Tag Archives: TV on the Radio

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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Thursday News Roundup

RIP Gerard Smith. The TV On The Radio bassist died Wednesday morning after a long struggle with lung cancer. TV On The Radio are currently in the middle of a tour to support their new album Nine Types of Light, and have canceled a few upcoming dates; the tour will resume April 29 in SanRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Record Store Day will be upon us this Saturday, April 16. This means an ungodly amount of new music will be released, a complete list of which you can see here. Also out will be a Sub Pop sampler CD, which will include mostly unreleased tracks from what is up-and-coming from the Northwest label forRead more...

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Out This Week 4/12

It’s a huge week for new releases, and just in time for Record Store Day. The latest from Low, TV on the Radio, Elbow, Panda Bear, and The Feelies... yes, The Feelies are back after a 19 year break! Seattle band Beat Connection is re-issuing their debut EP officially and with bonus tracks, while localRead more...

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Watch: TV On the Radio’s Nine Types of Light

TV On the Radio‘s previously reported film accompaniment to their new album Nine Types of Light was released today in conjunction with the album. The hour-long feature is now available on Youtube. The entire thing is sparsely interconnected music videos for each song on the album, directed by various filmmakers under the direction of leadRead more...

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TV On the Radio Unveils Nine Types of Light Trailer

Apparently it’s a big day for bands at the movies because TV On the Radio has just released the trailer for a film that’s going to accompany their newest album, Nine Types of Light. The film is purported to be a “visual re-imagining” of the LP, directed by frontman Tunde Adebimpe. Intercut with music videosRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Death Cab For Cutie made news when they announced that their music video for “You Are A Tourist” from their upcoming release Codes and Keys would be recorded and broadcast live. Well, that already happened, but you can watch the end product below. The video is so spectacular that it’s hard to believe it wasRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 3/23

LCD Soundsystem‘s immortal “All My Friends” gets the cover treatment from Will Wiesenfeld’s Baths in this clip from The AV Club’s Undercover series. Watch Wiesenfeld croon while tourmate Dexter from Houses provides truly organic percussion.

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Monday Morning News Fix

Trent Reznor wins Oscar for The Social Network: Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has won his first Academy Award. Reznor and long-time collaborator Atticus Ross won the Oscar for Best Original Score for The Social Network, the duo’s first project as film composers. (via Rolling Stone) R.I.P Excepter’s Clare Amory: We are sad toRead more...

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