Tag Archives: Interpol

Monday Morning News Fix

We’re sad to report the passing of Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson, who, according to the Throbbing Gristle website, “passed away peacefully in his sleep on the 24th November 2010 at his home in Bankok.” A founding member of the controversial and groundbreaking Throbbing Gristle, notably the first ever “industrial” band, Sleazy was also a successful artistRead more...

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Out This Week 9/7

Paul and Sam from Interpol stopped by the Morning Show with John Richards last Friday to talk about the new album -- their fourth and self-titled -- which is in stores today! Also, topping this week’s list of new releases is Portland trio The Thermals, who lit up the Music Lounge yesterday during KEXP’s broadcastRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Bradford Cox is a busy man. Not only did he recently bring his solo outfit Atlas Sound to Seattle via Bumbershoot with a fantastic performance, he has found time with his principle band, Deerhunter, to unveil the new video for “Helicopters,” from the band’s Halcyon Digest. You can view the video here.

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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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Thursday News Shakedown

Interpol just released the music video for their new song “Lights.” It is strange, odd, and offbeat. Could we expect anything less from Interpol?

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Thursday News Meltdown

Interpol has announced that they will be returning to indie label Matador for their next album due out September 14. This will be the first album since bassist Carlos D has left the band and will be replaced with David Pajo from Slint. The band also announced that Brandon Curtis from Secret Machines will joinRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Seattle’s School of Rock kicks off its seventh season this weekend with five upcoming shows on the next four Saturdays: The female rebel anthems of Women Who Rule, the stylistic and eccentric songwriting of Syd Barrett’s Pink Floyd, the intricate and challenging music of Radiohead, and the energetic, overdriven fast-paced songs of Judas Priest andRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Were you a kid of the 90s who wondered what a collaboration between Beck and Stephen Malkmus would sound like? You may get your answer next year as it’s been reported that Malkmus and his band, The Jicks, were recording with Beck before Malkmus began touring with the recently reunited Pavement. Hopefully this doesn’t leadRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Spencer Krug can’t keep still. The Wolf Parade, Swan Lake, and Sunset Rubdown member is going solo under the guise Moonface. All those bands and not one official website? I suppose he has an excuse. In the face of all these reunions -- permanent or temporary as they may be -- it only seems rightRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

In somewhat interesting though, in retrospect, largely unimportant news, Radiohead was encouraged by their management to split up prior to releasing In Rainbows. According to Brian Message of Courtyard Management, the band couldn’t put their written songs to tape. If only more managers were like Courtyard... Multi-instrumentalist and former member of Wilco, Jay Bennett, isRead more...

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