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Album Review: New Order – Music Complete

Is there any band that has defined the sounds of early 80s like New Order? From the post-punk roots of “Ceremony” to “Age of Consent”, and the new-wave brilliance of “Blue Monday” to “The Perfect Kiss”, New Order are the figurehead of an era. They extended their reign through 1993’s Republic, where Factory Records cameRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

’80s icons New Order continue to tease Music Complete, their first new release in over a decade, and their first without founding bassist Peter Hook. Check out the track “Plastic” below, a classic new wave dance track featuring backing vocals from La Roux’s Elly Jackson. Music Complete hits stores September 25th via Mute. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Jack White’s Third Man Records is teaming up with Seattle’s own Light in the Attic Records for the children’s compilation, This Record Belongs To __________. As the press release boasts, “You won’t find boy bands, princesses, or purple dinosaurs here.” Instead the collection features tracks from Nina Simone, Jerry Garcia, Harry Nilsson, Van Dyke Parks,Read more…

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Music That Matters: Discovery

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 476 – Discovery Midday Show host Cheryl Waters recently discoveredRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On September 22, Bikini Kill are releasing a special reissue of their 1991 demo Revolution Girl Style Now!. The release will feature three unreleased tracks, one of which is called “Playground.” Listen to this gem of classic Pacific Northwest grunge, below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

New Order have shared the first taste of their upcoming album, Music Complete, their first without former bassist Peter Hook. “Restless” follows the tried-and-true formula of an instant classic. It’s a bright song with an addictive hook that will stay with you all day. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

English rockers New Order have announced a new album, their follow up to 2013’s Lost Sirens, called Music Complete. The album will feature collabs with Iggy Pop, Brandon Flowers, and Elly Jackson of La Roux. Music Complete drops on September 25. Watch the album trailer below. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Synthpop pioneers New Order return this fall with their first new album in a decade, appropriately titled Music Complete. Founding member Peter Hook does not appear on the release, but Gillian Gilbert, another original member, returns to the fold for the first time since 2001’s Get Ready. The band mostly produced the album themselves, withRead more…

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Video Roundup: World Autism Awareness Day

For once, you’ll feel good about feeling blue: today is the 8th Annual World Autism Awareness Day, and to help spread awareness, the community is encouraged to “Light It Up Blue.” Buildings from the Empire State Building, The Great Pyramid in Egypt, Niagara Falls, and, in Seattle, the Space Needle and Seattle Pacific University willRead more…

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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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