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  • Band in Seattle: Concert 203B

    Romaro

    Year: 2014

    Runtime: 31 min

    Romaro Franceswa is one of the Northwest’s youngest hip hop artists with an unlimited upside. Coming from a family of two parents that are Pastors, Romaro provides a view on the world that’s multi-faceted. His DJ, BeanOne is a true talent in the Seattle hip hop community. Together they make some amazing tunes and keep the audience engaged. This young man clearly has a bright future.

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  • Live at the Music Hall of Williamsburg

    The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

    Year: 2009

    Runtime: 22 min

    One of our current new love affairs, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart bring their sugary dose of fuzzy nostalgia to the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Like a well informed ode to the great guitar driven bands of yesteryear (think My Bloody Valentine, Ride, Smiths, etc), The Pains of Being Pure at Heart tip their cap to those who inspired them with a performance that validates their current status as a band to know and watch over the coming months.

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  • Live at The Fader

    Atlas Sound

    Year: 2007

    Runtime: 33 min

    Atlas Sound is the solo project of Bradford Cox, the striking and eccentric vocalist for experimental indie rocker act Deerhunter. Cox was born in 1982 in Athens, Georgia, a town whose burgeoning music scene greatly influenced the singer. He identified with the B-52's while growing up, particularly the late Ricky Wilson, and co-founded Deerhunter with drummer/keyboardist Moses Archuleta in 2001.Headlining Friday's edition of the FADER Sideshow, Cox whipped up a relaxing collage of terrestrial vocals and hypnotic Fender guitar, all flowing handsomely through miles of metal boxes and twisted wires. Though his output is organic at its source, Cox guides his music by higher powered, synthetic undercurrents, creating something that is both empowering and otherworldly.

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  • Band In Seattle - Electric NoNo / Julia Massey Episode 224

    Electric NoNo / Julia Massey

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 23 min

    "How can such a big sound come from just two people?" This is what you will be asking yourself upon hearing Electric NoNo for the first time. Aside from "delivering a punch harder than Crispin cider" (train wreck'd society), you will find well-crafted albums, giant singable hooks, and a live show that will make you once again believe in the power of rock.
    Julia Massey & The Five Finger Discount is a sweetly trippy, magical musical trio led by dreamy flaxen-blonde vocalist/keyboardist Julia and flanked by her happily-raging rhythm section, Matt Deason (bass) and Dominic Cortese (drums).
    Julia and Matt and Dom share a deep passion for pho between playing their own private festivals - while also playing out at legendary Seattle venues like the Triple Door and the Showbox (along with the Tractor, Sunset, and Barboza) with similarly adept and inspired artists as Camille Bloom, Robb Benson, Red Jacket Mine, Carla Torgerson, Wayne Horvitz, the Hoot Hoots, the Great Um, and many others.

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  • Band in Seattle: 203A Concert

    Grynch

    Year: 2014

    Runtime: 34 min

    Grynch is part of a vibrant Seattle hip hop community in which he has collaborated with the likes of Sol, Blue Scholars and Macklemore. His hit My Volvo has nearly a million and half views on YouTube. Grynch has a very natural flow that he has been honing since the young age of 10, which is part of the reason he is so well established. His DJ, Infrared, provides the beats while Grynch supplies the lyrics.

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  • Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel

    Little Green Cars

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 32 min

    We're not going out on a limb by saying Glassnote Records has an eye for selecting acts that quench our insatiable cravings for folk rock (just ask Marcus Mumford). A recent addition to their roster comes in the form of a group of five kids from Dublin who are collectively known as Little Green Cars. The band is fronted by the unsettled stare of Stevie Appleby and the stoic gaze of Faye O'Leary, who together guide each of the group's intimate harmonizations into their own boistrous sing-a-long ballads.

    With the release of their debut LP, Absolute Zero, coming in April, these young folks took a trip down to Austin, Texas to perform at Conflict of Interest's night at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel, where we were armed and ready with a production crew to capture one of our favorite new bands for you to enjoy.

