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Music That Matters: New Sounds From All Arounds

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. 475 – New Sounds From All Arounds Variety Mix hostRead more…

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Friday Music News

TV on the Radio producer Dave Sitek has shared a new song, the first since 2010, under his Maximum Balloon moniker. “Let It Grow,” is a bright collaboration with his fellow TV on the Radio bandmate Tunde Adebimpe and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs Karen O. Listen below. [Pitchfork]

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Video Roundup: Fourth of July

America! F*** Yeah! KEXP hopes you’re celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends, fireworks and food. We’re celebrating by being on the air, bringing you the soundtrack that we have the freedom to play, thanks to listeners like you! So, crank up the radio before you light those sparklers, and check out thisRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

King Tuff returns to Brattleboro, VT with a video for “Sun Medallion” – a non-fiction song about a beautiful little necklace King Tuffy picked up while working at a thrift store. “My favorite part is when I turn into a witch, played by my BFF Ruthie,” he told Rolling Stone, where you can see forRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Today, Canadian electro group A Tribe Called Red have unveiled a previously unreleased song they worked on with Das Racist for an imcomplete LP. Unfortunately, Das Racist broke up last year, while they were working on that album, so it probably won’t see the light of day. The track features verses from both Heems andRead more…

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Live Photos: Treefort Music Festival 2013

All photos and text by Alex Crick If I could choose a single children’s book to describe this year’s Treefort Music Festival, it would be The Little Engine That Could. After the resounding success of the inaugural Treefort Festival last year, the organizers truly did listen to all of the feedback and incorporated it toRead more…

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Out This Week 3/5

Two Seattle bands top this week’s list of new releases. Since 2011’s full-length No Witch, The Cave Singers added Blood Brothers/Past Lives/Fleet Foxes (among others) member Morgan Henderson to their lineup and teamed up with Fleet Foxes producer Phil Ek for their fourth LP Naomi out on Jagjaguwar. Our Music Director Don Yates points toRead more…

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Monday Music News

News of the The Postal Service‘s reissue and tour have been circulating for a few days now, as well as news that they would be releasing two unreleased tracks – and now we have the first of the two – “A Tattered Line of String.” Featuring Jenny Lewis as backing vocals, the new track isRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Congratulations to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, whose “Thrift Shop,” rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 list this week and is No. 1 on the Billboard Digital Songs Chart, beating out the likes of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and others. The Lumineers continue to hold on with a No. 3 and No.Read more…

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