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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week — Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Canada!

Today, July 1, is Canada Day, a celebration of all things Canadian. For those who need to brush up on their history, it was on this day in 1867 that saw the enactment of the British North America Act, which united the three British colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of CanadaRead more…

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Coachella 2011: Video

So, Coachella happened this weekend. Renowned as one of the biggest and best summer music festivals, this year’s took place this past weekend at Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California. But if you weren’t able to get down to the desert for the party, the fest had the courtesy to webcast some of the biggerRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Last week I mentioned how October was looking to be an amazing month for live performances in Seattle. Well… Tuesday, October 12th MANU CHAO @ The Paramount When people say that Manu Chao is a “world” musician, they don’t mean simply that he is from a country other than the US, or that his musicRead more…

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

Soul singer Solomon Burke died yesterday at age 70. In the first half of his career, Burke’s popularity apexed in the 60’s, and though he wasn’t quite as famous as some of those who came after him, he’s remembered as one who set the stage for other soulful singers like Isaac Hayes and Barry White.Read more…

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Thursday Music News Revelations

We showed you a few months ago the Kanye West track “Monster,” which featured Bon Iver (among a slew of other R&B and rap artists). Now the two are at it again with a leaked track title “Lost In The World.” The song uses a sample of Bon Iver’s “Woods” throughout the song. Here’s yourRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Those of you who desire your lullabies sang by a former professor with a magnificent beard will be happy to know that Kiss Each Other Clean, the newest album from Sam Beam a.k.a. Iron & Wine, is set for release in early 2011. Until then, your cat’s mane and purring will have to suffice.

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Sasquatch 2010: Saturday

Last year, I was invited at the last minute to attend the 2009 Sasquatch! Music Festival to help provide online coverage for KEXP. I’d never considered attending before, but ended up having such a great time that I knew even before this year’s lineup was announced that I’d want to go again. Fortunately, the opportunityRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The Jay Bennett Foundation launches on today along with the digital release of Kicking at the Perfumed Air, the album he completed at the time of his death. The download is free, but donations are accepted with proceeds benefiting the Jay Bennett Foundation and the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, both of which support music andRead more…

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Out This Week 5/4

A lot of super music out today! On Heaven Is Whenever, the Minneapolis power group The Hold Steady turn a more sonically diverse and dynamic though no less hard-hitting fifth album. Gone is mustachioed keyboardist Franz Nicolay, but here to stay are the clever lyrics of songwriter Craig Finn and the band’s epic sound. BrokenRead more…

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