Author Archives: Kevin Cole

Thinking Twice About the Meat We Eat with Moby

Tomorrow at 3:30 pm PST on The Afternoon Show, I’ll be welcoming Moby back to the KEXP studios. He won’t be bringing his synthesizers or guitar, and he’s not DJ’ing at any clubs later tonight. Instead, Moby will be speaking tonight at Town Hall about… meat.

Posted in Kevin Cole, KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

KraftWEEK continues on The Afternoon Show: Trans-Europe Express giveaway

KraftWEEK continues on The Afternoon Show, as I spotlight the recently remastered and reissued Kraftwerk albums that came out late last year, both as individual albums, and also as the box set 12345678: The Catalogue.

Posted in Kevin Cole, KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

KraftWEEK continues on the Afternoon Show!

KraftWEEK continues on The Afternoon Show, as I spotlight the recently remastered and reissued Kraftwerk albums that came out late last year, both as individual albums, and also as the box set 12345678: The Catalogue. Yesterday, I highlighted the album Autobahn, and today, it’s all about their 1975 release Radio-Activity. Check out this cool videoRead more…

Posted in Kevin Cole, KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

Afternoon Show giveaway: Kraftwerk

They’re the band I like to think of as “The Beatles of electronic music.” Taking their name from the German word for “power station” (take that, Robert Palmer!), Kraftwerk formed in 1970, helping to pioneer electronic music, and sparking an influence that’s still as strong as ever. viagra online pharmacy generic

Posted in Kevin Cole, KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

R.E.M.’s Live at The Olympia featured on the Afternoon Show today

Posted in Kevin Cole, KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Feelies return!

by Kevin Cole To paraphrase the band Pavement, bands are reuniting each and every day… (Hey, even the band I just paraphrased!) But one of the reunions I’ve been most excited about is seeing New Jersey legends The Feelies back together. Taking their name from Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, The Feelies did indeedRead more…

Posted in KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

Keeping an Eye on Big Star

Tons of bands today reference R.E.M. and The Replacements as an influence… but what about the bands that influenced them? Both Peter Buck and Paul Westerberg cite the band Big Star as the pinnacle of power pop. (Heck, The Replacements even wrote a tribute for frontman Alex Chilton on the album Pleased to Meet Me!Read more…

Posted in KEXP | 1 Comment

Mugison @ EMP bathroom

by Kevin Cole Yesterday on The Afternoon Show, I had a special guest all the way from Iceland, award-winning artist Mugison. I discovered his music on my trip to Iceland five years ago, and was just blown away. Someone else who was blown away was my co-worker Chris Kellogg, our New York programming producer, whoRead more…

Posted in KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

Free Music Blowout From Your Friends At KEXP

Happy New Year! We hope you’re starting off 2009 in a great way, and we’d love to make it just a little bit better with even MORE free MP3’s. I’ve been spotlighting some of my favorite songs of 2008 (if you missed any previous installments, just check the KEXP Blog, and this is the grandRead more…

Posted in Free Music!, KEXP | Leave a comment

What? More Free Music From KEXP?

We’ve got another batch of free music for you today, part of our End-of-the-Year music gift to you of 50 Free MP3’s Just a little way of showing our appreciation for your support, a great way to introduce you to some artists you may have overlooked over 2008, and an introduction to our excellent FREERead more…

Posted in Free Music!, KEXP | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories