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Monday News Roundup

The times, they are a-changin': months ago, The New York Times quoted Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon as saying “We should not be gathering in a big room and looking at each other and pretending this is important,” in reference to the Grammy Awards (and Bon Iver’s four nominations). Then, the above promotional poster surfaced. NoRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Above is a trailer for the upcoming LCD Soundsystem documentary “Shut Up And Play The Hits.” Directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace, the film focuses on the band’s breakup in 2011, in particular the days leading up to their last shows at Madison Square Garden. If you couldn’t fly to New York and payRead more…

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Monday Music News

Rejoice, The Shins have released new material for the first time in four years. “Simple Song” is the debut single off of Port of Marrow which is due out March 20. James Mercer wrote and recorded most of the music while receiving help from some KEXP favorites Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and Eric JohnsonRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Those still on the fence with Radiohead‘s 2011 LP, The King of Limbs, will get the chance to listen to more tasty morsels with two new tracks from the band, “The Daily Mail” and “Staircase,” being released as a single on December 19th. The tracks can be previously heard on the band’s “From the Basement”Read more…

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Monday News Roundup

The Stone Roses sold 225,000 tickets within minutes of their announcement of an impending 2012 worldwide reunion tour, but apparently they couldn’t wait — the band appeared on stage at The Ritz, in their home town Manchester for a benefit concert for the victims of Hillsborough. Video of the performance, the band’s first in 15Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Bon Iver, Wilco, Death Cab For Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Cut Copy, Radiohead, Raphael Saadiq, The Decemberists, Los Amigos Invisibles, Fleet Foxes, Gillian Welch, Femi Kuti, Tinariwen, Daft Punk… you might not believe that this is a list of nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards if you didn’t check out the entire list yourself. Sure,Read more…

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Tuesday News Catchup

Conrad Murray, the doctor found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the death of Michael Jackson, has been served the maximum sentence of four years in prison and a denial of probation. Prosecutors are also seeking restitution fees from Murray, paid to Jackson’s three children. As the Associated Press reports, Judge Michael Pastor said, “Dr. MurrayRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Today marks the start of Fall Pledge Week here at KEXP, and we need your support! KEXP is entirely listener-supported, so it’s people like you who give us the ability to do what we do best – bring you exclusive live sessions, photos, videos, concert tickets, and much much more! Join us on the airRead more…

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Live Review: Bon Iver with Other Lives @ Paramount Theater 9/26

“Amazing,” “awe-inspiring,” “insanely good,” “godlike”… For many fans, it was barely hyperbole to deify Justin Vernon of Bon Iver after their show in Seattle on Monday night. Within the cathedral grandness of the Paramount Theater, the band played one of the most sonically rich and lyrically emotive performances that anyone there was likely to haveRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Three people are reportedly dead after the collapse of yet another festival music stage, this time at Belgium’s Pukkelpop Festival. Onstage were Smith Westerns, who tweeted “Stage collapsed max almost got crushed by the tress. I hope pukkelpop has insurance bc all our shit is broke.” and then, after realizing the extent of the damage,Read more…

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