Author Archives: KEXP

Music That Matters Podcast: Summer High

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. 420 - Summer High KEXP’s Roadhouse host Greg Vandy bringsRead more...

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Live Video: Quantic

Sometimes life’s journeys lead us back home matter how far away we travel. It’s been nearly eight years since U.K. born producer Will Holland released a solo album as Quantic. He was certainly busy the whole time, producing records, collaborating with Alice Russell, and most significantly, moving to Colombia, where he immersed himself into LatinRead more...

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural Donor Appreciation Night 8/1

It was the perfect way to celebrate Donor Appreciation Night: last Friday, August 1st, the 2014 Concerts at the Mural series kicked off in a BIG way, with record-breaking attendance at the Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre lawn. Donors were invited to wear their KEXP t-shirts, and it was absolutely overwhelming to look out into theRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 8/4

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 4th: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon: Spoon Jimmy Kimmel Live: Disclosure Ellen: JakeRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 4th • Naomi Punk at Sonic Boom Records, 6:00 PM // FREE, All Ages (more info) • Operators at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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Pickathon Live Video Stream: Sunday Schedule

Pickathon‘s live video stream concludes today... but don’t worry. You still have until 2AM on Sunday night to watch and hear performances from X, Courtney Barnett, Foxygen, The Barr Brothers, The Men, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and many others. Check out the schedule above and watch the video stream here.

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Pickathon Live Video Stream: Saturday Schedule

There’s bliss to be had in Happy Valley, Oregon, as Pickathon is a-blazin’. If you can’t make it out, you can watch their live video stream, featuring over 40 hours of music on 6 stages. Today, check out Warpaint, Operators, Nickel Creek, Brownout and many others. Watch it now here.

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Music That Matters Podcast: Dream City

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. 419 - Dream City Afternoon Show Host Kevin Cole bringsRead more...

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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley First Aid Kit recently contributed to Australian radio station triple j‘s cover series “Like A Version.” The Swedish sisters selected Jack White’s “Love Interruption” and it is flawless. How do they make it look so easy? [Pitchfork] Seeing as how the name Diarrhea Planet sounds like it couldRead more...

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Video Roundup: Pickathon 2014

This Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd marks the 16th Annual Pickathon Music Festival at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, and every year, the festival continues to live up to its city’s name! The festival features a line-up of over fifty joy-inducing bands — including The War on Drugs, Warpaint, Valerie June, Foxygen,Read more...

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