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Amplifiers Love Week: “KEXP Preaches Love and Connection Every Day”

Today is the last day of Amplifiers Love Week 2016! Thanks to ongoing support from more than 7,000 Amplifier donors, KEXP can devote more resources to bringing you great music and one-of-a-kind events like Nothing Compares 2 U and free performances by Charles Bradley and The Posies in our Gathering Space. Today, we’re excited to spotlight Christine Chaney, another one ofRead more…

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The Challenge Is Coming …

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Who among you will fight for the music? KEXP’s Annual Hood-to-Hood Challenge coincides with our One-Day Summer Fund Drive this Friday, June 10. But why wait? Show your civic pride now and help your neighborhood take an early lead in the 2016 Hood-to-Hood Challenge. Starting today, when you donate to power great music on KEXP,Read more…

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Amplifiers Love Week 2016 Continues

Amplifiers Love Week 2016 continues! Thanks to the ongoing monthly support of more than 7,000 Amplifier donors, KEXP can devote more resources to bringing you great music and one-of-a-kind events like Intergalactic Bowie Day and Concerts at the Mural. Today we’re thrilled to spotlight two more of our amazing Amplifiers, Marco and Jane Savarise. When JaneRead more…

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Happy Amplifiers Love Week 2016!

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Amplifiers Love Week 2016 begins today! Thanks to the ongoing monthly support of more than 7,000 Amplifier donors, KEXP can devote more resources to bringing you great music and one-of-a-kind events like Intergalactic Bowie Day and Concerts at the Mural. Between now and Thursday, June 9, you’ll have a chance to learn a little moreRead more…

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People Power KEXP: James Paribello

When you power “music that matters,” there’s no telling how many lives are touched besides your own. As Amplifier Club donor James Paribello points out in his recent email, your support for great music may continue to infinity… and beyond – and potentially come back to you in surprising fashion. I like to imagine thatRead more…

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People Power KEXP: Van Wolfe

Already in 2016, you’ve heard icons including David Bowie, the Clash, and Johnny Cash honored on KEXP. Earlier this week, Funky Drummer Day shined the spotlight on the musicians responsible for some of history’s greatest breaks and beats. Music lovers like you who power commercial-free KEXP are just as vital to the sound of “musicRead more…

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Meet Your New Favorite KEXP T-Shirt: “Homecoming”

Today KEXP proudly unveils our new “Homecoming” T-shirt, available exclusively to music lovers who support KEXP during our 2016 Spring Fundraising Drive. Longtime KEXP volunteer Tarsha Rockowitz designed the shirt. “I wanted to keep it clean and simple,” she explains. “With the 2016 Spring Drive being the first one in KEXP’s New Home, a buildingRead more…

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Win a Trip to Vive Latino! Memories from Mexico City

You only have a few days left to enter KEXP’s 2016 Vive Latino flyaway and seize the opportunity to win a free trip to two for this awesome music festival in Mexico City, April 23 and 24. KEXP asked last year’s winner to share a few of her memories from Vive Latino 2015, and here’sRead more…

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International Clash Day: Riot in Times Square

For many New York-area music lovers, seeing one or more of The Clash shows at Bond International Casino in May and June of 1981 remains a lifelong highlight. But “the only band that matters” wasn’t the only act that performed during that historic run in Times Square. The line-up of support bands during the Bond’sRead more…

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KEXP Donors Highlights of 2015

One of the best things about being part of commercial-free KEXP is when you hear from other music lovers about why they choose to support KEXP with their financial contributions. With the end of the year (and your last chance to donate in 2015) just hours away, it seems appropriate to share a few ofRead more…

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