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Monday Music News

Be prepared to swoon. Arctic Monkeys have shared a new song, “Why Do You Only Call Me When You’re High?” from their upcoming album, AM, due September 10 from Domino Records. Alex Turner’s simple, straightforward lyrics on this bluesy ballad about bad relationship communication are guaranteed to get stuck in your head. [CoS]

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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,┬áRodrigo y Gabriela are at Paramount, Kathleen Edwards isRead more...

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Happy birthday, Kurt Cobain!

It’s pretty much a rite of passage for any new band these days to cut their teeth on Nirvana covers, and it’s a testament to the band’s universal influence when musicians from all genres (and even the bands who influenced Nirvana to begin with) are more likely to play Nirvana songs than those of anyRead more...

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Live Review: JEFF The Brotherhood @ Bumbershoot 9/6

Monday 1.15pm Center Square Stage Nashville, Tennessee’s finest psychedelic garage rock double act JEFF (all caps no less!) The Brotherhood (they’re literally brothers) begin their Bumbershoot set with electronic pulses arpeggiating up and down in tone faster and faster and eventually settling into a melody and rhythm to which lead singer and guitarist Jake OrrallRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

According to several reports, Pearl Jam performed a secret show at Showbox in Seattle this past Thursday. The 300 or so attendees were told only that they would attend a filmed “rock concert” and be compensated for their time, but after signing non-disclosure agreements and so forth, they were treated to a repeated performance ofRead more...

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