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Tuesday Music News

This summer, Oscilloscope Laboratories will release The Past Is a Grotesque Animal, a documentary about rock band Of Montreal and the creative antics of frontman Kevin Barnes. Check out the film’s trailer below, there’s even a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance of Janelle Monáe. Unfortunately there won’t be a screening in Seattle, but the film will be availableRead more...

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Out This Week 4/1

2014 kicks off April with another great batch of new releases, including the fourth album from Cleveland trio, Cloud Nothings. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes the release as “a ferocious, consistently engaging set of anthemic punk-pop with raw, distorted guitars, relentless driving rhythms, strained vocals, angst-filled lyrics and an abundance of memorable song hooks.”Read more...

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Song of the Day: The Archives - One More Time

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear.Today’s selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “One More Time” by The Archives from theRead more...

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Live Review: Thievery Corporation with Los Amigos Invisibles @ The Moore, 9/12

Thievery Corporation are often denigrated as overly-chill “mood music” that is better suited for elevators and hotel lobbies than the speakers of anyone who is interested in legitimate music. Though their echoes, reverberations, and groove-able bass lines do exhibit a certain lounge-y ambiance, their music is far more substantial and intricate than a lot ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more...

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Out This Week 6/28

Although singer/songwriter Gillian Welch hasn’t been totally quiet over the past years, having performed and recorded with bands like The Decemberists, Bright Eyes, Solomon Burke, Steve Earle, Ralph Stanley, Ryan Adams, Alison Krauss, and many others, and of course supporting her long-time collaborator David Rawlings’ also first solo release in 2009 -- but she hasn’tRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artists: A Deeper Look at DJ Michele Myers’ Top 10 of The Decade

Hello there, DJ Michele here. Every week I choose an artist to feature on my Saturday show (from 3-6pm) on KEXP. And this week I’ll put the spotlight on my top 10 records of the decade, playing one song from each record. This was a very difficult list to make. I went with the “desertRead more...

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