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Thursday News Threads

LCD Soundsystem are streaming their entire new album over at their website. This choice may or may not have been influenced by leaks of a bunch of tracks from This Is Happening, the highly anticipated third album from the band. It’s being released May 18th on DFA/Virgin Records. They’ll be playing Sasquatch May 30th andRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

The Flamings Lips are the kings of nontraditional marketing tactics and are no strangers to unique niche merchandise, but this new thing is pretty unexpected and awesome: a Silver Trembling Fetus Christmas tree ornament. The video below will provide you with all the details.

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Thursday News Threads

24-year-old drummer Ben Hills, of Seattle band The Shy Ones, passed away early yesterday morning from a fire on Capitol Hill. RIP, Benny. You will be missed. On a more uplifting note, legendary guitarist, songwriter and producer Steve Cropper, best known for his work with Stax Records, Booker T. & The MGs, and the BluesRead more…

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Thursday News Thread

On July 11, Marymoor Park will host the inaugural No Depression Festival. Along with bigger name acts like Iron & Wine, Gillian Welch and Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood, are KEXP favorites like Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Justin Townes Earle, and Jessica Lea Mayfield, as well as a Seattle roots “super group” including StarRead more…

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