Seattle Office of Film + Music


NPR MUSIC WILL WEBCAST FLEET FOXES CONCERT TONIGHT
May 10, 2011, 12:16 pm
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NPR Music
If you missed Fleet Foxes’ two sold-out shows at Seattle’s Moore Theater last week, tonight could be your golden opportunity! NPR Music will live webcast the band’s performance from Stubb’s Barbecue in Austin Texas. The concert will be available in both audio and video formats. Fleet Foxes recently embarked on a North American and European tour in support of the band’s lush new album titled Helplessness Blues. It’s the group’s sophomore effort and was released May 3 on local label Sub Pop. Remember to tune in at 6:30 PM Pacific time via the above link to listen to Fleet Foxes perform live in Austin.

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FLEET FOXES’ ROBIN PECKNOLD ON THE COVER OF SPIN MAGAZINE

Sub Pop Records
Seattle music aficionados may do a double-take in the magazine aisle this month when they catch Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold on the cover of SPIN Magazine’s May 2011 issue. The well-respected music rag heralds the band’s newest album, Helplessness Blues, as the most beautiful album of 2011. The record is receiving early positive praise ahead of its May 3 release date from many news outlets, including British newspaper The Guardian and prominent music blog Stereogum. Those interested can also listen to Helplessness Blues in its entirety over at NPR Music as part of NPR Music’s First Listen series.

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FLEET FOXES RELEASE VIDEO FOR NEW “HELPLESSNESS BLUES” TRACK
March 31, 2011, 12:12 pm
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SUBPOP
Yesterday the Fleet Foxes doubled-down on Helplessness Blues action with a new video release for a new song off their upcoming album (which drops May 3 via Sub Pop–like you didn’t already know). The video, for the track “Grown Ocean,” features lush Pacific NW scenery as well as some bearded behind-the-scenes banter with the Seattle folk rockers. Have a look and listen below.

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Fleet Foxes // Grown Ocean, posted with vodpod

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FLEET FOXES AUCTION OFF NEW ALBUM FOR JAPAN RELIEF FUND
March 23, 2011, 9:47 am
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eBay
Large-hearted Seattle folk-rock band Fleet Foxes have put the test pressing (vinyl record) of their highly anticipated new album, Helplessness Blues, on eBay, with 100% of the sale proceeds to benefit the Global Giving Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. The auction winner will be the not only feel like a hero for their charitable donation, but also may find themselves in the company of many newfound friends, eager to listen to the Fleet Foxes album, which is slated to make its debut May 3. Alas, there can be only one lucky winner, so quell the “Helplessness Blues” of your impatience for the new album with this freshly-released preview track, “Battery Kinzie.” Also be sure to follow the link above to check out the record auction and make a bid on great music for a grand cause.

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