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Tuesday Music News

Five years ago, Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch dropped God Help the Girl, an album of songs that he planned to use for a musical movie. Well the film, which stars Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) finally has the release date of September 5 in the US. Listen to Browning sing the film’s dreamy, titleRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

French rockers, Phoenix have shared the video for the newest cut off their recent Bankrupt! album. “Trying To Be Cool” really lives up to its title by featuring as many hip elements as possible. According to a press release, “the resulting video, chock full of sparklers, confetti canons, fake money, a Marilyn Monroe impersonator, motorcycles,Read more...

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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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Live Review: City Arts Festival... Belle & Sebastian @ Benaroya Hall and Gogol Bordello @ Showbox SoDo 10/20

Belle & Sebastian @ Benaroya Hall The lines to buy a six-dollar Heineken or a ten-dollar martini made it almost impossible to get through the lobby of Benaroya’s symphony hall. After a set of melodramatic and somewhat lethargic songs from Trashcan Sinatras with questionable lyrics (“people who fall in love / feel like I’m oneRead more...

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Live Review: Belle & Sebastian @ Benaroya Hall, City Arts Festival 10/20

Just from hanging around the lobby in Benaroya Hall before they allowed people in to take their seats, it wasn’t hard to tell that Belle & Sebastian’s performance on Wednesday was going to be a special one. It was one of the widest ranging crowds you could imagine, all eating finger foods, checking out merch,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more...

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Thursday News Potpourri

Conor Oberst returns to his beloved Bright Eyes project with a new song and video for “Coyote Song,” the first song announced from the benefit compilation Sound Strikes Song. The country inspired piano ballad tackles some big topics with ease that only Oberst can pull off.

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Monday News Mash-Up

Bradford Cox is a busy man. Not only did he recently bring his solo outfit Atlas Sound to Seattle via Bumbershoot with a fantastic performance, he has found time with his principle band, Deerhunter, to unveil the new video for “Helicopters,” from the band’s Halcyon Digest. You can view the video here.

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Thursday News Wonderland

Several independent music legends have been announced to showcasing their writing talents in next week’s issue of Five Dials, a free online literary journal. The issue will feature a poem from Ryan Adams, James Murphy from LCD Soundsystem will write a piece about his song “Losing My Edge,” and Kele Okereke from Bloc Party willRead more...

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