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Record Store Day Black Friday 2014 Preview

This Friday, November 29th, is Black Friday, and there’s nothing more pleasing than the rich grooves of black vinyl that you can score at record stores this week Record Store Day Black Friday! Just like the annual Record Store Day event in April, this Friday, you can score some exclusive, limited-edition releases at your localRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s own The Head and the Heart share a fantastical new video for the title track from their most recent release, Let’s Be Still, out now on Sub Pop Records. Director Jon Jon Augustavo says he turned to the children’s classic Mary Poppins for inspiration. Take a look below: [Stereogum]

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R.I.P. Rick Parashar

This week, Seattle lost a shining star as legendary producer Rick Parashar passed away on Thursday. With his brother Raj, Rick Parashar founded London Bridge Studios, where many of Seattle’s iconic records were recorded, including Pearl Jam’s Ten, Soundgarden’s Louder Than Love, Alice in Chains’ Dirt, Blind Melon’s self-titled LP, Mother Love Bone’s Shine EP,Read more…

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Agitated Atmosphere: C.J. Boyd – West Coasting Volume 1: Dreams Like This Must Die

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more…

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Video Roundup: Grunge is/not Dead!

Perhaps no other day marks Seattle music history like April 5. Eighteen years ago today, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain took his life. Eight years later, on April 5, Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley died from a drug overdose. But also on April 5, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready was born. (AIC’s original bassist Mike Starr wasRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Best Songs from a Cameron Crowe Movie

Today sees the release of We Bought a Zoo, the latest film from Cameron Crowe, and his first feature in six years. This makes it a good time to reflect on this endearing director’s use of music within many of the pivotal scenes of his films throughout the years. When it comes to music inRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Grunge” – Mother Love Bone

Singer Andrew Wood was well-loved in the Seattle community in the late ’80s.  He said he named his band after the two things he loved the most.  Mother Love Bone was formed in 1988 by members of two earlier groups from the grunge era,  Malfunkshun and Green River. Andrew Wood, from Malfunkshun, was undeniably charismaticRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Grunge” – Green River

Our new KEXP Documentary series “Grunge” is produced in collaboration with Experience Music Project and their “Nirvana” exhibit which opens this week. In the early 80s, one of the first bands to combine guitar sounds from heavy metal with the energy and onstage fury of punk rock was Green River.   Growing out of the punkRead more…

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