Tag Archives: The Head and the Heart

Friday on My Mind: Best Local Artists of 2011

Every year, Seattle exports some of the best music in the world and 2011 was no exception. As well, this city produces music that crosses over to every style of music imaginable. The following artists span the music genres of folk, rock, hip hop, electronic, and soul. The Best Local Artists of 2011 1. FleetRead more...

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Out This Week 12/6

It’s another short list of new releases this week, but there are some killer highlights that will make you rethink your Top Albums of 2011. Akron-to-Nashville duo The Black Keys seventh album hits stores this week, and it’s killer. Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls it “the band’s most vibrant, energetic and just plain rockingRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival, 10/15-10/16

review by Kat Metrovich all photos by Dave Lichterman A music festival in the middle of San Francisco Bay is an irresistible opportunity. Cheap plane tickets, a friend to stay with and tickets... you’re set! And the MVP of Treasure Island Music Festival was really the beauty and magic that is San Francisco itself. LastRead more...

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Live Review: ACL Music Fest @ Zilker Park, Austin 9/16-9/18

I was walking with some friends from the car, parked on the north side of Town Lake, towards the park. I was stressed. “I need to take off. I’ll meet you guys down there.” I was concerned about being late to shoot The Head And The Heart from on the stage -- a bigger stage,Read more...

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Live from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during CHBP: Part 1

For the third year running, KEXP brought exclusive sessions during the Capitol Hill Block Party live from the Caffe Vita Bean Room. Handsome Furs, The Head and the Heart, Fucked Up, Austra, My Goodness, and The Posies were among the 13 bands playing on our secret stage. Unfortunately, capacity was limited, so not all whoRead more...

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Listen to Capitol Hill Block Party sets on KEXP

While KEXP was broadcasting from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, there were four other stages of live bands performing throughout the day and night, with bands like Explosions in the Sky, Battles, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, My Goodness, and many others. If you were listening thisRead more...

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Live at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 1: The Head and the Heart

Seattle’s new favorite band The Head and the Heart are riding high after they skyrocketed to fame. The band began by selling their debut album at shows and via local record stores in 2009 (moving an unheard-of 10,000 units in this way), perhaps never imagining it would be re-mastered and re-released on the legendary labelRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party Day 1 Begins

We are here broadcasting live from the Caffe Vita ‘Bean Room.’ Day 1 of the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party is about to begin with Toronto hardcore punk band Fucked Up, as a good-sized audience is beginning to materialize. After Fucked Up’s set, Seattle indie-folk band The Head and the Heart will take stage atRead more...

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again -- for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more...

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