Author Archives: KEXP

Music That Matters: Unga Bunga Podcast

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. 516 – Unga Bunga Podcast Morning Show host John RichardsRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Elysian’s 20th Anniversary at Seattle Center 6/11

It’s hard to believe that Seattle’s own Elysian Brewing Company is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year! And they could not be throwing a better party for it, this Saturday, June 11th right here in Seattle Center from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Ming City Rockers are traveling all the way from Immingham, UK toRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Canyon Cody

Los Angeles-based DJ and music scholar Canyon Cody has been showcasing vibrant worldly dancefloor rhythms as both a veteran DJ of both radio and clubs, as well as through his own production and label A&R work. With his hands in cool, cutting-edge spots like Fania Records, Red Bull Music Academy, and the DJ crew Calentura,Read more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2016: Final Lineup Announce

Back in February, Capitol Hill Block Party teased its 2016 lineup with 25 great artists. Today, they released the full roster, featuring over 50 bands, adding such terrific acts as Washed Out, Woods, Emancipator, Laura Gibson, Pillar Point, DoNormaal, Prism Tats and many others. Being that it’s the festivals 20th anniversary (can you believe it?),Read more…

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Live Review: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and His Month of Song at Benaroya Hall 5/26/16

Review by Alan Lawrence Inspired by KEXP’s very own DJ Greg Vandy’s beautiful new book about Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River songs, Benaroya Hall was host to a sold out “Tribute to Woody Guthrie and His Moth of Songs”, featuring performances by some top artists including guitarists Bill Frisell and Luke Bergman, Gerald Collier, Dave AlvinRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 6th: PUP, Rozwell Kid, Charly Bliss, Scarves at Vera Project // All Ages (more info) Amos Miller: SuperSquare at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Silversun Pickups, Joywave at The Showbox // All Ages (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 6/6

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, June 6th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Death Cab for Cutie The Late LateRead more…

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KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day 2016 in West Seattle begins!

We’ve got fun in the sun on this gorgeous Sunday, so join us for KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle! There’s FREE, All Ages sets from Greys, Acapulco Lips, and Porter Ray, as well as food trucks and a beer garden to keep you satisfied! Join us! KEXP Hood-to-HoodRead more…

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Music That Matters: Amplifier Appreciation Podcast

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. 515 – Amplifier Appreciation Podcast Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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KEXP Presents Hood-to-Hood 2016: West Seattle Day

Yet again, West Seattle emerged victorious in KEXP’s annual neighborhood challenge. So, this Sunday, June 5th, we’re packing up and heading across the bridge for the KEXP Hood-to-Hood Day Celebration! Join us at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center from Noon to 6:00 PM for a live on-air broadcast with KEXP DJs Quilty 3000 and StevieRead more…

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