Tag Archives: Nite Jewel

In Stores Now 6/13

Nashville band Diarrhea Planet get this week’s gold star with their third LP, Turn To Gold. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the album “features a bigger, more polished sound for their hook-filled blend of punkish power-pop and epic hard rock, along with crisper, more sophisticated songs with monster guitar riffs, punchy rhythms, exuberant harmoniesRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Earlier this month, UK electric crooner James Blake released his stunning new album, The Colour in Anything. Now, thanks to some fans, there’s footage of Blake performing the album tracks “Modern Soul” and “Timeless” during a show at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. Revel in Blake’s amazing stage presence below. [Pitchfork]

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Album Review: The Music of Grand Theft Auto V, Vol. 1

The Grand Theft Auto video game series has never been a stranger to good music. Old school fans still cling to the 2002 Vice City entry for the precious Wave 103 radio station, where you can listen to Psychedelic Furs, Gary Numan, and Human League while running from the cops down a neon Miami-esque highway.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Another busy schedule of shows this week. On Monday, Hot Snakes are at Neumos with The Bangs and Spider Fever, and Kelly Hogan is at the Triple Door with Puddles Pity Party. On Tuesday, there’s a free performance by The Lumineers at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard,┬áRodrigo y Gabriela are at Paramount, Kathleen Edwards isRead more…

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Out This Week 3/6

March roars in like a lion with this week’s release by Ceremony — yeah, there are like two or three bands with that name, but this is the thrashy hard-core one, rather than the mopey shoegazy one. On their fourth album, produced by Seattle’s own John Goodmanson, this California band evolves into what our MusicRead more…

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Album Review: Chairlift – Something

Chairlift is one of those bands that you’ve probably heard a bunch of times before but you could never name if you were asked to. They’ve been around the block since 2005 and done almost everything. They’ve made music for haunted houses, were featured on an iPod Nano commercial in 2008, and got a VMARead more…

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