Author Archives: KEXP

Live Video: Thunderpussy

Without even an album under their earth-shaking name, Thunderpussy shred like no other outfit… and outfits they have aplenty. The Seattle four-piece bring their theatrical, sex-fueled, high-octane, bluesy rock show to the KEXP studio for an extended session, complete with “pussyfooting” dancers, live on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole.

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Live Review: Project Pabst 2016 Day 1: Duran Duran, Ice Cube, STRFKR, Andrew W.K., Kyle Craft, and more

The MusicfestNW / Project Pabst teamup makes plenty of sense on paper – one had a great location on the Portland Waterfront last year, and one had a truly unique, interesting lineup – and at the end of day one of the newly-combined fests, it turns out it works in practice too. Despite being soldRead more…

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Live Review: Brandi Carlile with Secret Sisters at ZooTunes 8/24/2016

Review by Alan Lawrence: On a clear and warm Wednesday night at Woodland Park Zoo, avid KEXP supporter Brandi Carlile played before her second sold-out crowd in as many nights. Obviously energized by performing in her home town, she wowed the audience while moving between stomping Americana and bluesy ballads with ease.

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 29th: Apathy, Celph Titled, N.M.E. The Illest, Product of Amerika at The Crocodile (more info) Sheer Mag, SSDD, Lysol, Vacant Life, DJ BRNT ZZA at El Corazon (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 8/29

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, August 29th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Yo Gotti The Late Show with StephenRead more…

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Live Video: Acapulco Lips

Maria-Elena Juarez, Christopher Garland, and Jordan Adams have been slaying Seattle clubs as Acapulco Lips with their cataclysmic six-string hurricane of a sound for a few years now, but with the release of their self-titled debut this year, they’re loaded with even more tunes that highlight their kinetic, explosive sound. In this in-studio session, theRead more…

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Music that Matters: Bigger Than That

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. 527 – Bigger Than That From epic soundscapes to future R&BRead more…

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This Friday: Concerts at the Mural w/ Industrial Revelation, Kyle Craft, Pickwick

Can you believe it? This Friday, August 26th is the last concert of the 2016 Concerts at the Mural series. It’s been an amazing summer of free, all ages music on the lawn of the Mural Amphitheatre! We’re gonna close out August with another amazing line-up, and, it’s Donor Appreciation Night, so wear your KEXPRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural with The Mynabirds, Radiation City, Crater

Seattle, you never cease to amaze us with your passion for music, and we love you for it! Despite rare high temperatures in the mid-90s, over a thousand of you came out last Friday for the latest edition of Concerts at the Mural. And, a little heat was so worth it with the great billRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 22nd: Boris performing Pink at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Buena Vista Social Club Presents Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) The Highwaymen, Country Dave at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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