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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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Friday Music News

Brooklyn punk rockers The So So Glos have shared the video for “Dancing Industry,” a track off of their recently released album, Kamikaze. The video features an amazing dance crew showing off their talents on a New York City subway. It’s pure joy that will have you dancing into the weekend. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

If you caught last week’s KEXP session, you know Diarrhea Planet‘s forthcoming full-length, Turn to Gold, is a rollicking set of rock n’ roll fun. Check out the album version of “Let It Out” below, a barely-three-minute ‘slice of ’80s-inspired rock (does anyone else hear some Bryan Adams in there?). Turn to Gold comes outRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 1

For the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, and last Friday, we counted down KEXP listeners’ top 90.3 albums of 2015 (see the results here). KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes as staff, volunteers and interns, and whoRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Brooklyn-via-Alabama singer/songwriter Katie Crutchfield, better known as Waxahatchee, shares a lovely new video for the track “La Loose,” a single from her recent Merge Records release, Ivy Tripp. The clip was directed by Naomi Yang (Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi) who says in a statement: “I wanted the video to be a visual equivalent toRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Blood Orange, a.k.a. Devonté Hynes, uses his voice to make a statement in his latest single “Sandra’s Smile.” The track’s title refers to Sandra Bland, the African American woman who died in police custody earlier this year. It’s a heavy subject and Hynes handles it with grace. Check out the music video below. [Pitchfork]

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