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Photos: Sound Off! 2017 Finals

For 16 years, the Sound Off! competition has supported all ages music by giving a platform to young, local artists. All competitors are under 21, reside within the Pacific Northwest, and almost always give us a few show-stopping moments. We’ve seen Sound Off! kick off the careers of Northwest favorites like The Lonely Forest, DaveRead more…

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Live Video: 2017 Sound Off! Finalists

This Saturday, March 11th, MoPOP hosts this year’s finals of Sound Off!. KEXP will broadcast the competition live on air as part of Audioasis, our local music show. The pairing is perfect, as not only is Sound Off! the Northwest’s premiere 21-and-under battle of the bands, but many past artists have achieved greater fame andRead more…

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Live Video: The Fame Riot

For the past 12 year, EMP’s Sound Off! battle of the bands competition has helped many young artists in the Northwest realize their dreams. Quite a few — like The Lonely Forest, Kithkin, Dyme Def, Brite Futures, Sol, Tomten, and many others — have gone on to reach wider acclaim and even regular rotation hereRead more…

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EMP’s Sound Off! preview

Sound Off!

Responsible for showing the world The Globes, Brite Futures, The Lonely Forest, and many other KEXP favorites, EMP’s Sound Off! competition is a must know – especially if you live in the PNW. Now in its eleventh year, Sound Off! is an underage “battle of the bands” of sorts. Selecting some of the most promisingRead more…

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EMP Sound Off! Finals

    review by RJ Cubarrubia photos by Katy McCourt-Basham Experience Music Project’s Sound Off! Final Round is serious stuff; previous participants, like Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head, New Faces, and The Nextdoor Neighbors, have gone on to do some pretty cool things. This year’s highly anticipated (and sold out) March 2nd Final Round featured theRead more…

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Sound Off! Semifinals Round Two

    review by RJ Cubarrubia photos by Katy McCourt-Basham Ok, we admit, we missed the First Semifinal Round of Experience Music Project’s Sound Off! competition, where winners Dyno Jamz automatically advanced to the Final Round and runners-up Dearboy earned a spot to the Wildcard Round against the other second place finishers for the last spotRead more…

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