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  • Band In Seattle Paula Boggs Season 3 Episode 11

    Paula Boggs

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 23 min

    Paula Boggs has been many things in her life – a former Starbucks executive, lawyer, KEXP board member, and an army officer. But those experiences have led her to where she is today – a singer-songwriter. If you could say one thing about Paula Boggs, it’s that she doesn’t fit into any kind of a box. It’s Seattle-brewed soulgrass, as she calls it.

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  • Band In Seattle - Paula Boggs - Season 3 Concert 11

    Paula Boggs

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 44 min

    Paula Boggs has been many things in her life – a former Starbucks executive, lawyer, KEXP board member, and an army officer. But those experiences have led her to where she is today – a singer-songwriter. If you could say one thing about Paula Boggs, it’s that she doesn’t fit into any kind of a box. It’s Seattle-brewed soulgrass, as she calls it.

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  • Band in Seattle - Posse Concert 306

    Posse

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 34 min

    Posse is so unbelievably cool. With dreamy soundscapes and stark, deadpan vocals, Posse makes perfect rainy day music. They write the kind of songs that would honestly fit well over some self-effacing John Cusack monologue. Their sound is signature Seattle, but not pretentious in the slightest. With lyrics so layered and melodies so subtle, Posse’s songs take up a lot of real estate in your brain and refuse to leave.

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  • Band in Seattle - The Crying Shame Concert

    The Crying Shame

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 43 min

    With witty lyrics and a gritty gothic folk vibe, this six-piece feels so comfortable on stage that they turn every room into a living room. Each person is a particular ingredient, and they somehow make up this delicious sauce, but one where you can’t identify any particular flavors. You just know it’s good. No matter if you like country, rock, or folk music, their songs are super accessible.

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  • Live at Brooklyn Bowl

    The Go! Team

    Year: 2011

    Runtime: 59 min

    The Go! Team are a six-piece band from Brighton, England. They combine indie rock and garage rock with a mixture of blaxploitation and Bollywood soundtracks, double dutch chants, old school hip hop and distorted guitars. Their songs are a mix of live instrumentation and samples from various sources. The band's vocals vary between performances: while live vocals are handled mostly by Ninja (with Tsuchida and Fukami-Taylor also singing some solos), vocals on record also feature sampled and guest voices.

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  • Live at The Studio

    Tokyo Police Club

    Year: 2010

    Runtime: 29 min

    Since storming on to the scene in '06, TPC have honed in on the kind of proper, pop chops that have given them the inside track on this here music industry of ours. Theirs' are tunes that come packaged with a host of tasty touches hiding inside: acrobatic swirls of guitar, warm and woozy swells of synthesizer, and of course, Dave Monks' endearing, boy next door vocal delivery at the helm of the quartet.

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  • Band in Seatte: Kris Orlowski / Whitney Lyman Episode 220

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 23 min

    For Seattle musician Kris Orlowski, making music is about more than fulfilling personal agendas. It’s about creating something that touches the soul. His visceral, reflective lyrics build against more traditional rock and pop arrangements to weave stories that resonate with audiences from coast to coast.
    Whitney Lyman is a composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist from Seattle. She blends influences from traditional world folk, baroque chamber music, indie rock, and dream pop creating ethereal soundscapes and cinematic visuals.

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  • OurVinyl: Folk/Americana

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 50 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to compliment the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • OurVinyl: Rock

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 52 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to compliment the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • OurVinyl: Indie

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 42 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to compliment the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • Guitar Yarn - Monte Pittman Episode 3

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 16 min

    Axe Hugger and Backstage Pass Presents, Guitar Yarn - The love between the music and the music maker Monte Pittman.

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  • Guitar Yarn - David Elecciri Episode 5

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 15 min

    David Elecciri, Guitarist for legendary reggae band, Steel Pulse, Yarns on the gift that he was born with, how he gives this gift back and how he passes it on. He also tells us about the 1939 Dobro passed on from his grand father, his father's Ovation and the Nautilus inlay guitar made for him by Eric Galletta.

