Author Archives: Janice Headley

Song of the Day: Ghostpoet – Immigrant Boogie

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 “Immigrant Boogie” by Ghostpoet from the 2017Read more…

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Song of the Day: Blis. – Take Me Home

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 “Take Me Home” by Blis. from theRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2017, Day Two: Conor Oberst

Back in 2015, Conor Oberst stepped away from the Desaparecidos’ tour due to “laryngitis, anxiety, and exhaustion.” During his recuperation in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, he began to create the songs for last year’s full-length, the acoustic LP Ruminations. (Earlier this year, he released the follow-up Salutations which features full-band versions of those songs.)Read more…

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Song of the Day: Warm Digits – Growth of Raindrops (feat. Sarah Cracknell)

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 “Growth of Raindrops” (feat. Sarah Cracknell)Read more…

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Scribes Sounding Off: The Singing Earth by Barrett Martin

When most people hear the name “Barrett Martin,” they immediately think of rock bands, like ’90s grunge gods Screaming Trees or maybe supergroup Mad Season (which also featured members of Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam). Or maybe you flashback to 2015’s Raw Power supergroup, performing on the top of Pike Place Market. After readingRead more…

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Song of the Day: Fotoform – I Know You’re Charming

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 “I Know You’re Charming” by Fotoform from theirRead more…

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Song of the Day: Jen Cloher – Forgot Myself

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 “Forgot Myself” by JenRead more…

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Song of the Day: Ted Leo – You’re Like Me

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “You’re Like Me” byRead more…

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Song of the Day: Sheer Mag – Meet Me In The Street

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 “Meet Me In TheRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Swirlies

For fans of ’90s shoegaze, the past few years have been a rush of reunions: Slowdive. Ride. Lush. Swirlies. Okay, hear me out. Unlike their UK contemporaries, the at-the-time Boston-based band followed a more lo-fi path, combining a DIY, punk aesthetic with their swoony, well, “swirly” guitars. In 1992, they released their first single “Didn’tRead more…

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