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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Tune in on Friday, December 15th from 6 AM to 6 PM PT as we countdown the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And checkRead more…

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Music That Matters: Soundtrack to New York’s Hottest Club

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 595 – Soundtrack to New York’s Hottest Club To paraphraseRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mike Fuller

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Tune in on Friday, December 15th from 6 AM to 6 PM PT as we countdown the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And checkRead more…

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Song of the Day: Flat Worms – Pearl

By Will Hagle 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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Pearl” by Flat Worms fromRead more…

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To Those We Lost in 2017, Part Two

By Annie Zaleski Where musician deaths are concerned, 2017 was another tough year: We lost Tom Petty, Walter Becker, Grant Hart, Charles Bradley and Gregg Allman, and that’s just to name a few. (Part one of the list can be found here.) KEXP is celebrating the lives of all these artists on the air, today, Thursday, December 14th. Join DJs John Richards, TroyRead more…

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To Those We Lost in 2017, Part One

By Annie Zaleski Where musician deaths are concerned, 2017 was another tough year: We lost Tom Petty, Walter Becker, Grant Hart, Charles Bradley and Gregg Allman, and that’s just to name a few. (Part two of the list will be posted later today.) KEXP is celebrating the lives of all these artists on the air, today,Read more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Shannon

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Tune in on Friday, December 15th from 6 AM to 6 PM PT as we countdown the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And checkRead more…

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Song of the Day: Gunn-Truscinski Duo – Flood And Fire

By Michael Tedder 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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Flood and Fire”Read more…

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Lance Mercer Photography Retrospective Coming to KEXP

KEXP is thrilled to announce a retrospective exhibit by Seattle photographer Lance Mercer in the Gathering Space. Several of the pieces shown have never been seen publicly before. Join Lance at a meet-and-greet reception on Tuesday, Dec. 19th from 4:00-6:00. And, tune in to KEXP that day to hear Lance share stories and music withRead more…

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Network Neutrality and Nonprofit Media

By Tom Mara, Executive Director It’s hard to imagine what independent music would look like without a free and open internet. Instant and unfettered access to a global audience has become a defining feature of our music economy. The internet has allowed independent artists and record labels to bypass traditional gatekeepers and connect directly withRead more…

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