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Live Around Town This Week

This week starts off a little slow but builds quickly. On Tuesday night Gregory Alan Isakov and Jeffrey Foucault are at Triple Door, and on Wednesday night you can choose between Grass Widow and Plaided at Chop Suey or The White Buffalo with Shelby Earl at the Crocodile. Friday and Saturday are full of even more fantastic choices.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth has joined the black metal band Twilight and will help record their next album. Guitarist and vocalist Blake Judd has been a long time fan of Moore’s work and has stated his excitement in several interviews. No dates have yet been announced for when the record is due out, butRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In an interview with NME published earlier this year, Crystal Castles member and producer Ethan Kath guaranteed that despite a potential summer release date, the duo’s next album would without a doubt maintain their signature dark electro-goth style. “Every song we write is bleak,” sad Kath. “We don’t want anything else.” Although there are stillRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

For those who didn’t get their Coachella fix this year (or didn’t get tickets to next year’s fest), festival promoter Goldenvoice has a solution: the S.S. Coachella. Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in December, the ship sails to the Bahamas and Jamaica, and while in transit, the cruise will host performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s about time that Ben Gibbard release a proper solo album! After years and years with Death Cab For Cutie, side projects like All-Time Quarterback and The Postal Service, Gibbard is releasing his debut solo record on Barsuk Records on October 15. The release will be followed by a short supporting tour. For us inRead more…

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Album Review: Hot Chip – In Our Heads

With every album, Hot Chip continue to defy the odds and amaze us. From a distance, their vibe seems limiting. They dig disco, soul, and electro and season everything they do with a vintage nuance that borders on geek chic. They debuted this sound with Coming On Strong in 2004 and perfected it on TheRead more…

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Out This Week 6/12

Following an 18-year hiatus, soul singer Bobby Womack returns to top this week’s list of new releases with The Bravest Man In The Universe, which easily ranks among the legendary singer’s best albums to date. Following the approach he took with the late Gil Scott-Heron’s excellent final record, producer and XL Recordings head Richard Russell,Read more…

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Monday Music News

R&B party-starters Fitz and the Tantrums have been touring pretty much non-stop since the release of their 2010 debut, Pickin’ Up the Pieces, but this fall, they’ll have a new album, and subsequently, a new reason to relentlessly tour. On October 9th, the band will release their currently-untitled sophomore effort via Dangerbird Records. To celebrate,Read more…

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Music News: 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival lineup announcement

The initial lineup of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival has just been announced! On Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15, a whole host of indie bands take to the field of Chicago’s Union Park. Among those announced are KEXP favorites Vampire Weekend, Grimes, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hot Chip, and Cloud Nothings. NoRead more…

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Sound and Vision: A video roundup – March Madness!

Hello! I have friends who like basketball and their teams lost those basketball games that happened over the month of March. I know nothing about basketball and March Madness makes me think of someone going crazy in the month of March, so dedicate this month’s Sound & Vision post to everyone who likes basketball andRead more…

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