Author Archives: Susan Hood

Record Store Day 2014: Events Around Seattle

Vinyl aficionados, our holiday cometh: Record Store Day! The third Saturday of April approaches, and anticipation among record collectors is palpable in Seattle. Independent record stores in Seattle are hunkering down for the hoards and stocking up on special releases. Here’s what you can expect at your favorite stores around town. Easy Street Records: TheRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: 2014 EMP Pop Conference, 4/24-4/27

After three years roaming, the 2014 EMP Pop Conference returns to Seattle on April 24-27, with the theme Go! Music and Mobility, appropriately enough. The Pop Conference is an amazing opportunity for fans and musicians to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re headed. Hosted by EMP Museum and the University of Alabama, thisRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 4/5

Are you one of the lucky ticket holders for the sold out Audioasis Benefit Show this Saturday, April 5th at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard? Audioasis -- the longest-running Northwest music show hosted by Sharlese Metcalf -- features a community partnership with a featured non-profit of the month. April’s net proceeds benefit the Bushwick BookRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Petty Fest Seattle

Hey! Whatever you’re looking for, don’t miss Petty Fest, Wednesday, April 9th at the Showbox at the Market, a night to celebrate the music of Tom Petty and support musicians in need through Sweet Relief. Petty Fest is the latest incarnation of Best Fest, which started as a celebration of Bob Dylan’s 60th birthday inRead more...

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Valentine’s Day Video Roundup

Happy Valentine’s Day, sweet listeners! Start the day of roses and thorns with John in the Morning‘s annual Valentine’s Day show, “Songs of Love and Hate,” from 6:00 to 10:00 AM. On the Midday Show, DJ Cheryl Waters will show her love for her listeners by playing all requests from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Loves Me 2/14 and Loves Me Not 2/15

Celebrate the season of love — and hate — with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame radio personality Marco Collins as he presents Loves Me, on February 14, and Loves Me Not, on February 15. Seattle sweetheart Shelby Earl kicks off the first evening of love songs, on Valentine’s Day, along with Shaprece (withRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Sasquatch! Launch Party at Neptune Theatre 2/3

There’s always a buzz in the air as the Sasquatch! line-up announcement approaches. Like a sighting of it’s elusive namesake, rumors abound about who will grace the festival at the Gorge. Be one of the first to find out who’s playing Sasquatch! 2014 at the launch party this Monday, February 3, at the Neptune Theatre.Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Folklife Winter Fireside Party at The Vera Project 1/25

Support Northwest Folklife — a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for people to appreciate and participate in the evolving folk traditions of the Pacific Northwest, and presenter of the Northwest Folklife Festival since 1972 — and celebrate the season with a full day and evening of music, dancing, friends, and food on January 25Read more...

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Bowie Birthday Bonanza Today on KEXP

Considered by many to be one of the most influential pop musicians of our time, David Bowie continues to surprise and delight fans and critics alike, with the 2013 secret recording and release of The Next Day, Bowie’s 24th album. KEXP toasts the Thin White Duke on Wednesday, January 8th, Bowie’s 67th birthday. The all-dayRead more...

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Live Video: The Dismemberment Plan

Pop open a bottle of bubbly - The Dismemberment Plan are back in full force. As seen here at their packed performance at Judson Memorial Church during KEXP’s CMJ broadcast, the band resurrects their renowned dance-punk energy and precision playing. It’s hard to imagine The Dismemberment Plan could add yet another layer of reflection, butRead more...

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