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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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Monday Music News

Cut Copy released their new single in the most novel way I’ve heard in a long time -- at Pitchfork, you could claim a vinyl copy of the single as long as you were one of the first 120 to arrive. The one-sided record was then cut and pressed before you, and engraved with theRead more...

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More photos from the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

We all knew going into the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee that it wasn’t going to be a day you might forget, like so many other street festivals and and fairs, which all tend to blend together after you’ve been to a few. Was it the more than memorable lineup, including J. Mascis, Father John Misty,Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary Mississippi blues guitarist T-Model Ford died yesterday. Though his exact date of birth is uncertain, “The Taildragger” spread his influence upon other blues artists new and old, including Seattle’s own GravelRoad, who recorded with him in his later years. The man, his music, his humor, and his uncompromising lifestyle (just hearing him yell “JackRead more...

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