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Thursday News Threads

We are sorry to report that songwriter/frontman Alex Chilton, of Big Star and other bands, passed away yesterday in New Orleans at the age of 59. He began his career when he was just 16 years old as the lead singer of the Box Tops. They had a No. 1 hit with “The Letter” inRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The trend continues: Since the rise of the internet, the music world has rushed to recapture the glory of decades past. Now that we are moving into a new decade (which technically doesn’t begin until 2011, for the record), it seems the 90s are getting their chance at redemption. First the world swooned at theRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Seminal rock group the Pixies have announced their full schedule for their Doolittle tour. The band will be performing their classic album in its entirety with a few surprises along the way. The Seattle dates are November 11 and 12 at the Paramount Theater; be sure to check out our presale, which starts today atRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

The Lollapalooza lineup has been released and it looks like the headliner rumors were spot on. In addition to Depeche Mode, Tool and the original Jane’s Addiction, the fest is stacked with a decent mix of heavy hitters and up-and-coming acts. Though a few festival cancellations have caused panic in the music community, Coachella justRead more...

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Live Review: David Byrne, Benaroya Hall 2/18

photos by Kyle Johnson review by Jim Beckmann To the deafening applause that greeted him as soon as he stepped on stage, David Byrne told the sold-out crowd in the S. Mark Taper Auditorium at Benaroya Hall, “I got what I wanted. I’m going home now.” To be honest, he probably could have gotten awayRead more...

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