Author Archives: Janice Headley

Song of the Day: Lee Ranaldo – New Thing

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 “New Thing” by LeeRead more…

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Song of the Day: Les Big Byrd – Two Man Gang

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 “Two Man Gang” by LesRead more…

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Song of the Day: Captain, We’re Sinking – Trying Year

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 “Trying Year” by Captain, We’reRead more…

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Song of the Day: Michael Nau – Good Thing

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 “Good Thing” by Michael Nau,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: The Business Presents in Anacortes 7/14-7/15

What was formerly known as What the Heck Fest, and then most recently known as the Anacortes Unknown Music Series, has now become The Business Presents, a fitting new title as it’s being presented by The Business, a long-running record store (and now, distro!) based in Anacortes, WA. A jam-packed weekend of music is plannedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Zola Jesus – Exhumed

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 “Exhumed” by Zola Jesus, fromRead more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Top Five Music-Related Films of John Cusack

John Cusack. You can’t hear his name without thinking of the iconic boombox scene in Say Anything…, right? Over his 30-year career, and with more than 80 acting credits to his name, Cusack’s love of music has informed some excellent film choices along the way. In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, Cusack says, “TheRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Puget Soundtrack presents Prom Queen

Puget Soundtrack presents Prom Queen Festival Screenings: Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 PM – Triple Door Two of our favorite local non-profits are combining forces for one incredible night of music. Northwest Film Forum’s “Puget Soundtrack” series pairs local bands with films of their choosing to perform a unique, live soundtrack. Tonight, Thursday, June 1st,Read more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival, Day 3: The Shins

There was something magical about the Sunday night Sasquatch Music Fest performance by The Shins. Or maybe it just felt “magical.” The stage was covered in giant paper flowers, with stems taller than the musicians and blooms bigger than their heads. (Ego jokes aside; everyone seems to have perfectly healthy self-esteems.) The backdrop was aRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall (USA | 2017 | 100 minutes | directed by Katherine Fairfax Wright) Festival Screenings: Monday, May 29 at 7:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Egyptian Thursday, June 1 at 4:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown When people talk about the DIY scene, it usually conjures up thoughts of the ’70s punkRead more…

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