Author Archives: KEXP

Video Roundup: Recycling Beats on Earth Day

Despite what Dramarama say, today is Earth Day! All day long, KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will spotlight recycling and reuse with a day of music featuring sampled music, re-using beats and recycling old songs to create new ones. Speaking of recycling, KEXP’s Audioasis Community Partnerships presents a special benefit showRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Lusine

Lusine is the alias of Seattle-based electronic producer Jeff McIlwain, a veteran artist within our local music community who’s sublime and meticulous blend of techno, house, ambient, and downtempo styles has found a home on the premier American record label Ghostly International for over a decade now. His exclusive DJ mix for Midnight In ARead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 20th: • Colleen Green, Upset, Chastity Belt, Listen Lady at The Black Lodge // All Ages (more info) • Sleep, Bell Witch at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) • Fox and the Law, Powers, Colorworks, Scott Yoder at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) • Moving Units at The Vera Project //Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/20

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, April 20th: Late Show with David Letterman: The Waterboys Jimmy Kimmel Live: Matt & KimRead more…

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Music That Matters: I Break Bands

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. 456 – I Break Bands Discover your new favourite bandsRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Electronic Audioasis 4/18

KEXP is excited to present another special all-electronic edition of Audioasis on Saturday, April 18th! Hosted by DJ Alex and co-produced with the help and guidance of Audioasis host DJ Sharlese, the show will feature live performances from Seattle-based electronic musician IG88 at 6:30 PM and Portland-based electronic producer Dylan Stark at 8:30 PM!

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Record Store Day 2015: KEXP DJ & Staff Picks, Part Two

It’s Record Store Day Eve, so get to bed early so you can wake up and get in line at your favorite neighborhood store! Many KEXP DJs and staff will be in line, too, hoping to get some of the items below. (Part one of their lists is posted here, and DJ Kevin Cole sharesRead more…

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Song of the Day: Mommy Long Legs – Life Rips

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 new local songs as selected by Audioasis host DJ Sharlese. MommyRead more…

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Record Store Day 2015: KEXP DJ & Staff Picks, Part One

This Saturday, April 18th is Record Store Day, and KEXP staff and DJs are eagerly awaiting their chance to grab their faves! Check out their wish lists below, and you can also see DJ Kevin Cole’s list here. Speaking of the Kevster, all week long on The Afternoon Show, he’ll be joined by guests fromRead more…

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Song of the Day: Wishyunu – Photoplay

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 new local songs as selected by Audioasis host DJ Sharlese. WishyunuRead more…

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