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Thursday Music News

New music from Courtney Barnett, Lykke Li, Yuno, and Hundred Waters plus Ben Gibbard performs live on Conan.


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Music News

Prince’s Estate Shares The Purple One’s Original Recording of “Nothing Compares 2 U” + Rehearsal Footage

This is the first time the original 1984 recording has been released. Not just that, but the estate has also released archival rehearsal footage of Prince & The Revolution.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Bunnydrums - PKD

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album PKD by Philly-based band Bunnydrums. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Quiet Friend

New York-based project Quiet Friend take us on a brilliant journey through inspiring sounds from their deep record collections, seamlessly touching upon avant-garde pieces, vibrant jazz, hypnotic ambient, dreamy psych-pop, blistering instrumental rock, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Laura Veirs Stays Vigilant on The Lookout

On her tenth full-length album, the Portland singer/songwriter explores issues of safety and security through the imagery and beauty of her songwriting.


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Daily Roundups

Wednesday Music News

New music from Father John Misty, Mazzy Star, Iceage, and Let's Eat Grandma and a new video from Moses Sumney.


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The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Nothing Compares 2 U: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Prince (Encore Airing)

On Thursday, April 19th, The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole will re-air our tribute to Prince on the two-year anniversary of his passing.


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KEXP Suggests Record Store Day

Your Guide to Record Store Day 2018 in Seattle

Record stores across the city are not only carrying RSD releases, but also offering other deals, in-store performances, and even donuts. Start planning your record hunt with this breakdown of events happening around town for RSD 2018.


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KEXP Premiere Record Store Day

Wussy Are 'Getting Better' on Their Record Store Day Covers EP (KEXP Premiere)

KEXP presents an exclusive stream of Wussy's Getting Better covers EP, out this Saturday for Record Store Day.


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Interviews Local Music Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2018: Noah Gundersen on Selections from White Noise Live From KEXP 90.3 FM

We caught up with Gundersen to learn more about his Record Store Day release, performing in the live room, and which records he's looking out for this Saturday. Oh, and there might be some mushrooms involved.


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Daily Roundups

Tuesday Music News

New music from Jim James and Deafheaven, a new Courtney Marie Andrews video, and a forthcoming Prince memoir.


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Daily Roundups

Monday Music News

Kendrick Lamar wins a Pulitzer Prize, Jack White performs on SNL, and new music from Okkervil River, Janelle Monae, and Black Moth Super Rainbow.


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