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Thursday Music News

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First things first: South by Southwest has announced its initial line-up for 2013! The list, available at SXSW’s website, includes Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Akron/Family, Klaxons, and more. The festival will take place from March 8-17, and we’ll keep you updated as more acts are added to the roster. As we reported yesterday, Cat Power hasRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Although there were some other things going on last night, NME released an excerpt of a new interview with My Bloody Valentine frontman Kevin Shields where he revealed not only that the band’s long-gestating third LP is due by the end of 2012, but also that he’s prepping a subsequent EP of new material, andRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We finish out October with Halloween and a strong week of shows ahead, and we swing right into November with a ton of other great choices. Monday starts pretty damn string with Robyn Hitchcock and the Young Fresh Fellows at Triple Door, Dark Dark Dark, Emily Wells, and Eternal Fair at Crocodile, and  Nneka at Tractor Tavern. Some scaryRead more...

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Monday Music News

Ahead of the release of their forthcoming LP, Scottish quintet Frightened Rabbit are prepping to release an EP, entitled State Hospital, on September 25th through Canvasback/Atlantic. A week out from the official release, the band have put the whole thing up for streaming over at Soundcloud. The band will support the release with a handfulRead more...

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Out This Week 9/4

Labor Day week is bittersweet. It marks the end of Summer but also the oncoming onslaught of Fall releases, many anticipated and very likely be your favorites of the year. While the work week may be short, your shopping list of new albums is already growing by miles. Topping this week are new releases fromRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

After a long period away, Cat Power is set to return on September 3rd with the release of her newest album Sun, but she’ll also return to the stage a month later for a short North American tour, which begins in Miami on October 10th and includes a stop at Showbox SoDo on November 3rd.Read more...

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Monday Music News

More details about the forthcoming Cat Power album from singer-songwriter Chan Marshall were released today, along with the first song from the album, “Ruin.” The album, titled Sun, is scheduled for release on September 4th via Matador Records and is Marshall’s first full-length original album since her 2006 album The Greatest. Keeping consistent with theRead more...

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Video Roundup: Flag Day

237 years ago, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that adopted the flag of the United States on June 14. Today, we celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a video playlist all about flags. From flags Black to Wild, here are some songs we’ve flagged as part of a Flag Day soundtrack for ourRead more...

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Monday Music News

Each year, Yo La Tengo takes to Hoboken, New Jersey to perform a string of shows in celebration of the eight days of Hannukah. This year, the shows may be a bit less rocking than usual, as band member Ira Kaplan has mentioned he suffered a “pretty serious health scare” earlier this month, and willRead more...

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Live Review: Cat Power and J.Tillman @ City Arts Fest, 5th Avenue Theatre 10/23

Playing at the magnificent 5th Avenue Theatre in downtown Seattle, J. Tillman and Cat Power put on a splendid show full of heartfelt rock ballads. J. Tillman (first name Joshua) started off the night with a half-hour set of acoustic songs, many telling interesting stories similar to Fleet Foxes’ lyrics, of which he is currentlyRead more...

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