Tag Archives: Flaming Lips

Album Review: The Flaming Lips & Plastic Ono Band

It’s a Christmas miracle! When the holiday season had begun, the Flaming Lips established a new website dedicated entirely to streaming Lips related Christmas tunes 24 hours a day, from their spacious and haunting version of “Silent Night” to the remotely unheard-of Imagene Peise projects of 2007. It was a pleasant surprise to all FlamingRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Youssou N’Dour has always been a voice for his community, but the Grammy winning singer has decided to run for president of Senegal. Elections take place next month. Read the story here. Boise, Idaho’s Youth Lagoon released one of 2011′s most talked-about albums in The Year of Hibernation. One of the album’s most impactful songs,Read more...

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Monday News Roundup

Today marks the start of Fall Pledge Week here at KEXP, and we need your support! KEXP is entirely listener-supported, so it’s people like you who give us the ability to do what we do best - bring you exclusive live sessions, photos, videos, concert tickets, and much much more! Join us on the airRead more...

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Sasquatch! is coming!

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Northwest plays host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge in George, Washington. Founded by Adam Zacks, the festival has been bringing concertgoers a blend of big-name headliners and unsung all-star undercards since 2002. 2011 marks the festival’s 10th year, and the first ever expanded four-day lineup.Read more...

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Monday News Roundup

Bon Iver‘s highly anticipated follow-up to 2007′s acclaimed For Emma, Forever Ago is finally coming out via Jagjaguwar on June 21, and now it seems that the band is taking to the stage in support of the self-titled record. A short string of US tour dates have been announced, though sadly, it seems there areRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 4/21

Fleet Foxes have been pretty busy surrounding the imminent release of their anticipated sophomore album Helplessness Blues, but if you’re not too burnt out on related news, video has just been posted of a 17 year old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead‘s “Let Down” with Aaron Mannino. Watch:

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Monday News Roundup

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you may not have known that LCD Soundsystem played their final gig Saturday night at a sold-out Madison Square Garden. The three and a half-hour extravaganza included guest spots by Arcade Fire, Reggie Watts, Shit Robot, and The Juan MacLean, and covers ofRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

The album Gorrilaz recorded on an iPad that was scheduled to be released on Christmas has been released, because Christmas was the other day. It is called The Fall and you can stream the whole thing on Gorillaz’ website. It is available for download for Gorillaz fanclub members. Four-time Grammy nominee and R&B singer andRead more...

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

DJ Shadow is not only the precipice of a new album (due early in 2011), he’s about to take his beloved self on the road for the Live from the Shadowsphere tour. Fans in Seattle can squeal with glee as Shadow will be in town October 26th at The Showbox.

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Thursday News Threads

Apparently, Sub Pop will be releasing indie rawkers Wolf Parade‘s new record, titled “Expo 86,” in late June or early July. Catch them at the Showbox in Seattle July 26th or Terminal 5 in NYC on July 13th.

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