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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again -- for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen‘s iconic E Street Band saxophonist, who was reported “seriously ill” after a stroke on Sunday. Clemons was hospitalized, but after a couple brain surgeries is reported to be in responsive and stable condition. Though the E Street Band was on hiatus, Clemons has kept himself busy byRead more...

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Out This Week 5/24

Our recent guest live on the Morning Show during our Hood to Hood broadcast from the Sunset Tavern in Ballard last Friday, David Bazan is releasing his new album, Strange Negotiations, today. Following up his excellent 2009 “solo” debut, Curse Your Branches, Bazan enlists his touring band to back him up in studio for aRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Bon Iver‘s self-titled sophomore release has been the subject of much anticipation, and now we can finally get the first taste. The minimal, electronic-leaning lead single is “Calgary,” listenable and downloadable (in exchange for an email address) below.

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Sonic Roundup 5/11

Neo-soul’s Mayer Hawthorne is set to release a 6-song covers EP called Impressions, and now you can snag a sneak peek at one of the tracks, a take on Electric Light Orchestra‘s “Mr. Blue Sky.” Word has it this take was recorded live in one sitting in a tent in Belgium with his band, TheRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

No, Radiohead are still not done. Since unceremoniously releasing their 8th studio album, The King of Limbs, Thom Yorke and co. have been popping up everywhere in music news blotters, and it continues this week as the band will be releasing a “newspaper version” of their new album. You remember a few weeks ago whenRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

The new Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees are in: Next year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class will include Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Darlene Love and Dr. John. Leon Russell will be receive The Award For Musical Excellence (formerly the Sideman category) and industry legends Jac Holzman and Art Rupe will both receive the AhmetRead more...

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Weird at My School: Dear Diary...

The week before last, I polished off Bill Drummond‘s excellent and hilarious memoir 45. Drummond managed the Teardrop Explodes and Echo & The Bunnymen, was one-half of the KLF, and found subsequent infamy as a art provocateur, author, etc. His rabid discourse on music in myriad forms inspired me to make a pact: I willRead more...

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