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Music That Matters Podcast: Loaded

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 438 – Loaded Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters asRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Shannon

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Bound To Earth

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 435 – Bound To Earth Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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Out This Week 10/28

It’s scary how many great albums are coming out on this Halloween week! Highlights include the fourth album from Scottish band The Twilight Sad. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says the band, “brings back the loud, shoegazerish guitars that were mostly absent from their last release (2012’s No One Can Ever Know), while still carryingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Folk songstress Angel Olsen will release a deluxe edition of her successful album Burn Your Fire for No Witness on November 18. Today she has shared “All Right Now,” one of the album’s five new bonus track. You can also check out her self-directed video for “High and Wild,” below. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 11/20

Release dates on holiday weeks are usually quite slow. As you would expect, today’s list of new releases is indeed short, yet there are still a handful of interesting new albums to lure you into record stores before the holiday shopping masses come flooding in. Among them is the long awaited follow up to TheRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Another fantastic week of shows ahead with something for just about every taste. Starting Monday, Yukon Blonde and Jon Pontrello are at the Sunset. Tuesday, Cloud Nothings are at the Crocodile, Punch Brothers are at Neptune Theatre, and Crocodiles are at Sunset Tavern. On Wednesday, Slow Club is at the Sunset, and the Love Me Some TownesRead more…

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Out This Week 2/7

Mark Lanegan’s Blues Funeral comes out today, and if you couldn’t tell how excited we were to feature an exclusive album preview this past week and you somehow thrilled we were to host the Mark Lanegan Band live this morning from the Cutting Room Studios in NYC, go back and listen to the performance againRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

November 21st will see the release of Kate Bush‘s new album, 50 Words for Snow, her second release this year including Director’s Cut, wherein she reworked select songs from her back catalog. Now you can listen to 50 Words a whole week early, as the album’s streaming in its entirety over at NPR. Brian EnoRead more…

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Live Video: KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 3

On the final day of our broadcast during Iceland Airwaves ’11, we featured a selection of the excellent non-Icelandic bands performing the festival. Oklahoma band Other Lives took to the intimate space of the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik first and proved to be one of the most well suited bands at the festival with theirRead more…

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