Archive for “Alternative rock”

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Seattle’s 107.7 The End announces new late-night EDM show

Posted November 12th, 2014 by genestout

Seattle’s 107.7 The End (KNDD-FM) has announced a new program in its specialty music lineup, the EDM-focused Saturday night segment dubbed Subtronic End. The show makes its debut from 10 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 8, and will become a staple of the station’s weekend programming. Subtronic End offers two hours of electronic dance music, […]

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Beloved Sleater-Kinney trio returns with ‘No Cities to Love’ album

Posted October 22nd, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS They were on a break! Sleater-Kinney, the Olympia-born riot-grrrl trio once aptly deemed “America’s best rock band” by venerated critic Greil Marcus, made its supposed farewell appearance eight years ago with a “ferocious performance” at Portland’s Crystal Ballroom, reviewed here. Now, after separate(d) stints in the promising Wild Flag (drummer-singer Janet Weiss […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: The Americans bring their cool basement sound to High Dive

Posted September 30th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Formed in 2010, L.A. indie rock band The Americans have accomplished a lot in four years. They’ve crisscrossed the country, performing with such artists as T Bone Burnett, Patti Smith and Grammy and Oscar winner Ryan Bingham on his “Junky Star” and “Tomorrowland” tours. The band’s current tour features a stop at […]

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New Waterfront Festival features live music and synchronized light show

Posted September 10th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT The New Waterfront Festival will bring live music back to Seattle’s waterfront in a big way. Performers during the six-hour festival from 2 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Waterfront Park include Vaudeville Etiquette, Geoffrey Castle, Wanz, ChebonChebon, McTuff and Stephanie Anne Johnson. The festival boasts an historic first: Vaudeville Etiquette will […]

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All-star band gathers at Bumbershoot to perform Big Star’s iconic third album

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS “Never traveled far,” Replacements singer-guitarist Paul Westerberg sang in the set-closer “Alex Chilton” Sunday at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, “without a little Big Star.” No matter how spectacular The Replacements’ early-evening set at the Main Stage (“We’re a bar band,” bassist Tommy Stinson complained about performing without the cover of darkness) might have […]

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