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TEAM BIRTHDAY TAKES ON UPSTREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL

It’s finally over! The inaugural Upstream Music Festival took on a monumentally intense roster of 300+ bands, three days of summit, and the task of actually getting audiences down to Pioneer Square to enjoy it. Did you love it? Did you hate it? Did your bag get to attend? Here are our thoughts…. Team Birthday […]

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Dre’zy and Too Smoove at EMP's Sound Off 2016. Photo courtesy of EMP staff

Looking forward to the Sound Off! 2016 Finals after my mind was blown last weekend

I had the extreme honor of being a judges this past Saturday at the last semifinal round in this year’s EMP’s Sound Off!. I knew I had my work cut out for me. Every Sound Off! show I’ve seen over the last 15 years has featured one astounding young band after another.  After all, bands […]

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Hear the next big thing now! EMP’s Sound Off! 2016!

The EMP’s annual Sound Off! competition puts a spotlight on our area’s abounding riches of talented all ages bands (rules are: under 21 and live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or British Columbia). It’s a best of the battle of the bands – taking out the “Mean Girls popularity” quotient, and rewarding those with the creative […]

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