Author Archives: DJ El Toro

Power Great Music on #GivingTuesday 2016

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day to giving back to the community as the winter holiday season begins, and celebrate the good work you make possible when you give. In 2014 and 2015, support on #GivingTuesday helped finish fundraising for our new Seattle Center facility. Thank you! Now you can help ensure that KEXP providesRead more…

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El Toro’s Last Show: “Say Hello, Wave Goodbye”

After ten very happy years working at KEXP, on-air and behind-the-scenes, tonight is my final show before I move to Tucson, AZ. Tune in starting at 9:00 PM Pacific Time to hear four hours of highlights from some of my favorite in-studios, podcasts, and musical discoveries. I don’t imagine I’ll have many opportunities to hostRead more…

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Fall Fundraising Drive: What’s Your Reason?

Today is your last chance to donate during KEXP’s Fall Fundraising Drive. All week long, music lovers like you have told us why they choose to power KEXP and make a gift. “I Power KEXP for the new discoveries, old favorites, and for keeping me motivated while working long hours as a small business owner!”Read more…

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Fall Fundraising Drive: You Help Chilly Outsmart Robots

Without DJ Chilly—and music lovers like you—I’d be helpless at the mercy of tiny robots. And algorithms. Ah, science and math, my old nemeses. *shudder* I appreciate Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist—but it’s only as good as the hints you feed it. Repeat-play one Missing Persons track in a moment of nostalgic tomfoolery and your feedRead more…

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KEXP Fall Fundraising Drive: You Shape Tomorrow’s Sounds Today

Some radio stations only play the latest hits. Others spin nothing but oldies. But thanks to financial support from music lovers like you, you can hear the best music of all eras and styles on listener-powered KEXP. When you tune in for special programs like our silver anniversary celebration of Nirvana’s Nevermind and today’s BestRead more…

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to See the Northern Lights!

You still have time to win an Icelandic dream vacation from KEXP and Iceland Air. Enter our 2016 Iceland Flyaway contest today and you could win airfare for two, hotel accommodations, and five-day passes to the 2016 Iceland Airwaves Festival. KEXP donors Gene and Kathleen fell in love with Reykjavik at the 2015 festival. “EverywhereRead more…

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Win A Trip to Iceland Airwaves 2016!

We can think of dozens of reasons why you should enter the 2016 Iceland Airwaves flyaway contest, but today let’s concentrate on the big one: MUSIC. Every year, music lovers like you return from Reykjavik and rave to us about the cool new bands they discovered at Iceland Airwaves. Longtime KEXP donors Kathleen and Gene,Read more…

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Song of the Gay: SassyBlack – Comicon

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. All this week we are celebrating Seattle Pride and PrideFest 2016 by featuring all LGBTQ artistsRead more…

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Song of the Gay: Alex Anwandter – Siempre Es Viernes En Mi Corazón

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. All this week we are celebrating Seattle Pride and PrideFest 2016 by featuring all LGBTQ artistsRead more…

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Song of the Gay: The Spook School – David Bowie Songs

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. All this week we are celebrating Seattle Pride and PrideFest 2016 by featuring all LGBTQ artistsRead more…

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