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Capitol Hill Block Party 2016, Day 3: The Spider Ferns, Laura Gibson, CHVRCHES

The Spider Ferns: If Saturday at the Capitol Hill Block Party was defined by the mountain of local talent that filled the Cha Cha, Sunday could have been most notable for the amount of electronic music that occupied Neumos, including Seattle’s The Spider Ferns, whose blend of jittery and ghost-like elements proved to be anRead more…

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Monday Music News

Northwest artist/musician Geneviève Castrée lost her battle with pancreatic cancer this past Saturday. Castrée recorded music under the names Woelv and Ô Paon for local labels K, Marriage Records, and her spouse’s label, P.W. Elverum & Sun. She was an accomplished artist, releasing her debut graphic novel, Susceptible, in 2013 with Drawn & Quarterly. OverRead more…

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Thursday Music News

CHVRCHES and Death Cab for Cutie have recently hit the road together, and last night in Charleston, SC, frontwoman Lauren Mayberry joined the Seattle band on stage for “Brothers on a Hotel Bed,” a track from 2005’s Plans. Watch fan shot video of their collaboration below. We’ve also got fan shot footage of frontman BenRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last night, ahead of their Bonnaroo appearance, Pearl Jam made a surprise stop in Nashville to perform at Jack White‘s Third Man venue. They played an eight-song set and White even joined them onstage during their “Off the Earth” encore. No live video has surfaced…yet. But the performance was recorded direct-to-acetate and will be availableRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2016: Final Lineup Announce

Back in February, Capitol Hill Block Party teased its 2016 lineup with 25 great artists. Today, they released the full roster, featuring over 50 bands, adding such terrific acts as Washed Out, Woods, Emancipator, Laura Gibson, Pillar Point, DoNormaal, Prism Tats and many others. Being that it’s the festivals 20th anniversary (can you believe it?),Read more…

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Monday Music News

The legendary New Order share a clip today for the track “Singularity,” a single (no pun intended) from their Mute Records release Music Complete which came out last year. The video is comprised of footage from the 2015 documentary B-Movie: Lust & Sound In West-Berlin 1979-1989, including fast-paced cuts of riots, the Berlin wall, dancing,Read more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2016: Initial Lineup Announced!

Summer’s gonna be steamy! The initial lineup for this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party was announced this morning, and it’s hot! On Friday, July 22nd through Sunday, July 24th, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, celebrates the festival’s 20th anniversary! Says Jason Lajeunesse, Capitol Hill Block Party’s owner and producer: “Reaching a 20 yearRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Scottish electro-trio Chvrches hit The Late Late Show with James Corden for an energetic performance of “Clearest Blue,” a track from their sophomore full-length Every Open Eye. Watch below. Every Open Eye is out now via Glassnote. [Under the Radar]

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TV Eye: Week of 12/14

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, December 14th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Sleater-Kinney Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jeff Lynne’s ELORead more…

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Friday Music News

By Britta Plyler and Janice Headley Texas guitar great Leon Bridges has contributed a track to the upcoming Will Smith film, Concussion, a biographical thriller based on the life of Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist who took on the National Football League. For the soundtrack, Bridges contributes the soulful, dramatic single “So Long,” which youRead more…

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