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Friday Music News

Although he’s still busy on the victory lap tour behind last year’s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez will soon be producing new music for the Tom Cruise-starring, sci-fi flick Oblivion. Oblivion isn’t Gonzalez’ first foray into soundtracks (he previously contributed music to the 2010 French film Black Heaven), but it’s his firstRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2012 lineup revealed!

On their Facebook page, The Capitol Hill Block Party has teased fans and kept them guessing as to this year’s lineup. Now, the full lineup is revealed. Among the many highlights: Neko Case, Major Lazer, Fitz And The Tantrums, The Lumineers, Phantogram, Youth Lagoon, Grimes, Thee Oh Sees, Cloud Nothings, Doomtree, Trust, and Blouse. CheckRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s been a while since usually-frequent news makers The Flaming Lips have graced the world with a 27-minute long free-form jam, some gaping vaginas emitting rainbows, gummy fetuses, concert posters decorated with human blood, or some other bit of psychedelic grotesquerie. Wayne Coyne and Co. are notorious for their New Year’s Eve bashes, however, andRead more...

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Out This Week 10/25

This week, the seven-year wait is over! Bad As Me, the latest from Tom Waits, tops this week’s list of new releases. For the typically idiosyncratic musical vagabond, the new album seems more of a journey through his previous styles than an outrageous step in a new direction -- and that’s not at all aRead more...

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Live Video: Bumbershoot Music Lounge, Monday

Our final day broadcasting from the Music Lounge during the 2011 Bumbershoot Music & Arts festival was a blast... from the past, really, with 90′s alternative reformed rock groups Urge Overkill and Grant Lee Buffalo bookending three hip-shaking performances by the stirring old school soul singer Charles Bradley, the ecstatic new soulsters Fitz & TheRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2011, Monday in Photos

We’ve already written about performances by Sharon Van Etten and Purity Ring on Monday at Bumbershoot 2011—not to mention all of the Bumbershoot Music Lounge sets. Here are photos from some of the other performances we saw on Monday, and of course you can check our Bumbershoot category for yet more coverage.

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge 2011, Monday: Phantogram

Hailing from Saratoga Springs, NY, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter have been friends since junior high school. They began performing music as a duo in 2007 and went through a series of different names and record labels before becoming Phantogram, after which they released two EPs in 2009, as well as their strong debut full-length,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

R.I.P. Thin Lizzy’s Gary Moore: The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room while on holiday in Spain. Moore, 58, was a former member of the legendary Irish group Thin Lizzy. Thin Lizzy manager Adam Parsons told the BBC he was found early on Sunday. (via Brooklyn Vegan) Sasquatch! lineup revealed: Just announced (well,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Last week I mentioned how October was looking to be an amazing month for live performances in Seattle. Well... Tuesday, October 12th MANU CHAO @ The Paramount When people say that Manu Chao is a “world” musician, they don’t mean simply that he is from a country other than the US, or that his musicRead more...

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