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Interview: Brandi Carlile Talks New Album, New Baby, and KEXP’s New Home

When Brandi Carlile and her cohorts Tim and Phil Hanseroth (a.k.a. The Twins) take the stage this Friday night at the Moore Theatre for a sold-out “Pin Drop” show to benefit KEXP’s New Home, you can expect to hear new songs crackling with energy and emotion. That’s a direct outcome of the real life feel-for-allRead more…

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KEXP New Home Ground Breaking … Wow!

Yesterday, you made KEXP history. Thank you. Every day your passion inspires us to seek out and connect you to more “music that matters” —whenever, wherever, however you want to enjoy it. When we learned a few years ago that we had to vacate our current studio and find new digs, that same passion inspiredRead more…

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Celebrate Public Radio Day 2014

“Listener powered” KEXP isn’t the only Seattle station supported by engaged, passionate individuals like you. Our region teems with great commercial-free radio outlets, including KPLU, KNHC (aka C89.5), KING, KBCS, KAOS, and KUOW. Whether you’re seeking in-depth news coverage, non-stop dance beats, masterpieces of classical music, or original programs made right in here the PNW,Read more…

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Your Chance to Own a KEXP Hoodie Like No Other

To celebrate KEXP’s New Home at Seattle Center and the improved Live Room that you and your fellow music lovers are building to so you can enjoy KEXP up-close and in-person, we’re offering you the chance to own a KEXP hoodie like no other. Like many of our most popular shirts and hoodies, this oneRead more…

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New Home Fundraising Drive: 50 Reasons to Build a New Live Room

Today KEXP kicks off a special fundraising drive to build our New Home at Seattle Center – specifically a bigger, better Live Room. Why should you donate this week? Watch the video below for 50 good reasons (give or take).

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday with KEXP

Happy Anniversary! Well, almost… exactly one year from today, you’ll be hearing the very first broadcast from KEXP’s New Home. Being a vital part of that change is a great reason for you to support KEXP today on #GivingTuesday 2014. Support from music lovers like you enables KEXP to host more than 400 in-studio performancesRead more…

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Last Call for 2015 Community Partnerships Program Applications

Attention local nonprofits—and the listeners who love them! Friday, October 31 is the deadline for submitting your application for the 2015 cycle of KEXP’s Community Partnership Program (CPP). Started in 2006, KEXP’s CPP provides small Puget Sound charitable organizations with the exposure they need to continue helping people in and around Seattle. Recent CPP beneficiariesRead more…

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Fall Fundraising Drive: You Span the Globe with KEXP!

Your support of listener-powered KEXP not only brings you music from all over the world via specialty shows like El Sonido and Wo’ Pop, but you also enable music lovers all over the globe to enjoy the great sound of Seattle no matter where they live and work. This summer the Pena family (pictured above)Read more…

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Fall Fundraising Drive: Theme Party

Take it from the crackpot behind the annual Big Gay Podcast and the 4AD 4VR blowout—YOU make it incredibly fun to program themed programs and podcasts on KEXP. Did you hear John’s hour-long set of songs about rain on Wednesday? My favorite part was your emails pouring into the DJ booth. They teemed with greatRead more…

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KEXP Top 12 Spotlight: Don Pyle’s Essential Toronto Punk Bands

Before he played drums in Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, before he composed the theme song for the US version of Queer As Folk, before he engineered the Sadies’ excellent Internal Sounds, Toronto-based producer, musician, and artist Don Pyle was a fledgling photographer cutting his teeth in the early Canadian punk scene. Don visitsRead more…

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