Author Archives: Janice Headley

Song of the Day: EDJ - Lose It All, All The Time

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 Midday Show with DJ Cheryl Waters, is “Lose It All, AllRead more...

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Live Review: Kraftwerk at Paramount Theatre 7/1/14

What I’m about to write sounds corny — let’s just get it out of the way right now that I know that. I know the Kraftwerk catalog like the back of my hand, but, I have to say, despite this lifelong familiarity, seeing them live for the first time ever, and in 3-D, no less,Read more...

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Monday Music News

In an act of hometown pride, Aussie sweetheart Courtney Barnett performed INXS’ 1987 album Kick in its entirety. The performance was part of the “Summer Of Classic Albums” concert series initiated by Melbourne label Pure Pop Records. Watch the great stripped-down set below, and hear an exclusive KEXP session from Courtney on KEXP this Wednesday,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Coming Down

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 Midday Show with DJ Cheryl Waters, is “Coming Down” by ClapRead more...

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Friday Music News

As Jimi Hendrix‘s hometown, Seattle was fortunate to get a sneak peek at his biopic, Jimi: All Is By My Side, earlier this year during the Seattle International Film Festival. (Read more about that Opening Night Gala here.) Today we have the film’s first official trailer to share below. Outkast’s André 3000 turns in aRead more...

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Live Video: Bobby Bare Jr.

“Should is a worthless word,” advises the always-wise Bobby Bare Jr. “The only time you use the word ‘should’ is when you’re talking about something that doesn’t exist.” On his seventh album, Undefeated, the Nashville artist clearly strives forward without any “shoulds” — laying himself, well, “bare” by writing about his recent divorce. (As heRead more...

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Live Video: My Goodness

With their latest album, Shiver & Shake, local trio My Goodness shrug off earlier comparisons to the White Stripes and The Black Keys with their dynamic new songs. During their recent in-studio performance at KEXP, frontman Joel Schneider explained to DJ Cheryl Waters that they were really able to take their time on the newRead more...

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KEXP & Seattle Center Presents: 2014 Concerts at the Mural

Some people say summer doesn’t begin in Seattle until after the Fourth of July, but we know summer officially begins when we announce our Concerts at the Mural line-up! Once again, we’re teaming up with the Seattle Center to bring you amazing FREE concerts all month long in August. Join us every Friday evening atRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Toronto artist Katie Stelmanis, better known as Austra, shares the new video for the track “Hulluu” from her latest EP, Habitat. Directed by Zeesy Powers, the video features Canadian dancer Emily Law. In a press release, Stelmanis says, “I knew that I wanted the video for ‘Hulluu’ to focus on movement. I’ve known Emily sinceRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series

Seattle ain’t messin’ around when we call ourselves the “City of Music“! In fact, for 36 years now, the city gives us free afternoon concerts with the Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series, thanks to the Metropolitan Improvement District in cooperation with the Downtown Seattle Association. These public, all ages shows are take place fromRead more...

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