Tag Archives: Chvrches

Live Video: CHVRCHES

It was one of the most highly-anticipated sessions of our Musicfest NW broadcast: Scottish electropop group CHVRCHES had been blowing up the music blogs for months, yet their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe hadn’t hit stores at the time. From the packed audience of the Doug Fir Lounge to our worldwide listeningRead more…

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Monday Music News

The Flaming Lips have plans to release a new EP based on the themes from the novel Ender’s Game. Originally, the group had signed on to write a song for the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s well-known book, but decided to extend the scope of the project to an album. The name of theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Recently, Chvrches was featured on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. While they were there, the Scottish trio turned out a very interesting cover of Whitney Houston‘s dance hit “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay.” She may not have the powerhouse vocals of Houston, but Lauren Mayberry’s ethereal innocence really takes this “cheating anthem” toRead more…

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Album Review: CHVRCHES – The Bones Of What You Believe

There’s not a ton to say about the last year of CHVRCHES‘ career that hasn’t already been said. Anyone who’s even occasionally read Stereogum or Pitchfork in the last six months probably knows the story by now: the Scottish trio of singer Lauren Mayberry and multi-instrumentalist Iain Cook, and Martin Doherty first posted a songRead more…

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Out This Week 9/24

Is today really the day you can get a free Nirvana tattoo? Why, yes it is. From noon to 6PM today at Seattle’s Silver Platters (and a couple of other places in the U.S.), you can get the squiggly Nirvana smiley face tattooed permanently on your body for free… well, for free if you pickRead more…

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Live at MFNW 2013, Day 1: CHVRCHES

We may not have understood it when angelic frontwoman Lauren Mayberry started speaking in Jawa to the eager crowd at the Doug Fir Lounge this morning, but the dreamy sounds of Scottish electro-pop band CHVRCHES transcends any language. In the last year, CHVRCHES win the award for biggest spontaneous combustion by a mile. After droppingRead more…

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Live at MFNW 2013: Day 1 begins!

The crowd is already forming as we set up for Day 1 of KEXP’s broadcast from Doug Fir during Musicfest NW. We’ve got a killer lineup today starting with the ever-charming Scottish electropop trio CHVRCHES, followed by the all-star group The Baseball Project, electrifying dance-punks !!!, and the arty Canadian electronic band Austra. Tune inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Starting today you can stream Chastity Belt’s new album No Regerts over at Pitchfork Advance and see what all the hubbub is about. Just be sure you know that it’s spelled correctly above — R E G E R T S — yes, no regerts to be found here. Possible actual magician Dustin Wong hasRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo has released an animated magical video for “Ohm” from Fade. In it, two kids try to figure out what exactly a “Yo La Tengo” is. Where one takes the mathematical route (is that Marlyin Manson and Macy Grey I see in that equation?), the other is pulled into a full-blown world whereRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

After selling out their first show (Dec. 12) at Key Arena in just 15 minutes, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis decided to add a second performance on December 11. That one sold out in two hours. The guys have so much love for their hometown that they’ve now added a third show, this one is setRead more…

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