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Live Video: Os Mutantes

“One of my dreams is about to come true,” DJ Derek Mazzone said, introducing the psychedelic Brazilian rock band Os Mutantes before their performance live on KEXP’s Wo’Pop. The band, part of the Tropicália artistic movement that bridged popular culture with the avant-garde in the 1960s in Brazil, combines Brazilian and African rhythms with rockRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather is getting nicer in Seattle and the shows just keep getting better. Here are some of the highlights of the week: Tonight, Cloud Cult and JBM are at Neptune Theatre. Tuesday night, Alice Russell, Dice & The High Rollers, Mycle Wastman, and J-Justice are at Neumos. On Wednesday, Os Mutantes and Capsula are at Triple Door, andRead more…

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Out This Week 4/30

Whether you’re feeling moody or in a mood to dance, you’ll find what you need among this week’s new releases. Topping the list of must-buys in record stores today comes from U.K. trio Daughter, who were a standout during our CMJ broadcast last year with their highly emotive and engaging performance. Our Music Director, DonRead more…

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Monday Music News

Minneapolis band Poliça released their single “Tiff” from their upcoming album, and the song features Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. The track a synth pop dream – darkly lit by the echos of Vernon’s voice in the background. [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, November 23rd FREELANCE WHALES with Miniature Tigers @ The Crocodile The last time Freelance Whales were in Seattle they were opening for Tokyo Police Club. Now they’re headlining their own show with fellow New York band Miniature Tigers helping out. Their quirky indie pop is led by Judah Dadone’s tender, emotional vocals that soundRead more…

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SIFF “Face the Music” reviews: Beyond Ipanema

Beyond Ipanema directed by Guto Barra (Brazil, 90 minutes) Festival Screenings: May 30, 2010 9:00 PM, SIFF Cinema May 29, 2010 1:00 PM, SIFF Cinema May 31, 2010 5:00 PM, Kirkland Performance Center

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Bumbershoot 2009 Recap: A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall (And Cause No Trouble At All)

By Chris Estey There were some telling observations my friends made about the annual Seattle Center-based festival this year — the best one was, “Franz Ferdinand are playing? Really? When?” FF are a fine band, but Bumbershoot 2009 is noteworthy in that even a working rock group with a quality significant fan-base and memorable hitsRead more…

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Out This Week 9/8

If you thought you were going to give your bank account a break on this short, post-Labor Day week, you are mistaken… but happily mistaken because it’s a time of happy returns as some newer and much older favorites reunite or continue to put out new albums. Brooklyn’s Vivian Girls, who just performed live onRead more…

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Os Mutantes

photos by Jim Bennett intro by Carrie Rubens with Christy Thacker It’s hard to imagine what decade it is when psychedelic rock band Os Mutantes takes stage. With their melding of Elvis and Beatles-influenced rock, samba, folk and bossa nova, Os Mutantes creates an experimental sound that seems to transcend any decade. Os Mutantes emergedRead more…

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Bumbershoot Preview: The Music Lounge presented by KEXP

by Chris Estey Maybe it’s how the bands bond intimately with who they know are big fans. (Last year, Two Gallants put on one of the best performances of the festival there.) Maybe it’s the excellent sound (hey, Kevin Suggs!) in the tucked-away special venue. Perhaps it’s the posh, comfortable seats in a cool settingRead more…

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