Tag Archives: Capitol Hill Block Party

Capitol Hill Block Party: Sunday, Part 1: Dum Dum Girls, The War on Drugs, Pollens, Tanlines, 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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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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Friday on My Mind: 2014 Capitol Hill Block Party!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s time again for what has become a Seattle Summer tradition: Capitol Hill Block Party! It’s really a one of a kindRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Victory Lap

This year’s Capitol Hill Block Party celebration was pretty frickin incredible, so for one last hurrah, here’s a collection of some of our favorite shots you haven’t seen yet, taken by our great team of photographers: Dave Lichterman, Matthew Thompson, and Brittany Brassell. See you next year!

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Sunday

Once again, Capitol Hill Block Party has come to a close. In the dark of the night, the cleaning crew will hit the devastated block on Pine between 12th and Broadway and by the morning, you won’t even know there was a festival there at all. But for those of us lucky enough to makeRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Saturday

Day 2 of Capitol Hill Block Party 2013 was flurry from beginning to end. Pike street was flooded like never before with ridiculous numbers pushing this way and that to every stage. Capitol Hill Block Party gives great exposure to small bands that deserve a bigger setup, and today’s action was no exception. It wasRead 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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Album Review: Daughn Gibson - Me Moan

You’ll never hear the sound of yearning like you will through the sonic lens of Daughn Gibson. The one-time trucker from Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is a new signee to Sub Pop, and this week, he releases his second LP, Me Moan, his first for the label. Gibson is a curiosity - his Sub Pop bio readsRead 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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