Seattle Office of Film + Music


SXSW KICKOFF PARTY FOR SEATTLE ARTISTS @ CROCODILE IS TODAY

SxSeattle
This evening starting at 5PM the Crocodile Café will host the annual concert event to support Seattle bands headed to Austin for SXSW. Performing artists include: D. Black, Wild Orchid Children, State of the Artist, Tea Cozies and perhaps a few surprises. In a display of true ingenuity, some of the bands have decided to raise money for the SXSW journey with a bazaar that will take place concurrently in the Crocodile back room. This flea market-meets-bake sale will feature handmade goodies, culinary treats, music lessons and apparel from some of the performing artists in addition to other local acts like Fatal Lucciauno, The Young Evils, Black Whales and Campfire Ok. Check out the SxSeattle website, Facebook page and Twitter via the link above to get tickets for the party and to join is in support of these talented local artists.

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THE CITY OF MUSIC RETURNS TO SXSW WITH THE 4TH ANNUAL SXSEATTLE PARTY

SxSeattle
The Seattle Party is back and bigger than ever for the 2011 SXSW Music Conference! On Friday, March 18, the SxSeattle committee presents an official all-day party packed with 16 amazing Seattle acts: MC Tilson, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Fences, The Young Evils, Wild Orchid Children, The Globes, Black Whales, Campfire OK, MC Larry Mizell, Jr., Redwood Plan, Tea Cozies, Super Secret Surprise, Ravenna Woods, The Physics, Grieves w/Budo, D. Black, State of the Artist, Fatal Lucciauno and Sol. To learn more about SxSeattle or to RSVP, visit the above link. You can also become a fan of SxSeattle on Facebook or take the party to Twitter @SxSeattle.

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SOUTH BY NORTHWEST – A VIDEO SERIES BY STATE OF THE ARTIST
January 27, 2011, 3:40 pm
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SOTA
Seattle musicians are gearing up for this year’s South by Southwest music and film festival going down in Austin Texas mid-March. Some bands will be on the official lineup while others will take a DIY approach to getting heard. One thing is for certain and that is they will all be stepping their game up and giving the best performances they can. Expect killer shows on and off venue and many surprises. Local Seattle rap unit State of the Artist are planning on writing new material on their tour leading up to SXSW where they plan on sharing it with eager festival ears. The boys are documenting this mecca to Austin and all the on the road bumps and joys they encounter while working on material and tearing up the West Coast in the process. Check out the first installment of South by Northwest below, linkage to the bands site above.
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SEATTLE TOP TEN HIP-HOP VIDEOS

Seattle Weekly
Seattle Weekly posted the article above to highlight Seattle’s Top 10 Hip-Hop Videos of 2010. The list includes everything from Sol’s “Dear Friends” and Dyme Def’s “Do Something” to “ExtraHellaDope” by State of the Artist and “Soothsayer” by Victor Shade. Topping the list is the video for Grynch’s “My Volvo,” directed by Stephan Gray. Gray says the video almost never happened; “’We were planning on shooting a different song for most of the pre-production, and then after two months of planning I get a late-night call from Grynch and he goes, ‘Yo, we’ve gotta do My Volvo,’ said Gray.” To check out the full listing and to watch some of the videos, follow the link.

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FREE THINGS FROM STATE OF THE ARTIST, CHAMPAGNE CHAMPAGNE AND MAD RAD
October 12, 2010, 11:36 am
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Seattle Weekly
Seattle favorite State of the Artist has a new track out featuring another local fave, Champagne Champagne. And guess what? You can check out the song for free by clicking here. It’s called “What You Asked For,” and it’s off the hit album Seattlecalifragilisticextrahelladopeness. Parker Reddington says of the track, “It is really about what it takes to put out and create what is expected of you as an artist, the toll it takes on your personal life and also how it makes you feel to do that, and be successful at it.” Another bit of stellar news: State of the Artist and playing a free show at Chop Suey this Thursday at 8 pm with Mad Rad. That’s right. Tons of State of the Artist and other fabulous local acts all for free.

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STATE OF THE ARTIST PRESENTS NEW VIDEO FOR “EXTRAHELLADOPE”
August 13, 2010, 11:50 am
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Check out the latest from local rapper, State of the Artist, below.

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DON’T MISS THE KEXP CONCERTS AT THE MURAL SERIES
August 11, 2010, 12:19 pm
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KEXP
KEXP and The Seattle Center are proud to present Concerts At The Mural, a summertime series of free outdoor music series curated by KEXP, on every Friday until August 27 from 6 – 8 pm (doors at 5), on the lawn of Seattle Center Mural Amphitheatre. Included in this series is the annual KEXP Barbeque, Saturday, August 14, 2 – 9 pm, at Seattle Center. Brought together by a shared commitment to innovative and culturally diverse programming, KEXP 90.3FM and Seattle Center have teamed up to present Concerts at the Mural. Take advantage of the warm summer nights and take in the tunes from some of KEXP’s favorite artists. All Mural Concert Series and KEXP BBQ events are free to the public and all ages. This weekend’s fun includes a lineup featuring Brite Futures, State of the Artist and Noddy. For the full line up and other details, follow the link.

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