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Wednesday Music News

Perhaps you have seen the mysterious graffiti painted on the ground around the city. What looks a bit like random letters in a circle is actually Arcade Fire’s underground press for their upcoming album Reflektor - and today they released another piece of the puzzle. In a short film we see the band mixed withRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

In addition to producing about three months of shows and two new songs, The Postal Service reunion can now add a video to the list of things its produced. The AB/CD/CD-directed clip for the new song “A Tattered Line of String” finds a man fighting off a laundry machine that’s trying to suck him in.Read more...

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Live Video: Savages

More than a band, Savages is an idea. Guitarist Gemma Thompson said it herself during an in-studio session at KEXP: “We had the idea originally and wanted to put everything we’d all accumulated individually into creating a performance that had a sonic representation of the name Savages.” Their deliberate intention tends to separate them fromRead more...

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Out This Week 5/7

It’s funny that while we’re getting some of our brightest days right now here in Seattle, some of this week’s most exciting new releases are some of the year’s darkest. Buzzy new British band Savages tops this week’s list with one of the best albums so far of the year. Our Music Director, Don Yates,Read more...

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Album Review: Savages - Silence Yourself

There is a short monologue printed on the front cover of the Savages debut LP Silence Yourself. It serves as both a synopsis for the record and a conceptual becoming. You can read it below:

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Live Review: Savages w/ No Bra @ Neumos 4/16/13

London post-punk band Savages made an explosive entrance onto the American scene last year at CMJ (and then this year at SXSW) and have quickly become one of the most anticipated new acts of year. And after witnessing them live for the first time on Seattle soil, all this writer can say is this: notRead more...

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Thursday Music News

With great sadness the music world learned today of songwriter Scott Miller‘s passing. The brilliance of his pop sensibility and songwriting were the hallmarks of his work with his power pop group Game Theory, which despite plenty of adoration from critics and loyal fans remained a cult favorite and never quite broke through to theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We start the week with shows from Johnny Marr at Neumos and The Telescopes, LSD & The Search for God, Flavor Crystals, and Black Nite Crash at Comet Tavern. On Tuesday, another much anticipated UK band making their Seattle debut with Savages at Neumos. A little too noisy for you? Bat for Lashes are also at ShowboxRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Almost exactly two years after the release of his last album, 2011′s Kiss Each Other Clean, Iron & Wine‘s Sam Beam has announced the details of his next album. Entitled Ghost on Ghost, the 12-track effort will be released on April 16th via Nonesuch. Beam said the Brian Deck-produced set moves away from the “anxiousRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Artists to Watch in 2013

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week we are looking at artists to watch out for during 2013. Atoms for Peace - Judge Jury and Executioner AtomsRead more...

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