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Wednesday Music News

Baltimore fuzz junkies Lower Dens have dropped a second track from their anticipated album, Nootropics, which will be released April 30th in North America. The track, titled “Propagation” undulates, well propagates, forward with characteristic  rhythm. Listen and download it over at Stereogum. In a swift turn of events, the A$AP Rocky/Lana Del Rey collaboration was removedRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Mizell Jr.

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Autumn is finally here in the Northwest and that means it’s a little “seasonal” outside when the sun goes down (an hour earlier now too). Not to worry, there’s a host of great things going on inside to keep you warm every night this week. New Jersey natives Real Estate kick things off on MondayRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2011: Toro y Moi with Bass Drum of Death & Unknown Mortal Orchestra, 9/28

Decibel Festival 2011 kicked off with a loud, energetic bang and a surprisingly rowdy crowd at The Crocodile in downtown Seattle. Mississippi-band Bass Drum of Death kicked off the three-set bill with a set of raw, psych/garage rock. It was fairly clear beforehand that this showcase would be the odd-one-out of the festival; Toro yRead more...

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DJ Alex’s dB Festival 2011 preview

Are you ready for Decibel Festival 2011? You better be! There’s tons to enjoy, experience, and just generally be enthusiastic about on this year’s line-up! Briefly, for the uninitiated, Decibel Festival is an internationally-renowned electronic music, arts, and new media event that was birthed in 2004 by music fan/curator/DJ/producer Sean Horton aka Nordic Soul. NowRead more...

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Song of the Day: Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Ffunny Ffriends

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. During this special podcast week, we are featuring songs by bands performing during the 2011Read more...

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Live Video: KEXP at MFNW, Thursday

Last weekend, KEXP followed up the Seattle broadcast during Bumbershoot with another broadcast from Portland during MusicfestNW. Live from the Doug Fir, we hosted 12 more fantastic bands, including Explosions in the Sky, The Horrors, The Antlers, and Rhett Miller. We kicked off our first day with Swedish group Little Dragon, who stripped down theirRead more...

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