Tag Archives: Frank Ocean

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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Monday Music News

Neil Young’s annual acoustic-only Bridge School Benefit shows always boast some incredible lineups, and this year looks to be just as memorable for both its talent-stacked bill and the curveballs that Uncle Neil has brought on board. Joining Neil Young and Crazy Horse next month are Jack White, The Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., LucindaRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

A little over a week after the release of their third LP A Fragrant World, Yeasayer has put out a video for the album’s track “Longevity.” Watch lead singer Chris Keating age quickly throughout the course of the song before devolving completely into an eyeless skeleton (highly reminiscent of Gus Fring’s final moments) in theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Canadian duo Japandroids have already had a banner summer of 2012 touring behind their second album Celebration Rock, and they’ll be taking their stage-dive friendly live show across the world for the rest of the year too. After traveling across Europe for two months, they’ll be returning to the United States in November (with aRead more…

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Album Review: Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

In an interview with The Quietus last fall, Frank Ocean stated his belief that genres were outdated. His reasoning behind this was that so many types of music have crossbred at this point, so there’s no need to pigeonhole an artist’s work, and because of this belief, he considers himself a singer/songwriter rather than R&BRead more…

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Out This Week 7/17

Although many Seattleites may have this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party on their minds, there’s a flurry of new music this week to keep your ears busy until this weekend. Easily the week’s highest profile release, Frank Ocean‘s Channel Orange is turning out to be one of the frontrunners for 2012’s Album of the Year.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A great week of shows ahead. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got the first two night with Codeine at the Triple Door, On Tuesday The Young Evils play a free in-store show at Easy Street Records in Queen Anne, while James Hunter and Jesse Dee settle in for the first of two nights at Jazz Alley.Read 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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Friday Music News

Following some festival appearances and a locomotive-powered tour with Skrillex and Diplo, Grimes will be embarking on her own tour with Myths and Elite Gymnastics. On the appropriately titled The Mythical Gymnastics Tour, she’ll spend most of September and October trekking through North America, including a stop at Doug Fir Lounge in Portland on OctoberRead more…

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Friday Music News

Sad to be missing Coachella this year?  YouTube is streaming a large chunk of the 2012 music festival this weekend.   Highlights for Friday’s YouTube schedule include The Black Keys, Neon Indian, Grouplove, Yuck, Pulp, Frank Ocean, Explosions in the Sky, and M83.  A full schedule can be found here. In other Black Keys news, oneRead more…

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