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New Music Reviews (4/20)

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 Lord HuronWar On Women, The Vaccines, and more.


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Album Review: Lord Huron Look To The Cosmos On Vide Noir

Lord Huron have always resided in a cinematic world. Their debut album Lonesome Dreams transported us into a Spaghetti Western, all sprawling Americana and vast horizons. Last year, the indie folk band’s cinematic sound met real cinema when their song “The Night We Met” was used pivotally and rep...


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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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New Music Reviews (4/13)

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 Kali UchisSay Sue Me, A Place To Bury Strangers, and more.


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Local Artist Spotlight Local Music Album Reviews

Local Artist Spotlight: Lusine

Along with more than 200 other acts, Lusine's singular brand of electronic music is coming to Upstream Music Fest on June 1-3. For this week's Local Artist Spotlight, we highlight what might be the best album of Jeff McIlwain's nearly two-decade-long career.


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New Music Reviews (4/13)

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 Kali UchisSay Sue Me, A Place To Bury Strangers, and more.


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Rewind Album Reviews

Eric’s Trip Turned Failed Romance into a Lo-Fi, Break-Up Masterpiece with Love Tara

We take a second look at Eric's Trip's debut Love Tara, the drama behind the LP, and why it remains a timeless classic as we celebrate Sub Pop's 30th anniversary.


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New Music Reviews (4/9)

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 Dr. OctagonThe Moondoggies, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and more.


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Album Review: A.A.L. (Against All Logic) - 2012 - 2017

Nicolas Jaar embraces house music and releases one of his best works yet under the A.A.L. (Against All Logic) moniker


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New Music Reviews (3/30)

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 Wye OakHop Along, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, and more.


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New Music Reviews (3/23)

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 Amen DunesFrankie Cosmos, Jack White, and more.


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Local Artist Spotlight Local Music Album Reviews

Local Artist Spotlight: Tiny Vipers

Ahead of Tiny Vipers performance at the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, this week's Local Artist Spotlight covers the Seattle artist's breathtaking foray into the avant-garde.


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