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Wednesday Music News

Starbucks are at it again with Sweetheart 2014, their annual compilation of artists covering their favorite love songs. This year’s romantic roster includes Beck, The Head & the Heart, Vampire Weekend, Phosphorescent, and Jim James, covering Bob Marley, as you can stream below. Sweetheart 2014 will be in stores February 4, 2014. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, it was reported that Sharon Jones was diagnosed with stage-one bile duct cancer, but thankfully, she is said to be “doing much better,” and she and her Dap-Kings have announced a January 14th release date for their next album on Daptone Records. To celebrate, they’ve shared a new animated video for theRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Bumbershoot Edition

It’s Friday and time again for Friday on My Mind. This is our weekly collaborative effort with King 5 News in which we look at videos centered around a common theme. This Friday, we for sure have Bumbershoot on our mind which is taking place this Labor Day weekend, so we’re looking at videos fromRead more…

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s an admittedly thin docket of live shows this week, but with the Northwest still basking in the afterglow of MFNW, Bumbershoot, and plenty of other great artists making their way through the area recently, I think we can live with a down week. Get ready to get back out next week though, as VampireRead more…

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Out This Week 4/6

Spring is in the air and with it comes a bounty of new releases proliferating on record store shelves, and you’re not going to want to wait until Record Store Day (on April 17) to pick these up! Jónsi debuts his solo project with Go, a collection of nine songs he wrote over the yearsRead more…

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Happy Holiday Music from KEXP!

Ok, maybe you’ve been trying to dodge all the Anne Murray holiday tunes, the tradition Christmas carols, and anything that even sounds like “Little Drummer Boy,” but the indie rock scene has always often come up with some of the best music for the yuletide, and besides, there’s really no other time you can wholeheartedlyRead more…

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