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Wednesday Music News

To those of you who might not know, Nirvana will soon be inducted by R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The inductees will include Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl. The latter two members will be performing with Pat Smear (who will not be inducted); however, there is heavyRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Best of the Morning Show 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. As the year draws to the close, it’s a time for reflection on a lot, but for us music geeks, it’s aRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Quilty 3000

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Palma Violets, 4/26/13 // photo by Alex Crick (view set) Quilty 3000′s 2013 Top Ten Albums rankRead 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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Wednesday Music News

We’ve always known Nathan Williams had a sense of humor, but Wavves‘ new video for “That’s on Me” feels both humorous and deadly serious. Sometimes you are just mad and need a cheerleader and a ... sword? The video pairs destruction born of frustration and the playful metal-wannabe riffing of Williams singing “that’s on me.”Read more...

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Song of the Day: Wavves - Demon To Lean On

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 songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured song, selected by Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, comes from the fuzzed-out indieRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Divine Fits tore it up on late night TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! with their own “Like Ice Cream” and a cover of Tom Petty’s “You Got Lucky”. Even though Britt Daniel seemed like he was forgetting the words at one point, the performance is the kind of powerhouse one, complete with a creative cover (whichRead more...

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Out This Week 3/26

This week’s short list of new releases sees some old names returning with fresh new sounds. 80′s electronic alternative icons Depeche Mode return with their thirteenth studio album, perhaps their strongest effort yet in this post Y2K world. Delta Machine contains the familiar tropes: dark eroticism featuring Dave Gahan’s swooningly romantic lyrics amid swirling keysRead more...

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Music News Monday

Thom Yorke, of Radiohead and Atoms of Peace, and producer Nigel Godrich recently delivered a two-hour song set for Radio 1′s Essential Mix. The mix also includes a new, unreleased Radiohead song called “Harmonics Loop”. You can stream the entire mix HERE, but lucky for us, one YouTube user pulled the new song for easyRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Fresh off her tour with Radiolab, Thao Nguyen and The Get Down Stay Down are streaming their new album We The Common. Featuring a collaboration song with Joanna Newsom, “Kindness Be Conceived”, the album is catchy but surprising - Thao can easily move from sweetness to roaring in a jump and a skip. Stream theRead more...

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