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Wednesday Music News

Vampire Weekend have officially announced their third LP will be released in early May on XL. A new live song has surfaced online called Arms, which you can stream below. There’s no confirmation, but it’s likey that “Arms” and the new song “Unbelievers” they played live on Kimmel, will be on the third LP. [Stereogum]Read more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 2

Opening a main stage at a festival can be a daunting task, especially for a band that isn’t used to playing festivals. ” This is a little different than our basement,” noted singer Galen Disston, “but we’re really honored to be here.” Lucky for Pickwick, a legion of fans rushed to the front of theRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Youssou N’Dour has always been a voice for his community, but the Grammy winning singer has decided to run for president of Senegal. Elections take place next month. Read the story here. Boise, Idaho’s Youth Lagoon released one of 2011’s most talked-about albums in The Year of Hibernation. One of the album’s most impactful songs,Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

The highly-anticipated new Black Keys album El Camino was finally released on Tuesday. Reaction has been spreading it’s way throughout the world wide interwebs, and soon that little mini news feed bar on your Facebook page will be filled with notifications of all your friends Spotify-ing the hell out of the new tracks. The ‘KeysRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Earlier this year SNL’s Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein brought Northwest quirkiness to the masses with Portlandia, an IFC sketch comedy show about independent coffee shops, boutique hotels, extreme veganism, and everything else that makes Portland Portland. The show was cult hit, so much so that IFC decided to bring it back for aRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Barely a week following the announcement of the 2011 lineup, Sasquatch! has sold out all 100,000 tickets. With the success of last year’s festival, the incredible four-day lineup for this year’s, and the one-week sell-out, I don’t think there’s any doubt now that Sasquatch! is right on par with the likes of Coachella, Lollapalooza, ACL,Read more…

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