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Wednesday Music News

Today’s Happy to Be Alive award goes to Born Ruffians for their new video of “Needle”. You probably don’t need more than the lyrics “I’m the same as everyone, spinning underneath the sun” and a couple bottles of rooftop champagne and piggy-back-rides to make the point. Oh, it’s only Wednesday morning? Well, the weekend willRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Dreamdecay, Summit Block Party, and The Ghost Ease!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see - from jazz at a coffee shop or theater, to a grunge show at a DIY space, to a major act at any one of our large venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new, maybe you heard oneRead more...

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Monday Music News

Starting today you can stream Chastity Belt’s new album No Regerts over at Pitchfork Advance and see what all the hubbub is about. Just be sure you know that it’s spelled correctly above -- R E G E R T S -- yes, no regerts to be found here. Possible actual magician Dustin Wong hasRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s La Luz will be releasing their LP It’s Alive on Hardly Art this fall - and today they’ve released “Big Big Blood”. “You’re like me, no where to be”, croons Shana Cleveland - the track is so delightful in how it mixes old school riffs with bad girl bossiness.  [Pitchfork]

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Capitol Hill Block Party Day 3: Ubu Roi, Odesza, Black Marble, Cults, and Jarv Dee!

Sunday at festivals is always entertaining - there are those festival goers who haven’t slept the whole time, there are those who just came for the “chill day,” and there are those who are so exhausted they no longer care about anything (“Who are the Flaming Lips?” I overheard). And of course, there are thoseRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: JK Pop!, Chemical Clock, Good Willsmith, Mega Bog, So Pitted, and Hotel Vignette!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see - from jazz sets at coffee shops and orchestras at theaters, to a grunge shows in DIY spaces and major touring acts at any of our larger venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new; maybe you heard oneRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Saturday w/ La Luz, YourYoungBody, Big Freedia, and Onuinu!

After wrapping up Saturday brunch Capitol Hill was again swarmed for the Capitol Hill Block Party. Luckily, the line-up was jam packed with great music. Taking full advantage of the easy-going mid-afternoon crowds that make early time slots so enjoyable for fans, we were able to get right in front for La Luz, whose crooningRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Friday w/ Danny Brown, Soft Metals, Dillon Francis, White Lung, and Bleached!

It’s that time of year again - when Pike and Pine become overrun with confusing fences, music ripples between buildings of people hanging out their windows, and festival goers run rampant down the shut down streets. The 2013 edition kicked off with the usual sort of festival confusions, that started with short lines and endedRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s Chastity Belt teamed up with Pony Time’s Stacy Peck and one local loveable couch to create a video for “Seattle Party” off their upcoming album No Regerts. Can you pick out all the Seattle locations in the video? And for those of you not from around the block, get a glimpse of our cityRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: White Night, Friend and Family, Zachary Cale, Meth Dad and Around The Block Party!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see - from jazz sets at coffee shops and orchestras at theaters, to a grunge shows in DIY spaces and major touring acts at any of our larger venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new; maybe you heard oneRead more...

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