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Thursday Music News

Fresh of their 2012 release Reign of Terror, ear splitting power-pop outfit Sleigh Bells have teamed up with the fast fingered hip hop producer AraabMuzik for a fall U.S. tour. In their very first tweet ever (one tweet, over 36,000 followers…), Sleigh Bells predicts “It’s gonna be dope.” We concur. Kill Rock Stars has hasRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Death Cab for Cutie front man Ben Gibbard is the latest target of the Westboro Baptist Church, a noted hate group who plans to protest an upcoming Death Cab show in Kansas. Gibbard recently got involved with Music for Marriage Equality, appearing in a video expressing his support for Referendum 74, which if upheld wouldRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more…

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Live Preview: Devo

More than three decades after the release of their visionary debut Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo, Devo is back on tour, with a stop in Seattle tonight at The Moore Theatre, to promote their June 2010 full-length Something for Everybody.

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, March 15 GIRL TALK @ Showbox SoDo My first experience with Girl Talk came unexpectedly at a music festival a few years ago. At the time, my friends and I weren’t terribly familiar with Girl Talk – who he was, what he did, or what kind of following he had – and we wereRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

The former fashion designer turned Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died today at 64 after a long battle with cancer. Best known for his theatrical exploits of the Sex Pistols, McLaren also represented the New York Dolls and over the course of his life, was an author, producer, reality TV star, and a musician inRead more…

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Thursday News Threads 6/18

If you hadn’t heard already, Bob Bogle, lead guitarist of The Ventures and master of the whammy bar, died this past weekend in Tacoma. He was 75. Bogle started The Ventures in Tacoma in 1958 with fellow masonry worker Don Wilson. The group was well known for their theme to the show Hawaii Five-O andRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Pixies are back together for another reunion. This time, however, it looks to be just a one-show shot: June 14th at the annual UK extravaganza Isle of Wight Festival. Speaking of Frank Black and Kim Deal: You may recall Frank manned the boards for the new Art Brut album, Art Brut vs. Satan, due inRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Chicago-based music journalist and Wilco-head Greg Kot, broke the story Friday afternoon that Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode, and The Beastie Boys would be headlining the 2009 edition of Lollapalooza, set for August 7-9 in Chicago’s Grant Park. The bands and event representatives have yet to confirm or deny the story, so likely they’re just upsetRead more…

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