Music

Deceptive Cadence
6:03 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Fifty Years Of Steve Reich's 'It's Gonna Rain'

Steve Reich, with a phase-shifting pulse gate, photographed in New York in 1969.
Nonesuch

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Music News
4:07 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Punch Brothers May Look Like A Bluegrass Band But Their Sound Is Unique

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Music Interviews
2:10 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

George Ezra: Listen To This Man, He'll Make You Swoon

"If this is the only album I get to release, so be it," George Ezra says. "I've had the best time."
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 5:45 pm

George Ezra has a voice that can float high and delicate, but it can also wade deep. At 18, he was discovered via YouTube; now, at 21, he's released a debut album that's No. 1 in England.

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Music
1:42 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Inside the KSUT Music Blend

KSUT's music collection includes tens of thousands of CDs, and more than 30,000 songs on our computer system.

A station tradition and listener favorite for more than 30 years. The Blend is a complimentary mix of rock, Americana, bluegrass, blues, Native American, world, and R&B. You'll hear old favorites, lost classics, and emerging artists; all woven together by the thread of great songwriting and hand-chosen by KSUT DJs.

 

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The Record
11:09 am
Mon January 26, 2015

From Prog-Rock Pioneer To Kitsch King: Remembering Demis Roussos

International pop star Demis Roussos hams it up for the camera at the Cannes Film Festival in May 1975. Roussos died in Athens Sunday at age 68.
Ralph Gatti AFP/Getty Images

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World Cafe
10:46 am
Mon January 26, 2015

World Cafe Next: Viet Cong

Viet Cong.
David Waldman Courtesy of the artist

This week's World Cafe: Next artist, Calgary's Viet Cong, released its full-length debut last week. It's not so much a dark record as a harsh one: This is a guitar-intensive rock band whose songs stretch out with some sturm and drang, while still finding ways to get under your skin. Hear and download two songs from Viet Cong on this page.

Favorite Sessions
9:33 am
Mon January 26, 2015

KEXP Presents: Meatbodies

Meatbodies, performing live in the KEXP studio.
Matthew B. Thompson KEXP

Chad Ubovich has backed Mikal Cronin on tour and plays with Ty Segall in Fuzz. In the garage-rock band Meatbodies, the Californian lifts riff-heavy songs from sludgy depths into a woozy, psychedelic headspace. "Meatbodies," from the group's self-titled debut, is driven by intertwining guitar lines, thick basslines and pummeling beats.

SET LIST

  • "Mountain"

Watch Meatbodies' entire performance on KEXP's YouTube channel.

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All Songs TV
9:03 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Girlpool, 'Chinatown'

Girlpool.
Alice Baxley Courtesy of the artist

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All Songs TV
6:03 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Andrew Combs, 'Nothing To Lose'

Andrew Combs.
Courtesy of the artist

For any young artist, an important leap happens when influences are absorbed and the act of mining the past transforms into something personal. That's what happens on All These Dreams, the second album from the singer-songwriter Andrew Combs, to be released in the U.S. in early March.

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Songs We Love
6:03 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders, 'To Keep And To Be Kept'

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders' new album, Playmates, comes out in the U.S. on Feb. 24.
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The Australian band Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders has quietly released a handful of albums, the latest of which is titled Playmates; it's due out in the U.S. on Feb. 24.

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