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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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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Friday: The Twilight Sad

Perennially depressive Scottish rockers The Twilight Sad hit the big time with Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters, a moody shoegazing epic wherein even their massive walls of sound couldn’t mask the lyrical darkness lying in shadow. They followed with Forget the Night Ahead, an album that saw the band deviate from tradition with experimentation withRead more…

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We Power KEXP!

Bands from KEXP’s broadcast at the Doug Fir Lounge during MFNW power KEXP. You can power KEXP too — just donate online now or call (206) 903-5397 to make a gift of support.

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Out This Week 9/22

Among our guests during KEXP’s broadcast from Musicfest NW this year was the Scottish group The Twilight Sad, who performed several songs from their brand album, Forget the Night Ahead, in their live set at the Doug Fir (watch video here). New York band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, who also performed liveRead more…

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Live Video: The Twilight Sad at MFNW

Combining melodic vocals, swirling keys, thickly layered guitars, and a pounding rhythm section, the unmistakably Scottish band The Twilight Sad performed a particularly emotive set of songs mostly from their new album, Forget The Night Ahead, during KEXP’s broadcast from the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland at Musicfest NW.

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Musicfest NW: The Twilight Sad

photos by Kyle Johnson intro by Christy Thacker It’s nice to see the use of the word “twilight” for something other than a cheesy, teen vampire romance. From the grassy hills of Kilsyth, Scotland, The Twilight Sad is anything but tacky with their unmistakable indie rock, layered noise sound. Beginning as a high school coverRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

In the sorrow caused by the deaths of Michael Jackson and Farah Fawcett, many missed the passing of Sky Saxon, a member of the The Seeds as well as Source Family — the group associated with spiritual leader and folk mystery Father YaHoWha. L.A. Record has a wonderful eulogy from current Wilco fixture and friendRead more…

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