Author Archives: Ari Rosenschein

Double Your Impact When You Make a Gift to KEXP Today!

On Sunday night, we’ll be ushering in a new year. That means these are the last days of 2017 to help power KEXP, receive a tax deduction, and double your impact! That’s because right now, a group of generous music lovers is matching all year-end donations to KEXP made before December 31st.  Make a gift toRead more…

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Power KEXP Before December 31st and Get a Tax Deduction!

It’s almost the end of the year and there have been so many amazing musical memories. Over the last twelve months, we’ve had in-studio performances by Austra, Run the Jewels, Javiera Mena, Sera Cahoone, Perfume Genius, Diet Cig, and Waxahatchee. Then there has been all the special programming you won’t find anywhere else: Music Heals, International Women ofRead more…

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Just a Few Hours Left to Be a Hero During Fall Drive!

This is it! There are just a few hours left during KEXP’s Fall Fundraising Drive and we are at 93% of the goal! Help end this drive strong with your gift, now.  Donate to KEXP and share the music that matters with the community that matters to you. You’ll feel great knowing that you areRead more…

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Tarsha Rockowitz: Music and Art Are Like Milk and Cookies

Seattle artist Tarsha Rockowitz is one of the superhero volunteers who power KEXP with their talents. Her magic power is a combination of graphic design chops, a whimsical illustration style, and beaming positivity. All of these qualities made Tarsha the perfect artist to bring to life the Bowiecorn mascot dreamed up by John Richards and DJRead more…

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We Can Be Heroes During KEXP’s Fall Fundraising Drive!

There was once a magical creature named Bowiecorn whose job was to protect a special place in the forest. This spot was where people come from all over the world came to gather, sing, dance, share music, and be themselves. It’s hard to believe such a place exists, but it does! When you find it,Read more…

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Enter to Win a Trip to Iceland Airwaves 2017

“Iceland is hands down the most beautiful place I have ever visited and even though I know there are many great festivals happening all around the world, I have a difficult time imagining something as special as Iceland Airwaves.” – Miyuki (2013 Iceland Airwaves Flyaway winner) KEXP wants to send you and a friend toRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Damon Krukowski and The New Analog 4/20

You needn’t be an audiophile snob to conclude that today’s MP3 downloads, or their streaming counterparts, sound worse than 1965’s LPs – MP3s are designed to sound worse. It’s a crucial part of what enables them to be so portable, cheap (if not free), and ubiquitous. If you are dancing while wearing earbuds, like inRead more…

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Slide to Unlock: UW Profiles DJ Ken Frye

When Ken Frye worked with us as KEXP’s Traffic Log Reviewer for several years, anyone could see that he always had lots of love and enthusiasm for radio, specifically KEXP. I am happy to see new technology being created to help Ken and others realize their dreams of becoming on-air radio hosts. It was aRead more…

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Father John Misty Premieres Pure Comedy on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters

Tomorrow, April 7th, acclaimed singer/songwriter Father John Misty will premiere his new album, Pure Comedy, (Sub Pop) on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters. During the show, KEXP will also air an exclusive conversation between the artist and Waters. Between noon and 2PM PST, listeners will get a glimpse into Father John Misty’s creative processRead more…

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2017 Spring Fundraising Drive: Spotlight on Chad Syme

Chad Syme has been powering KEXP for over a decade now. The Idaho-born, Queen Anne-dwelling graphic designer has contributed many of the station’s iconic t-shirt designs including the popular Troop 90.3 kids design from 2014. This year he designed our Spring Fundraiser t-shirt. The focus is on community and his artwork reflects that idea. “AtRead more…

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