Author Archives: KEXP

KEXP Presents: 16th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Celebration 1/17

By DJ Sharlese This Sunday, January 17th, KEXP is proud to present the 16th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Celebration! Taking place for the third time at the beautiful Columbia City Theater, the festivities will be begin at 8 PM and go until 2 AM and features KEXP’s Expansions DJs Riz, Kid Hops and Masa onRead more…

Posted in Expansions, KEXP, KEXP Presents | Leave a comment

Midnight in a Perfect World: Jaymz Nylon

Seattle-via-Brooklyn DJ/producer Jaymz Nylon has been crafting supremely funky dancefloor grooves over the past two decades, forging his “Afro-tech” sound through a unique fusion of Afro house, Latin house, deep house, tech-house, disco, and jazz. In addition to a stacked discography that includes three albums and countless EPs and remixes, Jaymz also runs the undergroundRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Local Music, Midnight In A Perfect World | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016 Line-Up Announced!

The line-up for the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, and it looks like it’s going to be an another amazing Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater the weekend of Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th, and you’ll see performances from: The Cure / Disclosure / Florence + The MachineRead more…

Posted in KEXP, KEXP Suggests, Sasquatch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 11th: • Sasquatch 2016 Launch Party with Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, DJ Sassyblack at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, January 12th: • KEXP Presents DeVotchKa with the Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall // All Ages (more info) • Battalion of Saints, Scalped, Sick Ward, Gag, Lysol at The HighlineRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Live Around Town | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

TV Eye: Week of 1/11

Shakey Graves // photo credit: Amber (Zbitnoff) Knecht (view set) 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 11th: The Late ShowRead more…

Posted in KEXP, TV Eye | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Video Roundup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Friends and Fans Pay Tribute to David Bowie

The world is waking up to the terrible news: iconic artist David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69 after an 18-month-long battle with cancer. KEXP DJs and listeners have been sharing their stories, feelings, and memories on-air all day, and on social media, Bowie’s friends and admirers have been doing the same.Read more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged | Leave a comment

R.I.P. David Bowie

This seems impossible to believe, and the social media is buzzing that it’s a hoax, but this very sad news is true: just days after his 69th birthday, rock icon David Bowie is dead. Both his son and his business manager have confirmed that, after an 18-month battle with cancer, David Bowie passed peacefully onRead more…

Posted in KEXP | Tagged | 22 Comments

Music That Matters: Happy New Year

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. 494 – Happy New Year 2016 promises to be aRead more…

Posted in Cheryl Waters, KEXP, Music That Matters Podcast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

KEXP Presents Intergalactic Bowie Day

David Bowie has written and performed some of the most groundbreaking music of the 20th century. His passion for music, art, fashion and theatre has fueled a career that’s influenced numerous generations and captivated the world. And it’s not over yet… It’s the influence of David Bowie that inspired Northwest Polite Society (NWPS) to organizeRead more…

Posted in KEXP, KEXP Presents | Tagged | 7 Comments
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories