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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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Thursday News Roundup

Remembering Mick and Gerry: One of two significant losses in the music world this week, Mick Karn, the bassist who performed with David Sylvian and Steve Jansen in Japan and with Peter Murphy in Dalis Car, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. Read a thoughtful remembrance here. Another loss, singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty, perhaps bestRead more…

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Thursday Music News Revelations

We showed you a few months ago the Kanye West track “Monster,” which featured Bon Iver (among a slew of other R&B and rap artists). Now the two are at it again with a leaked track title “Lost In The World.” The song uses a sample of Bon Iver’s “Woods” throughout the song. Here’s yourRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Friday

The 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off in a HUGE way with MGMT, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Shabazz Palaces, Bear In Heaven, and Macklemore packing the streets at the main stage. Meanwhile, bands Fences, Police Teeth, Unnatural Helpers, and Champagne Champagne were blowing up the stage at Neumos. This set also features USF and HelmsRead more…

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In Attendance at the Capitol Hill Block Party – Friday Night

The time leading up to Holy Fuck was spent in a wandering daze, moving from funnel of people to funnel of people as we searched for the shortest beer and bathroom lines and tried unsuccessfully to meet up with other friends in attendance. We waited for the beers, but the lines to the Honey BucketsRead more…

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Preview: The Capitol Hill Block Party – Friday

What better way to celebrate the summer weather than with a three-day festival that gathers more than fifty bands in one of Seattle’s most distinctive neighborhoods? Once again, Capitol Hill Block Party presents some of the best artists in indie, rock, alternative, hip-hop and electronica to perform during this fun-filled weekend. Among this year’s incredibleRead more…

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Sasquatch 2010: Monday

Last year at Sasquatch, Monday was the one day I spent mostly at the main stage. This year, it was the day I spent mostly at the smaller stages, starting with Past Lives at the Yeti Stage. Although I’d waited longer to get in to the festival this day than the previous two, the crowdRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party lineup announced + exclusive presale for KEXP listeners!

For the first time, the Capitol Hill Block Party takes over Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood for three days on July 23-25. After 13 years running, the Capitol Hill Block Party has become one of the Northwest’s premier events, and the lineup keeps getting better and better. Just announced of the more than 60 bands toRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Seattle’s School of Rock kicks off its seventh season this weekend with five upcoming shows on the next four Saturdays: The female rebel anthems of Women Who Rule, the stylistic and eccentric songwriting of Syd Barrett’s Pink Floyd, the intricate and challenging music of Radiohead, and the energetic, overdriven fast-paced songs of Judas Priest andRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Canadian indie pop group Stars will release The Five Ghosts, their fifth full-length studio album, on June 22nd, adding to the already impressive list of upcoming releases. This is their first since 2007’s In Our Bedroom After the War, and will be the first release on the band’s own new label, Soft Revolution.

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