Sasquatch proves to be a Gorge-ous fest with a stellar lineup

Tucked between billowing hills and jagged rock formations, Quincy, Washington’s Sasquatch! music festival drew thousands to the magnificent Gorge Amphitheater this Memorial Day weekend. Unlike some festivalgoers who attend music festivals for the fashion, glamour and Instagrams, Sasquach! attendees sacrificed luxury and basic hygiene to camp out for three days
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The National waxes poetic at the Greek

The fact that so many people can connect with the sentimental and introspective mid-life-crisis-esque anthems of Brooklyn-based, indie-rock band The National may say more about audiences than about the band. Despite the morose, despairing lyrics sung poetically by lead singer Matt Berninger, the energy was surprisingly positive and enthusiastic at
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Tunesday: Revived for the Summer

Welcome to the summer edition of Tunesday! For the next two months or so, I strive to be your musical curator, aspired tastemaker and an alliteration-loving advocate of all things aurally awesome. Finding new music is easily one of the best, most underrated feelings in the world, so I hope
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The National tease with new tracks

Over the past few weeks, Brooklyn-based indie-rock group The National have teased us with preview releases of two songs off of their new album Trouble Will Find Me. Earlier in the month, The National released “Demons” accompanied by a stop-motion video of a man sketching the album art for Trouble
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This Week in Sound: Local beats and English tunes

As we all recover from  a post-Thanksgiving food comas and frenzied shopping escapades, it seems that the music scene has hit a lull week as well. While there aren’t many big CD releases this week (unless you’re dying for the new Trey Songz album), there are a handful of concerts
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