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Album Review: Junior Boys – Big Black Coat

Junior Boys return this week with their first record in five years. Listening to it, it’s hard to picture the space in between. Truly, the electronic scene to which the Ontario duo belong has seen a massive shift in that time period, largely towards a directive that Junior Boys initiated. For comparative context, think aboutRead more…

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In Stores Now 2/8

Get ready to wrap yourself in Big Black Coat, the fifth album (and first in five years) from Canadian duo Junior Boys. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release, “a more forceful, rhythm-driven take on their spacious electro-pop, masterfully blending house, techno and disco grooves with R&B, funk, motorikprog and more on moody, achingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn-based popsters The Pains of Being Pure at Heart announce a new EP today, Hell, out November 13th via their own cleverly-named label, Painbow. Today, they share a track from that, a cover of the 1993 single “Laid” from Manchester band James, which you’ve surely heard on The Morning Show on KEXP. Jen Goma, alsoRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather has certainly gotten cooler, but that only means the concert season is heating up. Just another fantastic week of music here in the Northwest. Fresh off their amazing Bumbershoot performance, Davila 666 are back in town at the Rendezvous on Monday, the Junior Boys bring some of their electronic wizardry to Neumo’s on Tuesday, andRead more…

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Out This Week 6/14

Junior Boys top this week’s list of new releases, and the Hamilton, Ontario duo even manage to top themselves! As our Music Director, Don Yates, says, their fourth album, It’s All True, “is their most varied and vibrant release, ranging from energetic dance-pop decked out with bumping synths and tricky rhythms to haunting ambient-soul ballads.”Read more…

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Sonic Roundup 4/27

Indie rockers Telekinesis are touring in support of their most recent release, 12 Desperate Straight Lines. They took a break recently to stop by The AV Club and perform a cover of Belle & Sebastian‘s “Like Dylan in the Movies.” Watch:

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Monday Morning News Fix

The Kills Offer Free MP3 of Single “DNA”: Less than a month before the release of their forthcoming LP Blood Pressures, swaggering art rock duo The Kills are upping the hype ante with a free MP3 download of second single “DNA.” Like their omninous video for debut single “Satellite,” released at the end of January, “DNA” oozes the mysterious-teetering-on-dangerous allureRead more…

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