Author Archives: Kevin Cole

The Replacements spotlight on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole: Stink

Yesterday, The Replacements re-issued their first four releases in Deluxe Edition form with re-mastered tracks, bonus material, and info-packed booklets: their debut Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash, the EP Stink, Hootenanny, and Let It Be. Every day this week, I’m giving away the whole four CD set on The Afternoon Show today!Read more...

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The Replacements spotlight on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole: Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash

Today, The Replacements are re-issuing their first four releases in Deluxe Edition form with re-mastered tracks, bonus material, and info-packed booklets: their debut Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash, the EP Stink, Hootenanny, and Let It Be. And I’ll be giving away the whole four CD set on The Afternoon Show today, andRead more...

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2008 Spring Membership Drive: Ugly Shirt Day!

So, yesterday, Rachel was talking about this t-shirt her dad bought for her. It’s a printed tee, but it makes you look like you’re wearing a giant gold clock around your neck, a la Flavor Flav. In a sign of solidarity, I told her if she wore her ugly shirt, I’d wear mine: a full-bodyRead more...

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Afternoon Show Recommendation: Under Byen live

Under Byen, live at SXSW 3/16/07photo by Doron Gild If you’re a fan of Sigur Ros, Bjork, the experimental side of Radiohead, the meditative hypnosis of Godspeed You Black Emperor! and the moodiness of Portishead you need to see Under Byen. Seattleites have the fortunate opportunity to check out this Danish band open for theRead more...

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White Stripes Rarities

photo by Nick Davis The White Stripes drop their rockin’ new album Icky Thump tomorrow and to celebrate, each day this week at 5 pm on the afternoon show I’ll be featuring a track from Icky Thump plus two or three White Stripes rarities including B-sides, non-album tracks, demos, live recordings, and maybe even aRead more...

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Kevin Cole, These Are A Few of Kevin’s Favorite Things

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm4hqZuKr_g Another year has passed, another cycle of seasons, another spin on the turntable of life. It’s with mixed feelings that I present to you my Best of 2006. Mixed feelings, because creating a best of list implies an arrogance of knowing what’s best, a proclamation of what is worthy is the realm of theRead more...

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Live at KEXP, Vol II - 10 DAYS LEFT!

In 2006 KEXP had the pleasure and pride to present Live at KEXP Volume 2. The songs on the CD constitute only a fraction of the incredible in-studio performances we had the honor of presenting. We take seriously our role in offering you insight into the creative process of the artists who make the musicRead more...

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Making a difference...

At SXSW, courtesy of Greg Perez Hope you had a great weekend! My weekend started on Friday here at the KEXP parking lot - we had a kickin’ party for all of the KEXP volunteers. I can’t begin to explain the difference that the KEXP volunteer crew makes. Our front desk staff is there toRead more...

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Cool Replacements video

As a regular listener to my show you know I’m a big Replacements fan. I was doing some Replacements related surfing the other night and came across a bunch of great 1981 performance footage from the 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis. Having worked at First Avenue/7th Street Entry at the time of these recordings (andRead more...

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Kids Dance Party photos are here!

KEXP Kids Dance Party, Chop Suey - 6/18/06 Courtesy of Greg Perez While some KEXP staff was here on Sunday afternoon doing the pledge drive, some of us were at Chop Suey for the First Annual Kids Dance Party! As a DJ and someone who worked in a nightclub for 14 years, it was oneRead more...

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