Photo Gallery: KEXP Old Home Favorites, Part Two

photo by William Anthony

Today, Wednesday, December 9th, KEXP leaves behind our old station at Dexter Avenue and Denny Way, moving into our New Home in Seattle Center. We asked our volunteer photographers to share some of their favorite shots of the old building. If a picture says a million words, then scroll through these photos to see the story of Dexter and Denny:

King Buzzo with Mr Melvin, from Motley Zoo Animal Rescue // photo by Niffer Calderwood

Paul Weller 9-30-2015 // photo by Alan Lawrence

photo by William Anthony


Pretty early on into my shooting at KEXP, there was a Sub Pop take-over day on air, before Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee of turning 25. I was turning 25 that year too, and Sub Pop’s always been dear to me. Two of my all time favorite bands (Foals and Fleet Foxes) have been on the label, and during this take over of the station in 2013, I got to meet Jonathan Poneman and Megan Jasper from the label, as well as photograph Christian Wargo’s set for the day (of Fleet Foxes, Poor Moon, etc.). The experience was something years ago I never would have thought I’d be living, and KEXP brought this and many other enriching memories to my music-loving life. — Bebe Labree Besch

Christian Wargo of Poor Moon with Megan from Sub Pop 7-6-2013 // photo by Bebe Labree Besch

KEXP DJ Sharlese 2-15-2014 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Fitz and the Tantrums 1-20-2012 // photo by Victoria Holt

photo by William Anthony

Bully 10-16-2015 // photo by Tori Dickson

“Sartorially smart whilst awaiting the photographer’s return, sporting borrowed umbrellas from the Development Department during a particularly heavy deluge.”
East India Youth 5-5-2015 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Versing 5-16-2015 // photo by Hanna Stevens

Dry the River came by for an in-studio during a fund raising drive and they pretended to take calls (and I think may have even taken one for real!). — Morgen Schuler

Dry the River 10-3-2012 // photo by Morgen Schuler

photo by William Anthony

KEXP DJ Stevie Zoom 6-21-2013 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Chris Brokaw 12-22-2012 // photo by Bebe Labree Besch

Drowners at a Seattle landmark across the street 4-9-2014 // photo by Charina Pitzel

photo by William Anthony

KEXP volunteer Stephanie, 3-30-2014 // photo by Charina Pitzel

photo by William Anthony

KEXP Engineer Kevin Suggs 11-8-2013 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Ought 10-15-2015 // photo by Tori Dickson

Fitting 13 people into the tiny tiny live room for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes.
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes 9-13-2012 // photo by Morgen Schuler

USF 4-21-2012 // photo by Victoria Holt

Ghost Ease 10-7-2015 // photo by Tori Dickson

Joseph Arthur 6-2-2015 // photo by Alan Lawrence

Sandrider 1-7-2012 // photo by Victoria Holt

KEXP employee Justin 6-21-2013 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Thunderpussy 10-11-2014 // photo by Bebe Labree Besch

DJ Kevin Cole 4-7-2015 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Salad Boys 10-16-2015 // photo by Tori Dickson

Kay Kay + His Weathered Underground 2-19-2011 // photo by Lori Paulson

KEXP employee Janice 6-12-2013 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Ariel Pink reads The Stranger‘s article where Zach Galifianakis answered questions for him instead. 2-10-15 // photo by Bebe Labree Besch

Production Room A/Recording 10-26-2013 // photo by Charina Pitzel

Weekend 9-26-2011 // photo by Victoria Holt

Vetiver 12-4-2010 // photo by Lori Paulson

Doe Paoro 10-29-2015 // photo by Hanna Stevens

DJ Greg Vandy 8-22-2013 // photo by Charina Pitzel

The Americans 10-15-2015 // photo by Tori Dickson

KEXP Volunteer Martha 6-19-2013 // photo by Charina Pitzel

The Fame Riot 1-26-2013 // photo by Bebe Labree Besch

CANT 10-3-2011 // photo by Victoria Holt

Smokey Brights 2-9-2013 // photo by Bebe Labree Besch

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