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Thursday Music News

When someone invites you into a van, you should probably run, but if that someone is actor Rainn Wilson, and you happen to be the 6’4″ Win Butler of Arcade Fire, you’re probably okay. Join them in the backseat for this fun chat in the latest episode of Wilson’s Metaphysical Milkshake web series. [Pitchfork]

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Live Review: Austin City Limits 2013, Saturday

No one knew it at the time, but Saturday would be the end of Austin City Limits 2013. Rain had been threatening all weekend, and around 9:45 p.m., it finally showed up, and as of Sunday morning, it hasn’t left. That being said, Saturday would have been a hard day to top. The weather wasRead more...

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Live Review: Silversun Pickups @ Moore Theatre 9/6

In a last minute venue change, Silversun Pickups brought their Redmond show at Marymoor Park downtown to the Moore Theatre for an evening of excellent tunes and (thankfully for us) not as much driving. Understandably, the Moore was packed to the brim with people - seated areas were hosting one or two people to aRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Fresh of their 2012 release Reign of Terror, ear splitting power-pop outfit Sleigh Bells have teamed up with the fast fingered hip hop producer AraabMuzik for a fall U.S. tour. In their very first tweet ever (one tweet, over 36,000 followers...), Sleigh Bells predicts “It’s gonna be dope.” We concur. Kill Rock Stars has hasRead more...

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Live Video: Silversun Pickups

Apparently, no topic is off limits for Silversun Pickups guitarist Brian Aubert -- just listen to his conversation with the Midday Show’s Cheryl Waters about breast milk at the end of the full performance video below -- but their easy rapport comes with years of familiarity and friendship, as KEXP has long championed the SilverlakeRead more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 4

Gold Leaves opened up the Yeti stage on Monday, the final day of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival, with a strong set.

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more...

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Friday Music News

Not one to let Of Monsters And Men monopolize 2012′s folk spotlight, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes dropped their newest track, “Man on Fire,” on The Late Show with David Letterman last night: Coinciding with the 50th Anniversary (wow) of the founding of the Rolling Stones, frontman Mick Jagger is set to pull doubleRead more...

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Album Review: Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods

Silversun Pickups are just one of those bands that don’t get enough credit. They’ve been dubbed a Smashing Pumpkins knockoff due to the similarities between the two (love of fuzzy guitar leads, unique vocals, initials, 3 guys 1 girl, anthem rocking tendencies, face melting bass lines, etc. - mostly things that NO other band hasRead more...

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Out This Week 5/8

On Silversun Pickups‘s latest and third album, the LA band shaves the fuzz of their guitars in favor of a more brooding, heavily electronic sound. You can pick up Neck of the Woods and a handful of other new albums out this week, including the second studio album from Kingston, Ontario duo PS I LoveRead more...

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