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Wednesday Music News

Cat Power announces first album in six years, Frankie Cosmos shares a new video, and new music from Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Animal Collective, and D.R.A.M.


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Video Roundup

Video Roundup: Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2018

Check out a video playlist featuring some of the artists performing at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, happening Wednesday, November 7 through Saturday, November 10 in Reykjavik, and find out how you could win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to attend!


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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Dum Dum Girls and the End Of Daze, Not the End Of Days

Hell and heartbreak run deep through Dum Dum Girls' End Of Daze, perhaps the band's finest work. As a part of the Sub Pop 30 count-up, we revisit this landmark EP in the band's catalog.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Portland’s Loose Offer a Relentless Summer Parable with “Heatstroke” (KEXP Premiere)

Serendipitously aligned with a real-life Pacific Northwest heat wave, the Portland band captures the feeling of the beating sun in Cascadia with jagged riffs and shot-along melodies.


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Daily Roundups

Tuesday Music News

Minus the Bear announce break up and final EP plus new music from Wild Nothing, Waxahatchee, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, and The Hold Steady plus Alt-J get a remix from Alchemist and Trooko featuring Danny Brown.


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KEXP Premiere

Soft Science Shares a Dreamy Rorschach Test with Their “Diverging” Music Video (KEXP Premiere)

Sacramento dream-gaze act ponders feelings of insignificance with a video that pushes the maxim of "open to interpretation."


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Interviews

Sub Pop 30: Legendary Producer Jack Endino Looks Back on the Early Days

As the SPF30 celebration approaches, we wanted to catch up with Jack Endino to ask him how he honed his craft and what he remembers from those early years.


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Interviews Local Music

Death Cab For Cutie's Jason McGerr Discusses His Favorite Drummers and Defining His Style

From Led Zeppelin and Soundgarden to Asia and Steely Dan, the iconic Seattle band's drummer discusses the styles that helped him develop as a musician and his personal musical philosophies.


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Daily Roundups

Monday Music News

New music from Animal Collective and The Love Language, Father John Misty and Bully share new videos, and Snail Mail and Waxahatchee team up to cover Sheryl Crow.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (7/13)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Dirty Projectors, Wild Pink, Smokescreens, Cold Soda, and more.


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Daily Roundups

Friday Music News

Mac DeMarco covers Japanese musician Haruomi Hosono and new music from Suede, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, and The Internet.


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Interviews Sub Pop 30

Sub Pop 30: The Rise and Fall of Full Toilet with Kurt Bloch

From the lit ashes of Fastbacks rises Kurt Bloch's Full Toilet 7", a Seattle punk massacre well hidden amongst the Sub Pop back catalog.


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