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Tuesday Music News

Handsome Furs may have called it quits, but member Dan Boeckner has started a new band with the help of Britt Daniel of Spoon and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks. The band will called themselves Divine Fits and will release a record on Merge later this year. Yeasayer have announced a new record thatRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Taking offense to a bad Pitchfork review is akin to yelling at the clouds for floating up above and about as effective. But tell that to Father John Misty. Former Seattle resident Josh Tillman launched into a tweeting tirade after online indie tastemakers gave his recent album, Fear Fun, a decent 7.3 rating. (Josh, weRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 5/25

Late next month, Arcade Fire are rereleasing their Grammy-winning album, The Suburbs, which will also include the Spike Jonze-directed short film, Scenes from the Suburbs, two new songs, “Culture War” and “Speaking in Tongues,” which features Talking Heads’ David Byrne on backup vocals.

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Live at SXSW: IE9 Launch Party with Yeasayer, The Head and the Heart, and Fences

KEXP visited the all-new Austin City Limits studios at South By Southwest for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 launch party. Besides the software showcase, there was also a packed crowd for live performances by Fences, The Head and the Heart, and Yeasayer. See the full gallery from this amazing performance here! Fences:

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Monday Morning News Fix

The album Gorrilaz recorded on an iPad that was scheduled to be released on Christmas has been released, because Christmas was the other day. It is called The Fall and you can stream the whole thing on Gorillaz’ website. It is available for download for Gorillaz fanclub members. Four-time Grammy nominee and R&B singer andRead more…

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Correspondence from Austin City Limits: Day 3

It’s always easiest to get your money’s worth on the last day of a festival, as most people are either burnt out or too hung over to gear themselves up for another full day of standing and shuffling around in the heat. ACL this year was no exception, as for most of the day IRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Friday

The 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off in a HUGE way with MGMT, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Shabazz Palaces, Bear In Heaven, and Macklemore packing the streets at the main stage. Meanwhile, bands Fences, Police Teeth, Unnatural Helpers, and Champagne Champagne were blowing up the stage at Neumos. This set also features USF and HelmsRead more…

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Preview: The Capitol Hill Block Party – Friday

What better way to celebrate the summer weather than with a three-day festival that gathers more than fifty bands in one of Seattle’s most distinctive neighborhoods? Once again, Capitol Hill Block Party presents some of the best artists in indie, rock, alternative, hip-hop and electronica to perform during this fun-filled weekend. Among this year’s incredibleRead more…

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Sound and Vision: A video roundup – March Madness!

Hello! I have friends who like basketball and their teams lost those basketball games that happened over the month of March. I know nothing about basketball and March Madness makes me think of someone going crazy in the month of March, so dedicate this month’s Sound & Vision post to everyone who likes basketball andRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The 3rd Annual Record Store Day is looming around the corner (April 17th!) and wouldn’t you know the list of participants and goodies is beginning to unfurl. Factory 25 will be releasing the first two LPs from its History of Chicago Punk series featuring DA and Tutu & The Pirates. Throw a 12-inch single fromRead more…

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