Author Archives: KEXP

2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have announced next year’s inductees, and the list includes Seattle’s own Pearl Jam, along with Tupac Shakur, Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, and Joan Baez. Nile Rodgers will receive the Award For Musical Excellence. This year’s nominees who didn’t make the cut include Depeche Mode, Jane’s Addiction, JanetRead more…

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Song of the Day: Samantha Crain – BloodNog

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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TV Eye: Week of 12/19

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, December 19th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: A Tribe Called Quest (R) Late Night with Seth Meyers:Read more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Gilbreath

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016 here on the KEXP Blog. You can also check out lists from staff and volunteers, plus check out KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016, too! John Gilbreath’s 2016 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 1 Steve LehmanRead more…

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Song of the Day: Gruff Rhys – Post Apocalypse Christmas

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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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Tim

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016 here on the KEXP Blog. You can also check out lists from staff and volunteers, plus check out KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016! Tim’s 2016 Top Ten Albums artist album label Blood Orange Freetown Sound Domino HowRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mr. West

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016 here on the KEXP Blog. You can also check out lists from staff and volunteers, plus check out KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016, too! Mr. West’s 2016 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 1 Frustration EmpiresRead more…

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Music That Matters: Un Par De Cosas

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. 543 – Un Par De Cosas El Sonido host ChillyRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Abbie

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in today, Friday, December 16th from 6AM to 6PM PT to hear if your picks made the list. And check out all our DJs TopRead more…

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KEXP Presents Deck The Dock: A Kids Dance Party This Sunday!

Put on your dancing stockings because this Sunday, as KEXP presents Deck the Dock: A Kids Dance Party from 9:30 AM to noon! At Waterfront Park, located between the festive Great Wheel and the Seattle Aquarium, you and your friends and family can enjoy a free morning of music, including live sets from Caspar BabypantsRead more…

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