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Friday Music News

Bassist Kim Deal has left the Pixies, the band announced today on their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pixiesofficial?rf=106226122747445) page. “We are very proud to have worked with her on and off over the last 25 years,” the statement read. “Despite her decision to move on, we will always consider her a member of the Pixies, and her placeRead more…

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 4: Dirty Projectors, Toro y Moi & Tig Notaro

by Tara Kelly Kearns Well, it finally happened. The rain that had teased and threatened for the last few days finally came and reminded everyone just exactly what the PNW is all about. That didn’t deter anyone, however, and the music played on even through the wet and the cold. Fortunately, my first event ofRead more…

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 4: Toro y Moi

Toro y Moi kicked off his world tour with a performance at Sasquatch to the increasingly tired but never lacking in excitement crowd (see exhausted dancing). His set was between the PNW’s Odesza in the morning and Disclosure’s in the afternoon – a line-up of three amazing and impossible to not dance to groups. HisRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Mixtape 2013

Sunscreen for the Eastern Washington sun? Check. Sleeping bag for the few moments you’ll be able to sleep? Check? Earplugs for when your ‘drums need a break? Check. Booty shorts for dancin’? Check. High energy bars for, uh… energy? Check. Roadtrip music for the journey out to The Gorge? Double and triple check! We’ve gotRead more…

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I Got High 4/20 Playlist!

Happy Weed Day, everyone! Though the origins of “420” aren’t quite the stuff of legend (it was not actually police code for marijuana use in progress), it certainly has become the rallying cry of pot smokers and is celebrated daily without anyone’s help. But the day 4/20 is likely to raise more blunts, and hopefullyRead more…

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Monday Music News

In honor of the late Jason Molina, Graveface Records has announced the release of a tribute album (due out on April 23). Weary Engine Blues has an impressive roster of singer/songwriters -including John Vanderslice, Will Oldham (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy), Phil Elverum (The Microphones), Mark Kozelek, and many more. All of the profits made from theRead more…

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Live Video: Toro Y Moi

It seems like forever ago that Toro Y Moi were lumped in with the chillwave movement, but across the last four years and three albums, Chaz Bundick’s music and (and it’s four person live incarnation) have gradually evolved into something bigger than a blogosphere-darling bedroom project: a fully-fledged group that knows how to lay downRead more…

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Live Review: Toro y Moi, w/ Sinkane & Dog Bite @ Crocodile 2/27/2013

Last week, Toro y Moi showed the Crocodile an excellent time with their Seattle tour stop in support of the fantastic new record Anything In Return. Accompanied by eclectic New York dance act Sinkane and rising Georgia shoegaze band Dog Bite, the show was an all-round excellent bill full of good vibes. The crowd wasRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s the Spring Fundraising Drive on KEXP all this week. What a great way to be a part of the celebration of amazing listener powered music and make a donation to power the music that you love. (Make a donation at: 206-903-5397) Right after you do that, there are plenty of good shows to pickRead more…

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Album Review: Toro y Moi – Anything In Return

Chaz Bundick has made some pretty grand music under his Toro y Moi monicker. His bedroom electronica evolved through 2010 and 2011 to incorporate more R&B textures and hip-hop cool, but in the last six months he’s upped his game. From a songwriting standpoint, Bundick has dialed in to pop/R&B majesty. In addition, Anything InRead more…

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