Tag Archives: Beat Connection

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2015: Lineup Announced

Hot on the heels of the Capitol Hill Block Party announce, the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival share their initial lineup for their 2015 event, and it sounds like it’s gonna be fun times in the forest this summer! This July 16th through 18th, head out to the rural splendor of Carnation, Washington for some excellentRead more…

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Live Review: Flight Facilities with Beat Connection at Showbox at the Market 2/21/15

There’s this interview reel with Rod Serling that plays over the intro of Flight Facilities opening dance number “Two Bodies” on their debut LP, Down To Earth. Here, the famous Twilight Zone narrator reconciles the ideas of commercialism and creativity as the house beat fades in and Emma Louise sings straight to your soul. IRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 16th: • Frank Fairfield, Meredith Axelrod at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Judy Collins at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • Slaid Cleaves at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 17th: • KEXP Presents Hundred Waters, Moses Sumney, Dutty Wilderness at Neumos // 21+Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Don’t Sleep The Days Away

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 444 – Don’t Sleep The Days Away Variety mix hostRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Geographic Vibes

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 425 – Geographic Vibes KEXP Morning Show host John RichardsRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Bartfest 2014 9/5-9/7

Finally! A reason to go to Spokane! This weekend, September 5th through 7th, launches the First Annual Bartfest, a music festival organized by a new all-ages venue in the small Washington town, The Bartlett. Together, with Nyne Bar located next door, they’ll host a three-day indoor festival smack-dab in the middle of downtown Spokane onRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party: Saturday, Part 1 – Chromeo, Beat Connection, Poolside, EMA, and more

Every summer, the crowds pack into Pike street between Broadway and 12th to throw a party unlike any other. Capitol Hill Block Party is a tried and true block party, rocking the streets until 12:30 in the morning, showering them with confetti, and giving both attendees and nearby Capitol Hill apartment dwellers a show toRead more…

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Video Roundup: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014, Part One

It’s almost time to shut down the streets of the neighborhood for an amazing weekend of music: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014! This year’s line-up features a great range of artists, both local and visiting, many who’ve stopped by the KEXP studios before! In fact, the list is so long, we’ve split it up intoRead more…

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Song of the Day: Beat Connection – Hesitation

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. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with DJ John Richards, is “Hesitation”, the newRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Beat Connection

Seattle’s Beat Connection play a wicked combination of live instruments, electronic beats, synths and samples. The guys who comprise the band met at the University of Washington and have stayed local and loyal to the Pacific Northwest as they grow more and more well-known. We had a chance to catch up with two of the band’sRead more…

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