Tag Archives: Sleigh Bells

Tuesday Music News

Handsome Furs may have called it quits, but member Dan Boeckner has started a new band with the help of Britt Daniel of Spoon and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks. The band will called themselves Divine Fits and will release a record on Merge later this year. Yeasayer have announced a new record thatRead more...

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Monday Music News

Sleigh Bell’s literal reign of terror (bearing no relation to that other reign of terror) will continue this summer as newly announced tour dates have just popped up on the interwebs.  List of dates here. You could patiently wait until June 26 to hear Animal Collective’s two new songs, “Honeycomb” and “Gotham,” on 7″, or youRead more...

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This Week in Concerts: Cults, Sleigh Bells, Andrew Bird, and more!

This week is a big week for Seattle shows, and thankfully, a handful of the best ones aren’t sold out yet! Here is a list of some you might not want to miss! Saturday, April 7, Manhattan indie pop duo Cults will be playing at the Neptune. Cults has a pop sound all unto themselves,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Another busy schedule of shows this week. On Monday, Hot Snakes are at Neumos with The Bangs and Spider Fever, and Kelly Hogan is at the Triple Door with Puddles Pity Party. On Tuesday, there’s a free performance by The Lumineers at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard, Rodrigo y Gabriela are at Paramount, Kathleen Edwards isRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Hip-hop mag XXL recently released its 5th annual Freshman Class, and Seattle’s own Macklemore was deemed worthy of inclusion. Though the up-and-coming MC is nothing new to Northwest hip hop fans, he has yet to receive the amount of national media coverage many 206ers feel he deserves. Hopefully, wielding a gold-dipped pipe in the centerRead more...

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Live Review: Sleigh Bells @ Showbox at the Market 2/24

Sometimes, it’s totally worth camping out in the rain and the cold three hours before the shows starts. Sometimes, it’s worth not bringing a jacket and shivering in a line so that you don’t have to pay for coat check and you can bust straight up to the front of the stage. Sometimes, it’s worthRead more...

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Out This Week 2/21

Happy Presidents Day week, everybody. A commanding list of new releases awaits you in stores today. Among them is the latest by our recent guest and longtime friend of KEXP, Damien Jurado, whose Maraqopa would be good enough to get him elected President of Seattle if there were such a thing. Our Music Director, DonRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A nice extended weekend (President’s Day), usually leads to a good week of shows. This week starts with Grimes at the Sunset Tavern on Monday night (sold out, sorry!). On Tuesday, Veronica Falls, Bleached, and Seapony are at the Tractor, and Damien Jurado plays a free in-store set at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. WednesdayRead more...

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Album Review: Sleigh Bells - Born To Lose

I know, I know. You are probably thinking that a KEXP review of the new Sleigh Bells album is entirely unnecessary, but trust me. If you haven’t been listening to the album constantly on the New York Times stream, then you need to start now - especially if you weren’t a fan of their firstRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Jack White released the video for his new single “Love Interruption” today along with a short string of tour dates, including a stop at Sasquatch! Music Festival (but we already knew that). The single is off of his forthcoming solo debut Blunderbuss.

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