Tag Archives: Andrew Bird

Monday News Roundup

The week begins with a sad morsel of news from this past weekend’s Glastonbury Festival, during which 56-year-old Christopher Shale, constituency aide to the British Prime Minister and leader of the West Oxfordshire Conservative Association, was found dead in a portable toilet. According to The Guardian, Shale’s body was discovered at 8:45 Sunday morning inRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Popular web radio station, WOXY, has suspended their live broadcasts due to financial woes. From their website: “Due to current economic realities and the lack of ongoing funding for WOXY’s operations, we’ve been forced to suspend our live broadcasts as of March 23rd. We’re continuing to explore options to keep The Future of Rock andRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Yep, James Mercer and Danger Mouse are making a band now. Not just recording tracks or whatever. But for realz. They even have a potentially impermanent name: Broken Bells! They might very well make the catchiest songs ever, I bet. Hey guys. Guys -- did you hear? Pavement is reuniting! But if a year isRead more...

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Live Review: The Decemberists with Andrew Bird and Blind Pilot @ Marymoor Park 7/17

review and photos by Chona Kasinger This past weekend, Redmond’s Marymoor Park hosted a weekend of great shows, including Friday’s gathering of folking indie rock favorites The Decemberists, Andrew Bird and Portland’s Blind Pilot, who got the party started promptly at 6PM, as people steadily streamed into the park, newly relieved of the miserable trafficRead more...

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Interview with Andrew Bird at SXSW

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KEXP Live in Austin during SXSW, Day 3: Andrew Bird

photos by Jim Bennett It appears Chicago‚Äôs whistle-happy troubadour can do no wrong. With each new album, Andrew Bird‘s sales grow as do tour venues. His latest album, Noble Beast, is at once his most abstract and accessible work to date. Lyrically, Bird utters some of the bigger mind benders in modern music atop someRead more...

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Out This Week 1/20

Animal Collective‘s new album cover deserves to be viewed larger than life. Just roll your eyes across this bad boy and feel the underwater movement the band tried to emulate in the recording of today’s release, Merriweather Post Pavilion (apparently, it was the lagoon at the outdoor venue in Maryland that inspired the concept). Freaky...Read more...

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