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Thursday Music News

British shoegazers Ride made a triumphant return earlier this year with Weather Diaries, their first album in 21 years. Today they’ve shared a new song called “Pulsar” which, according to drummer Loz Colbert, “re-imagines old organ samples, transmissions from space, effects, heavy beats and pulsing chords.  The song title tips its head to the 60’s instrumental ’Telstar’ inRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2017, Day Two: Weezer

L.A. alt rock veterans Weezer have made a career out of being definitively uncool. They write weird, sometimes twisted, but undeniably catchy songs about not getting invited to the party, not getting the girl, not making it to Beverly Hills. They pull influences from genres (pop-punk, ’80s metal) that — notwithstanding the current pop-punk resurgenceRead more…

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Forecastle Festival, Day 3: PJ Harvey, Weezer, Spoon, Adia Victoria, Conor Oberst, Foxygen, Charles Bradley


Written by Morgen and Amie Schuler with help from Jane While LCD Soundsystem on day two was something I looked forward to for weeks, day three of the festival was by far the most jam-packed with big names and I couldn’t wait to get started. The soul man himself, the Screaming Eagle of Soul better knownRead more…

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Do You Like American Music?: KEXP’s Fourth of July Video Roundup

We like all kinds of music! And today, on Fourth of July, we’re celebrating “Independence Day” with just that! (As an aside, don’t forget that KEXP’s DJ Troy Nelson is leading a Violent Femmes sing-a-long this summer at Timber! Outdoor Music Fest. But, we digress.) As you gather around the BBQ with your friends andRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 11/28

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, November 28th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Willie Nelson (R) The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ice-T,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: BITE of Seattle 7/15-7/17

This weekend, in our backyard of Seattle Center, it’s BITE of Seattle, a three-day food festival featuring over 50 local restaurants and over 30 food product companies. It’s free to attend, and fun to walk around and explore all the different styles of cuisine. And, there’s even a multi-course meal you can participate in forRead more…

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America! F*** Yeah!: A KEXP Fourth of July Video Roundup

It’s the Fourth of July, aka “Independence Day,” and KEXP is celebrating our freedom to play all the independent music we want! This great country has inspired songwriters over the years, even ones in other countries from Sweden (First Aid Kit) to Iceland (FM Belfast). While you’re firing up the BBQ and lighting up theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The latest full-length from Boston-based artist Marissa Nadler is hauntingly beautiful, so it’s fitting she presents a video just as lovely. Watch the clip for “Janie in Love” below, directed and animated by Nadler herself. Stop-motion animation is shot in greyscale and layered with live action footage. The result is spooky and pretty, just likeRead more…

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Friday Music News

Seattle’s own Tacocat pay tribute to a ’90s feminist icon with “Dana Katherine Scully,” a track out today in both video form and on their latest full-length Lost Time. In an interview with Rookie, frontwoman Emily Nokes explains, “I’d been watching a ton of old school X-Files around the time that we were writing theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Mavis Staples releases another teaser off of her February 19th album, Livin’ on a High Note, the Nick Cave written “Jesus Lay Down Beside Me” which is available below. The album, produced by M. Ward, features songs written by a variety of artists specifically for the 76-year-old R&B titan-esse, featuring credits as varied as Aloe Blacc, JustinRead more…

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