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Live Review: Franz Ferdinand with Cate Le Bon at Showbox Sodo 4/24/14

From the downstroke of the show opener “Bullet” from their new record Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, Franz Ferdinand had Showbox Sodo off its feet. “Bullet” is an easy highlight off the band’s fourth LP, with its furious bass line and scream-along chorus concert ready at impact, and the first few rows are chalkRead more...

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Friday Music News

After the Superbowl, Prince made a hilarious cameo on the hit comedy New Girl where he offered Zooey Deschanel‘s character some sound relationship advice. The odd couple ended the episode performing a snip of a brand new collaboration and now, after weeks of waiting, you can hear the entire song. “FALLINLOVE2NITE” has all the makingsRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Yesterday, we shared that The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will be releasing their third album, Days of Abandon, on April 22nd, and today we’ve got the first single to share with you. The band are playing The Vera Project on May 3rd with Fear of Men. [Spin]

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Tuesday Music News

1965 saw the release of what’s become one of the most universally well-known songs of our time. Now, nearly half a century later, Bob Dylan has graced the world with an incredible, interactive video for “Like A Rolling Stone.” Featuring appearances by Drew Carey, Danny Brown, and the Pawn Stars, the video is set upRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

French dance producer Alan Braxe has created a stunning remix of Franz Ferdinand‘s single “Evil Eyes.” It’s a bit of a creepy track, but Braxe was able to make it a haunting dance groove. This should be an instant addition to everyone’s Halloween party playlist, somewhere between “Thriller” and “Monster Mash”. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

Arcade Fire has released the new interactive video for “Reflektor”. Like previous videos made with director┬áVincent Morisset, this one pulls you in by asking you to control the reflection and special effects. (Be warned: the video only works with Google Chrome, but is very much worth the effort.) The video centers on a woman whoRead more...

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Out This Week 8/27

We know you’re probably hoping to catch your breath, and rest your wallet, after last week‘s budget-busting list of new releases, but we can’t wait for you to hear the killer albums out this week. Topping the list are four albums already in KEXP’s heavy rotation, including the anticipated debut LP from AlunaGeorge, who’ve beenRead more...

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Monday Music News

Seattle’s Sub Pop icons Mudhoney have been making a lot of noise about playing atop one of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks this Thursday. Stay tuned for more information! [Mudhoney] Duo AlunaGeorge have another infectious pop track - “Bad Idea” from their up coming Body Music equally celebrates two pop music staples: non-word hooks (“Do-Ba-Do”) andRead more...

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Friday Music News

Iron & Wine, aka Sam Beam, has graced us with a brand new song written especially for the upcoming movie, The Lone Ranger. “Rattling Bone” has a rugged and laid-back style that fits a western like a pair of skin tight Levis. The films soundtrack will also feature tracks from Lucinda Williams, Iggy Pop, andRead more...

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Thursday Music News

There is no end to the incessant, bizzarre, and wonderful sonic/visual spectacular that is The Flaming Lips. Last night on Jimmy Fallon the band played a version of Bowie’s “Heroes” wearing capes, hoods, and -- in Wayne’s case -- hardly anything at all, except for a loincloth and a full-stage rat’s nest of shimmering electricRead more...

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