Tag Archives: Wild Flag

Video Roundup: Flag Day

It was on this day in 1777 that we adopted the ol’ stars and stripes to represent our country, and in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially established June 14th as Flag Day! Flags have waved all throughout musical history, too, whether black or pink or wild. Hoist your own flag up the flagpole, and enjoyRead more...

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Monday Music News

With Thee Oh Sees on “indefinite hiatus,” frontman John Dwyer is forging ahead with his “hand-made electronics” solo project Damaged Bug. Visit Pitchfork to download the track “Photograph” from his forthcoming debut, Hubba Bubba, via Dwyer’s Castle Face label. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Sadly, it sounds like supergroup Wild Flag is now at half-mast. Drummer Janet Weiss tells UK publication The Skinny that the band is pretty much done: “It was great, but I think it just kinda ran its course. It’s hard to have a band when you live five hours apart by plane.” Weiss is currentlyRead more...

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Video Roundup: Flag Day

237 years ago, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that adopted the flag of the United States on June 14. Today, we celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a video playlist all about flags. From flags Black to Wild, here are some songs we’ve flagged as part of a Flag Day soundtrack for ourRead more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 3

Hey Marseilles opened the day up on the main stage with a great set of Seattle’s favorites. Their vast instrumentation and soaring melodies drew a large crowd for a show so early in the day. As always, their songs sounded fantastic.

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Roadtrip 2012

All packed for Sasquatch! Music Festival this weekend? There’s one thing you don’t want to forget: road music! No matter where you’re coming from, the Gorge is a haul and you’re going to want the best music to pass the time. KEXP has you covered: Midday Show host Cheryl Waters has once again curated aRead more...

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Monday Music News

Battlestar Galactica fan and Wild Flag co-frontwoman Carrie Brownstein has recently penned a deal to publish a memoir chronicling her life in music.  But don’t worry Portlandia fans, she’s penning one for that show as well.  Read up on memoir details here. Weird “Al” Yankovic is now suing Sony Music Entertainment over royalties.  A littleRead more...

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more...

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Coachella Video Roundup

The lineup release for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival yesterday left most music fans in complete shock and awe. The festival is a three-day event that will be held on two separate weekends – once April 13-15 and again April 20-22. The headliner formula follows in suit of last year with two rock bandsRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Nate

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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