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Wednesday Music News

In case you missed its KEXP premiere yesterday, Northwest faves Built to Spill shared a new track from their upcoming eighth album, Untethered Moon. Stream the track “Living Zoo” below. Untethered Moon hits stores on April 21st via Warner Bros., and will enjoy an early vinyl release on April 18th for Record Store Day. It’llRead more…

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Video Roundup: The King & the Thin White Duke

In a surprising bit of serendipity, two members of musical royalty share a birthday today: Elvis Presley (1935) and David Bowie (1947). The shared date of birth is not lost on the musicians: Bowie wrote his 1975 hit “Golden Years” for Elvis, who turned it down. UK comedian/impersonator Stevie Riks put together this imagined collaboration:Read more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks made the list. Perfume Genius // photo by Morgen Schuler (view set) DJ El Toro’sRead more…

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Monday Music News

Remember when The Decemberists performed on the NBC show Parks & Recreation? Well, now one of the stars of that TV show, Nick Offerman, stars in the video for the Portland band’s track “Make You Better.” Watch their hilarious spoof on a ’70s German interview show below. The Decemberists’ upcoming release What a Terrible World,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn band Parquet Courts have just released a split 7″ with their neighbors in Future Punx. Released as part of the Less Artists More Condos series through Famous Class, proceeds from the sale of the single go to benefit the Ariel Panero Memorial Fund at VH1 Save The Music. Stream the track “This Is HappeningRead more…

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Pickathon Live Video Stream: Saturday Schedule

There’s bliss to be had in Happy Valley, Oregon, as Pickathon is a-blazin’. If you can’t make it out, you can watch their live video stream, featuring over 40 hours of music on 6 stages. Today, check out Warpaint, Operators, Nickel Creek, Brownout and many others. Watch it now here.

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Video Roundup: Pickathon 2014

This Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd marks the 16th Annual Pickathon Music Festival at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, and every year, the festival continues to live up to its city’s name! The festival features a line-up of over fifty joy-inducing bands — including The War on Drugs, Warpaint, Valerie June, Foxygen,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Last month, we shared Moby’s version of “Rio,” and today, we’ve got Warpaint‘s stark, moody cover of Duran Duran’s “The Chauffeur.” These covers will be available on the tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran, out July 15th on Manimal Vinyl. All sales go to benefit Amnesty International. [Pitchfork]

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint

KEXP asks musicians, “What’s the one song that’s capturing your ears these days?” Stella Mozgawa (drums): It would probably be “Open Eye Signal” by Jon Hopkins. It’s just incredible. I’m a huge fan of his, and I think with that song, he just nailed it. Warpaint‘s self-titled second release is out now on Rough TradeRead more…

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Friday Music News

As a part of Australian radio station Triple J’s “Like a Version” cover series, Arctic Monkeys took on Tame Impala‘s standout hit “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” This song has been covered and embellished by so many artists, including Kendrick Lamar for the Divergent soundtrack, but this version takes it in a simpler direction.Read more…

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