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Live Review: Neon Indian, Purity Ring @ The Crocodile 10/5

The first couple times inside the Crocodile after its renovation is have been a little disorienting. Gone are the low-hanging ceilings, the tiny corner stage, and the friendly pole in the middle of the dance floor. In is a massive, high-roofed chamber that faces a stage nearly triple the size of its predecessor. Going in,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober is finally here and as usual, we’ve got an impressive array of shows lined up for the week, including the much beloved Reverb Festival. Monday starts with a good old fashioned hoe down with Hank 3 at the Showbox, on Tuesday the re-emergence of the Neptune continues with CSS and MEN, and The PainsRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2011, Monday: Purity Ring

It is a ridiculous name for this new band out of Canada (Corin Roddick, formerly of Gobble Gobble and his friend Megan James) that makes incredibly sexy, bright and slightly downbeat electronic beats. During Purity Ring‘s set at the 2011 Bumbershoot Music & Arts festival, James’ soaring vocals were prominent the entire time, often manipulatedRead more…

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 4/21

Fleet Foxes have been pretty busy surrounding the imminent release of their anticipated sophomore album Helplessness Blues, but if you’re not too burnt out on related news, video has just been posted of a 17 year old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead‘s “Let Down” with Aaron Mannino. Watch:

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