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  • Band in Seattle - Brent Amaker & The Rodeo Season 3 Concert 8

    Various Artists

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 48 min

    If you took the stage presence and theatrics of Devo and David Bowie, the spaghetti western themes of Ennio Morricone, and a voice deeper than Johnny Cash, then you’ve got Brent Amaker and the Rodeo. They’re an actual Tarantino movie in music form. Stetsons and all, this troupe of cowboys are in a league all their own. You’d be hard up to find a band around here that puts on more of a show than Brent Amaker and the Rodeo.

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  • Band In Seattle - Hounds of The Wild Hunt Concert Season 3 Concert 9

    Various Artists

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 41 min

    It all started when Nicky Anderson responded to Jonny Henningson’s call for a guitar player when they were teenagers, and Hounds of the Wild Hunt was born. Later Ryan Devlin joined the band, then Cary Davis, and this band’s raw, unadulterated garage rock came to be close to what it is today. They’ve been through a lot since those teenage years, including – but not limited to – changing their name from the Whore Moans to now Hounds of the Wild Hunt.

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  • Band In Seattle - Evening Bell - Season 3 Concert 10

    Various Artists

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 54 min

    There’s a song that Evening Bell plays, called “Dust Storm,” which says way more about their music than anything else. When one hears Evening Bell, it’s hard not to picture a tumble weed skimming around a desert somewhere in Tucson circa whenever John Wayne was a movie star. It’s vintage Americana at its finest, but with a dark and psychedelic twist – music fit for a ghost town overtaken by Saguaro cacti, and perhaps cows.

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  • Live at Baeble HQ

    ZZ Ward

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 13 min

    To listen to ZZ Ward is to hear two distinct worlds colliding in explosive fashion. See, the native Oregonian's first love is The Blues. As a teenager, she initially found her voice performing in her father's blues band. College though would introduce ZZ to hip hop, her voice peppering the hooks and choruses of local musicians in Eugene OR. Eventually, she would find ways to embrace both sides of her musical identity; a profound feat on display all over her recent debut album, Til the Casket Drops. Recently, ZZ brought a few of that album's choice tracks by Baeble, soothing over the nitty gritty rockers in us in the process. With sideman Erick Walls by her side and a classic fedora cropped neatly on top, the 24 year old musician performed stripped down versions of "Put the Gun Down", "Charlie Ain't Home", and "365 Days". With her timeless, smoky voice, dusty blues-infused rhythms, and some serious, hip hop swagger, we think you'll find ZZ Ward to be a unique force to be reckoned with.

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  • Live At The ATO Cabin

    Alberta Cross

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 14 min

    One wouldn't expect to find a cabin on Wall Street, but lo and behold, that's exactly where we were able to catch up with the English duo, Alberta Cross in our latest session. It's a freaky sort of space, a place where bare, industrial stairways suddenly lead to a surprising, rooftop abode that really hammers home a serene, upstate vibe. Right there on Wall Streetkind of an appropriate setting for a band that dabbles in creating serene and rustic (OK, their recent album Songs of Patience also rocks) tunes from their newfound hometown, NYC.

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  • Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel

    Beach Fossils

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 17 min

    The release of their self-titled LP in 2010 introduced the world to Beach Fossils' Dick Dale twanged, New Wave inspired surf rock: a frenetic sound, although then unique, has now become quite prevalent in the indie scene. But where this Brooklyn-based four-piece set themselves apart was through their Johnny Rotten-esque turbulent attitutes: a trait that's been upheld in their 2013 sophomore folow-up, Clash the Truth. Led by the melancholic growl of Dustin Payseur, Beach Fossils embody a liveliness and urgency that's shared by a majority of their generation. We witnessed this energy live in Austin at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel. We suggest sticking around til the final minutes to see the extent of Beach Fossils' volatility - where an explosive bout ends with a crippled drum kit.

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