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Thursday Music News

Portland-via-New Zealand band Unknown Mortal Orchestra stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night. From atop a white piano, frontman Ruban Nielson delivered a soulful rendition of the title track from their latest release Multi-Love below, out now on Jagjaguwar. Watch their performance below, and watch their KEXP in-studio session from earlier this summerRead more…

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Out This Week 8/7

August is off to a great start with these excellent new releases, including the sophomore smash from Seattle’s own La Luz. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “another impressive blend of noirish surf-rock and ‘60s girl-group pop. Produced by Ty Segall, the album’s sound is a bit more raw than their debut full-length, combiningRead more…

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Album Review: HEALTH – Death Magic

At long last, this week, LA noise rock act HEALTH drop their third proper LP. It’s a record I’ve been wanting to hear for almost six years i.e. as soon as their second, Get Color, left heavy rotation in the fall of 2009 after weeks and weeks of repeat listens. But HEALTH haven’t left usRead 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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Live Around Town This Week

If you didn’t get too worn out from City Arts, we’ve got some fun choices ahead this week. We’ve got the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival with Bobby Previte’s Silent Way Project and Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble at Triple Door on Monday, and then Flying Lotus, Teebs, and Jeremiah Jae at Neptune Theatre on Tuesday.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Animal Collective is back! On the heels of new single “Honeycomb”, the band has announced that new album Centipede Hz will be out in September, released through Domino Records. The band says that Centipede Hz will take them back to their roots, away from the sampling-heavy nature of Merriweather Post Pavilion and back to theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast have announced a new album, entitled The Only Place, and it is slated for a May 15th release on Mexican Summer Records. In sharp contrast to her first record, Bethany Cosentino calls this one “grown up” and “seriously emo”, according to Pitchfork. The band also announced a Spring tour, including a stop atRead more…

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Oh, Messy Life: HEALTH, Pregnant, Pictureplane at Vera Project 9/12

by Ben Funkhouser photos by Isabel Yasui Pregnant weren’t who I thought they were. There are other bands called Pregnant, and I had assumed that there weren’t many noise rock bands called Pregnant in existence. Apparently though, there are, and this particular Pregnant was my favorite of all Pregnants. This Pregnant is comprised of someRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The saying “can’t get arrested” used to refer to people who couldn’t get recognized or attention no matter what they do, but not so much in this case… last month, Bob Dylan was detained when he was mistaken for a homeless man wandering in a NJ suburb. Dylan, who was on the property of aRead more…

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