Author Archives: KEXP

Remembering Bowie: A KEXP Video Roundup

It was a year ago today that KEXP celebrated our annual Intergalactic Bowie Day celebration on what was David Bowie‘s 69th birthday, sadly followed by an on-air mourning of his passing mere days later. While the passing of time has done nothing to dull the pain, the power and influence of his music is moreRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: David Bowie Tribute Events Around Seattle

They don’t call Seattle the “City of Music” for nothing, and the outpouring of David Bowie tribute shows this weekend is a great example why. From yoga to film screenings and more, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate his life with fellow music lovers. Check out a few of these events below: Bowie’s Birthday BashRead more…

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Music that Matters: Shake the Shack 2.0

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. 546 – Shake the Shack 2.0 Mike Fuller serves upRead more…

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Announcing the 2017 Coachella Music Festival Lineup

Yesterday, the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival line-up rolled out — this year’s headliners include Radiohead, Beyonce, and Kendrick Lamar as headliners, with Seattle’s own Tacocat, Car Seat Headrest, and The Head & the Heart also on the impressive bill. On the weekends of April 14-16 and April 21-23, at the Empire PoloRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/2

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, January 2nd: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Childish Gambino (R) The Late Show withRead more…

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Music that Matters: The Best of 2016

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. 545 – The Best of 2016 DJ Kevin Cole highlightsRead more…

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R.I.P. George Michael

Even on its way out, 2016 continues to take from us the things we love. Yesterday, we lost George Michael. The 53-year old pop singer reportedly “passed away peacefully at home” and “in bed”, in Oxfordshire, England, leaving behind a catalog of songs that inspired as much movement on the dance floor as in ourRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Hanukkah 2016!

It’s Hanukkah time, and KEXP has your playlist of songs for the season! The eight-day festival of lights kicks off Saturday, December 24th and ends Sunday, January 1st, so spin these tracks while you spin the dreidel. Happy Hanukkah from everyone at KEXP!

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Music That Matters: 2016 Trans Musicales Festival and Other Gems

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. 544 – 2016 Trans Musicales Festival and Other Gems DJRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Woggles – Santa is Coming (Ho, Ho, Ho)

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 Christmas-themed songs selected by Brian Foss, host of Sonic Reducer, KEXP’sRead more…

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