Tag Archives: Slint

Live Review: Slint at The Showbox at the Market 8/27/14

Slint frontman Brian McMahan stared out across the audience, stone-faced. “The last time we were here, you guys were so much rowdier...” he noted in his infamous monotone drawl. “You guys are so... calm. It’s unsettling.” The last time the legendary Louisville band were in Seattle, it was 2005, and the band had just reunitedRead more...

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I hope he washed his hands: Beloved local rapper Macklemore shared some advice on Instagram last night for his male fans. Watch his toilet seat public service announcement below: [Buzzfeed]

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It’s an unlikely cover, but they make it work: downtempo duo Darkside (electronic producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington) take on the 1972 Nick Drake track “Things Behind The Sun,” from his classic Pink Moon album. The cover was recorded for Modular’s Modcast podcast: stream their hour-long mix below, or download the Nick DrakeRead more...

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Review Revue: Slint - Tweez

What can I say about Slint that I didn’t already say in my 2008 Spiderland post? I kept it short back then, but I pretty much covered the bases: they were an excellent band that has been very influential over the years and they were phenomenal live, even almost twenty years after anyone thought they’dRead more...

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33 1/3 Odyssey: Spiderland

Being released twenty years ago, Louisville indie rock band Slint’s album Spiderland has been one of the most influential albums of the time since its release. With its angular guitar parts, loud-quiet-loud texture and unusual time signatures, Spiderland has been arguably the most important album of the post-rock era despite never being a top sellingRead more...

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