Tag Archives: The Head and the Heart

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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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with the sad passing of 68-year-old Alphonso “Fonce” Mizell, member of The Corporation (a group of writer-producers who created many early hits for the Jackson 5, among others) and cofounder of Sky High Productions (with his brother Larry). When Motown moved to Los Angeles, the Mizell brothers teamed up with trumpet playerRead more...

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Live Video: The Head and the Heart on Record Store Day

We here in Seattle have know for a while just how great local band The Head and the Heart are, especially live on stage. But as openers for Iron & Wine on the last leg of their tour recently, they’ve have converted thousands of new fans across the country. Now, their days of busking andRead more...

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The Head and the Heart Live @ Sasquatch! 2011

Seattle’s The Head and the Heart have come a long way since their meeting at an open mic night, skyrocketing to stardom opening for Vampire Weekend and now playing the Main Stage at the 2011 Sasquatch! Music Festival. Their popularity was not understated by the crowd, impressively large for a 2:10 PM set. The bandRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party full lineup announced

Add this to your list of newly announced lineups: The Capitol Hill Block Party has added nine more bands to complete its 2011 roster.

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