Tag Archives: Big Boi

Wednesday Music News

So I had literally just walked from CHVRCHES set at Sasquatch and opened my computer to write about said set when I found out that they had just released “Guns” - an amazingly good track that basically runs pop-synth circles around most other pop that’s been released this summer. “Did you feel so clever?” MayberryRead more...

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Out This Week 12/11

There are always one or two potentially great albums that get snuck in at the eleventh hour (or twelfth month), just as music critics and fans are putting together their year end lists. (Did you vote for yours yet, by the way?) Our Music Director, Don Yates, couldn’t wait to hear the new Big BoiRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have announced their new album is titled Fade and will be released by Matador on January 15. It’s their first since 2009′s Popular Songs. Check out their website for the full track list or to pre-order the album. “Stupid Things” from September’s Stupid Things EP will be on the album, albeit in a different form. In the wake ofRead more...

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Friday Music News

The first video from Trash Talk’s forthcoming album 119 album was released today and is pretty much exactly what you would expect from a hardcore group signed to Odd Future’s record label. Directed by none other than Tyler, The Creator, the video for “F.E.N.B.,” which stands for “Forwards Ever Backwards Never,” features a lot ofRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Death Cab for Cutie front man Ben Gibbard is the latest target of the Westboro Baptist Church, a noted hate group who plans to protest an upcoming Death Cab show in Kansas. Gibbard recently got involved with Music for Marriage Equality, appearing in a video expressing his support for Referendum 74, which if upheld wouldRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seven months after the release of the Headcage EP, electronic avant-pop producer Matthew Dear will release Beams, his first full-length in two years. Arriving in August 28 (August 27 internationally) on Ghostly International, the album features the title track from Headcage alongside 10 new cuts. The opening track, “Her Fantasy,” will be released as a single on June 5, but it’sRead more...

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more...

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Monday Music News

Just a few weeks ago, a stage collapsed during Cheap Trick’s set at the Ottawa Bluesfest, leaving only five people injured in what could have been a much larger disaster. This past weekend, another near miss occurred as The Flaming Lips‘ background video wall fell during a heavy storm in Tulsa, OK, where the BradyRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Some concerning news starts off this week’s roundup as Jenny Conlee, the lovely Decemberists’ mulit-instrumentalist, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Thankfully, the cancer was caught early and the “prognosis is very very good for a full recovery.” As per Jenny’s request, no tour dates will be canceled, but the band will certainly be playingRead 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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