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Tuesday Music News

Yesterday was a sad day for Seattle Mariners fans, as Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the Yankees. In his personal response to these events, Ben Gibbard has written an upbeat yet melancholy tribute to the well-loved baseball player entitled “Ichiro’s Theme”. Listen to it below:

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Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more…

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Thursday News 6/11

Wanna feel old? The Smashing Pumpkins recently have been jamming with a 19 year old drummer named Mike Bryne, hanging out in the studio with the kid, and even working on demos with the Oregon youngster. An update on the Pumpkins website states” Billy has been working with young (19) Mike Byrne on demos. WordRead more…

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Out This Week 4/7

Score, indeed! Just check out this week’s unbelievable list of new releases, which includes the latest from Doves, Bob Mould, Telekinesis!, Crystal Antlers, Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, Bat for Lashes, Mexican Institute of Sound, The Veils, The Thermals, Neil Young, Gliss, Superchunk, Buraka Som Sistema, and a whole lot more! Among this slew ofRead more…

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Weird at My School: Dear Diary…

The week before last, I polished off Bill Drummond‘s excellent and hilarious memoir 45. Drummond managed the Teardrop Explodes and Echo & The Bunnymen, was one-half of the KLF, and found subsequent infamy as a art provocateur, author, etc. His rabid discourse on music in myriad forms inspired me to make a pact: I willRead more…

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