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In Stores Now 1/29

New albums from Ty Segall, No Age, Dream Wife, Calexico, Migos, and more.


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Daily Roundups

Monday Music News

New music from Local Natives, The Moondoggies, Soccer Mommy, and more!


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Daily Roundups

Announcing the 2018 Pickathon Lineup

Pickathon returns for its 20th iteration on Aug. 3-5 with Broken Social Scene, Built to Spill, Jamila Woods, Phosphorescent, and more.


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Daily Roundups

Friday Music News

New releases from James Blake, Jack White, Lord Huron, Jay Som, and more in today's music news round-up.


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KEXP Premiere

KEXP Exclusive Video Premiere: Buffalo Tom - "Roman Cars"

Last year, alt-rock veterans Buffalo Tom released a 25th Anniversary Edition of their breakout album Let Me Come Over. And now in 2018, the long-running band are releasing their first new album in six years, Quiet and Peace, due March 2nd via Scrawny/Schoolkids Records.


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Daily Roundups

Thursday Music News

Beck has shared a new (but not first) cover of The Velvet Underground's "I'm Waiting For The Man," off The Velvet Underground and Nico. The song is for Spotify's "Music Happens Here" series, which has previously included songs from Local Natives, Twin Peaks, and Allen Stone. Beck previously recor...


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Daily Roundups

Upstream Music Fest + Summit Announces 2018 Guest Curators

Upstream Music Fest + Summit returns to Pioneer Square for its second year on June 1-3. As festival goers may remember from last year, one of the most unique parts about Upstream is its utilization of guest curators to build out their club stages. It's a tradition they'll cement this year with a ...


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Daily Roundups

Wednesday Music News

San Francisco experimental indie band Deerhoof have contributed a cover of Madonna's "Live to Tell" to a new benefit compilation called Post - Trash: Volume Three. The proceeds of the compilation are benefitting the Maria Fund, which is a relief agency to help those affected by the hurricane in P...


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Daily Roundups

R.I.P. Mark E. Smith of The Fall

Mark E. Smith, leader of influential UK post-punk band The Fall, passed away this morning at home at the age of 60. His manager Pam Van Damned states, "A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at this sad time." The band ...


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Daily Roundups

Tuesday Music News

This year's Oscar nominations rolled out this morning and some very familiar names to KEXP are on the list. Indie-folk genius Sufjan Stevens is nominated in the Best Original Song category for one of the two songs he contributed to Luca Guadagnino's Call Me Be Your Name, "Mystery Of Love." Steven...


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Monday Music News

Over the weekend, on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, the National shared a politically-focused video for "Walk It Back," off of last year's Sleep Well Beast. Directed by Casey Reas, the video featues grainy footage of politicians, with Reas saying: "The video documents th...


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In Stores Now

In Stores Now 1/22

January is starting to pick-up the pace with a swath of thrilling releases from new and old favorite artists. Swedish Folk outfit First Aid Kit returns with their fourth LP, Ruins, which KEXP's Music Director Dan Yates calls the duo's "most accomplished album to date is a beautifully crafted set ...


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