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Album Reviews: Car Seat Headrest -- Twin Fantasy

For their third album for Matador Records, Car Seat Headrest revise their 2011 opus. In doing so, they transform what was already an ambitious, weighty album into an emotionally exhausting masterpiece.


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New Music Reviews (2/12)

KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for the Kendrick Lamar curated Black Panther soundtrack, Superchunk, MGMT, and more!


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Ghosts and Holy Spectacles: In The Aeroplane Over The Sea at 20

Reflecting on Neutral Milk Hotel's seminal album and the living ghost stories it conjures


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New Music Reviews (2/2)

KEXP Music Director Don Yates and DJ Alex Ruder share reviews of new and upcoming releases from Hookworms, Rhye, Field Music, Groundislava, and more!


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New Music Reviews (1/29)

KEXP Music Director and DJ share reviews of new and upcoming releases.


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Local Music Live Reviews

Live Review: Three Nights with Pedro The Lion at The Tractor Tavern 12/20-22

The harsh cold air bites at my hands as I walk toward the Tractor Tavern to see Pedro The Lion play their first Seattle show in 11 years. The harshness of freezing breeze turns my thoughts to Pedro The Lion's "The Longest Winter." "In time memories fade, senses numb," the young David Bazan sings ...


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Live Review: Pixies and The Orwells at the Paramount Theatre 12/3

Pixies had little to say, but lots to play at the Paramount Theatre on Sunday, December 3. The alt-rock pioneers, who formed in Boston in 1986, blazed through a 33 song set in just over an hour and a half, speaking a grand total of two words to the crowd between songs. Fans didn’t seem to care ab...


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Live Review: Hamilton Leithauser and Courtney Marie Andrews at the Neptune Theatre 10/21

Five songs into Hamilton Leithauser’s headlining set at the Neptune Theatre last week, a man got down on one knee and proposed to his sweetheart. The news didn’t reach the stage until after the former frontman for The Walkmen howled the last refrain of “A 1000 Times,” from his latest studio LP, I...


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