Author Archives: KEXP

KEXP DJs Sound Off: Capitol Hill Block Party Picks

Music lovers across the Northwest are pretty pumped for this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party, and you’d be hard pressed to find a bigger bunch of music nerds than the KEXP DJs. (We mean that as a compliment!) So, who are your on-air hosts excited to see at the festival? Find out below! John Richards:Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, July 19th: EPMD, Ambush, DMS, Flawless Tha Don, Tre Ross at The Crocodile // 21+ (more info) Inter Arma, Withered at Barboza // 21+ (more info) The Jayhawks, Fernando Viciconte at The Neptune // All Ages (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 7/18

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 18th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Troye Sivan The Late Late Show withRead more…

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KEXPort 2016 Live Video Stream

On Saturday, July 16, our friends at KEX Hostel in Reykjavik are throwing the 5th annual KEXPort, a one-day festival of great Icelandic music in collaboration with KEXP. From noon until midnight, 12 bands will perform in 12 hours, proving once again that Iceland is one of the most creative and musically diverse countries inRead more…

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Music that Matters: Unknown Mortal Crocodiles Boxed In Amazing Blood Orange Bags

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. 521 – Unknown Mortal Crocodiles Boxed In Amazing Blood Orange BagsRead more…

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Live Review: Secret Solstice 2016 in Reykjavik 6/16-6/19

text and photos by Autumn Andel Secret Solstice music festival is timed to celebrate the midnight sun, where darkness shy away from Iceland for 96 hours. But its timing also coincides with Iceland’s Independence Day (June 17), and the Euro 2016 football games, in which the native team steadily rose in the ranks. Along withRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 11th: Boss Hog at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, July 12th: KEXP Presents Wye Oak, Tuskha at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Slaid Cleaves at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Ghost Bath, Underling, He Whose Ox Is Gored at The Crocodile // 21+ (more info) Fear of Men,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/11

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 11th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Unknown Mortal Orchestra (R) Conan: M. Ward Tuesday,Read more…

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Music That Matters: Where in the World is Beth Orton?

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. 520 – Where in the World is Beth Orton? John RichardsRead more…

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Happy Birthday, Beck! Here’s a KEXP Video Roundup

It’s hard to believe, but west coast one-time wunderkind Beck turns 45 years old today. The junior high school dropout has gone from self-released cassettes, to a surprise smash hit with “Loser”, to Grammy Award-winning artist. He’s tackled styles from the soulful slide of Midnite Vultures to the Nick Drake-ian folk of Sea Change. He’sRead more…

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