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Wednesday Music News

Album, schmalbum. Modest Mouse fans have been waiting for news on a follow-up to the band’s 2007 breakout, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, and instead the humble rodents have announced a cross-country tour! Sure, why not. Chances are, attendees will hear some new material in the set list; the band debuted threeRead more...

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Friday Music News

The 2013 Coachella lineup has been officially shared with public. It’s a pretty astounding group -- a mix of resurgent bands like Blur or The Postal Service along with tons of others who are at the top of their game. According to the timer on the website, it looks like tickets will go on saleRead more...

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Video Roundup: It’s (Maybe) The End Of The World As We Know It

NASA thinks otherwise, but according to the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar, the world will end today. Even if the Mayans couldn’t rightly predict their own demise, who knows? We may have only one more day left on Earth. If that’s the case, we’re going out swinging! All day, KEXP DJs are playing songs to soundtrackRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast is just on fire, lately. This week, their showing off a contribution to Just Tell Me That You Want Me, a massive tribute to Fleetwood Mac featuring MGMT, Gardens & Villa, The Kills, Washed Out, and more. Best Coast is taking on “Rhiannon”, which you can listen to over at NPR. In otherRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Time for a reunion we can all get behind: Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch. Jarmusch and Pop are working on a documentary of Pop’s career but any promise of a quick turn-around has been quashed by Jarmusch, who merely dropped the project in passing to Pitchfork, calling it a “long-term documentary project.”

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DVD Review: Iggy Pop in Lust For Life

by Chris Estey More than any other performer, Iggy Pop’s sweet but cocky mug may be the deconstructed happy face of punk. Known more for self-abuse than ever hurting anyone else, and being a very endearing guy if you ever get to meet him, his open-heartedness and warm humor could use a little plagiarizing byRead more...

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Out This Week 6/2

Hombre Lobo, the seventh studio album from Eels, hits stores this week. While each album seems, to fans at least, a momentous event, the album subtitled “12 Songs of Desire,” is part of a prolific body of work from Mark Oliver Everett, including soundtracks, live albums, discs of rarities, live DVDs, an autobiography, and evenRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

In business news, online music streaming service Pandora once appeared to be in dire straits; however, mobile applications for the immensely popular iPhone and Blackberry have given the company a fresh outlook. In addition, the UKs royalty collection agency has decided to cut the rate it asks of online music services, a decision that isRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Long time tenor saxophonist and one-time fixture of Ray Charles‘ band David “Fathead” Newman, passed away earlier this week at the age of 75. Newman was a 1950 Grammy nominee and worked with a who’s who of musical giants, including Dr. John, Aaron Neville, and the talk of the Inauguration Aretha Franklin. Dave Berman hasRead more...

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