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The Governors Ball Music Festival, Day 2: Torres, Against Me!, HAIM, Purity Ring

The second day of The 2016 Governors Ball Music Festival was also its final day. (The threat of severe thunderstorms led the festival’s organizers to cancel the Sunday programming – most notably including Kanye West.) But until the unexpected deluge of rain came pouring down around 7 p.m. on Saturday, the festival was running quiteRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 1

For the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, and last Friday, we counted down KEXP listeners’ top 90.3 albums of 2015 (see the results here). KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes as staff, volunteers and interns, and whoRead more…

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Music That Matters: Pinkshiny2015blast

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 491 – Pinkshiny2015blast Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole shares someRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/14

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, December 14th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Sleater-Kinney Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jeff Lynne’s ELORead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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Music That Matters: Multi-Love

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. 468 – Multi-Love Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters forRead more…

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Live Video: TORRES

On Sprinter, the latest album by TORRES, Mackenzie Scott does not run away from the big issues. The 24-year old Brooklyn-based artist has clearly grown from her Southern Baptist upbringing, outpacing the usual “country girl meets big city” timeline but not so quickly that she dodges heavy themes of identity, mortality, religion and dissolution. WhileRead more…

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Song of the Day: TORRES – Sprinter

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Sprinter” by TORRES fromRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Tom Krell, better known as How to Dress Well. and newcomer TĀLĀ have collaborated on a new single as part of Pitchfork’s Songs From Scratch series, which gives artists only 24 hours to create and record a song. Below you can hear both artists’ versions of their track “The One.” [Pitchfork] Last week we sharedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Pour yourself a big bowl of sugary cereal and sit down for the new video from tUnE-yArDs, inspired by the beloved ’80s Saturday Morning Show Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. Watch Merrill Garbus romp around this magical setting in the track “Water Fountain,” from the upcoming release Nikki Nack, out May 6th on 4AD. [Pitchfork]

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