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Thursday Music News

More new music from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis! In this fun video for the track “Downtown,” Macklemore takes hip hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel on a stroll through the streets of Spokane. (And keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of Mariners’ Ken Griffey Jr., too.) The duo will debutRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 29th: • Iceage, SSDD at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Orgone, The Nth Power at Nectar Lounge // 21+ (more info)

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Music That Matters: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4

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. 459 – Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4 Morning Show hostRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Zola Jesus

Nika Roza Danilova, a.k.a. Zola Jesus, is a Wisconsin native and recent Pacific Northwest transplant that has released stunning operatic albums of dark, cinematic electro-pop on the Sacred Bones and Mute record labels over the past five years. She stopped by KEXP to piece together a rare DJ set for Midnight In A Perfect WorldRead more…

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Song of the Day: Zola Jesus – Compass

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Compass” by Zola JesusRead more…

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Live Video: Zola Jesus

In Taiga, Zola Jesus has made her songs truly evergreen. Named for the Russian word for forest, the new album by Nika Roza Danilova draws upon the cold Siberian woods of her ancestors, the frosty clime of her childhood home, Wisconsin, and most recently, the great outdoors of her must residence on Vashon Island, Washington,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest chanteuse Neko Case plans to reissue her 2006 album Fox Confessor Brings the Flood for Record Store Day. The re-release will be pressed on limited edition red vinyl by Anti- Records, and to celebrate, Case will perform a mini-tour in our corner of the country, including stops in Bellingham and Spokane. (No Seattle date…Read more…

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Live Review: Zola Jesus with Deradoorian at Neptune Theatre 1/8/15

Last year, Zola Jesus returned to the scene with a new look, a new label, and new vastness that she’s never shown off before. Taiga, her first LP on Mute, puts Nika on a new plane of existence, much more natural and much stronger than she’s ever presented herself to be before. And with it,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, January 6th • The Jayhawks at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • S [Jenn Ghetto], Pete Quirk, Finch Wolfe, and Corey J. Brewer at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info)

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks made the list. Perfume Genius // photo by Morgen Schuler (view set) DJ El Toro’sRead more…

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