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Friday Music News

As Amanda Palmer found out and, now Animal Collective’s Deacon is discovering, crowd-sourced fundraising ain’t as easy as it seems. In late 2009, Deacon, aka Josh Dibb, visited Mali, met with supporters of the anti-slavery movement and was invited to perform the Festival in the Desert. Inspired to apply his creative energies toward supporting theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

As Interpol frontman Paul Banks prepares to release his second solo album, Banks, on October 23rd via Matador, he’s announced a series of live dates to support the album. Beginning with an appearance at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in early November, the New York-based singer will traverse both coasts of the United States beforeRead 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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Thursday News Roundup

Jenny Lewis-fronted indie rockers Rilo Kiley have apparently broken up. Guitarist Blake Sennett, a recent guest here at KEXP with his band The Elected, told Spinner that the split was a result of “deception, disloyalty, [and] greed.” I don’t know about you, but I was more surprised that Rilo Kiley were even still together. MereRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s only taken 15 years, but Soundgarden are finally putting out a new album. The yet-to-be-titled release will be their first since 1996′s Down on the Upside and comes in the same year as Pearl Jam‘s 20th anniversary as well as the just-as-triumphant return of the Foo Fighters, who in addition to releasing a newRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 24 OLD 97′S with Langhorne Slim @ Showbox at the Market Most of us are familiar with the Old 97′s (if you’re not, here’s a review of their most recent stop by the Showbox last June). Rhett Miller and Co. bring it every single night, never leave anyone disappointed, and are just aRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist - Interpol

On first hearing Interpol, they seemed to be just another group mimicking the sound of alt-rock legends Bauhaus.  And as a dedicated Bauhaus fan, every song of Interpol’s sounded to me like a light version of only one of Bauhaus’s variety of styles. Specifically, I think they mimic the one used on the Brian EnoRead more...

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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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