Tag Archives: The Blakes

Noise for the Needy Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Noise For the Needy music festival taking place in Ballard on June 20th - 23rd. Get your tickets on the festival’s website, noisefortheneedy.org, and get ready to see great Seattle bands performing in favorite Ballard venues like the Tractor Tavern, the Sunset, and Conor Byrne. This yearRead more...

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Photos from the Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios NYC, Pt. 2

This is the second part in a series showcasing the images taken from performances at The Cutting Room Studios in New York City for KEXP’s Morning Show with John Richards. [The set of images from the first installment can be found here.] These posts are a celebration of the music in the moment and ourRead more...

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Behind Local Music - The Best of 2009 Local Song of the Day podcast artists

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. Each and every Friday KEXP offers a song by a local artist for their Song of the Day podcast series. I am fortunate in that I get to write about these songs and provide behind the sceneRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP at CMJ with The Blakes, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson & Rubik

Fifteen bands performed for KEXP’s broadcast from The Cutting Room Studios NYC during CMJ this year, showcasing talent from coast to coast. In just on one of the five days, we featured bands from Seattle to Brooklyn... to Finland with The Blakes, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, and Rubik. Here’s a video each of these greatRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2009, Day 3: The Blakes

Day 3 of CMJ couldn’t have been a better time for a power pop pick-me-up by our very own Seattle band The Blakes. The young threesome has managed to obtain the secret recipe for perfectly well-rounded rock n’ roll with their jangly guitars, vocal harmonies and jittery rhythms. Although the dynamic trio can’t claim overnightRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Blakes - So Easy

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MorningRead more...

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SIFF ’09 review: True Adolescents

True Adolescents, written & directed by Craig Johnson (USA, 2009) 88 min. Festival Screenings: June 4, 2009 9:30pm, The Egyptian June 6, 2009 1:30pm, The Egyptian Act Your Age: True Adolescents SIFF Party June 6, 2009 8:00pm, The Comet 21+ $7 at the door The Effort (featuring members of The Blakes), The Fucking Eagles, BasemintRead more...

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Block Party 2009 lineup and presale!

Along with The Stranger and Caffe Vita, KEXP 90.3 FM is proud to present The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle’s Premiere Celebration of Independent Music on July 24 & July 25th. The first part of the lineup has just been announced: SONIC YOUTH, THE JESUS LIZARD, THE GOSSIP, DEERHUNTER, BLACK LIPS, EARTH, THE THERMALS,Read more...

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Song of the Day: BEADS - Evil

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MorningRead more...

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