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Tuesday Music News

Scottish rappers Young Fathers have shared “Rain Or Shine,” the first single from their upcoming LP White Men Are Black Too (out April 7). It’s a fuzzy, chaotic mix of rap and a mechanical bassline. It’ll definitely get you excited about the rest of the album. [Stereogum] Modest Mouse have pushed the release date forRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Abe Beeson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014. Click here to check out other lists from our DJs, staff, volunteers, and interns, and click here to see the Top 90.3 Albums of 2014, as voted on by KEXP listeners! Abe Beeson’s 2014 Top Ten Albums artist albumRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Music Mix from Melly

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. 437 – Music Mix from Melly Join Variety Mix hostRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Scottish group Young Fathers took the Barclaycard Mercury Prize yesterday with their debut album, Dead, beating out artists like Damon Albarn and FKA Twigs. The winner is selected each year by a panel of UK music critics and industry figures. Watch the band perform LIVE in the KEXP studios back in May of this year:Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Bring the Noise

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. 421 – Bring the Noise KEXP’s Morning Show host JohnRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Summer Fun

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. 418 – Summer Fun So much music, so little time.Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3

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. 413 – Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3 KEXP’s Resident RunnerRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Father’s Day

Forget ties or golf clubs — for a KEXP Dad, we’re celebrating Father’s Day with a video roundup, featuring everything from folk to electronic. Music is one of the first ways we bond with our fathers: from listening to records together, having the radio on in the car on the way to school, or maybeRead more…

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Live Video: Young Fathers

“Holy shit.” That’s what DJ Cheryl Waters exclaimed as Scottish hip-hop trio Young Fathers finished their KEXP session. Thanks to Cheryl’s booking, KEXP gets hundreds of in-studio sessions a year, but it’s rare when our entire staff is unanimously blown away like we were that day. DJ Larry Rose, a long-time fan who conducted theRead more…

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Live Review: Young Fathers with Baths and P. Morris at Neumos 5/16/2014

I got my first dose of Young Fathers after I bought a t-shirt from the Anticon Record Label’s online store. To promote them, Anticon slipped a copy of Tape Two with every shipped order, resulting in widespread dissemination of the new band’s developing sound. Luckily, I was one of the many to receive Tape TwoRead more…

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