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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 28 5:30am - Joining us this week is a group that has been helping the homeless and those left on the margins of Seattle for more than 40 years. Reverend Rick Reynolds is the Executive Director and Phil Vestal is the Dispatch Center Manager for Operation Nightwatch. Operation Nightwatch feeds ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Prince Releasing Two Albums Is “Genius,” Says 3RDEYEGIRL Member

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Warner Bros.RecordsToday, Prince simultaneously releases two new albums: a solo effort titled Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum, a collaboration with his band 3RDEYEGIRL. Releasing two completely different albums at the same time is something maybe only a talent like Prince could pull off, says 3RDEYEGIRL guitarist Donna Grantis. “Well, it’s incredible because I think no other artist has ever released ... Read More »

Classic Tears for Fears Album “Songs from the Big Chair” to Be Reissued Next Month

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Universal Music EnterprisesTears for Fears‘ breakout 1985 album Songs from the Big Chair will get the deluxe reissue treatment on November 11. The remastered record will be available in multiple configurations, including a six-disc deluxe box set featuring four CDs and two DVDs. In addition to a revamped edition of the U.K. band’s original album, the deluxe package contains a ... Read More »

“Midnight Rider” First Assistant Director Charged in Death of Camera Assistant

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Danny ClinchAnother member of the production crew for the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider is facing charges in connection with the train accident that killed a camera assistant. Deadline.com reports first assistant director Hillary Schwartz was charged September 10 with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass. She has yet to enter a plea. The husband-and-wife director and producer team of Midnight ... Read More »

ZZ Top Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

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Image Courtesy Ross HalfinZZ Top has announced new dates for the U.S. tour that was postponed when bass guitarist Dusty Hill suffered a hip injury. The band’s tour, which initially was scheduled to begin last week, will now get under way January 17, in San Antonio. Hill injured his hip when he slipped and fell on his band’s tour bus ... Read More »