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Tuesday Music News

Toro Y Moi, a.k.a. Chaz Bundwick, has shared a new, digital “tour only” track called “Campo.” It’s laid back and soulful like most of Bundwick’s previous material. The track will be available at his shows this fall and, luckily, he will be performing in Seattle at Showbox at The Market on November 12. [Stereogum]

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Live Video: Kurt Vile

As far as guitarists who have stopped by KEXP recently go, Kurt Vile is the most-laid back of the bunch, letting his gauzy guitar playing do the talking as he hides behind his now-trademark long, brown hair. (In fact, one of the few points in the video where you can actually see his face isRead more...

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Live Video: Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile and his live band The Violators stopped by KEXP to play some tunes off of his newest LP release Smoke Ring For My Halo. The 2011 release was one of the best singer/songwriter releases of the year. Vile will be playing at Sasquatch! this year and will be touring in Europe throughout theRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2011: Friday

I took a fairly mellow approach to the first day of the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party. With the rainy and cool gloom of the past couple weeks finally dispelled, it was a good day to wander about with a friend, enjoy the sunshine, and casually catch a few songs at the various stages. AndRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more...

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