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KEXP In Studio Performance Photos from July

Maps and Atlases, Menomena, and The New Pornographers are just a few of the great bands that visited our KEXP studio for live performances in the month of July. Seattle rapper J.Pinder, Admiral Radley (feat. members of Earlimart and Grandaddy), energetic indie band Fol Chen, and rockers from Kentucky, These United States, are also featuredRead more...

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The Dead Weather @ Capitol Hill Block Party 7-25-10

The Dead Weather packed the streets of Capitol Hill in Seattle on the Main Stage of the Capitol Hill Block Party in late July 2010. We let three members of our ace photography team into the pit for some amazing front row shots. Consider your socks knocked off!

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Saturday

Day 2 of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party brought more sunshine, more bands and more energy. Here are the photos to prove it! Bands played all afternoon and night across four stages including Seattle’s own Spurm, Seattle indie-pop group The Head and The Heart, Seattle punk rockers Cold Lake, Seattle hip-hop duo Air 2Read more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Friday

The 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off in a HUGE way with MGMT, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Shabazz Palaces, Bear In Heaven, and Macklemore packing the streets at the main stage. Meanwhile, bands Fences, Police Teeth, Unnatural Helpers, and Champagne Champagne were blowing up the stage at Neumos. This set also features USF and HelmsRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from late May

We didn’t spend a lot of time in the studio with live performances in late May because we had too much fun taking live bands out to West Seattle and Easy Street Records for our Hood to Hood day. Though we might have lacked quantity we made up for it with quality! This set featuresRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from early May

Hot Stuff! We had some mind-blowing live performances in our studio in early may including super hot groups The Antlers, Los Campesinos!, and The Besnard Lakes. This gallery is just a sample of the great work from our photographers and you can click on more to see the whole gallery on Flickr. This set includesRead more...

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Photos from the Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios NYC, Pt. 2

This is the second part in a series showcasing the images taken from performances at The Cutting Room Studios in New York City for KEXP’s Morning Show with John Richards. [The set of images from the first installment can be found here.] These posts are a celebration of the music in the moment and ourRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from late April

We are very fortunate to have talented groups play live in our studio nearly every day. We are also fortunate to have a small army of photographers who volunteer their talent to help us document the live studio performances. This is a sample of the sets that were taken from late April performances at theRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from early April

We have some more great photos from our inspired in-studio performances featuring some of the most stunning voices in music today. Jónsi (of Sigur Rós) was entrancing, Charlotte Gainsbourg was enchanting, and Citizen Cope was captivating. We were also treated to California indie-rock from The Morning Benders, Ryan McPhun of The Ruby Suns (based outRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more...

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