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Music That Matters: Runcast, Vol. 10

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. 583 – Runcast, Vol. 10 John Richards wraps up theRead more…

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Live Review: Waxahatchee at the Neptune Theater 7/24

The night after the end of this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party, Waxahatchee played the Neptune Theater, joined by Cayetana and Snail Mail. This timing dig beg the question of why the Block Party bookers did not snag Crutchfield & co. Either way, the bands played spirited sets, filling the thousand-capacity theater. Snail Mail led off the bill.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Canadian electronic duo Purity Ring has released a new song called “Asido” today, on the five year anniversary of their debut LP Shrines. It premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 and comes with a lyric video that was written and directed by frontwoman Megan James. In a statement, James said of the track, “I imagine aRead more…

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In Stores Now 7/17

Last Friday saw the release of not one, but two albums from local duo Shabazz Palaces. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star “an impressive set of adventurous hip hop combining an ominous, shape-shifting sound with often heavily processed and reverbed vocals and dystopian lyrics.” He notes Quazarz vs TheRead more…

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Monday Music News

Detroit’s Protomartyr are returning this fall with Relatives In Descent, their follow-up to 2015’s The Agent Intellect and their debut album for Domino. Today they’ve shared the lead single and video for album opener “A Private Understanding.” Directed by Tony Wolski and Trevor Naud, the video stars 78-year-old Detroit standup comic Marty Smith nonchalantly lipRead more…

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Music That Matters: Shadow Expert

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. 569 – Shadow Expert Silver, sweet, and spectral tones fillRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sister musicians Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee and Allison Crutchfield ofSwearin’ got together to cover Sleater-Kinney‘s “Modern Girl” for Vulture Festival in New York over the weekend. Before their solo careers, the Crutchfield’s were in the beloved pop punk band P.S. Eliot, which broke up in 2011. Allison Crutchfield released her debut solo album Tourist In This Town a few monthsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Two bands that probably sit close to each other on your record shelf: The Shins performed a session for Spotify where they covered The Smiths 1986 single “Panic.” Listen below. James Mercer and friends also performed their own track “Name For You” off their latest full-length, Heartworms, out now on Columbia Records. Listen below. TheRead more…

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Song of the Day: Waxahatchee – Silver

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 song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Silver” by Waxahatchee, from their forthcoming 2017Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

His new album Pure Comedy may be in stores now, but Father John Misty hasn’t stopped sharing new music. FJM (real name: Josh Tillman) covers the Velvet Underground classic “Who Loves the Sun” off their 1970 LP Loaded for the Mondo Boys score to Shangri-La Suite, a feature-length film from Los Angeles writer Eddie O’Keefe.Read more…

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