Tag Archives: Sub Pop

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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KEXP Suggests: SODA POP Super Sugar Big Buzz at the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery

Heading down to Georgetown today for the FREE, all-ages Sub Pop Silver Jubilee? Yes, of course you are, we all are. But you might want to consider heading over earlier in the day to check out some of the literary and art events happening at the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery. Curated by local legend LarryRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Sub Pop Turns 25!

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. As you’ve probably already heard, 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary of Seattle’s Sub Pop Records, and we’ve been celebrating the occasion allRead more...

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Song of the Day: Father John Misty - I’m Writing A Novel

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. In celebration of Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee, KEXP is featuring songs exclusively from Sub PopRead more...

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Live Video: METZ

“Holy lord that was loud,” said DJ Sean of hardcore trio METZ’s near-My Bloody Valentine level of noise. “I don’t want to put too fine of a point on it. But it was loud.” Only six months after their first visit to KEXP’s studios, Alex Edkins, Chris Slorach, and Hayden Menzies were back in SeattleRead more...

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KEXP & Sub Pop present A Silver Jubilee Broadcast from the Space Needle!

We’re broadcasting live right now from Seattle’s most iconic landmark, the Space Needle, as we celebrate the Sub Pop’s 25th anniversary and the Silver Jubilee festival on Saturday. Guests Jack Endino, Charles Peterson and local musician Sera Cahoone have already performed. Keep checking the KEXP blog for more photos and watch the live stream now!Read more...

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