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Wednesday Music News

Feist took home the 2012 Polaris Music Prize for Best Canadian Album on Monday night, beating out Grimes, Japandroids, and Kathleen Edwards. Feist, who described winning as “getting the Valentine from the right boy”, had previously been nominated for 2007′s The Reminder and twice as a member of Broken Social Scene. Along with bragging rights,Read more...

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Monday Music News

Ahead of the release of their forthcoming LP, Scottish quintet Frightened Rabbit are prepping to release an EP, entitled State Hospital, on September 25th through Canvasback/Atlantic. A week out from the official release, the band have put the whole thing up for streaming over at Soundcloud. The band will support the release with a handfulRead more...

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Out This Week 9/11

It’s a mind-blowing list of new releases on perhaps the biggest release date of the year, so let’s get started. You’re going to need all the time you can get to pick these up. First up, the long-awaited second album by The xx is potentially KEXP listeners’ album of the year. While it’s but oneRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Perhaps one of the year’s most anticipated releases, Coexist, the sophomore effort from the xx, is now streaming at NPR as part of the First Listen series ahead of its September 11th release date. The band played a sold-out show at the Showbox at the Market in July, and will return to Seattle to playRead more...

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Monday Music News

The inaugural episode of Animal Collective’s radio program aired last night, and those who tuned in were treated to not one, but three new AnCo-related tracks. The Baltimore band premiered “Today’s Supernatural”, the first single from their forthcoming album Centipede Hz, but also featured in the Panda Bear-curated mix were two new Panda Bear instrumentals,Read more...

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2012 Heineken City Arts Fest Announces Initial Lineup!

The initial lineup for the 2012 Heineken City Arts Fest has been announced, and it’s packed with a diverse range of acts that will be sure to fill up the numerous venues taking part in this year’s activities. Alongside the already announced headlining show from David Byrne and St. Vincent, the festival will host performancesRead more...

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The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl

For the diehard music geek, a towering stack of vinyl can evoke all kinds of emotions, from the excitement of discovering a promising stash at a garage sale to the dread of all the heavy lifting required when it comes time to move. The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, which opened at the Henry ArtRead more...

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Album Review: Jherek Bischoff – Composed

Seattle composer Jherek Bischoff has quite an impressive list of accomplishments on his musical CV. A full-time member of the local experimental band The Dead Science, Bischoff has toured with Xiu Xiu, been a producer and arranger for Jason Webley and The Paranthetical Girls, worked with the likes of Los Campesinos and Past Lives, putRead more...

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Friday Music News

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been mostly quiet since the legendary alternative rock pioneers disbanded last year, but he’s broken that silence in a loud way this morning. “10 Million BC”, the first taste of his forthcoming solo album, was premiered this morning, and it sounds like nothing Buck has ever done, R.E.M. orRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Best Coast have finally created a video to go along with the title track single off their new album The Only Place. The song itself is an unapologetic love poem written to California, so naturally, the video is only more so. Bethany Consentino and Bob Bruno will melt your hearts on the beach, in theRead more...

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