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Sasquatch 2015 – Friday: Action Bronson, Flume, Little Dragon, Sleater-Kinney

Show Date: May 22, 2015

Starting things off on the right foot Friday evening, Queens rapper Action Bronson rocked a large crowd on the Bigfoot stage as big drops of rain came down. The crowd seemed to actually gain energy once the rain started to fall. Bronson rapped over some crowd favorite beats like Biz Markie’s “Just a Friend” before […]

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Sasquatch 2015 Picks: Flume, Sleater-Kinney, The New Pornographers, Unlikely Friends {Friday, May 5/22}

{Sleater Kinney – Credit: Brigitte Sire} The Sasquatch music festival is finally upon us, and as always it promises to be a fantastic weekend. Last year Sasquatch attempted to mix things up by adding a second weekend over the 4th of July (in addition to the traditional Memorial weekend event) and shortening each to 3 days […]

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Portlandia: The Tour sells out, DVD in stores soon

Fans of all things Carrie Brownstein have an extra reason to rejoice this holiday season: having just wound up her amazing Wild Flag tour, Brownstein and SNL's Fred Armisen have recently announced they are taking their comedy hit Portlandia on the road with a six-city tour! The duo don't just star in the series, they […]

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listmania continues: keenan's top 20 favorite albums of the decade

{Long Winters photo by Trickshot Photography} Because I’m some kind of masochist and a total nerd, I’ve been slaving over this list, keeping it brief (harder than you’d think!) at my favorite 20 albums of the decade without duplicating a band (even harder). Side note: I’ve probably forgotten something I really, really love, so let’s […]

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ThunderAnt: This is Nice

It's been on Stereogum for almost a week now, but I just found out about ThunderAnt this morning (via P4k). ThunderAnt is a comedy duo made up of Fred Armisen from "Saturday Night Live" and Carrie Brownstein, guitarist from Sleater-Kinney (my most favoritest band for ever and ever). They are making short videos and they'll […]

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Live at KEXP: Volume 2

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There are two things a great compilation album can accomplish: it can either round up the best songs from important bands, either established or emerging (or both), or it can be a statement in itself. That statement could represent a different place (maybe where the music comes from, or maybe the utopia it wants to […]

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