Tag Archives: Christopher Owens

Live Video: Christopher Owens

Christopher Owens is in love with himself. Chrissybaby Forever, his third solo album, finds the former Girls frontman getting back to basics by writing and recording almost entirely alone. Aided by engineer J.J. Wiesler, Owens performed all instruments, only calling in a few friends for backups. As ever, his lyrics are blatantly confessional, but theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 29th: • Iceage, SSDD at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Orgone, The Nth Power at Nectar Lounge // 21+ (more info)

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Monday Music News

Over the weekend, Grimes shared on Twitter that her highly-anticipated follow-up to 2012’s Visions will be out this October. She tweets the next release was recorded with “real instruments…very different from anything” and “every track is super different.” Reflect on her early days with this 2012 KEXP session in the meantime. [Consequence of Sound]

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Live Video: Christopher Owens

Christopher Owens makes for one of the most interesting characters on the indie scene. His band former band, Girls, garnered mass critical acclaim in the late aughts, with a bright, unique rock sound and Owens’ brilliant albeit dark assessment of the modern context of youth and progression in the city he lived in. Then, aRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

YACHT‘s latest EP Where Does the Disco? drops today. Previously, they’ve shared a few of the album’s tracks and now we have the closing number. “Terminal Beach” describes a technological wasteland and serves as a shoutout to the band’s favorite science fiction writer J. G. Ballard. [Stereogum]

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Out This Week 9/29

As we mentioned in today’s Music News round-up, Prince has returned with not one, but two new albums this week: a solo album titled Art Official Age, and one with his band 3rdEyeGirl called PlectrumElectrum. Famed Scottish indiepop duo The Vaselines also return today with the album V For Vaselines. KEXP Music Director Don YatesRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With hardcore Northwesterner’s now back from a cold but successful weekend at Treefort Music Fest in Boise, we have a whole week of great new shows to warm you back in Seattle. On Monday night, we welcome Iris DeMent at The Triple Door, and then on Tuesday we have an exciting night out with Duff McKagan’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Divine Fits, a super-group of sorts featuring Britt Daniel from Spoon, New Bomb Turk’s Sam Brown, and Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner, played their first show together in Austin last year before going on to release one of the best LPs of 2012 with A Thing Called Divine Fits. The came full circle last night byRead more…

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Album Review: Christopher Owens – Lysandre

Christopher Owens took us all by surprise last year when he randomly announced that he was leaving his own band, Girls. Girls started back in 2007 with Owens and Chet JR White, but they really got off the ground and running in the last couple years with 2009’s very popular Album and 2011’s pitch perfectRead more…

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Out This Week 1/15

Things are picking up! In the world of new releases, that is. 2013 has fully arrived, and as you head back to work, school or whatever your day-to-day, it’s time to put record shopping back into your regular routine. The shelves of your favorite record shops are now being lined with anticipated new LPs, likeRead more…

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