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Monday Music News

It’s been a year since the release of David Bowie‘s Blackstar, the #1 Album of 2016, as voted on by KEXP listeners. And to mark what would have been his 70th birthday, an EP has been released featuring some of the last songs this musical icon recorded, including “No Plan”, “Killing a Little Time”, “WhenRead more…

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Monday Music News

Barely a year away from the release of her sixth album Short Movie, UK singer/songwriter Laura Marling has announced a new album, Semper Femina, due out March 10th on her own label, More Alarming Records (via Kobalt Music Recordings). Via a press release, she elaborates: “I started out writing Semper Femina as if a manRead more…

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Music that Matters: The Long Goodbye

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. 535 – The Long Goodbye After 10 amazing years atRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Following a breathtaking performance on The Morning Show on KEXP yesterday from The Cutting Room Studios in New York City, Angel Olsen hit up The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Watch her perform the single “Shut Up Kiss Me” below. Olsen’s new album, My Woman, hits stores this Friday via Jagjaguwar. [Spin]

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Live Video: Ultimate Painting

Since pairing up in 2014, Mazes frontman Jack Cooper and Veronica Falls vocalist/guitarist James Hoare have continued to enchant us as Ultimate Painting. While in town for the Capitol Hill Block Party (review here), the London duo (accompanied by touring bassist Will Young and drummer Bill Roe, aka label boss from Trouble in Mind) treatedRead more…

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Pickathon 2016: Saturday

Friday evening brought plenty of good sleep. For those at Pickathon who were sung to sweet dreams by Yo La Tengo’s intimate stripped down set the night before, or for those who danced themselves to exhaustion at Ty Segall, a few hours of rest were well appreciated. After all, there is very little on SaturdayRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On August 12, The Oh Sees‘ will drop A Weird Exit, their TENTH studio album. Very impressive. The first taste of the album, “The Axis,” is a psychedelic track that will take you on a 6-minute ride to the 1970s. Be sure to catch them at Oregon’s Pickathon festival on August 6 and then inRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

I would’ve loved to see the faces on the suburban stay-at-home parents when UK post-punk band Savages took the stage on Ellen yesterday afternoon. “I love finding new, interesting, unique music, and I love this next band,” Ellen said in her introduction. Watch them perform the track “Adore” below. And studio audience members all receivedRead more…

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Live Review: Ultimate Painting with Zebra Hunt at The Vera Project 10/6

With all due respect to their respective bands, Ultimate Painting are, well, the ultimate. The London-based duo of James Hoare and Jack Cooper formed after their other bands (Veronica Falls and Mazes) went on tour together. The two quickly found a shared love for ’60s music, and began to collaborate in Hoare’s home studio afterRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 5th: • Death Cab For Cutie, Cataldo at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Oscar, Oh! Pears at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • The Gloaming at Benaroya Hall // All Ages (more info)

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