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Tuesday Music News

Fresh off her tour with Radiolab, Thao Nguyen and The Get Down Stay Down are streaming their new album We The Common. Featuring a collaboration song with Joanna Newsom, “Kindness Be Conceived”, the album is catchy but surprising - Thao can easily move from sweetness to roaring in a jump and a skip. Stream theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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Sonic Roundup 6/22

If Radiohead‘s King of Limbs left you unsatisfied, the band has released a clip of themselves playing a new song. This one’s called “Staircase,” and was recorded with Portishead drummer Clive Deamer for producer Nigel Godrich‘s performance series “From the Basement.” Watch it below. KEXP listeners should be familiar with Wild Flag by now -Read more...

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A diverse week of live music will start out what is looking to be an amazing October of live music. On to the action: Monday, October 4th CARIBOU with Emeralds @ Chop Suey There was a stretch after Caribou‘s 2010 album Swim was released earlier this year when I think one out of every fourRead more...

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Bumbershoot Photos from Monday 9/6/10

The third and final day of Bumbershoot 2010 was just as exciting as the first! Sunday brought great indie bands (Surfer Blood, BOAT, The Clientele, Japandroids and The Thermals), vintage soul from Booker T., Canadian heavy metal from Anvil and a whole lot more from Kings Go Forth, Trampled By Turtles, Angelique Kidjo, Bobby BareRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Those of you who desire your lullabies sang by a former professor with a magnificent beard will be happy to know that Kiss Each Other Clean, the newest album from Sam Beam a.k.a. Iron & Wine, is set for release in early 2011. Until then, your cat’s mane and purring will have to suffice.

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Thursday Music News Jamboree

Masters of lustfully minimalist music, The XX, were recently awarded the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. Industry insiders from the UK and Ireland convened to decided which LP was the masterpiece of the year and the band’s debut self-titled released earned them the titled plus £20,000. Check out more details over at Stereogum.

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Surfer Blood

With the current explosion of so-called “beach bands”, it’s easy to forget a lot of people probably first heard about it after listening to a band like Surfer Blood -- KEXP listeners certainly knew all about the band well before they had even played their first Seattle show. Certainly not originators or pioneers of the retro-beach surf movementRead more...

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Album Review: Surfer Blood - Astro Coast

The four members of Surfer Blood in an odd twist of fate met at an afterparty for a music festival none of them attended. Sharing distaste for drum and bass, and perhaps bonded by the irony they were attending said party, John Paul Pitts, Tyler Schwarz, Thomas Brian, and Marcos Marchesani got together and formedRead more...

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