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Live Review: Local Natives @ Neptune Theatre 4/29/13

words and photos by Bebe Labree Besch After hosting a sold out show at the Neptune Theater the prior Friday, Local Natives took to the same stage once more this past Monday for another sold out performance. The five Californians wasted no time blazing through plenty of songs off of their sophomore album, Hummingbird, releasedRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great list of shows for you this week. On Monday night we start with Local Natives and Superhumanoids at Neptune Theatre, and then we’ve got a Fundraiser for Kris Orlowski & Band at Tractor Tavern with Allen Stone, John Roderick, Meagan Grandall, Wayfarer, Matty & Mike Gervais, Jacob James, Daniel Blue, andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we have a great list of shows to tell you about. Starting the week with 3 great shows at Neptune Theatre with Sparks on Monday night, James Blake on Tuesday night, and  Purity Ring on Wednesday night. Marnie Stern, SISU, and Heavy Petting are also at Barboza. On Thursday, The Thermals, Wimps, and La Luz are at Neumos,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Local Natives – Breakers

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Breakers” by Local Natives from theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

I think it’s safe to say that at some point in the history of your life, you watched an infomercial. Be it to fall asleep, out of boredom, or for a laugh. Pissed Jeans “Bathroom Laughter” video is nothing like those infomercials – imagine if that infomercial was a nightmare. Set to their frantic, stormy,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Desaparecidos, who released their first new pair of songs last years since their one and only album in 2002, have followed up with a new pair of songs today. The new tracks from Conor Oberst and co. are “Anonymous” and “The Left is Right”, and they tackle the obvious political associations with their names —Read more…

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Album Review: Local Natives – Hummingbird

Less than a minute into Hummingbird, the sophomore effort from LA band Local Natives, keyboardist/vocalist Kelcey Ayer makes a stark confession: “I woke up with my green eyes blue/And all I think about is you/And it feels”. In the remaining three minutes of the heartbreaking opening track, he never finishes that thought. Hummingbird embodies aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The beautiful/transfixing/addicting/”reverb-abusing” Beach House have a homemade video out for their track “New Year” off 2012’s Bloom. Featuring Victoria petting a cat in the sun as well as video of Beach House recording, and filmed at Sonic Ranch Studios in Texas, the video will make help all us in the north remember what the sunRead more…

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Thursday Music News

After eleven incredibly unique entries in the “Valtari Mystery Film Experiment”, Sigur Ros have picked a winner. The twelfth entry, a visual take on “Fjögur píanó” directed by Anafella Liu, Dio Lau, and Ken Ngan, is a dark and surreal clip where a man fruitlessly tries to tear off some sort of black layer ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Did everyone survive Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping last week? We certainly hope so because there’s plenty to do this week as we head into even more holidays in the busy December holiday schedule. We appropriately kick off Cyber Monday at Chop Suey with a fantastic electronic duo you need to check out: Africa Hitech. OnRead more…

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