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Live Video: clipping. at Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

L.A. based rap trio clipping., one of Sub Pop’s newest artists, switched up the pace backstage at The Stables during the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee. Living up to their name, the trio employs discordant sounds to create the backdrop for Daveed Diggs’ sharp flow of words. For a group whose sound comes across as random,Read more…

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Live Video: The Baptist Generals at Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

Apart from their various shows around the U.S. and Europe, we haven’t heard much from Texan lo-fi indie rock band The Baptist Generals since their debut Sub Pop album, No Silver/No Gold ten years ago, but the band is back with the highly anticipated Jackleg Devotional to the Heart. The Baptist Generals brought their bold attitude toRead more…

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Album Review: Washed Out – Paracosm

Some artists have a real gift for creating worlds. In an interview with Pitchfork talking about Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83’s Anthony Gonzalez said, “I would rather live in an imaginary world forever. My music is my retreat”. You can here the escapism in that record – a neon brilliance of clouds and sky andRead more…

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Live Video: Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater at Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

While Shearwater may have traveled two-thousand miles to be at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, the Texans seemed right at home in Seattle. KEXP went backstage at the Jubilee to capture Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg deliver not only his work with Shearwater and Blue Water White Death but a song by a band that put SubRead more…

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Live Video: Kevin Murphy of The Moondoggies at Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

In addition to the wealth of artists imported into Seattle to work with the city’s legendary label, Sub Pop Records highlighted the best of the Northwest’s seemingly endless talent, from Mudhoney to Rose Windows, during their Silver Jubilee. Before Seattle’s The Moondoggies ended the night with their unforgettable performance on the Hardly Art ticket, KEXPRead more…

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Live Review: The Postal Service @ Key Arena 7/18/13

In recent years, few one-off side projects have led to the mass following and devotion that The Postal Service has mustered. Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard first teamed up with DNTEL mastermind Jimmy Tamborello back in 2001 for “(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan”, from Jimmy’s indie electronic masterpiece Life IsRead more…

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More photos from the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

We all knew going into the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee that it wasn’t going to be a day you might forget, like so many other street festivals and and fairs, which all tend to blend together after you’ve been to a few. Was it the more than memorable lineup, including J. Mascis, Father John Misty,Read more…

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Photos: Live from the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee!

The world-famous record label Sub Pop turned 25 over the weekend and to commemorate the occasion, on Saturday, thousands of people congregated in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood for an all-day live music event featuring Built to Spill, Mudhoney, Father John Misty, J. Mascis, Jack Endino’s Earthworm, King Tuff, METZ, Shearwater, The Baptist Generals and many others.Read more…

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Photos: Live from the Space Needle!

On Thursday, July 11, KEXP and Sub Pop made history when Seattle rock icons Mudhoney played a full set from the top of the Space Needle. We’ve already shared with you video streamed live from their explosive set (watch it here), but there was a lot more going on during our day on the Needle,Read more…

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Live Video: Mudhoney on top of the Space Needle!

Anyone who’s stared at the iconic Seattle landmark the Space Needle has wondered when that thing would blast off. On July 11th, it did as long running Seattle legends Mudhoney rocked the top of the Needle during KEXP and Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Broadcast, celebrating the label’s 25th anniversary. Thousands of fans watched the historicRead more…

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