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Live Video: Motopony

Live Video, Local Music
Anna McClain
photo by Matthew Thompson (view set)

The lore of Seattle's Motopony begins not in a dense, leafy forest in the rainy Pacific Northwest (a scene which heavily inspires their music), but in a warehouse in Tacoma. Frontman Daniel Blue set the story of the now acclaimed band in motion when, at 27, he picked up his ten year-old guitar. With the addition of five bandmates, Motopony has just released their EP Idle Beauty and have an upcoming full-length due out next year. Self-described as "Chief Seattle's revenge channeled through a hybrid engine drone," Blue and company brought their quavering vocals and warped sound to the KEXP studio with three songs from their EP and one from their debut. Be consumed in the feelings of Motopony with video from their live performance below:

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