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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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Friday on My Mind: Capitol Hill Block Party!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind where we look at videos centered around one common topic. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and KING 5 News. For this week, we’re talking about Capitol Hill Block Party. Summer in Seattle means the music festivals are in high gear, and the Pacific Northwest hasRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

As you can tell by the recent emergence of the sun over our fair city, we’re on our way to the summertime. With the summer comes festival season and while you might have already highlighted your Sasquatch! schedules, there’s still plenty of live music to come. To the excitement of music fans around the country,Read more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Sunday

Sunday might have been the final day of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party, but the bands weren’t going out without a fight! Sunday featured the following Seattle based bands: hip hop duo Blue Scholars, folk pop group Grand Archives, ferocious punk rock from Steel Tigers of Death, electro rappers Mad Rad, acoustic folk trioRead more...

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