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Wednesday Music News

Those lamenting the loss of J Tillman’s presence in Fleet Foxes now have reason to rejoice. Sub Pop will release Father John Misty‘s Fear Fun on May first. Father John Misty is Tillman’s new moniker. Feel free to participate in a legal music download below. Ah yes, another awesome new tune from Grizzly Bear’s DanielRead more...

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Download a free Robin Pecknold EP

Seattle’s favorite folk-revivalists Fleet Foxes are set to release their sophomore LP Helplessness Blues in May, but perhaps to make the wait more bearable, frontman Robin Pecknold has discreetly released a three-song EP via the @FleetFoxes twitter account. Says Robin, “these aren’t Fleet Foxes songs, but I didn’t know where else to disseminate it.” OneRead more...

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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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DJ Sharlese’s Top Videos of 2009

Hi, I’m DJ Sharlese and I like to listen to music and watch TV, so naturally I like music videos. In no particular order, here are my favorite videos of 2009:

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Monday News Mash-Up

It’s been a few weeks since anyone’s heard a sound from Jack White, so when we sent someone to rouse him, we weren’t shocked to find that The White Stripes are about to unleash the much-ballyhooed Under Great White Northern Lights tour documentary in March. You could be a normal fan and just nab theRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The road turned sour for King Khan & the BBQ Show earlier this week when the band was pulled over and the road manager arrested in Kentucky, forcing the group to miss a slate of weekend shows. The band is currently out on bail but their manager remains behind bars. St. Louis music blog RiverfrontRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The year before the Year of Pavement just keeps getting bigger. This time the news of an added performance directly affects Washington, as the group has been announced as a participant of the 2010 edition of the state’s Memorial Day pastime, Sasquatch!, which falls on the weekend of May 29-31st. Those too lazy or tooRead more...

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Live Review: Grizzly Bear at Moore Theatre 10/16

photos and review by Benjamin Mobley It was a dark, stormy Seattle night outside as eager concertgoers waited for Grizzly Bear, an all-male chamber-pop quartet, to take the stage of the Moore Theatre on Friday, October 16th, in support of their latest release, Veckatimest. For a lush and complex album mostly recorded in the intimacyRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2009, Day 3: Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson

Coming out of Brooklyn, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson creates his own brand of multi-instrumentational, introspective, and very personal songs. With vocals that feel warm and scratchy like wool, Robinson sings about one tulmutuous summer on his second release, The Summer of Fear, out on Saddle Creek.  His lyrics denote an even more tumultuous life, dealing withRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Jeff Mangum, the elusive leader of Neutral Milk Hotel, is helping out the charity, Children of the Blue Sky, with original art pieces ready for auction. Among his contributions is a t-shirt with an original drawing done by Mangum and an autographed copy of On Avery Island featuring Jeff’s thumbprint and stamp work. More itemsRead more...

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