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Wednesday Music News

Mary Timony is back with a new project, Ex Hex, whose debut album is appropriately titled Rips, ’cause this does. The former Helium frontwoman/Wild Flag guitarist brings her trademark shred to the single “Don’t Wanna Lose.” Rips comes out 10/7 on Merge Records. [Stereogum]

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Decibel Festival 2012: Ariel Pink and Friends @ Crocodile

Ariel Pink, Dam-Funk and BODYGUARD and may have been the most brilliant booking of the weekend. The three acts couldn’t be more different. BODYGUARD blends dark electronic with traditional African instruments. Dam-Funk mixes funk, soul, and (as we saw ) punk into a whirlwind of sultry sound. And Ariel Pink? Well… he’s Ariel Pink. ButRead more…

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Decibel Festival presents Ariel Pink and Friends

Everyone on the lineup for Decibel Festival makes sense – there are a lot of dance friendly electronica or ambient beauties. But Ariel Pink? That totally stopped me. But the more I think about it, the more it makes perfect sense. While you might not immediately classify the continually odd Ariel Pink as electronic, hisRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we keep everyone entertained and busy. The week starts with Tegan & Sara at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, and then with Rose’s Pawn Shop, Tumbleweed, and Wanderers at Tractor Tavern on Tuesday night. Then, things get crazy with 5 straight days of Decibel Festival. This is Seattle’s Annual festival of electronic music, performance, visual art andRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Having dubbed August “Elliott Smith Month,” Kill Rock Stars is celebrating what would have been Elliott Smith’s 43rd birthday by releasing a series of rare tracks from the singer-songwriter’s recording sessions with the label. The first release is an alternative take of “Alameda” off his 1997 album Either/Or. In addition to the unreleased tracks, KRSRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party: Day 3

by Ian Robinson and Jacob Webb Dam-Funk – 2:15 – Main Stage It’s a shame that Dam-Funk, the champion of modern west-coast electro-funk, had to get caught in traffic and was forced to shorten his set, but it’s not at all surprising how smoothly he handled it. Getting started close to half-an-hour after his setRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2011: Bumbershoot After Dark

This year marked the debut of Bumbershoot After Dark, an after hours event held from 10 pm to 4 am on Saturday and Sunday nights in the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center. Curated and co-produced by Decibel (the organizers of Decibel Festival), it featured sets from seven different DJ acts (one being a duo) acrossRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 7 FRAZEY FORD with Tony Fulgham @ The Tractor Tavern Frazey Ford is best known as a member of Vancouver folk trio The Be Good Tanyas. The sultry-sounding songbird from released her solo debut Obadiah in July and it’s full of her velvety vocals and tender but impassioned songwriting. “Blue Streak Mama” inRead more…

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