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Wednesday Music News

With a name like King Tuff, you gotta deliver a bad-ass video, and the west coast garage-rocker does just that with his clip for “Black Moon Spell,” the title track from his new Sub Pop release. Directed by Jared Eberhardt, the video has it all: snakes, witches, beer. What more could you ask for? CheckRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Mother’s Day

We love our moms at KEXP! Whether it’s singing us to sleep, or taking us to our first shows, it’s often our mothers who provide us with our first real musical connection to the world. We’ve got some great memories of moms at the station, from Rachel Flotard of Visqueen, who dropped by KEXP withRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 1

Saturday’s Bumbershoot festivities got the 2013 season off to a great start. With the turnout highlight of the day going to rising Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, and with a three way tie for most dancing going to !!!, Charles Bradley, and Crystal Castles, the day was an eclectic bunch of gems. Being one of theRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 – Saturday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more…

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Live Review: Crystal Castles w/ Pictureplane @ Moore Theatre 4/30/13

Toronto rave gods Crystal Castles are known for their brutally intense live show. Alice Glass smokes nearly an entire pack of cigarettes on stage and makes some good progress on a bottle of Jack Daniels, while Ethan Kath barely looks up from his table, making sure that every pulsing bass drop shakes the building toRead more…

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Bumbershoot Announces 2013 Music Lineup!

Tonight, during the Prom Night with Allen Stone: The Official Bumbershoot 2013 Music Lineup Announcement at The Crocodile — you guessed it — the music acts of the Seattle summer festival were revealed. One of the most exciting acts? Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie performing Transatlanticism in its entirety. Other mainstage performers include MGMT,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great list of shows for you this week. On Monday night we start with Local Natives and Superhumanoids at Neptune Theatre, and then we’ve got a Fundraiser for Kris Orlowski & Band at Tractor Tavern with Allen Stone, John Roderick, Meagan Grandall, Wayfarer, Matty & Mike Gervais, Jacob James, Daniel Blue, andRead more…

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Friday Music News

The National have a whole lot of new stuff on their plate – the release of their sixth studio album, Trouble Will Find Me, a new documentary, and a MOMA exhibit – just to name a few. Last night, to promote all of these ventures, they went on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and debutedRead more…

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Monday Music News

After all the speculation last month about a Postal Service reunion, it looks like the whole thing has been confirmed by an update earlier today to the band’s website which revealed simply the image above with the band name and year. Ben Gibbard has been very clear that there is no likelihood of a newRead more…

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Thursday Music News

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How to destroy angels_, Trent Reznor‘s collaboration with his wife, Mariqueen Maandig, and Atticus Ross, announced this morning that their debut album is on its way. Welcome oblivion will be out March 5 on Columbia Records, Stereogum reports, but those are all the details we have for now. However, Reznor & Co. have shared theRead more…

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