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Rabbit In Your Headlights: A KEXP Easter Video Roundup

Easter is right around the corner, this Sunday, March 27th. Though widely regarded as a Christian holiday, it’ll come as no surprise that the pagans have their hand in this holiday’s traditions, too. Apparently in medieval times, rabbits were thought to be hermaphrodites who could reproduce without loss of virginity… kinda like the Virgin Mary,Read more…

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Live Video: Christopher Owens

Christopher Owens makes for one of the most interesting characters on the indie scene. His band former band, Girls, garnered mass critical acclaim in the late aughts, with a bright, unique rock sound and Owens’ brilliant albeit dark assessment of the modern context of youth and progression in the city he lived in. Then, aRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Weedster!

In a bizarre act of serendipity, Easter falls on April 20th this year, or, uh, “4/20“. So, be careful what kind of “Easter grass” you use to line your baskets, and your kids might have to battle some adults in the Easter candy aisle. In fact, plenty of different treats will be, um, “baked” thisRead more…

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Album Review: Christopher Owens – Lysandre

Christopher Owens took us all by surprise last year when he randomly announced that he was leaving his own band, Girls. Girls started back in 2007 with Owens and Chet JR White, but they really got off the ground and running in the last couple years with 2009’s very popular Album and 2011’s pitch perfectRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last week the straight outta the mosh pit quartet The Men released the first song from their upcoming album New Moon – “Electric” carries on their direct and loud, but sincere and present, approach to punk. If anything can remind us what it’s like to sweat gallons at a show and wash it all downRead more…

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Thursday Music News

photo by Renata Steiner

As we announced yesterday, Yo La Tengo will return with a new album, Fade, on January 15. This morning, the band released a video for a new track called “Before We Run,” directed by Georgia Hubley’s sister Emily. The animated video, which runs for over six minutes, features the same tree that graces the album’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

photo credit: Morgen Schuler

After collaborating with Mirah and touring with BOBBY, Thao Nguyen has finally released new material with The Get Down Stay Down. The band debuted a slow-rolling new track called “Holy Roller” on their website today and announced that their new LP, We the Common, will be available on February 5.  The Lumineers delivered a lively performance of theirRead more…

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Monday Music News

Via his Twitter account, Girls singer/guitarist Christopher Owens announced this morning that he was leaving the band he co-founded in 2007 due to personal reasons. He stated that his departure “may come as a surprise to many” and that “my decision was not easy to make. I need to do this in order to progress.”Read more…

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Monday Music News

For those mourning the death of Whitney Houston, here is Girls covering “I Will Always Love You.”

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Coachella Video Roundup

The lineup release for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival yesterday left most music fans in complete shock and awe. The festival is a three-day event that will be held on two separate weekends – once April 13-15 and again April 20-22. The headliner formula follows in suit of last year with two rock bandsRead more…

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