Tag Archives: Best Coast

Listen to Capitol Hill Block Party sets on KEXP

While KEXP was broadcasting from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, there were four other stages of live bands performing throughout the day and night, with bands like Explosions in the Sky, Battles, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, My Goodness, and many others. If you were listening thisRead more…

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In Attendance at the Capitol Hill Block Party: Saturday

Some prior obligations cut my Friday at the Block Party short (Kurt Vile was great, but I was dreadfully disappointed I had to leave before I could see Woods), so I was rested and ready for the long haul on Saturday. My afternoon started at the Vera Stage, where Yuni in Taxco played at 3:00Read more…

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again — for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party full lineup announced

Add this to your list of newly announced lineups: The Capitol Hill Block Party has added nine more bands to complete its 2011 roster.

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Sasquatch! is coming!

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Northwest plays host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge in George, Washington. Founded by Adam Zacks, the festival has been bringing concertgoers a blend of big-name headliners and unsung all-star undercards since 2002. 2011 marks the festival’s 10th year, and the first ever expanded four-day lineup.Read more…

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Sonic Soundup 5/4

Venerable Seattle rockers The Cave Singers, who are currently on tour with Fleet Foxes, have a brand new video for their track “Black Leaf” from their newest album, No Witch. Watch some little kids get down and dirty with a forest monster in this clip from director Sam Macon.

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Kevin Cole’s Afternoon Show Digital Discoveries, Part Four

As 2010 winds down, I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite Song of the Day picks on the KEXP Blog. If you missed out on downloading any of these, now’s your chance to catch up and load up your iPod, for free! And why not make it your New Year’s resolution to subscribe to KEXP’s SongRead more…

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Song of the Day: Best Coast – Crazy For You

Every Monday through Friday, we offer 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Music That Matters podcast: Kevin Cole, International Man of Daring

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 bi-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. 229 – Kevin Cole, International Man of Daring Like aRead more…

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