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Wednesday Music News

Oneohtrix Point Never and Shabazz Palaces‘ Ishmael Butler have teamed up to form a new project called 319. Shared via the Adult Swim Singles Series, “The Rapture” is the first taste we’ve gotten of the collaboration. It’s an unsurprisngly glitchy, experimental track that holds promise. In the past year, Shabazz Palaces put out two new albumsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s Car Seat Headrest is no stranger to covers: founder/frontman Will Toledo has previously taken on tracks by Radiohead and Bowie. Today, they add another musical icon to the list: The Smiths. Listen to his lovely, acoustic cover of “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” below. Car Seat Headrest play a kinda-close-to-hometown show at the Sasquatch!Read more…

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Thursday Music News

We’ve finally got a release date to announce for the new Run the Jewels! The highly-anticipated RTJ3 hits the internet as a free download on January 13th, with physical copies to follow, same day in North America and January 20th everywhere else. Special guests include Kamasi Washington (who, incidentally, will be LIVE on KEXP tomorrowRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2016, Day 3: Erik Blood & Kamasi Washington

To call Erik Blood’s set at the KEXP stage during Bumbershoot “performance art” might be to accidentally imply a lack of pop music value. This would not be true. And yet, to call it anything else would feel like a disservice to the meticulously planned and beautifully executed art direction of the show. Of course, it’sRead more…

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Outside Lands Music Festival 2016, Day 3

Reviews written by Isaac Kaplan-Woolner [IKW], Victoria Holt [VH], and Morgen Schuler [MS]. Find Morgen Schuler’s complete photo coverage of day 3 here, and Victoria Holt’s complete photo coverage of day 3 here. Kamasi Washington Everyone says that Outside Lands in cold. Everyone was proven wrong on Sunday. Sure, it’s San Francisco in the summer, soRead more…

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The Spirit of Juneteenth: A KEXP Video Roundup

This Sunday, June 19th, KEXP will observe Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States — with day-long programming celebrating freedom, achievement, education, and building bridges. Starting at 9:00 AM PT with Preachin’ the Blues and ending at 2:00 AM PT with Jazz Theatre, we’ll spotlight artists whose work celebratesRead more…

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