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Monday News Roundup

The week starts with welcome news of Decemberists keyboardist Jenny Conlee, whose breast cancer has gone into remission. Conlee was diagnosed back in May, causing her to miss several performances on the band’s tour in the subsequent months. Thankfully, it appears she’s back for good. Meloy announced the news via his Twitter, exclaiming “For thoseRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Blue Scholars with KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr. at 2010 Capitol Hill Block Partyphoto by Steven Dewall Monday, June 13 Tijuana Panthers with Guantanamo Baywatch @ Chop Suey ($5, 8PM, 21+) (buy tickets) Long Beach meets the Northwest. Surf’s up, dude! The Tallboys @ Tractor Tavern ($6, 7:30PM) (info)

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 4 THE DODOS with Reading Rainbow @ Neumos Bay Area indie rockers The Dodos will kick off the week at Neumos. Their music plays is folky, tribal, tom-heavy, and African-inspired and has been all the rage around KEXP as of late. They’ll be playing a live in-studio set at noon on the dayRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Spend August basking in the awesomeness of Carrie Brownstein! Not only will the musician/critic be delivering a writing workshop at 826 Seattle on Tuesday evening, she’ll be a part of the Toronto International Film Festival as she scored the soundtrack for the upcoming feminist art documentary, Women Art Revolution.

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

That right there is a new music video for The Monsters of Folk‘s song, “Dear God,” which was just released. You won’t see the monsters themselves, though. Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward, and Mike Mogis let director and Michel Gondry protege Lauri Faggioni do her thing instead.

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Out This Week 3/9

When mega-artists team up for a collaborative project like the new two-piece band, Broken Bells, the outcome is sometimes so good, it’s scary. After two years, James Mercer, lead singer and guitarist of The Shins, and Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton, hot-shot producer and co-founder of Gnarls Barkley (also produced the Gorillaz and 2004′s infamous TheRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The trend continues: Since the rise of the internet, the music world has rushed to recapture the glory of decades past. Now that we are moving into a new decade (which technically doesn’t begin until 2011, for the record), it seems the 90s are getting their chance at redemption. First the world swooned at theRead more...

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Show Preview: Titus Andronicus @ Funhouse tonight

Titus Andronicus‘ lyrics are ridden with anger, hopelessness, and nihilism spawned from growing up in the predominately white, suburban neighborhood of Glen Rock, New Jersey. They have been compared to The Pogues, Bright Eyes, and even Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, but their approach to these “influences” is with such reckless abandon, the angsty vocals setRead more...

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Out This Week 1/20

Animal Collective‘s new album cover deserves to be viewed larger than life. Just roll your eyes across this bad boy and feel the underwater movement the band tried to emulate in the recording of today’s release, Merriweather Post Pavilion (apparently, it was the lagoon at the outdoor venue in Maryland that inspired the concept). Freaky...Read more...

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