Tag Archives: Ariel Pink

Decibel Festival presents Ariel Pink and Friends

Everyone on the lineup for Decibel Festival makes sense – there are a lot of dance friendly electronica or ambient beauties. But Ariel Pink? That totally stopped me. But the more I think about it, the more it makes perfect sense. While you might not immediately classify the continually odd Ariel Pink as electronic, hisRead more…

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Friday Music News

Phil Everum’s Mount Eerie project has already released one album this year (May’s Clear Moon), but he’ll keep this momentum going well into the latter half of the year with the release of a second LP and an extensive tour. The album, Ocean Roar, is due on September 4th through P.W. Elverum & Sun, LtdRead more…

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Decibel Festival Reveals 2012 Lineup

Decibel Festival founder/curator Sean Patrick Horton stopped by KEXP’s Morning Show today with some big news: the full lineup of this year’s Decibel Festival! In its ninth iteration, the festival will run from September 26-30 and feature what Horton calls its “most adventurous and complete lineup to date,” including performances from Orbital, The Cannabinoids featuringRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Ariel Pink scared the Internet last week by saying that he broke up Haunted Graffiti. But his publicist has responded by saying there is no truth in the statement and the current incarnation of Haunted Graffiti will indeed tour with Pink in support of the new album Mature Themes. Speaking of which, Pink released theRead more…

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Decibel Festival 2012 Lineup Revealed (well, half of it anyway)

Decibel Festival founder, president, and curator Sean Horton stopped by The Morning Show to reveal the first half of the 2012 lineup first to KEXP listeners. Seattle is beyond fortunate to feature one of the world’s preeminent festivals of electronic music, running September 26-30, and based on this early look at this year’s lineup (60Read more…

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Monday News Roundup

Last week, New Order announced two charity benefit shows for band friend Michael Schamberg, who produced a number of the band’s early videos. The band also noted the absence of their long-suffering bassist Peter Hook, an exclusion that Hook has responded to with liberal use of caps lock and a self-comparison to Freddie Mercury. CheckRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

New generational Yacht Rockers Vampire Weekend are the target of Contra cover model, Kristen Kennis. Kennis is suing the band for $2 million claiming the photography release form signature using her name was forged.

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Monday News Mash-Up

The 3rd Annual Record Store Day is looming around the corner (April 17th!) and wouldn’t you know the list of participants and goodies is beginning to unfurl. Factory 25 will be releasing the first two LPs from its History of Chicago Punk series featuring DA and Tutu & The Pirates. Throw a 12-inch single fromRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Portland pop-punkers The Thermals, who are performing during KEXP’s 7th Annual Yule Benefit on December 12th, are already revealing the news that their as-yet-finished fifth album will be released September 7th, 2010. That should give the band a bountiful cushion while keeping fans on pins and needles.

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