Author Archives: Glenn Smith

KEXP Suggests: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, happening July 26 and 27 in Carnation, WA, is a mini-festival out in the wilderness, off the beaten path, and tickets are selling out fast. There are so many draws to this event--bands, camping, hiking, mountain biking, stargazing with a UW astrophysics professor, optional swimming, multiple bonfires, and family-friendly accommodations. InRead more...

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Remembering George Jones

Country music legend George Jones has died today. After being assisted by oxygen, his body succumbed to hypoxic respiratory failure. He was 81. Born and raised in Texas with his six siblings, George Glenn Jones was given his first guitar at age nine. Not long afterwards he was busking, and by 16 he was singingRead more...

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Song of the Day: Little Green Cars - Angel Owl

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. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Angel Owl” by Little GreenRead more...

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Be a Loser for Sub Pop Records!

Rock-minded and artistic high schoolers in Washington and Oregon rejoice! Seattle’s Sub Pop Records is sitting on some scholarship money that they want to give to the right candidates — seniors on their way to higher education at an accredited university. Standard procedure for internship applications apply, which means yeah, you’ve got to write anRead more...

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