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Thursday Music News

When in Rome, amiright? Last week, TV on the Radio played the legendary First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN, so of course, they kicked out a cover of Prince‘s 1984 hit “Purple Rain.” Watch fan shot video of the performance below, with Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe trading off lead vocals. [Consequence of Sound]

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Watch Live Streaming Video from Pickathon!

This weekend, on July 31st through August 2nd, Pickathon, the Northwest’s premiere roots festival, returns to the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. And once again, you’ll be able to watch the whole thing happen thanks to the festival’s live video webcast. From your very own porch, couch or office, you can see and hearRead more…

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Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don’t let the name fool you. Pickathon isn’t just about banjos and guitars… well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today’s best purveyors of old timey sounds, you’ll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sunlit wooded hillside ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Musical magician Merrill Garbus, aka tUnE-yArDs, shares a new video today for the track “Wait for a Minute,” a soulful piece from last year’s album Nikki Nack. The clip, directed by SNEAL, features a pixelated Garbus singing behind an overlay of distortion, effects, and images. Watch: [Under the Radar]

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TV Eye: Week of 3/23

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, March 23rd: Conan: Tweedy Tuesday, March 24th: The Late Late Show with James Corden: ModestRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/9

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, March 9th: Late Show with David Letterman: Alabama Shakes Jimmy Kimmel Live: Afghan Whigs TheRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Miss Ashley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014. Click here to check out other lists from our DJs, staff, volunteers, and interns, and click here to see the Top 90.3 Albums of 2014, as voted on by KEXP listeners! tUnE-yArDs // photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)Read more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2014, Part 2

For the last two weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top Ten Albums of 2014 lists, and yesterday we also shared picks from some of the dedicated people who work behind the scenes at KEXP as staff, volunteers and interns. Below, we share Top Ten Albums of 2014 lists from more of theseRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Surprise! UK singer/producer James Blake quietly released a new double 7″ single today, via his own brilliantly-named label 1-800-Dinosaur. Stream tracks from the single 200 Press below, which concludes with the poem “Words That We Both Know.” The mini-release will hold you over ’til Blake releases his next full-length sometime in 2015. [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 8th • KEXP Presents Johnny Marr at Neumos // 21+ (more info) note: canceled due to Marr family emergency • Chastity Belt, Gazebos, Lisa Prank at The Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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