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Live Review: Chickfactor Music Fest at the Bell House, 3/20-21/14

Wherever Chickfactor goes, I will follow. The premiere indiepop zine, Chickfactor began in 1992, around the same time the east coast pop scene was starting to explode. Labels were forming, like Slumberland and Teen-Beat, and founders Gail O’Hara and Pam Berry were on the scene, interviewing bands, taking photos, and organizing fantastic little pop fests.Read more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Teen-Beat Records

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. When some kids graduate fromRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 22 MURS with Tabi Bonney, Whole Wheat Bread, Ab-Soul, DJ Foundation @ El Corazon Gregarious and haphazardly-dreadlocked Los Angeles MC Murs will be at El Corazon on Tuesday night, exactly two weeks removed from the release of Melrose, his new project with Terrace Martin. Let’s just say that with the new album MursRead more...

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Out This Week 8/3

The question isn’t so much “Are you going to get the new Arcade Fire album?” but rather “What are you going to get with it when you pick it up today?” You’d have to be living under a rock not to know that the new and third full length from Montreal band Arcade Fire isRead more...

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