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WKNC GIVEAWAYS WEEK OF 9/18/17!!

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WHO: Quicksand // No Joy
WHERE: Cat’s Cradle
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 21
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WHO: Ugly God
WHERE: Cat’s Cradle
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 22
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WHO: Liars
WHERE: Cat’s Cradle
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 23
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WHO: The Cribs // PAWS
WHERE: Cat’s Cradle – Back Room
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 25
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That’s it for this week! Tune in to 88.1 or wknc.org/listen to win some tickets!

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SoundOff19 The Kills/ TV on the Radio

This week we look at Johnny Marrs’ departure from The Cribs, that Coldplay fans allegedly have less sex, and we review new albums by both The Kills and TV on the Radio.

Listen to episode 19.

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DJ Ones’ Five Facts from the past week

1. Interpol has announced its follow-up to the 2007 album, “Our Love’s to Admire,” will be released sometime next year. When asked about how the album will sound, drummer Sam Fogarino said, “The new record falls back towards the first.” Although no exact dates, track listing, or title have been released, it is described as being closer in the overall sound to their debut album. (via Paste)

2. Future Islands has signed to the label Thrill Jockey. Next year they will release their sophomore album “In Evening Air” on the label. Currently, the band is touring down the east coast and will play at Local 506 in Chapel Hill on Saturday, November 21. (via Pitchfork)

3. Rogue Wave has announced its fourth album titled “Permalight” will be released next year. This is the first album since 2007’s “Asleep at Heaven’s Gate,” and they will follow-up the Spring release of their next album with a tour, including a stop at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro. (via Pitchfork)

4. Iggy Pop and the Stooges are set to play its iconic 1973 album “Raw Power” at New York’s music festival, ATP. This is apart of the “Don’t Look Back” series, where bands play a classic album of theirs in its entirety. This news comes early, due to the fact that ATP won’t begin until Labor Day weekend, next year. (via Pitchfork)

5. The Cribs are set to have their first North American tour with guitarist Johnny Marr. The band will be touring their new album “Ignore the Ignorant” at 14 venues starting in January. (via NME)

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DJ Ones’ Five Music Facts from the past week

1. Morrissey made his return to his tour playing at London’s Royal Albert Hall on October 27, after his onstage collapse on October 24. The former frontman of The Smiths was taken to the hopsital after he experienced breathing problems and collapsed onstage during the first song of his set at Oasis Leisure Centre in Swindon, England. via (NME)

2. Spoon has announced its next album will be released on January 26 and will be entitled Transference. The 11 song trackset includes their latest EP’s title song “Got Nuffin”. The album will be released in North America by Merge. via (Pitchfork)

3. All of the members of Los Campesinos! have been diagnosed with H1N1 virus. The band announced all its members had been diagnosed via its Twitter account with, “ALL OUR BAND IS BEING DIAGNOSED WITH SWINE FLU” before its show in Leeds, UK. They followed up with, “AND WE HAVE TO GO ONSTAGE IN TWENTY MINUTES!!” The band has no plans to cancel any upcoming shows due to illness. via (NME)

4. The Cribs has released its cover of the Kaiser Chiefs’ “Modern Way.” The cover, which was initially released as the B-side to its 2005 “Mirror Kissers” is now available for download with the proceeds going to Cash for Kids Action on Neglect Appeal. The organization helps children who have been neglected in the Leeds and West Yorkshire area of the UK, where two of the members are from. via (The Cribs)

5. In another act of goodwill, a charity album which features Arcade Fire, Cat Power, Bon Iver, and Grizzly Bear has raised around $590,160. The album entitled “Dark Was the Night” features more than 31 tracks from various artists and the money raised from the album goes to The Red Hot Organization, which supports HIV/AIDS charities all around the world. via (NME)