Tag Archives: Beat Connection

Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Initial Lineup Announced!

Every summer, the streets of Capitol Hill fill with thousands of fans screaming for their favorite bands. The Seattle neighborhood is wild enough, but when the Capitol Hill Block Party takes over in late July (25th-27th), it’s a heck of a good time. Today, the celebrated local festival offers the first glimpse of the 2014Read more...

Posted in Capitol Hill Block Party, KEXP, KEXP Suggests, Music News | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Review: Rustie w/ Dutty Wilderness at Barboza 12/17/13

Weighing Barboza’s Tuesday night festivities by pictures alone would be a crime. What you don’t see behind camera - in view of the focused eyes of Russell Whyte and Reed Juenger - is a bloody marvelous party. There’s little-to-no room to move or breathe, dozens of couples or just-mets dancing together and laughing along, fratRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Live Reviews | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Live at MFNW 2013, Day 2: Beat Connection

Seattle’s Beat Connection seem to evolve with grace. As is the case with most young bands, they’ve had plenty of that evolution in the last three years. Their journey from the early house-driven days of 2010′s Surf Noir to the vast, green sound of their 2012 debut LP Palace Garden and even through the presentRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Live Reviews, MFNW | Also tagged , | Leave a comment

Bumbershoot 2013: Day 1

Saturday’s Bumbershoot festivities got the 2013 season off to a great start. With the turnout highlight of the day going to rising Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, and with a three way tie for most dancing going to !!!, Charles Bradley, and Crystal Castles, the day was an eclectic bunch of gems. Being one of theRead more...

Posted in Bumbershoot, KEXP, Live Reviews, Local Music | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Around Town This Week

A great list of shows ahead. Highlights of the week include The Black Angels at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, along with what could prove to be a very interesting Brings Our Sonics Back rally with Geo, Nacho Picasso, Grynch, Dyme Def, Jarv Dee, Tilson, Sam Lachow & Raz Simone, Neema, DJ Nphared and Hosted by Shawn KempRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Live @ KEXP Vol. 3 | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. Cody ChesnuTT at our CMJ broadcast at CMJ Union NYC, 10/17/12// photo credit: Benjamin Mobley (more photos) Michele’s 2012 Top Ten Albums Greetings musicRead more...

Posted in KEXP | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Music News

In Purity Ring‘s new video for “Lofticries” characters are faced with surreal moments of death and unreality - and react with stoicism. Directed by AG Rojas, who also directed Spiritualized‘s “Hey Jane” video, the camera sticks close behind the characters as they encounter everything from a body laying in shallow water, a glowing hearse inRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday on My Mind: Best New Local Music

The time has come for another addition of Friday on My Mind. This is our weekly post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Fall is the start of a lot of things here in Seattle. We have hope for theRead more...

Posted in Friday on My Mind, KEXP, Local Music | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Capitol Hill Block Party: Day 2

by Ian Robinson and Jacob Webb Absolute Monarchs - 2:15 - Main Stage Describing noise rock duo Lightning Bolt’s noon set at an installment of All Tomorrow’s Parties, Steve Albini said their loud thrashing was “the best alarm clock I’ve ever had.” It’s likely that the sleepier residents of Capitol Hill had a similar feelingRead more...

Posted in Capitol Hill Block Party, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Video Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party

Warm summer weather has finally reached Seattle, just in time for the Capitol Hill Block Party! Showcasing over 100 artists, CHBP is a perfect time to discover a new artist in between sets from your current favorites. To help you make scheduling your weekend a little easier, we’ve gathered some videos previewing some of (butRead more...

Posted in Capitol Hill Block Party, KEXP, Video Roundup | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories