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Monday News Roundup

Radiohead has started to make headlines again this year, with the announcement of their appearance on a one-hour special edition of the popular comedy-satire series The Colbert Report. Colbert himself has said of the show, “I look forward to meeting the Radioheads and leveraging their anti-corporate indie cred to raise brand awareness for my sponsors.”Read more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Electronic Innovators” – Daft Punk

Each week KEXP Documentaries bring you a musical subject in the time it takes to play just one song.  For our current series “Electronic Innovators” we have teamed up with Seattle’s Decibel Festival and today’s episode on the legendary French electronic duo Daft Punk airs at 3pm on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole.

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Out This Week 12/7

What do I really want for the holidays? How about to listen to the early albums of Bob Dylan the way they were meant to be heard: in mono and on vinyl. It’ll just take a few gift cards — say from like ten of my closest friends — and thanks to the new boxRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Author, poet, musician Jim Carroll died on Friday at age 60. As chronicled in his autobiography The Basketball Diaries, Carroll’s outlaw lifestyle of poetry and drugs (and of course basketball) brought him into circles that included Andy Warhol, Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe and other counter-culture icons of the 70’s. In fact, it was Smith whoRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

John “Marmaduke” Dawson, lead singer and principle songwriter for 60s country rock gods The New Riders of the Purple Sage, passed away of stomach cancer Thursday. He was 64. The likes of Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, and Ryan Adams can attribute their early sound to the blend of hippie counterculture and Nashville country cool bredRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Jack White continues to give his ghastly white middle finger to leisure time. In a recent interview with Music Radar, White states on the record that The White Stripes will not be breaking up and that a new album should be on the way next year. In case you can’t wait that long, Jack hasRead more…

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