Author Archives: Dusty Henry

Local Artist Spotlight: MASZER

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features pysch-rock outfit MASZER, performing Thursday, May 11 on the Tractor stage. MASZER is built on maximalism. Whether they’re indulging in wayward desert jams or dreamy,Read more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Sashay

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle queercore act Sashay, performing Friday, May 12 on the Mo-Wave stage at 9:45 PM. HardcoreRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: ZELLi

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle rapper ZELLi, performing Friday, May 12. Think about how your favorite rappersRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Guayaba

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Bremerton, Wash. rapper Guayaba, performing Thursday, May 11 on the TUF stage. Every person contains multitudes, but few embrace them as much as NorthwestRead more…

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Record Store Day 2017: Live Around Town

Record Store Day turns 10 this year, which is a great time to think about all that money you’ve thrown into wax over the last decade. But don’t dwell too long — as always, this year’s Record Store Day lineup features some alluring rarities that’ll be hard to pass up. This year, Annie Clark, a.k.a.Read more…

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Song of the Day: Posse – Kismet

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription . This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear.  Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Kismet” by Seattle indie rockRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Ole Tinder

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle country outfit Ole Tinder, performing Friday, May 12 on the Macefield stage. On a dreary, bustling Seattle evening, walking into an Ole Tinder show can be likeRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Kirt Debique

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features edgy beat-maker Kirt Debique, performing Friday, May 12 on the Brick Lane Records Stage. Music as catharsis isn’t a new concept, but it’s stillRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: COSMOS

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be spotlighting a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle hip-hop collective COSMOS, performing Thursday, May 11 on the Sound Off! stage. Seattle hip-hop has garnered national attention for the “space rap”Read more…

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Song of the Day: J GRGRY – Cave Birds

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription . This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear.  Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Cave Birds” by Seattle synth-rockRead more…

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