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Thursday Music News

Chicago indie rock band The Sea and Cake have announced a new record and released its first single. Runner is out September 18 on Thrill Jockey Records, and the band will tour shortly after that. Their tour will include a stop in Seattle on November 3 at the Crocodile. The new single “Harps” is anRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In an interview with NME published earlier this year, Crystal Castles member and producer Ethan Kath guaranteed that despite a potential summer release date, the duo’s next album would without a doubt maintain their signature dark electro-goth style. “Every song we write is bleak,” sad Kath. “We don’t want anything else.” Although there are stillRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Metric have announced that they’ll be releasing their fifth full-length album, Synthetica, on June 12 via their own Metric Music International Label. The album will mark the Toronto band’s first release since 2009’s Fantasies. To reinvigorate your love for Emily Haines and company, check out this video of their 2009 acoustic performance of “Gold GunsRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

This week begins with a veritable hurricane of news or non-news for fans of the long-defunct dance-rock group The Stone Roses. Rumors of a band reunion began circulating Friday, when a mass of press invitations were sent out for a “special announcement” at a London hotel later in the week. When contacted, a PR representativeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 7 “Love Me Some Townes Van Zandt” Tribute @ The Tractor Tavern A tribute show for Townes Van Zandt featuring Starr Anna & Justin Davis, Rusty Willoughby, Kasey Anderson, Kevin Large, Shane Tutmarc, Gary Westlake, Peter Droge & Elaine Summers, to name a few. Here’s Townes: (8 pm, $12 adv/$15 dos, 21+)

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Thursday News Roundup

The Seattle music community, and far beyond that indeed, is at a loss as the life of Andy Kotowicz, Sub Pop’s Vice President of Sales and Director of Marketing, was tragically cut short by a car accident last week. In effort to support Andy’s wife, Jocelyn; his 3-year old daughter, Anna; and the rest ofRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

If you can’t get enough of Stephin Merritt, the Magnetic Fields, or Strange Powers, the documentary on the enigmatic musician that ran at the SIFF in June, then you’re in luck. Not only has bonus footage from Strange Powers been released, which will be included on the documentary’s DVD that is coming out next year,Read more…

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Saturday Afternoon Artist – Crystal Castles

This week’s artist featured on the show (Saturdays 3-6pm) is Toronto duo Crystal Castles. This group pushes the edge of edgy and once you let them in you’ve got some of the best dance songs on the planet. From their 2008 debut, the song “Crimewave” is undeniable.

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Oh, Messy Life: Three days of Coachella

Coachella Day One: Crystal Castles, Girl Talk, Morrissey, Paul McCartney, Genghis Tron I had flown back home from a school language trip to Sevilla, Espana two days before I left for Coachella. I spent the night in Indio before the show was supposed to begin and planned my route for the inevitably sweaty and funRead more…

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