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Friday Music News

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A performing arts teacher in Michigan has been suspended for playing a song by Seattle’s own Macklemore, Fox News reports. Susan Johnson allowed a student to play the underground rapper’s track “Same Love,” which supports same-sex marriage, for her class at Centennial Middle School in South Lyon, MI. Johnson, who was not paid for twoRead more…

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Video Roundup: Flag Day

237 years ago, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that adopted the flag of the United States on June 14. Today, we celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a video playlist all about flags. From flags Black to Wild, here are some songs we’ve flagged as part of a Flag Day soundtrack for ourRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Unsatisfied with releasing music solely via traditional outlets, Wilco have issued an iBook titled The Incredible Shrinking Tour of Chicago that captures the band’s tour of the same name from last December, where they played five nights in their hometown, each night in a smaller venue. Alongside the five shows, the digital package includes aRead more…

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Monday Music News

You’ve probably heard of his other projects:  Bright Eyes, Monsters of Folk, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band… but Desparecidos?!? It’s been a while! Details on Oberst reuniting with his old punk/hardcore band for Nebraska’s Maha Music Festival this August can be found here. Today, Wilco‘s pivotal album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot celebrates its tenthRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Hip-hop mag XXL recently released its 5th annual Freshman Class, and Seattle’s own Macklemore was deemed worthy of inclusion. Though the up-and-coming MC is nothing new to Northwest hip hop fans, he has yet to receive the amount of national media coverage many 206ers feel he deserves. Hopefully, wielding a gold-dipped pipe in the centerRead more…

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Monday Music News

We have a new track by The Shins for all of you. It’s called “September” and it’s the b-side to their recent single, “Simple Song.” Be sure to tune in to our live in-studio from The Shins this Friday, February 10. M.I.A. will likely pay a fine for her Superbowl bird-flipping fiasco. The singer isRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Lucky us! Of Montreal’s new album, Paralytic Stalks (due February 7 on Polyvinyl) is now streaming on Spin. Be sure to take a listen and tell us what you think. Remember that Popeye & Wilco comic strip that surfaced the other day? Well it turns out that was just a precursor for the first hand-drawnRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wilco has manifested itself into the cartoon realm – check out Tweedy & co. hand out spinach next to a docked Wilco ship. Maybe Wilco (The Album) should have been named Wilco (The Cartoon). Wilco will be in Seattle on February 7th.

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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Out This Week 9/27

Another great week for new releases… Wilco tops the must-buy stack with their latest, The Whole Love, the band’s eighth album and first to be released on their own label, dBpm Records, with distribution by Anti- Records (in other words, it’s all very creator-controlled). Some critics are calling it their best since 2002’s Yankee HotelRead more…

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