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KEXP Presents: Electronic Audioasis 4/18

KEXP is excited to present another special all-electronic edition of Audioasis on Saturday, April 18th! Hosted by DJ Alex and co-produced with the help and guidance of Audioasis host DJ Sharlese, the show will feature live performances from Seattle-based electronic musician IG88 at 6:30 PM and Portland-based electronic producer Dylan Stark at 8:30 PM!

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Record Store Day 2015: KEXP DJ & Staff Picks, Part Two

It’s Record Store Day Eve, so get to bed early so you can wake up and get in line at your favorite neighborhood store! Many KEXP DJs and staff will be in line, too, hoping to get some of the items below. (Part one of their lists is posted here, and DJ Kevin Cole sharesRead more…

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Song of the Day: Mommy Long Legs – Life Rips

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. This week, we are featuring new local songs as selected by Audioasis host DJ Sharlese. MommyRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: KEXP DJ & Staff Picks, Part One

This Saturday, April 18th is Record Store Day, and KEXP staff and DJs are eagerly awaiting their chance to grab their faves! Check out their wish lists below, and you can also see DJ Kevin Cole’s list here. Speaking of the Kevster, all week long on The Afternoon Show, he’ll be joined by guests fromRead more…

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Song of the Day: Wishyunu – Photoplay

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. This week, we are featuring new local songs as selected by Audioasis host DJ Sharlese. WishyunuRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: DJ Kevin Cole’s Picks

One of my favorite days of the year is fast approaching — Record Store Day, an international holiday for record collectors and music lovers! A day to celebrate the role of the independent record store in the community, as a gathering space to discover, share, and experience the joy of music and community! And toRead more…

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Song of the Day: Lilac – Secrets

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. This week, we are featuring new local songs as selected by Audioasis host DJ Sharlese. LilacRead more…

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R.I.P. Percy Sledge

View image | gettyimages.com Legendary soul singer Percy Sledge has passed away this morning at the age of 73 in his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In 1966, his debut single “When a Man Loves a Woman” rocketed to number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard R&B Charts. His passionate, soulful deliveryRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Recess

Recess is the founder of Shameless Productions and has an illustrious tenure in the underground music scene of Seattle. His DJ sets often reflect Shameless’ aesthetic by focusing on forward-thinking music while cherishing the gems of the past. Widely respected for his ability to seamlessly blend a vast spectrum of styles with a special affinityRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: Events Around Seattle

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Record Store Day! Now in its eighth year, this annual event to acknowledge your local independent record shop has become a colossal celebration, now organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS) and the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS). Local luminary Dave GrohlRead more…

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