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Thursday Music News

’90s-revivalists Speedy Ortiz go all the way back to the ’70s for their cover of the Sibylle Baier song “Lost Something In The Hills.” The obscure German folk-singer had recorded songs at home on a reel-to-reel recorder, and when none other than J Mascis got his hands on a copy, he helped Baier’s son getRead more...

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Live Review: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks with Speedy Ortiz at the Neptune Theatre, 4/12/14

So, here’s the thing: I love the ’90s. I really do. Like, I score really, really high at those Buzzfeed “How ’90s Are You” quizzes. It’s my favorite era of music. So, I was pretty stoked for this show, pairing a ’90s-influenced band with the King of the ’90s, Mr. Malkmus.

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 7th • Bryan Ferry at McCaw Hall // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, April 8th • Factory Floor, DVA Damas at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • The Round 107: James Apollo, Ghosts I’ve Met, Lotte Kestner at Fremont Abbey Arts Center // All Ages (more info)

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Out This Week 2/11

There’s lots to love in the record stores this Valentine’s Day week, like the aptly titled Hotel Valentine, the first release in fifteen years from New York City duo Cibo Matto. If you’re in a more somber mood, check out the album Benji from Sun Kil Moon aka Mark Kozelek (ex-Red House Painters), featuring guestRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Since Kim Deal left, iconic band The Pixies have had a public struggle trying to replace her. And in a recent interview with Brooklyn Vegan, drummer David Lovering acknowledges that Deal is irreplaceable: “Basically, no-one can replace Kim Deal. It would be impossible to do.” Kim Shattuck of the Muffs was initially brought in asRead more...

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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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