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Friday Music News

Passion Pit is back!  Sort of!  Check out their pulsating remix of Swedish duo We Are Serenades‘ first single, “Birds” off of their album debut, Criminal Heaven, here. He is now, quite literally, the king of pop.  Pepsi is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s seminal album Bad by adorning one billion cans with hisRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Silversun Pickups are now streaming their new album Neck Of The Woods via MTV. If you are a fan of the band’s past work, Neck Of The Woods will not disappoint in the slightest. Listen to it below and grab it when it comes out next week! Also, make sure to see Silversun Pickups atRead more…

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Video Roundup: Grunge is/not Dead!

Perhaps no other day marks Seattle music history like April 5. Eighteen years ago today, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain took his life. Eight years later, on April 5, Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley died from a drug overdose. But also on April 5, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready was born. (AIC’s original bassist Mike Starr wasRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 25 I think we are all still recovering from the Block Party today. Tuesday, July 26 *Fences @ Sonic Boom Records (Ballard) (FREE) (info) Fresh off an amazing performance at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Christopher Mansfield (aka Fences) plays a much smaller stage at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. Come check outRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Grunge” – Soundgarden

The first grunge-era band to get signed to a major label was Seattle’s own Soundgarden.  They got started officially in 1984, naming themselves after a sound sculpture near Seattle’s Magnuson park.  One of six bands to appear on the first grunge compilation, Deep Six, released in 1986, Soundgarden’s original sound was psychedelic garage — veryRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s only taken 15 years, but Soundgarden are finally putting out a new album. The yet-to-be-titled release will be their first since 1996’s Down on the Upside and comes in the same year as Pearl Jam‘s 20th anniversary as well as the just-as-triumphant return of the Foo Fighters, who in addition to releasing a newRead more…

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Live Review: Jubilee, Artis the Spoonman @ The Triple Door 1/31

Tonight’s entertainment in the palatial, opulent, and downright smart and swanky Triple Door quietly begins when local legend Artis the Spoonman unassumingly strolls onto the candlelit venue’s dark stage and squats on his haunches, barefoot, and arranges his spoons in a cloth carrying case in front of him. He starts to chat with the audienceRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

R.I.P. Broadcast’s Trish Keenan: We’re deeply saddened to report that Broadcast frontwoman Trish Keenan died last Friday. A statement on the Warp Records site details her recent battle with pneumonia which had left her in intensive care. Artists share some of their reactions here. Trent Reznor wins Golden Globe: Last night, Nine Inch Nails main man Trent ReznorRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

New song from Telekinesis: SPIN has the exclusive on a new song from local favorites Telekinesis – Car Crash (MP3)

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Thursday News Conglomeration

Following up their recent reunion show as Nudedragons at the Showbox and now their performance this month at Lollapalooza, Soundgarden are set to release Telephantasm: A Retrospective on September 28, and yesterday they revealed their first new single since 1997: “Black Rain,” an outtake from the Badmotorfinger sessions. Rumors are that they’re in the studioRead more…

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