Category Archives: Audioasis

Audioasis is KEXP’s long running local music show. John Richards invited 3 very smart, talented, and informed local hosts to form the Audioasis crew. They are Lisa Wood, Sean Nelson and Abe Beeson. Between the four hosts they are able to deliver three hours of local and live bands from all areas and genres of the Northwest. Audioasis is the source for Seattle bands… You’ll hear the new, the old, the demos, the vinyl and the future of music. As we all know, music always starts in Seattle.

Audioasis benefit for Rainy Dawg Radio, 4/7

Tonight, Saturday, April 7th, the Audioasis Community Partnerships Benefit show at The Sunset in Ballard will feature The Grizzled Mighty with Strong Killings and Consignment. Each band has generously donated their performances in support of Rainy Dawg Radio. This month, KEXP’s Community Partnership Initiative, is proud to spotlight Rainy Dawg Radio, founded in 2002 byRead more…

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Preview: The Rainy Dawg Birthday Festival

At KEXP, this month’s community partnership initiative non-profit of the Month is Rainy Dawg Radio, the University of Washington’s college radio station – which coincidentally and happily is also celebrating its 9th birthday. To properly toast this event, the entirely student-run station is throwing a three-night minifest with an impressive, genre-spanning lineup. Beginning the night ofRead more…

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KEXP’s Community Partnership Initiative: NFFTY

This month, KEXP’s Community Partnership Initiative, is proud to spotlight the NFFTY, National Film Festival for Talented Youth, the largest and most influential film festival for young filmmakers, age 22 and under. NFFTY occurs each Spring in Seattle and includes more than 250 screenings of films from more than 40 states and 20 countries. OnRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Can you believe it’s nearly March already? The week of shows starts on Tuesday with Elliot BROOD at the Crocodile, Shelby Earl performing at the Triple Door, and Atlas Sound at Neumo’s. On Wednesday, Anna Coogan, Sam Russell, and Joy Mills are all at Columbia City Theater. Thursday night, SOJA, Trevor Hall, and Anuhea are at ShowboxRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We finally say goodbye to January, and wave hello to February. This week starts off slowly with a highly anticipated show at the Crocodile with the very talented Alabama Shakes and guests Quiet Life. If you can’t get into that one, check out The Family Crest, who wrap up a month-long residency in Seattle, with Valley Fair,Read more…

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Audioasis Community Spotlight: Hepatitis Education Project

This month, KEXP’s Community Partnership Initiative, is pleased to spotlight the Hepatitis Education Project, a non-profit organization that’s committed supporting and advocating for people affected by hepatitis and to helping raise hepatitis awareness amongst patients, medical professionals and the general public. Five things you can do right now to get involved with the Hepatitis EducationRead more…

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Live Video: The Pica Beats

If you just couldn’t get enough of Seattle band The Pica Beats in their feature as today’s Song of the Day podcast, here’s video from their recent in-studio on KEXP’s Audioasis, the longest running Northwest music show. Principle songwriter Ryan Barrett is joined by his regular band — Alice Sandal on vocals and percussion, MarianRead more…

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Live Video: Stephanie

Seattle-based quartet Stephanie have been making waves with a few choice tracks uploaded to their Bandcamp for free, and a short album for GGNZLA. Combine that with captivating live performances, and you’ve got the recipe for an underground sensation. The band’s lo-fi pop hooks and Casio synth riffs are mixed with soulful vocals, calling toRead more…

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Live Video: Grieves & Budo

Now based in Seattle, Grieves exploded onto the hip-hop scene in 2007, and when the time came for his follow-up, he teamed up with producer Budo. Together, they’ve crafted two albums that push the boundaries of conventional hip-hop, the latter of which, Together/Apart, dropped earlier this year. Combining horn, guitar, and keyboard elements with traditionalRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: The Audioasis Team

Every Saturday night from 6-9pm, you can tune into KEXP’s local show Audioasis. Hosted by Hannah Levin, the show brings you a program packed with in-studios, old favorites and up and coming artist that make up our thriving Northwest music scene. In the background there are a small batch of us who help the showRead more…

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