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Video Roundup: Birthday with The Boss

Today, Bruce Springsteen turns 65 years old. SIXTY-FIVE. After a seven-year-old Bruce saw Elvis Presley performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, he knew he wanted to be a musician. Even as a teenager, he played concerts at Jersey trailer parks and at the Elks Lodge. And, somehow, over fifty years later, he hasRead more...

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Monday Music News

Brooklyn band The Antlers share a new video today for the track “Refuge” off their most recent release, Familiars. Produced by Morgan Beringer, the video is just as dreamy as the song. Watch it below, and watch their KEXP in-studio session here. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

We will be featuring an exclusive 9-song session with Spoon, recorded in the KEXP studiob today at noon. Last night, they performed their single “Do You” from They Want My Soul (out tomorrow) on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Watch that below now and tune in to KEXP today at noon for the fullRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

If you were listening to The Midday Show on KEXP yesterday, you may have heard DJ Cheryl Waters present the US debut of a new song from SBTRKT, featuring guest vocals from Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend. If you missed it (or just wanna hear it again), you can now stream the track “New Dorp,Read more...

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Monday Music News

KEXP DJs are counting the days ‘til the release of the new album from Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit. Their third full-length, Stay Gold, won’t be out until June 10th on Columbia Records, but we’ve got this Swedish TV performance to tide us over in the meanwhile. Watch them perform the track “My SilverRead more...

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Monday Music News

She didn’t win the Oscar, but Yeah Yeah Yeah’s frontwoman Karen O won the hearts of television viewers with her charming rendition of “The Moon Song” from the motion picture Her. She was joined on stage by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig on acoustic guitar to perform the nominated track at the 86th Academy Awards lastRead more...

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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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Friday on My Mind: KEXP Listeners’ Top Albums of 2013

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. If you missed it yesterday, we had our One Day Radio Rally. KEXP along with five of our fellow public radio stationsRead more...

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2013, Part 1

For the last two weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top Ten Albums of 2013 lists, but KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes as staff, volunteers and interns, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. Here’s what they chose for their Top Ten Albums ofRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 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 2013, as votedRead more...

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