Author Archives: Jacob Uitti

Song of the Day: Goodbye Heart - Just Kids

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Just Kids” by SeattleRead more...

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Live Video: Hunters

Where Brooklyn at? No, really. Where is Brooklyn, PA? Because that’s where the band Hunters calls home (not the more famous borough of New York City). Nevertheless, the four-piece Hunters incorporates many different influences in their music, from straight up rock and roll to a pinch of metal to a bit of pop. It’s almostRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Modern Kin’s Andrew Grow

Portland’s Modern Kin recently released their debut self-titled record, a 12-track rocking album from the booming trio. The band is not afraid to experiment, either, having tried out a seven-show in 24-hours idea, streaming the performances live from Mississippi Studios in their hometown, Portland, Oregon. KEXP had a chance to chat with Modern Kin frontmanRead more...

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Live Video: Tangerine

Tangerine is the kind of band that puts a smile on your face. They’ve been playing locally around Seattle for a few years now and have started to hit the summer festival circuit, as well. Their bright pop sound with floating guitar tones and sweet vocals make them one of those bands that you don’tRead more...

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Song of the Day: Gibraltar - Satisfied

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Satisfied” by Seattle bandRead more...

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Live Video: Obits

Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, but represented by Seattle’s own Sub Pop Records, Obits came by the KEXP studios for a live — part tribal, part rock — set to celebrate the release of their new album, Bed & Bugs. Lead singer Rick Froberg mixed his Jack White-style singing voice with a penchant for screaming on the micRead more...

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Song of the Day: Wimps - Secret Message

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Secret Message” by SeattleRead more...

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Live Video: Wishbeard

Seattle’s Wishbeard is one of those great bands that keeps the high hat and snare drum going. This is part of what makes them eminently danceable. With etherial guitars and vocal shouts like wolves howling into the night, the drum keeps a tight, pushing rhythm highlighted by the quickly hit snares and cymbals. This is supremelyRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: La Luz’s Shana Cleveland

La Luz has been through a lot since their debut EP Damp Face hit the airwaves and internets. From a U.S. tour, to playing with Of Montreal and The Head and the Heart, to sustaining serious injuries after getting hit by a semi while on the road, to releasing their new LP, It’s Alive, to replacing theirRead more...

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Live Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Why is it that with so many intriguing bands, you hear they formed without the intention of playing out, that they were just collaborative efforts for the members themselves? Perhaps it’s because when artists make art for themselves, there is a sense of integrity, of personal experimentation and exploration - and not a thrust forRead more...

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