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The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

By Holly Williams | 22nd July 2014

Nirvana remains to be one of the best things to come out of SeattleSeattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so it's only right that we delve into their record collection...

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Fleet Foxes Frontman Heads Back To School

24th April 2014

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold has hit the books again, revealing the band's current semi-hiatus is due to his studies at university.The folk rockers stepped out of the spotlight shortly after touring to promote their...

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Fascinating Fact: 3704804

5th June 2013

Former Fleet Foxes star Father John Misty is releasing his own fragrance for women. Innocence contains "pure botanical fragrances of Sweet Orange Oil, Tunisian Neroli, Mimosa Absolute, Violet Absolute, Jasmine Grand, Bourbon Vanilla, and Linden...

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Optimus Primavera Sound 2012: Suede Among The Final Acts To Be Announced

16th March 2012

M83; Suede and The Weeknd are among the final acts to be announced for the inaugural Optimus Primavera Sound Festival at Parque da Cidade in Portugal. They will join previously announced acts The Xx; Bjork;...

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Stars Descend On O2 Arena For Brit Awards

21st February 2012

With the Brit Awards taking place tonight, it's hard to look beyond Adele to continue her triumphant awards season following the singing sensation's six gongs at the Grammys across in America earlier this month. The...

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Tillman Lands Plaza For First Post-fleet Foxes Video

1st February 2012

Actress Aubrey Plaza is giving former Fleet Foxes star J Tillman a boost as he breaks out under his new moniker Father John Misty by starring in his new video.The drummer departed the group earlier...

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Joshua Tillman Quits Fleet Foxes

20th January 2012

Folk band Fleet Foxes are looking for a new drummer after Joshua Tillman quit to focus on his solo career.Tillman has played with the group for four years, taking percussion duties on its self-titled debut...

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Fleet Foxes Festival Postponed

20th October 2011

Britain's upcoming All Tomorrows Parties festival, which was set to feature Fleet Foxes and Sonic Youth star Thurston Moore, has been postponed to 2012 due to "unforeseen circumstances".The three-day event was scheduled to take place...

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Robin Pecknold Shuns Partying To Preserve Voice

16th June 2011

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold shuns a partying lifestyle to concentrate on his career, as he is convinced he would damage his voice without regular sleep.The folk star admits life on tour with the group...

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The Things They Say 21404

26th April 2011

"I'm just the kind of person who sticks with something." Fleet Foxes star Robin Pecknold on his dedication to veganism. The 25 year old has been meat and dairy free for a decade.

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Robin Pecknold Back With Girlfriend After Album Bust-up

20th April 2011

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold and his longtime on/off girlfriend are attempting to patch up their romance after she dumped him as he struggled to complete the band's new album.The singer/songwriter accepts he became "hard...

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Robin Pecknold's Songs Inspired By Nicotine Patches

13th April 2011

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold is glad he tried to quit smoking while writing the band's new album, because the withdrawal symptoms gave him vivid dreams to inspire his songs.The folk rocker gave up cigarettes...

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Fleet Foxes Star Robin Pecknold Hates The Internet

1st April 2011

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold is urging fans not to limit their consumption of music to the internet because he's convinced the web is no substitute for buying real records and reading rock magazines.The folk...

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Fleet Foxes Re-recorded New Album After Initial Disappointment

29th March 2011

Cult folk rockers Fleet Foxes re-recorded much of their new album Helplessness Blues - because many of the tracks failed to live up to singer Robin Pecknold's high standards.The fussy frontman was unimpressed and uninspired...

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Robin Pecknold's Hell Recording New Fleet Foxes Album

25th March 2011

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold suffered for his art during the recording of the band's new album - the work "took over" his life, affected his health, and destroyed his relationship with his girlfriend.The folk...

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Fleet Foxes Fights Rats In The Studio

24th January 2011

Folk rockers the FLEET FOXES are battling with rats as they record the follow-up to their acclaimed debut album.The group is locked away in the Seattle, Washington studio where Nirvana once recorded - but the...

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Fleet Foxes Finish 'More Personal' Album

23rd November 2010

Fleet Foxes second album will be "more personal".The acoustic folk band's singer Robin Pecknold said tracks on their forthcoming album - recorded over eight months in their own studio in Seattle, North West America -...

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Folk Stars Revisit Nash Album For Tribute

20th May 2010

FLEET FOXES star ROBIN PECKNOLD, the RACONTEURS' BRENDAN BENSON and BONNIE 'PRINCE' BILLY have teamed up to record a tribute to one of their favourite albums.The trio has recorded tracks for a revamp of Graham...

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Beach Boy Jardine Calls For Fleet Foxes Collaboration

2nd July 2009

Cult folk-rockers FLEET FOXES are in talks to team up with BEACH BOYS legend AL JARDINE for a new album.The Seattle, Washington group took the world by storm in 2008 with their acclaimed self-titled debut...

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Fleet Foxes Singer's Side-project

4th February 2009

FLEET FOXES frontman ROBIN PECKNOLD is launching his own side project - he has created a new band by the name of WHITE ANTELOPE. The U.S. singer has set up a MySpace.com internet page for his...

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Fleet Foxes Take Album Artwork Award

5th January 2009

Folk rockers FLEET FOXES have beaten COLDPLAY and British rapper ROOTS MANUVA to win the Best Art Vinyl Award 2008 for the CD cover of their self-titled album. The disc's artwork features parts of Pieter...

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Fleet Foxes Top Mojo Albums Poll

1st December 2008

Indie darlings FLEET FOXES have landed the top spot on the coveted Mojo magazine album of the year poll. The Washington-based folk group beat The Last Shadow Puppets and Paul Weller to claim the year's...

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4th November 2008

FLEET FOXES frontman ROBIN PECKNOLD has family support behind his cult folk-rock group - sister AJA is the band's manager and brother SEAN directs their videos....

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Q Award Nomination For Glasvegas

4th September 2008

Glaswegian rockers GLASVEGAS receive a nomination in the 2008 Q Awards for 'Best New Act'. The break through pop punk band are in contention with other great new comers THE TING TINGS, FLEET FOXES,...

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