Author Archives: KEXP

Midnight in a Perfect World: East India Youth

London’s William Doyle creates innovative, beautifully-constructed, critically-acclaimed music under the name East India Youth. While he’s only been active for a few years at this point, he’s quickly turned heads with his 2014 Mercury Prize-nominated debut, Total Strife Forever, and his recent 2015 album, Culture Of Volume, for his new label XL Records. His exclusiveRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 6th: • Shellac, Shannon Wright at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Versing, The Beach Boy, Ice Hockey at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, July 7th: • Porcelain Raft, Katie Kate (solo) at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Trans Am, Midday Veil, VHS at The Crocodile // All AgesRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/6

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, July 6th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Philip Selway (R) The Late Late Show with James Corden:Read more…

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Video Roundup: 50 States/50 Bands

Take a musical road trip with DJ Kevin Cole: today, on The Afternoon Show on KEXP, he presents 50 States/50 Bands. From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, he’ll be playing a band from every state in the U.S.A. in celebration of Independence Day. Tune in and see who he chooses for your home state. YouRead more…

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Music That Matters: Forget It’s a Dream

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. 467 – Forget It’s a Dream Morning Show host JohnRead more…

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Video Roundup: O Canada!

There’s over 20 live videos from Canadian bands listed below, and that’s just scratching the surface of how many of our neighbors to the North have stopped by KEXP. And, whaddya know, our very own DJ Cheryl Waters just happens to also book these in-studios… coincidence? Cheryl has long championed Canadian bands, and today onRead more…

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KEXP announces partnership with OFF Festival

“Discover new music at KEXP”. You’ve probably heard those words countless times while listening to KEXP and watching our videos. In our relentless pursuit to achieve this goal, we search deeply within the Northwest community and more broadly around the world. Sometimes along the way we find not just great new bands but also fellowRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Cuushe

Cuushe is a Kyoto-raised, Tokyo-based vocalist and electronic producer that has emerged as one of the finest artists in the world of intimate dream-pop, unleashing four releases that have found homes on Japan’s tastemaker label flau and most recently offering an EP via flau and America’s premiere dream-pop label, Cascine Records. Her exclusive mix forRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 29th: • Iceage, SSDD at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Orgone, The Nth Power at Nectar Lounge // 21+ (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 6/29

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 29th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Years & Years (R) Tuesday, June 30th: TheRead more…

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