Category Archives: Music News

Monday Music News

Northwest artist/musician Geneviève Castrée lost her battle with pancreatic cancer this past Saturday. Castrée recorded music under the names Woelv and Ô Paon for local labels K, Marriage Records, and her spouse’s label, P.W. Elverum & Sun. She was an accomplished artist, releasing her debut graphic novel, Susceptible, in 2013 with Drawn & Quarterly. OverRead more…

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Friday Music News

Have you ever wondered how to prove your undying loyalty to your favorite band? If the answer is year, The Kills have got you covered. Last month, the band asked fans for 15 participants to get tattoos of symbols inspired by each song for their album Ash & Ice. The call was easily answered andRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

If you missed its debut on The Morning Show on KEXP this morning, we have new music from the Pixies! Check out the single “Um Chagga Lagga” below, from their forthcoming full-length Head Carrier, out September 30th via Pixiesmusic/[PIAS]. It’ll be their first album with new bassist Paz Lenchantin (who you may remember from theirRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Last month, Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor released his sophomore solo-album Piano. During a set at Manchester’s Granada Studios, Taylor performed a few tracks off the album as well as a cover of Prince‘s rare track “Old Friends 4 Sale.” It’s a beautiful rendition of a relatively unknown piece. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Ms. Sharon Jones! is a new documentary that follows Sharon Jones (and her Dap-Kings) through 2013, the year she and the band released their amazing Give the People What They Want and when she was diagnosed with cancer. The film was directed by two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple and will premiere in Seattle on SeptemberRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The latest full-length from Boston-based artist Marissa Nadler is hauntingly beautiful, so it’s fitting she presents a video just as lovely. Watch the clip for “Janie in Love” below, directed and animated by Nadler herself. Stop-motion animation is shot in greyscale and layered with live action footage. The result is spooky and pretty, just likeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Holy shit. St. Vincent played a show last night at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, dressed as toilet. The evening also included performances from Father John Misty and Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Joan As Police Woman, and more, although none of them dressed as a sanitation fixture. Proceeds from the show are being donatedRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dev Hynes, a.k.a. Blood Orange, dropped his highly-anticipated album Freetown Sound late last night, a few days ahead of it’s scheduled release date. He also shared the self-directed video for “Augustine,” which features his singing in front of a painted flag of Sierra Leone (Freetown is its capitol.) Stream the album and watch the videoRead more…

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Monday Music News

Aesop Rock has your cure for the Monday blues: just watch the video for “Kirby,” an ode to cats and cat-parents everywhere off his latest The Impossible Kid. The video stars Dina, a spunky tortoiseshell kitten rescued from downtown LA, and a puppet-ized version of the west coast rapper (real name: Ian Matthias Bavitz). It’sRead more…

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Friday Music News

Radiohead have shared a new video inspired by their song “Identikit,” from their recently released album A Moon Shaped Pool. The short film was directed by Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos, watch below. [Pitchfork]

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