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Out This Week 8/3

The most exciting new release this week is The Most Lamentable Tragedy by New Jersey band Titus Andronicus. On this 29-song, 94+-minute rock opera, frontman Patrick Stickles details his struggle with manic depression. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says the album, “features a full, grand sound to match with strings (courtesy of Owen Pallett), piano,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Following their soulful set at last weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party, the Northwest’s own Unknown Mortal Orchestra share a very theatrical video for “Ur Life One Night,” off their latest release, Multi-Love. The clip was directed by Manoj Leonel Jahson, who told Rolling Stone, “I am deeply inspired by the quirky Indian magical-realism from ourRead more…

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Thursday Music News

If you’ve ever wanted to put Nick Cave in your pocket, now’s your chance! LA-based toy company Plasticgod will release six different variations of a mini-figurine based on the iconic frontman, each named after a different song of his. Just check out the detail in the “Red Right Hand” model! Each lil’ guy will setRead more…

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Music That Matters: Fan The Flames

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. 462 – Fan The Flames Don Slack features some ofRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Beloved Northwest duo The Helio Sequence share a vibrant video for the track “Upward Mobility” off their upcoming self-titled full-length out May 19th on Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Emanuele Kabu, is a fun, animated experience. Watch below. The Helio Sequence will be LIVE on KEXP on Tuesday, May 19th at 1:00 PM PT.Read more…

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KEXP Spring Fundraising Drive: “A little something” makes a huge difference

Yesterday a KEXP listener in Northern Virginia sent this note: About 10 years ago, I came across the blog of a former Seattleite who kept talking about this great radio station called KEXP and how much she missed it. I decided to check it out, and have been a dedicated online listener ever since. IRead more…

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Live at MFNW 2013, Day 3: Titus Andronicus

text by Jacob Webb and Anna McClain Punk rock met punctual this afternoon during KEXP’s live broadcast at MusicFest NW. Only in Portland will you find hoards of people lined up to descend into the cave that is the Doug Fir on a rare beautiful day. As fans were still filtering in, New Jersey’s Titus Andronicus tookRead more…

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Live at MFNW 2013: Day 3 begins!

We end our broadcast during Musicfest NW today with another great lineup at the Doug Fir in Portland. Tune in today starting at noon for four great bands performing live on air starting with New Jersey indie punks Titus Andronicus, followed by melodic Bay Area folk-pop duo The Dodos, Portland’s own politically fiery trio TheRead more…

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Thursday Music News

There is no end to the incessant, bizzarre, and wonderful sonic/visual spectacular that is The Flaming Lips. Last night on Jimmy Fallon the band played a version of Bowie’s “Heroes” wearing capes, hoods, and — in Wayne’s case — hardly anything at all, except for a loincloth and a full-stage rat’s nest of shimmering electricRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The new video for”Crystallized” from Parisian psych-pop project Melody’s Echo Chamber is a glitchy, swirling experience — the characters stop and start, reverse, and loop back their motions in sync with driving, fuzzed-out track. The song, like all the others on the self-titled debut (out now on Fat Possum), is unmistakably Kevin Parker-produced, but notRead more…

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