Birthday Party, infusing elements of goth and shoegaze into the Horrors’ already established sound.Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’re exhausted but had an amazing Labor Day weekend at Bumbershoot! As expected, the music just keeps getting better and the schedule keeps getting busier. Tuesday starts a 2-night series at the Paramount with Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen. On Thursday we’ve got The Horrors at Neumo’s, Friday has The Antlers at Neptune, Sleepy SunRead more...

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Out This Week 8/9

Based on their first album, 2007′s Strange House, it could have been easy to write off British band The Horrors as little more than a costume band imitating the look and sound of goth and garage bands before them. Fortunately, with each consecutive release they just keep getting better. On their third album, Skying, toppingRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 7/6

Goth-rockers The Horrors are awaiting the release of their third LP, Skying, but the dapper lads aren’t content to leave their fans waiting. Tiding fans over is the psychedelic new video for “Still Life,” which rings in the summer with visual swirls and distorted lighting to the max. If you want a peek into theRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Brit band The Vaccines impresses during U.S. debut: New York City’s Bowery Ballroom hosted the U.S. debut U.S. performance (one of only two stateside) of London band the Vaccines. Spin has their full review from the show here.

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