Tag Archives: Capitol Hill Block Party

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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The Dead Weather @ Capitol Hill Block Party 7-25-10

The Dead Weather packed the streets of Capitol Hill in Seattle on the Main Stage of the Capitol Hill Block Party in late July 2010. We let three members of our ace photography team into the pit for some amazing front row shots. Consider your socks knocked off!

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Saturday

Day 2 of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party brought more sunshine, more bands and more energy. Here are the photos to prove it! Bands played all afternoon and night across four stages including Seattle’s own Spurm, Seattle indie-pop group The Head and The Heart, Seattle punk rockers Cold Lake, Seattle hip-hop duo Air 2Read more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Friday

The 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off in a HUGE way with MGMT, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Shabazz Palaces, Bear In Heaven, and Macklemore packing the streets at the main stage. Meanwhile, bands Fences, Police Teeth, Unnatural Helpers, and Champagne Champagne were blowing up the stage at Neumos. This set also features USF and HelmsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 19th ADMIRAL RADLEY with Buzzyshyface @ The Crocodile West coast indie band Admiral Radley formed last year when members of Grandaddy and Earlimart decided to join forces. Last Tuesday they released a full-length album I Heart California along with a single of the same name that is an odd first-person homage to theirRead more…

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