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Wednesday Music News

Yeasayer have created an internet video scavenger hunt, dubbed PSCYVOTV, to promote their new album Fragrant World, due out August 21 via Secretly Canadian. According to a press release, the band will be releasing “visual videos” created by Japanese artist Yoshi Sodeoka for every song from their new album across the internet all day long.Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

For those who didn’t get their Coachella fix this year (or didn’t get tickets to next year’s fest), festival promoter Goldenvoice has a solution: the S.S. Coachella. Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in December, the ship sails to the Bahamas and Jamaica, and while in transit, the cruise will host performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Yeasayer - Henrietta

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Henrietta” by Yeasayer from theRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About the Sun

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. This week the sun has remained with Seattle for more than a few consecutive days, so in honor of this momentous occasion,Read more...

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Friday Music News

Between their spring South American tour and their upcoming dates with My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses have set themselves up for a busy year. It gets even busier with the September release of their fourth LP, produced by Glyn Johns (The Beatles, Ryan Adams). Watch a trailer for the album, featuring a snippet ofRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Handsome Furs may have called it quits, but member Dan Boeckner has started a new band with the help of Britt Daniel of Spoon and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks. The band will called themselves Divine Fits and will release a record on Merge later this year. Yeasayer have announced a new record thatRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Taking offense to a bad Pitchfork review is akin to yelling at the clouds for floating up above and about as effective. But tell that to Father John Misty. Former Seattle resident Josh Tillman launched into a tweeting tirade after online indie tastemakers gave his recent album, Fear Fun, a decent 7.3 rating. (Josh, weRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 5/25

Late next month, Arcade Fire are rereleasing their Grammy-winning album, The Suburbs, which will also include the Spike Jonze-directed short film, Scenes from the Suburbs, two new songs, “Culture War” and “Speaking in Tongues,” which features Talking Heads’ David Byrne on backup vocals.

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Live at SXSW: IE9 Launch Party with Yeasayer, The Head and the Heart, and Fences

KEXP visited the all-new Austin City Limits studios at South By Southwest for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 launch party. Besides the software showcase, there was also a packed crowd for live performances by Fences, The Head and the Heart, and Yeasayer. See the full gallery from this amazing performance here! Fences:

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Monday Morning News Fix

The album Gorrilaz recorded on an iPad that was scheduled to be released on Christmas has been released, because Christmas was the other day. It is called The Fall and you can stream the whole thing on Gorillaz’ website. It is available for download for Gorillaz fanclub members. Four-time Grammy nominee and R&B singer andRead more...

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