Category Archives: Capitol Hill Block Party

Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Friday w/ Danny Brown, Soft Metals, Dillon Francis, White Lung, and Bleached!

It’s that time of year again – when Pike and Pine become overrun with confusing fences, music ripples between buildings of people hanging out their windows, and festival goers run rampant down the shut down streets. The 2013 edition kicked off with the usual sort of festival confusions, that started with short lines and endedRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Friday

Capitol Hill Block Party got started with a bang last night. Too many incredible options to count, this year’s festival has already been one for the books. Check out the first half of our photo coverage from day 1 below: Seattle indie rock band Telekinesis help build great energy on the main stage early inRead more…

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An Interview with Galen Disston of Pickwick

Recently, KEXP had the opportunity to chat with Galen Disston, lead singer of the Seattle band Pickwick, as he and the group were in the middle of their month-long international tour (Canada and the U.S.). When we got in touch with them, the band was prepping for a show at Local 506 in Chapel Hill,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Capitol Hill Block Party 7/26-7/28

This weekend, the streets will be alive with the sound of music – the Seattle way! There are a ton of terrific bands to see and hear this year at the Capitol Hill Block Party, from The Flaming Lips and Dirty Projectors to La Luz to Pickwick. Whole areas of Capitol Hill will be blockedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Bleached – Looking For a Fight

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we’re featuring songs exclusively from artists playing the 2013 Capitol Hill Block Party.Read more…

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2013 Capitol Hill Block Party: Initial Lineup Revealed!

It’s hard to believe that the Capitol Hill Block Party is on its 17th year, but it’s no surprise that it keeps getting better each year. Now a premiere Northwest festival, the Capitol Hill Block Party has announced a stellar lineup for 2013. On July 26th through 28th, you’ll be able to see The FlamingRead more…

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Live Video: Cloud Nothings at CHBP

Cloud Nothings frontman Dylan Baldi is a man of few words onstage, so when he spoke two songs into the Cleveland band’s set at Barboza during the 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party, it was somewhat of a surprise. Even more surprising what that he announced that the band were only going to play one moreRead more…

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Live Video: Lemolo at CHBP

Seattle duo Lemolo have only been a band for a few years, but despite their relative freshness as a group, they have a control of dynamics that most bands never even begin to grasp. When Meagan Grandall strikes the first shimmering, echo-drenched chord of “On Again, Off Again”, Kendra Cox follows suit with crashing drums,Read more…

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Live Video: Gold Leaves at CHBP

During the Capitol Hill Block Party, many of the bands who played Barboza used the venue’s acoustics to amplify the punch of their electric guitars, but Seattle’s Gold Leaves took a different approach – the Grant Olsen led group allowed their glittering strums and echoing voices resonate throughout the hall. Each element carefully arranged andRead more…

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Live Video: Reignwolf at CHBP

When asked about the meaning behind the name Reignwolf in an interview on Luke Burbank’s Too Beautiful To Live podcast, 27-year-old Jordan Cook responded without hesitation: “Just a feeling. It’s just a feeling.” That feeling, whatever it is, is curated by howling, screaming, pounding, shredding, distortion, and sweat, lots of sweat. Often performing as aRead more…

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