Author Archives: Jacob Webb

Sasquatch 2015, Day 1: Sleater-Kinney

Anyone who’s read any music journalism over the last six months already knows this, but Sleater-Kinney spent the first half of this year coming back with a fantastic new record and a ferocious live show. However, Sasquatch was their first (of two) festival headlining slots, so until Friday, it had yet to be seen howRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Sasquatch | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sasquatch 2015, Day 1: Little Dragon

Even though Little Dragon were billed before the festival-standard massive DJ on the Bigfoot Stage on Friday night, they might have secretly been the night’s best dance party. The common thread between each of the songs in the Swedish band’s set was their innate danceability. Moving from elastic funk to downtempo groove to 808-driven bounceRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Sasquatch | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sasquatch 2015, Day 1: Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen has a voice powerful that it belongs on the list of singers compared to forces of nature. Considering that, it’s a little ironic that Angel Olsen’s Sasquatch set was delayed by an actual force of nature. But the wind and rain that forced a late start ended up playing to in St. LouisRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Sasquatch | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sasquatch 2015, Day 1: The New Pornographers

“Be careful with that beach ball,” a grinning AC Newman said one song into the fourth Sasquatch appearance of The New Pornographers’ career. At this point, Newman, de facto co-frontwoman Kathryn Calder, and the group are Sasquatch veterans, and they made sure everyone knew it in a particularly unorthodox way: by letting the crowd knowRead more…

Posted in Sasquatch | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sasquatch 2015, Day 1: Jungle

After a year on the live circuit, Jungle have evolved into something far greater than their London flat-projects roots. A year ago, Josh Lloyd-Watson, Tom McFarland, and their live band were a fairly literal extension of the London duo’s studio imagining of modern funk music: a live septet moving as a single entity with noRead more…

Posted in Sasquatch | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Sleater-Kinney – Surface Envy

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. Every Friday, we feature a song by a Northwestern artist. Today’s song, featured on TheRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Local Music, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Hop Along – Waitress

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 “Waitress” by Hop AlongRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Miami Horror – Real Slow

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 “Real Slow” by MiamiRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Live Review: Sleater-Kinney with THEESatisfaction at Showbox at the Market 5/9/15

At every great concert, there’s a moment where everything, for lack of a better word, clicks. When the audience moves from excited to engaged, when “wow” turns “holy shit”. On the closing night of Sleater-Kinney‘s three-night stand at the Showbox at the Market, that moment was two-and-a-half minutes into the first song. It happened duringRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Live Reviews, Local Music | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Alabama Shakes – Don’t Wanna Fight

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 “Don’t Wanna Fight” byRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

  • Listen Live:

    High Quality AAC+
    Excellent for PC, Mac, iPhones/iPads, Android Devices, tablets, iTunes, Winamp, and VLC. High quality audio, low bandwidth

    MP3 Stream
    Best for computers running OSX or Windows with iTunes or the open source VideoLAN Player installed

  • KEXP AND THE UW

    The University of Washington Logo KEXP is an
    affiliate of the
    University of Washington
  • iTunes and KEXP

    iTunes Logo
    You can now find KEXP under "Eclectic" in iTunes after the demise of the "Public" category, to better represent the diversity of our daytime variety shows and numerous specialty programs.
Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories