KEXP is proud to partner with Seattle’s coffee roaster Caffé Vita and over 30 other local businesses for the GIVE music and video compilation to benefit Arts Corps and area food banks. Starting today, November 17th, 30 downloadable tracks are available from a wide variety of Seattle artists, all of whom have donated songs for this benefit.
The compilation is available online at www.giveseattle.org for a mere $7 (a huge bargain with so much great music) and 100% of the go directly to GIVE beneficiaries: Arts Corps, Seattle’s largest nonprofit arts educator, along with Ballard Food Bank, Rainier Valley Food Bank, University District Food Bank and West Seattle Food Bank.
Among the many KEXP-friendly tracks are unreleased songs exclusive to this compilation from The Cave Singers, Grand Archives, The Blakes, Le Loup, The Maldives, The Moondoggies, Visqeen, and more!
1. Arthur & Yu: Magic Mountain
2. The Blakes: Parking Lot
3. Sera Cahoone: Love’s Gonna Live Here
4. The Cave Singers: Growing Palm
5. Champagne Champagne featuring Fences: Victim of the Modern Age
6. Common Market: The Picture of My DeLorean Gray
7. D.Black: On the Go
8. Fatal Lucciauno: Gangsta
9. Fences: Sadie
10. Fleet Foxes: Mykonos
11. Fresh Espresso: Gettin Money
12. Grand Archives: Wake Up
13. Head Like a Kite: Director’s Cut
14. Hey Marseilles: From a Terrace
15. Kinski: Whatever Happened to Madeleine Stowe
16. Le Loup: Forgive Me
17. The Lonely Forest: I Don’t Wanna Live There
18. Mad Rad: Love in a Strange World
19. The Maldives: In the End
20. Gabriel Mintz: Safeway
21. The Moondoggies: Side of the Road
22. Joshua Morrison: Mammoth Cave
23. Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band: Bitter Cold
24. Pearly Gate Music: Big Escape
25. The Pica Beats: Durian Shakes
26. The Saturday Knights: Go!
27. Talbot Tagora: Ichthus Hop
28. Tea Cozies: Corner Store Girls
29. J. Tillman: Earthly Bodies
30. Visqueen: Hand Me Down
If you’d like to purchase a gift card for a music-loving loved one, head into any Caffé Vita shop, Easy Street Records, Sonic Boom Records, University Book Store, The Crocodile, EMP, Neumos and Sorrento Hotel to pick up a GIVE package, including a physical card with a redemption code for the download.
Also, there will be a benefit concert featuring Grand Archives, D.Black, Grant Olsen of Arthur & Yu, Kinski, Gabriel Mintz, Tea Cozies, and M.C. Tilson from The Saturday Knights will be held at the Crocodile on December 3. Tickets for the show are on sale now at www.thecrocodile.com.