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TV Eye: Week of 6/2

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, June 2nd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Mø Tuesday, June 3rd The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more...

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Friday Music News

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Jack White dished on his old bandmate Meg White, who he says has always been a “hermit,” and is “one of those people who won’t high-five me when I get the touchdown.” He added, “All the not-talking didn’t matter, because onstage? Nothing I do will top that.” [Pitchfork]Read more...

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Bumbershoot Announces Music Lineup for 2014

Thursday, on the Afternoon Show, we revealed the exciting news that The Replacements will perform the Mainstage at Memorial Stadium during Bumbershoot this year. Now, just announced is the rest of the music lineup for the Seattle festival. There are too many KEXP favorites to list, but we’re definitely excited for The Head and TheRead more...

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Live Video: Twin Shadow

It’s said the brightest flame casts the darkest shadow, but in the case of Brooklyn’s Twin Shadow, that there’s plenty of light there too. On his past two albums, filled with 80′s synths, danceable rhythms and crunchy hooks, Brooklyn’s George Lewis Jr. crooned stories of grief and heartbreak. Live in the KEXP studio recently, withRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Twin Shadow has shared his new song “To The Top,” an intense, pounding percussion anthem about starting over. His statement about the song offers a glimpse into the song’s inspiration. He said, “What is it when you realize that someone isn’t right for you? Or when you find that you do not and can notRead more...

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Monday Music News

In sad news, drummer Scott Asheton, a.k.a. “Rock Action” Asheton, of The Stooges passed away over the weekend at the age of 64. Along with his brother, guitarist Ron Asheton, he helped form the influential punk band in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1967. In a statement on the band’s Facebook page, frontman Iggy Pop said:Read more...

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Friday Music News

Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f, has become the first rapper to sign with Terrible Records (co-founded by Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor). Le1f will release a new EP called Hey on his new label on March 11. “Boom” is the EP’s first single and there’s no surprise that Le1f slays it effortlessly. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Despite his divorce, after 27 years of marriage, it seems Thurston Moore still sees the beauty in love. The Sonic Youth co-founder has released an artsy video for his Chelsea Light Moving track “Heavenmetal.” Get ready for “more Moore,” the guitar legend is set to drop his first solo album in June. [SPIN]

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Tuesday Music News

Common has yet to announce the release date for his upcoming LP, Nobody Smiling, but today he has shared the LP track “War.” The album delves into the heartbreaking violence in his hometown of Chicago. This first song focuses on the similarities of the children being killed in Chicago and in wars all over theRead more...

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Album Review: The Music of Grand Theft Auto V, Vol. 1

The Grand Theft Auto video game series has never been a stranger to good music. Old school fans still cling to the 2002 Vice City entry for the precious Wave 103 radio station, where you can listen to Psychedelic Furs, Gary Numan, and Human League while running from the cops down a neon Miami-esque highway.Read more...

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