Tagged: seattle


Stream: Kid Smpl, “Nearing”

We’ve checked in with Kid Smpl a few times this fall, and now the up-and-coming Seattle producer has made good on the promise of those tracks, releasing his proper debut album, Skylight, on Hush Hush—out … read more »

POSTED November 12, 2012 10:35AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Video: 2 Chainz, “Spend It (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)”

Urban radio darling and self-proclaimed “hair-weave killer” 2 Chainz recently dropped the second single from his Def Jam debut, “Birthday Song” featuring Kanye West. On its chorus, he jumps from pondering his creative process to … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2012 12:15PM IN uncapped video Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,

Interview: 2 Chainz and Passion Pit at vitaminwater uncapped

For the Seattle installment of the vitaminwater uncapped concert series, we paired up 2 Chainz and Passion Pit, artists who’ve had great careers to date, but who are also poised to take things to the … read more »

POSTED July 10, 2012 2:30PM IN uncapped video Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Video: Passion Pit, “I’ll Be Alright (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)”

As demonstrated during Seattle’s 2012 vitaminwater uncapped concert, Emerald City Arts Trapeze Studio is an awesome place to see a band shred.Most of the time, though, the space is used for classes on how to … read more »

POSTED June 29, 2012 1:52PM IN uncapped video Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Live: 2 Chainz and Passion Pit at vitaminwater uncapped in Seattle

2 Chainz and Passion Pit demolished their respective sets last night at Seattle’s vitaminwater uncapped concert, held at the barn-like Emerald City Trapeze Arts Studio. With equal parts fervor and ferocity, they sent an adoring … read more »

POSTED June 28, 2012 5:11PM IN FADER EVENTS, uncapped photo Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Seattle: vitaminwater uncapped, June 27th

Last week, Santigold, Wale and Melanie Fiona rocked the stage for the Chicago installment of FADER and vitaminwater’s 2012 uncapped performance series, carrying on what started in LA with Rick Ross, Zola Jesus and The-Dream. … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2012 6:00PM IN FADER EVENTS, uncapped artists Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Video: Adventures with Helluvastate

Seattle duo Helluvastate, comprised of alter egos Thadwick Tristen Trevor III and Swan Coltrane, admit to not totally understanding the logic behind commercial hip hop success. But in some ways that frees them up to … read more »

POSTED December 20, 2011 10:50AM IN uncapped video Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Video: THEEsatisfaction, “Lincoln” (Live in Seattle)

Live from Seattle, here’s “Lincoln” performed by THEEsatisfaction, two women singing, rapping and dancing with untouchable, soulful charisma.

POSTED December 20, 2011 8:50AM IN uncapped video TAGS: , , ,

Video: THEEsatisfaction’s Young Seattle

In some ways the diversity of Seattle’s music scene has helped Catherine Harris-White and Stasia Irons, forcing their group THEEsatisfaction to play shows with bands that sound totally different, but pulling in new fans they … read more »

POSTED December 19, 2011 8:50AM IN uncapped video TAGS: , , ,

Coming Soon: THEEsatisfaction’s Young Seattle

Here’s a fleeting glimpse of THEEsatisfaction’s own northwestern paradise. The full documentary is coming soon, overflowing in optimistic smiles.

POSTED December 15, 2011 12:50PM IN uncapped video TAGS: , , ,