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Review Revue: The Smiths – Strangeways, Here We Come

Pulling this album from my digital pile of photos brought up an interesting (to me, anyway) bit of synchronicity. The last time I posted about the Smiths, I wasn’t yet a father – being an adoptive dad, I didn’t even know that I would have a son in a matter of weeks.  Now I haveRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Local art-rap heroes Shabazz Palaces have released a new single with producer Thundercat called “Since C.A.Y.A.” which will be on their forthcoming release Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star. It’s one of the two brand-new albums the group is planning on releasing on the same day this summer, the other being Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines. They’ll bothRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Get ready, Seattle. Radiohead play a sold out show next door to the station at Key Arena this Saturday. And last night, at Kansas City, MO’s Sprint Center, they dug out the track “Where I End and You Begin” for the first time in nine years. Watch fan shot footage of them performing the HailRead more…

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Monday Music News

Northwest artist/musician Geneviève Castrée lost her battle with pancreatic cancer this past Saturday. Castrée recorded music under the names Woelv and Ô Paon for local labels K, Marriage Records, and her spouse’s label, P.W. Elverum & Sun. She was an accomplished artist, releasing her debut graphic novel, Susceptible, in 2013 with Drawn & Quarterly. OverRead more…

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Thursday Music News

After a tumultuous four years (in which frontman Zach Condon went through an ugly divorce and was later hospitalized), it’s great to see Beirut being silly and having a good time again. Check out the playful video for “No No No” (directed by Brother Willis) below. Will skunks and baguettes be used on Tuesday, OctoberRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 11/10

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, November 10th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Spandau Ballet Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jenny Lewis TheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Supergroup The New Pornographers share a video for the track “Dancehall Domine,” a track from their new release Brill Bruisers, out now on Matador Records. Director Scott Cudmore explains, “Sometimes I like watching the b-roll or behind the scenes or outtakes on DVDs and blu-rays…’Dancehall Domine’ is meant to feel like a whole bunch ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

English singer-songwriter Johnny Marr calls out our cash-obsessed culture in his video for “Easey Money.” He described the video as, “a ‘high times in low rent England’ kind of thing.” The track is featured on his upcoming album, Playland, which will be released in the US on October 7. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 4/22

With labels, stores, and buyers recovering from the rush of Record Store Day, this week’s release schedule is a little quieter than usual, but there are definitely still some highlights. Eels (aka Mark Oliver Everett) releases his eleventh album, The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, on his own E Works label. KEXP’s Music DirectorRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We start the week with shows from Johnny Marr at Neumos and The Telescopes, LSD & The Search for God, Flavor Crystals, and Black Nite Crash at Comet Tavern. On Tuesday, another much anticipated UK band making their Seattle debut with Savages at Neumos. A little too noisy for you? Bat for Lashes are also at ShowboxRead more…

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