Song of the Day: DIIV “Dopamine”

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Reason number 482 why I love Soundcloud. DIIV’s echoing guitar laden “Dopamine” is a sign of great things to come.

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New Music Premiere – Wet “Deadwater” & Bubonik Funk “Carolina Phase”

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This week’s gonna be a short one content wise. I’ve got one of my best friends visiting me from North Carolina – he’s on a west coast friend tour that’s making its way to Seattle and it’ll require my full… Continue Reading

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Album of the Day: Lower Dens ‘Escape From Evil’

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Lower Dens‘ neon-lit glamour makes for an excellent homage to the ’80s. Escape from Evil dances through pleasurable pop synthesizers that balance fragile emotions with a powerful sense of self. Lower Dens’ lead songwriter Jana Hunter marks each track with the… Continue Reading

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Song of the Day: Amen Dunes “Song to the Siren”

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The formula to create Amen Dunes’ Love took a year and a half, 15 musicians, and 5 different studios. That’s a handful for one LP, but a listen to Love puts to rest the notion that you can cut corners and do things quickly… Continue Reading

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Show of the Day: Twin Peaks, MeatBodies, Criminal Hygiene

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Its’ the middle of the week and you’ve put in some solid days at work. Why not reward yourself with a show? Twin Peaks, Meat Bodies, Criminal Hygiene – The Vera Project The problem with living in Seattle is every… Continue Reading

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This Week’s Video: Todd Terje “Inspector Norse”

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It’s album time with Todd Terje and his new album called ‘It’s Album Time.’ Confused? Stoked? So are we. Warning: if you have any aversion to dancing your ass off, looking so hyper cool that you’re almost acting a fool,… Continue Reading

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For the Record: Starting a Second Collection

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Now that I am “officially” moved across the country, it’s time to rebuild the record collection. But can the second round compare to the first? Like many newbies into the Loser Edition, first-pressing, Record Store Day-Release world of vinyl purchasing,… Continue Reading

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This Week’s Video: Ty Segall “The Man Man”

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Ty Segall is about as prolific as you can get in music. There’s no slowing down the projects, the multiple LPs, and tours. Now you can add a video for “The Man Man” from Segall’s LP Sleeper. The video features… Continue Reading

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This Week’s Video: Dum Dum Girls “Lost Boys and Girls Club”

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  Two things. One: Happy Halloween a.k.a. the day to end an amazing month of cable TV horror movie excellence, thinking about your costume all month and scrambling a sexy Courtney Love ca. Hole with whatever torn, tattered and stained… Continue Reading

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Washed Out: Paracosm

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Remember when you thought Within and Without was one of Ernest Greene’s finest moments in dream-pop devotion to his wife and that dedication made it even more amazing? Course you do. And before we dive into my inspiration board for… Continue Reading

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