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Album Review: Hot Snakes - Jericho Sirens

San Diego post-hardcore outfit Hot Snakes return with their first album in 14 years, Jericho Sirens, out now via Sub Pop Records


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In Stores Now Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (3/9)

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 Young Fathers, David Byrne, Hot Snakes and more.


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Rewind Local Music Album Reviews

Choking on the Craving: The Thermals - More Parts Per Million at Fifteen

Fifteen years ago today, the Thermals released their bratty, cheaply-recorded, excellent debut album. The anxiety, lovesickness, and inexhaustible catchiness of More Parts Per Million make it a minor classic sometimes lost in the shuffle of great lo-fi rock albums.


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In Stores Now Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (3/2)

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 Lucy Dacus, Haley Heynderickx, The BreedersCamp Cope, and more.


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In Stores Now Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/23)

Each week 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 new releases from Moaning, Soccer Mommy, Brandi CarlileThunderpussy, and more.


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Rewind Album Reviews

Destiny Protect Me: Radiohead’s Pablo Honey Turns 25

Radiohead's debut might not be a fan favorite, but 25 years later it's a remarkable look back at the starting point of what would become an iconic act.


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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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Rewind Album Reviews

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

How Jeff Mangum’s seminal record became haunts us today and became part of the Internet conscious


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Album Review: Billy Bragg – Bridges Not Walls

When faced with the same global turmoil that has left so many people feeling unsettled and bewildered, Billy Bragg asked himself this question: “What’s a singer-songwriter to do when events keep challenging the way that we see the world?” His answer was to write, record, and release his musical r...


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Agitated Atmosphere Album Reviews

Agitated Atmosphere: Kelly Moran, Matt Christensen, Archeress

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmo...


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Agitated Atmosphere Album Reviews

Agitated Atmosphere: Joshua Abrams, Ringo Deathstarr, A. Spencer

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmo...


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Agitated Atmosphere Album Reviews

Agitated Atmosphere: Best of the Hoosier State

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmo...


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