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Album Review: How To Dress Well – “What Is This Heart?”

Tom Krell has always been a thinker. On 2010 debut Love Remains, Krell introduced us to his unique blend of slow jam R&B and heady philosophy (what he studied at school in Brooklyn and Cologne, Germany) with an unforgettable collection of heartbreaking magic. On 2012 breakthrough Total Loss, Krell contemplated the death of a closeRead more…

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Out This Week 6/24

It’s the first batch of new releases for the summer, and highlights include the latest from Chicago-based artist Tom Krell, who records under the name How To Dress Well. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes his third album, What Is This Heart?, as a “more expansive take on his intimate blend of spectral R&B andRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Australian dance masters Cut Copy have announced they’ll be releasing a deluxe edition of last year’s amazing album, Free Your Mind. This expanded edition comes out July 22nd on Loma Vista Records, and will feature five new songs taken from the album’s recording session (including the two used on the 2013 Record Store Day 10″).Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Too stuffed from holiday treats to get up and change the record? Why not put on this 22-minute-long new track from Portland psych-rockers Unknown Mortal Orchestra! Grandma will love it! [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Freshly signed to Sub Pop, Rose Windows have wasted no time making gentle waves with their “hard-hitting hippie” style of psychedelic Sabbath-influenced rock. “Wartime Lovers” is a tambourine tangled track with harmonies that swirl and captivated to boot – singer Rabia’s deep and melodic voice soothes while stirring distant collective memories of stormy desert plainsRead more…

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Live Review: How to Dress Well w/ Sky Ferreira & High Highs @ Barboza 4/6/13

Saturday night, 12 bucks (a cheap cover at nearby clubs) bought you a night of chilled out, near-perfect indie pop bliss. Though How To Dress Well just swung through town a couple months ago, they returned with friends – namely, rising indie pop icon Sky Ferreira and Australian psych-pop band High Highs. The three gaveRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

What a fantastic time of the year for shows in Seattle! As the weather heats up, so does the frequency of shows it seems. With just about something for everyone this week, we start off on Monday night with yet another great evening with Mudhoney, this time at Easy Street Records. Jamie Lidell, Empress Of, andRead more…

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Album Review: Shlohmo – Laid Out

LA producer Shlohmo (Henry Laufer) has been establishing himself over the last couple years, and it’s really only a matter of time before he seriously pops. He’s release two full length records and a handful of singles and EPs, and all of them set him just far enough apart from his competition that he staysRead more…

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Monday Music News

You can watch the members of Grizzly Bear loose small bits of their hair, blood nails, and skin for the sake of science/creativity in their new video for “Gun-Shy.” Speaking about the video last fall “If the creativity of any living creature could be seen, what would it look like?” Kris Moyes asked New York.Read more…

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Live Video: How to Dress Well

Tom Krell sure had one hell of a year last year. The new How To Dress Well record, Total Loss, was almost unanimously well received for its bare bones mixture of R&B and electronica. It also helps that it was a heartfelt, heartbroken record that tells the true story of Krell’s last year (read moreRead more…

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