Author Archives: KEXP

Song of the Day: Sufjan Stevens – Tonya Harding (in Eb Major)

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 “Tonya Harding (inRead more…

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Song of the Day: Gord Downie – A Natural

By Jason Anderson 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 “A Natural” by Gord Downie, aRead more…

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Song of the Day: Martha – The Winter Fuel Allowance Ineligibility Blues

By Annie Zaleski 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 “The Winter FuelRead more…

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Music That Matters: Cooperating with the Energies of the Unseen World

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. 600 – Cooperating with the Energies of the Unseen WorldRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: St. Vincent

In the middle of her two night stand at The Moore Theatre here in Seattle, St. Vincent stopped by the KEXP studios to share songs from her latest LP, Masseduction (with a fan-favorite from 2011’s Strange Mercy thrown in for fun). With just an acoustic guitar and her powerful voice, St. Vincent (real name: AnnieRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Video Premiere: Buffalo Tom – “Roman Cars”

Last year, alt-rock veterans Buffalo Tom released a 25th Anniversary Edition of their breakout album Let Me Come Over. And now in 2018, the long-running band are releasing their first new album in six years, Quiet and Peace, due March 2nd via Scrawny/Schoolkids Records. Today, KEXP is excited to premiere the video for the trackRead more…

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Song of the Day: Black Nite Crash – The Things We Do

By Sam Goldner 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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “TheRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Announces 2018 Guest Curators

Upstream Music Fest + Summit returns to Pioneer Square for its second year on June 1-3. As festival goers may remember from last year, one of the most unique parts about Upstream is its utilization of guest curators to build out their club stages. It’s a tradition they’ll cement this year with a roster ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Calexico – Voices in the Field

By Beverly Bryan 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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Voices inRead more…

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R.I.P. Mark E. Smith of The Fall

Mark E. Smith, leader of influential UK post-punk band The Fall, passed away this morning at home at the age of 60. His manager Pam Van Damned states, “A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at this sad time.” The band canceledRead more…

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