Category Archives: Fall Membership Drive

Fall Fundraising Drive: Meet the KEXP Beanie!

As much as I love to knit, I honestly didn’t need another stocking cap... until I saw the KEXP beanie. Seattle headwear specialists Coal, who created this beanie exclusively for KEXP donors, share our dedication to quality and curatorial excellence. They’re also serious music geeks, citing Wilco, Seattle hip-hop, The Flaming Lips, old records, andRead more...

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Fall Fundraising Drive: The Wild Party

Sometimes when I’m filing away records, I imagine what would happen if the CDs or LPs were actual people in a room together. Take the slice from the J’s above and throw an imaginary cocktail party. Tom Jones has a mouth-breathing fan-boy meltdown over Robert Johnson while Sharon Jones asks Grace Jones where she buysRead more...

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Fall Fundraising Drive: In With the New

KEXP’s Fall Fundraising Drive is underway, and tomorrow at noon we’ll begin counting down the Top Albums of the 21st Century as voted on by our listeners. Why such a specific focus? That’s easy: we wanted to spotlight releases since 2000 because music lovers tell us discovering new music is one of the primary reasons theyRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite Songs Released Since the Year 2000

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Today, we are kicking off our 2013 Fall Donor Drive and asking all of you to help keep KEXP listener powered. ThanksRead more...

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The New KEXP “Power Cord” Tee is Here!

Doesn’t Sharlese look adorable in our new KEXP “Power Cord” T-shirt? Hard to believe it almost didn’t happen … because I was too scared to ask for help. I knew months ago that I wanted to ask Corianton Hale of Sleep Op Projects to design the 2013 Fall Drive tee. Corianton does amazing work forRead more...

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The Final Countdown... of the Last 40 Years on KEXP

Thank you so much to everyone who supported KEXP in our successful Fall Fundraising Drive! You all truly power KEXP and allow us to continue to foster music discovery by listeners all over the world! As you heard last week, we counted down the top albums of the past 40 years -- since the stationRead more...

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Friday On My Mind: 1972

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Today as the 2012 Fall Fundraising Drive draws to a close, we are also wrapping up our countdown of the greatest albumsRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Local Music

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Fall Fundraising Drive: Live Music Matters

What a whirlwind of special programming this week has been! I’m still humming classic songs from last night’s 1972 flashback edition of “The Roadhouse” (damn you, Greg Vandy, for getting “Stuck In The Middle With You” wedged in my noggin!), and I’ve been closely monitoring our countdown of the top albums of the past 40Read more...

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Countdown Predictions: Americana

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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