Author Archives: KEXP

TV Eye: Week of 1/30

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 30th: Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kings of Leon The Late Late Show withRead more…

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Music that Matters: A Superstar? Well Right You Are!

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. 549 – A Superstar? Well Right You Are! DJ KevinRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1/27 + 1/28

Seasonal Affective… Dance Party? This weekend, Friday, January 27th and Saturday the 28th, it’s the 4th Annual Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, a welcome break from the dreary January days. This year’s line-up punches winter in the face with The Thermals, Lucy Dacus, Wimps, The Dip, Crater, and more on the bill. Plus, it’s a funRead more…

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What Music Mattered Most in 2016?

Another year, and another amazing analysis by KEXP volunteer and Tableau product manager Jewel Loree! Below, you can explore and discover the artists, albums, and songs that mattered most to KEXP DJs in 2016 with this interactive data visualization. Sadly, in a year of so much loss, it’s no surprise that David Bowie tops theRead more…

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KEXP Turns on the Bright Lights

What do Regina Spektor, Los Campesinos, and Mark Eitzel have in common? All these artists have performed (or are soon to perform) in KEXP’s innovative Live Room. On January 10th, Car Seat Headrest played the first public concert in the room to feature new state-of-the-art lighting. Seizing the moment, lead singer Will Toledo sang whileRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Community Partnership Benefit w/ Snuff Redux, Hoop, Swamp Meat

by McKenna Haley KEXP and the Seattle Foundation present an early evening for listeners to gather, hear awesome live local music, and support our Seattle non-profits. Rachel’s Ginger Beer will be running a bar to serve up some drinks that remind you that sunny days are — indeed — ahead and Teen Tix members canRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/23

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 23rd: Last Call with Carson Daly: Wolf Parade (R) Tuesday, January 24th: Last CallRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017 Lineup Announced!

The lineup for the 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, so you can start making plans for another great Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater, on Friday, May 26th through Sunday, May 28th, to see performances from this stellar lineup: Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper, The Head & The Heart, TheRead more…

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Music that Matters: The Burrito Money 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. 548 – The Burrito Money Podcast John Richards presents aRead more…

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KEXP Bed-In For Peace

Thanks to everyone who joined together as a community in KEXP’s Gathering Space this morning for a Bed-In for Peace. KEXP DJs John Richards and Riz hosted an inspiring hour of music featuring local artists Wimps, Tomo Nakayama, DoNormaal, Grace Love, and Gabriel Teodros, and Sean Nelson led the audience through a moving, modernized renditionRead more…

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