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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have premiered a new video for their song “I’ll Be Around” (which, by the way, is their first new video in 16 years), and it features Mac McCaughn, founder of Superchunk and the Merge record label, singing the song and picking at a guitar in a woodsy field somewhere. The video isRead more…

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Thursday Music News

photo by Jim Bennett

The first of several videos we’d like to share with you this morning is Dinosaur Jr.‘s new clip for “Pierce the Morning Rain,” a cut from last year’s I Bet on Sky. The video stars actor James Urbaniak as a man obsessed with finding the perfect car stereo and comedian Maria Bamford as his concernedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Feist took home the 2012 Polaris Music Prize for Best Canadian Album on Monday night, beating out Grimes, Japandroids, and Kathleen Edwards. Feist, who described winning as “getting the Valentine from the right boy”, had previously been nominated for 2007’s The Reminder and twice as a member of Broken Social Scene. Along with bragging rights,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Fresh off a hip-shaking set at Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, Father John Misty has announced another leg of tour dates behind this year’s Fear Fun. After spending the rest of July and August making further festival appearances, he’ll embark on his own headlining tour in September, including stops at Portland’s Wonder BallroomRead more…

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Monday Music News

Mick Jagger closed out his hosting duties for last Saturday’s season finale of SNL by performing a medley of Rolling Stones songs with Arcade Fire, The Strokes, and Foo Fighters as his backing bands.  Somewhere out in musicland, the kitchen sink feels left out.  Videos of that performance can be found here. Radiohead’s Kid ARead more…

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Monday Music News

Last night the MTV Video Music Awards gathered to congratulate a lot of the usual suspects — Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Brittney Spears — and create as much spectacle as possible. Highlights include Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s “special surprise performance” (just after Jay-Z’s wife, Beyonce, announced on the red carpet that sheRead more…

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Tuesday News Catchup

Now that everyone’s good and recovered from last weekend’s phenomenal Capitol Hill Block Party, it’s time to catch up on what we missed while we were out forgetting about our day jobs: Canadian singer-songwriter Feist has finally announced the follow-up to her breakout 2007 LP The Reminder. The new one’s called Metals, and will bringRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you may not have known that LCD Soundsystem played their final gig Saturday night at a sold-out Madison Square Garden. The three and a half-hour extravaganza included guest spots by Arcade Fire, Reggie Watts, Shit Robot, and The Juan MacLean, and covers ofRead more…

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Out This Week 3/22

Although the post-SXSW list of releases is a bit thin compared to previous weeks, there are some excellent new albums to send you trekking to your favorite record store. Included on the list are a few notable Seattle artists such as the eminently lovable indie band BOAT, whose album cover for Dress Like Your IdolsRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

Watch – The Strokes on SNL: The Strokes made a late night appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The band played two singles from their upcoming LP Angles, “Under Cover of Darkness” and “Life Is Simple in the Moonlight”. We can personally attest to the fact that lead singer Julian did say “fuck it!”Read more…

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