Tag Archives: Blitzen Trapper

In Stores Now 11/6

A long-awaited U-Men 2-CD set has hit the streets. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the compilation “collects the complete 1984-89 recordings of this legendary Seattle band, whose pre-grunge sound was a feral, adventurous blend of pounding post-punk, raucous Sonics garage-rock, psychobilly and more.” Daphni — the dancefloor-focused project of Canadian producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Snaith (akaRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017: LCD Soundsystem Announced

Just announced: LCD Soundsystem has joined the 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup. The beloved New York City band will replace Frank Ocean as the headliner on Friday, May 26th, as he had to drop out due to production delays beyond his control. It’ll be LCD Soundsystem’s first return to Sasquatch! since 2010. They just releasedRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 16th: • KEXP New Home Benefit with Lucius, Navvi at Tractor Tavern // 21+ SOLD OUT! (more info) • Ride at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • Gardens & Villa, De Lux, Caargo at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs at El Corazon //Read more…

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Out This Week 10/5

Lots of great local releases this week, including the sophomore full-length from Seattle supergroup Childbirth, featuring members of Chastity Belt, TacocaT and Pony Time. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a strong set of snarky garage-punk with primal, grungy guitar lines and pounding rhythms accompanying Julia Shapiro’s sarcastic vocals and the band’s biting, often-hilariousRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Despite keeping busy with Dinosaur Jr and Sebadoh, Lou Barlow managed to find time to record a new solo album. The latest, Brace the Wave, hits stores September 4th via Joyful Noise. In a press release, Barlow explains, “Having moved back to Massachusetts (after 17 years in Los Angeles), I recorded Brace The Wave inRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Record Store Day (April 18), Blitzen Trapper are putting out a special live cover album of Neil Young’s 1972 classic Harvest. They’ve shared “Heart of Gold,” the first single off the clevery titled, Live Harvest. Listen below. [Stereogum]

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Out This Week 10/1

A while back, a producer, a DJ and an MC, each with solid careers of their own, formed a sort of hip hop supergroup to face against rising corporate interests in their fields. Like Gorillaz, Deltron 3030 was high-concept, semi-fictional, character driven project that blew the minds of music fans of all genres, and theirRead more…

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Friday Music News

Fans of the recently disbanded experimental duo The Books rejoice! The band recently announced plans to release A Dot In Time a box set spanning their entire career via Temporary Residence on July 24. A Dot In Time will include the band’s four albums, as well as 45 rare and unreleased tracks. The set willRead more…

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Pickathon 2012 Schedule Released!

Pickathon 2012 is only a little over a month away, but you can start planning your weekend right now! The schedule for the Portland, Oregon event was released this morning, and alongside the set times for all of its great acts, they’ve announced a slew of previously unannounced non-musical activities to make this year’s PickathonRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 2

Opening a main stage at a festival can be a daunting task, especially for a band that isn’t used to playing festivals. ” This is a little different than our basement,” noted singer Galen Disston, “but we’re really honored to be here.” Lucky for Pickwick, a legion of fans rushed to the front of theRead more…

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