Tag Archives: The xx

Tuesday Music News

Perhaps one of the year’s most anticipated releases, Coexist, the sophomore effort from the xx, is now streaming at NPR as part of the First Listen series ahead of its September 11th release date. The band played a sold-out show at the Showbox at the Market in July, and will return to Seattle to playRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Songs from Coexist, the xx‘s forthcoming sophomore album, are continuing to trickle out onto the internet, but instead of being unveiled by fan footage, the newest song to be revealed was released by the band themselves. “Chained,” the second track on Coexist has yet to be played live, but you can hear it now inRead more...

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Live Review: The xx w/ Perfume Genius & Jacques Greene @ Showbox at the Market 7/25

Wednesday night may have been one of the better bookings in recent Showbox history. The xx are prefacing their tour in support of upcoming record Coexist with a string of gigs at smaller venues. Their “big” show for the new record will be at the Paramount on October 6 (which you can get tickets forRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Chicago indie rock band The Sea and Cake have announced a new record and released its first single. Runner is out September 18 on Thrill Jockey Records, and the band will tour shortly after that. Their tour will include a stop in Seattle on November 3 at the Crocodile. The new single “Harps” is anRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: The xx and Jacques Greene

It’s been nearly three years since the xx released their now modern-classic debut, and since then, they’ve lost a member, played essentially every festival on Earth, won the Mercury Music Prize, and producer Jamie xx has made his name as one of the most forward-thinking producers in electronic music. To say that the anticipation forRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We hope you’ve got a little bit of energy left from the Block Party weekend to enjoy some great shows this week.  On Monday, there’s a highly anticipated show at the Showbox with two amazing bands: Dirty Projectors and Wye Oak. On Wednesday, Big K.R.I.T., Casey Veggies, Big Sant, and Tito Lopez shake things up at Neumos,Read more...

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Monday Music News

After pulling an all-nighter working on their new album, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared on the Morning Show today with an announcement about new music from the duo. The Seattle-based duo announced that their debut album, The Heist, will be released on October 9th and to support it, they’ll be embarking on an extensive (56Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Handsome Furs may have called it quits, but member Dan Boeckner has started a new band with the help of Britt Daniel of Spoon and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks. The band will called themselves Divine Fits and will release a record on Merge later this year. Yeasayer have announced a new record thatRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Today’s featured artist on our Song of the Day podcast, Best Coast, stopped by Letterman last night to play the title track off new record The Only Place! The performance is delightful. If you were thinking about going to see them next Tuesday at the Neptune, perhaps this will convince you to buy your ticketsRead more...

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Album Review: John Talabot - fIN

It’s difficult to wake up one day and decide you want to be an electronica artist. Fruity Loops and other music production freeware have improved to a point where it is relatively easy to make bedroom dubstep or house. You can string a song together with a handful of drum loops and some synth lines,Read more...

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