Tag Archives: Ty Segall

Monday Music News

MGMT is apparently very much interested in collaborating with the “Hobo Rocket” band Pond in the future. Talking about their forthcoming self-titled album, VanWyngarden said it is “less distraught, nervous and paranoid” than the last - and “Your Life is a Lie” is both confident and absurd, allowing them to embrace both their surreal tendenciesRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Pickathon Preview with Greg Vandy

Pickathon is my favorite weekend of the year. You’ve heard me talk about it incessantly in The Roadhouse, and maybe you saw the KEXP vids last year from the “Bunny Glade,” and maybe you were even there when I interviewed Mavis Staples in the Workshop Barn in 2011 (laughs & tears!). If so, you knowRead more...

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MFNW 2013 Lineup Announced!

Seattle has no shortage of summertime music festivals and events, so why does KEXP travels= down to Portland, OR, to broadcast during MusicfestNW each year? One reason is the comfortable, neighborhood-like atmosphere of the festival itself. The other is the stellar lineup that just keeps getting better and better. Today, MFNW announced its 2013 lineup,Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

The Dodos have announced a new album, Carrier, which will be out on August 27th, and they’ve shared “Confidence” from that album. Carrier follows the loss of guitarist Christopher Reimer, who joined The Dodos in 2011. Singer Meric Long revealed that Reimer was a big musical influence for him, “seeing how he could transform andRead more...

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Monday Music News

Today’s a big day for Ty Segall, that is if the legendary scuzz garage king can have big days anymore after his many releases, shows, and side projects. First of all his band Fuzz released a video that features the trio playing “Fuzz’s Fourth Dream” at Burgerama in LA. The video starts with a littleRead more...

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Monday Music News

Chvrches have a lovely roller rink video for their song “Now is Not The Time.” Where previous roller rink videos might focus on the retro dress or mad tricks, Chvrches instead lets the lights play while skaters circle like ghosts and their synth pop song sweetly fills the cavernous space. You can also hear theirRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Congratulations to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, whose “Thrift Shop,” rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 list this week and is No. 1 on the Billboard Digital Songs Chart, beating out the likes of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and others. The Lumineers continue to hold on with a No. 3 and No.Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

Is Paul McCartney to play with the remaining members of Nirvana? In a media frenzy set off by British paper The Sun the facts have become a bit obscured, but the chance that the Beatle will play with Grohl and Novoselic at a Hurricane Sandy benefit tonight at Madison Square Garden has not been ruledRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A limited but fun calendar this week, starting with Yuni in Taxco, The Torn ACLs, and The Groundblooms at Sunset Tavern on Monday night. On Tuesday, Ty Segall, Night Beats, and Sandrider are at Neumos. On Thursday, Lavender Diamond and Shelby Earl are at Sunset Tavern. The weekend kicks off with a Tribute to Harry Smith’s Anthology ofRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Taken by Trees put out this cool video today - shot entirely on an iphone! The dream-pop song follows Victoria through LA’s sluggish and glamorous landscape - a poolside, a skyscraper, the side of a candy-striped building. And all wearing a”L.A” hat on her head. Three awesome and much expected albums were released today: TyRead more...

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