Author Archives: Jacob Uitti

Song of the Day: Kris Orlowski – Believer

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 “Believer” by Seattle’s KrisRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Beat Connection

Seattle’s Beat Connection play a wicked combination of live instruments, electronic beats, synths and samples. The guys who comprise the band met at the University of Washington and have stayed local and loyal to the Pacific Northwest as they grow more and more well-known. We had a chance to catch up with two of the band’sRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Kelton Sears of Kithkin

Fresh off releasing their new album, Rituals,Trances & Ecstasies For Humans in Face of The Collapse, and their recent energized performance at Sasquatch Music Festival, Kithkin are continuing their reign as the Cascadian Princes of Forest Rock. The first single off their new record, “Altered Beast”, is a big, screeching, Kanye-style produced track that breathesRead more…

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Song of the Day: Alice Boman – Be Mine

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 “Be Mine” by AliceRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Andrew Joslyn

Andrew Joslyn has flown all over the world with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, he has composed string arrangements for Dave Bazan and he recently put together a new studio to take the plunge and be his own boss. KEXP caught up with Joslyn to talk with him about his myriad new projects, what he remembersRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Phillip Peterson of Tennis Pro

For years, Phillip Peterson has been around Seattle composing music, producing music and mixing for bands like the Seattle Symphony and, recently, Shaprece. Now, his band, Tennis Pro, is screening a movie at SIFF, Big in Japan, about touring Japan, and is preparing to play Capitol Hill Block Party. KEXP caught up with Phillip toRead more…

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Song of the Day: Cheap Star – Kelly Slayer

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 “Kelly Slayer” by Cheap StarRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Emily Nokes of Tacocat

Tacocat is a band of closet-knit friends who like candy, having different color hair, joking and experiencing ice-cream-induced food comas together. Emily Nokes is the frontwoman for the band, and, it should be noted, sent the responses to these question over in different colored font! I hope you enjoy this super-fun interview! There’s a greatRead more…

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Live Video: Star Anna

Star Anna released her latest full-length album, Go To Hell, last summer and has been playing gigs all around Washington – and the country, for that matter – showcasing her distinctively beautiful, gravely voice to crowds of all sizes. Often, Star can often be found with her dog Forest by her side listening as her musicRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Sallie Ford

Sallie Ford recently – and amicably – split up with her bandmates from The Sound Outside. She says of the decision, “It was a mutual decision and there are no bad feelings… It was just time for the next thing, which for me is an all girl band.” As a result, KEXP wanted to catchRead more…

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