Category Archives: Music News

Wednesday Music News

Northwest chanteuse Neko Case plans to reissue her 2006 album Fox Confessor Brings the Flood for Record Store Day. The re-release will be pressed on limited edition red vinyl by Anti- Records, and to celebrate, Case will perform a mini-tour in our corner of the country, including stops in Bellingham and Spokane. (No Seattle date…Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Tom Krell, better known as How to Dress Well. and newcomer TĀLĀ have collaborated on a new single as part of Pitchfork’s Songs From Scratch series, which gives artists only 24 hours to create and record a song. Below you can hear both artists’ versions of their track “The One.” [Pitchfork] Last week we sharedRead more…

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Monday Music News

The unstoppable Dan Boeckner is back with a new synthpop smash from his dance project Operators. Stream the single “Ecstasy In My House” below, out now via Last Gang Records. A full-length album will be out later this year. In the meanwhile, watch last year’s KEXP in-studio session here. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Richard David James, better known as, Aphex Twin is now streaming his entire new EP Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 on Spotify. Check out the playlist below. The album will be officially released on January 23. [Pitchfork]

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R.I.P. Ian Allen of Negativland

It was reported on Facebook yesterday, Ian Allen, longtime member of influential group Negativland, passed away on January 17th at the age of 56 following complications from a heart valve replacement surgery. The band’s founding member Mark Hosler writes: Ian was very active with Negativland from 1981 to about 1987, and his impact, inspiration, andRead more…

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Thursday Music News

If you weren’t one of the lucky few to get into Tuesday’s Death Cab for Cutie show, you can now watch videos of the legendary locals performing three new tracks below, via Revolt.tv. The not-so-secret show at The Crocodile sold out in 15 seconds, and was the band’s first public performance without founding member ChrisRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The Mountain Goats have announced a new release today: Beat the Champ, a concept album about pro-wrestling. In a press release, frontman John Darnielle writes, “It is, as any fan of the band will expect, a heartbreaking and heartreviving album about imperfect people described perfectly, with melodies that will stay with you for days.” ToRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleater-Kinney‘s highly anticipated, reunion album No Cities to Love is out today. The vinyl version features the bonus track “Heavy When I Need It.” It’s such a dynamic rock track that it’s hardly fair that there’s limited availability. Luckily you can listen to it below. [Stereogum] Heavy When I Need It by Sleater-Kinney on NoRead more…

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Monday Music News

While most Seattleites were glued to our television sets this weekend, local duo Shabazz Palaces went to Jack White‘s infamous Third Man headquarters to record a direct-to-acetate album in front of a live audience. Holy shit. A representative from Third Man said, “Very few records from last year got us as excited about the currentRead more…

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn trio Nude Beach have shared a bight, new song called “Been Waitin’” The song didn’t make it onto their recent LP 77, but thankfully they released it anyway. Also, Nude Beach will be performing in Seattle at Black Lodge on February 21. [CMJ]

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