Category Archives: Fall Membership Drive

Weird At My School: FAC 90.3

Inspired by the success of this summer’s “4AD 4VR” theme show (as well as some surprising results in the countdown of the Top 500 songs of all time), tonight my program celebrates Manchester’s seminal Factory Records. From 9PM to 1AM, “FAC 90.3″ will showcase the artists, both legendary and less so, that made this upstartRead more...

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2011 Fall Membership Drive: This Is Listener-Powered Radio

I love hearing requests on the radio. Last week, a man wrote in to request his son’s favorite song, a dedication for his birthday. His son was turning three. John in the Morning obliged, playing Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds,” a sweet song I’ve listened to throughout my life in both celebratory and tough times.Read more...

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2011 Fall Membership Drive: Nice Shirt!

When my husband and I were in college, we occupied much of our time going to shows and much of our expendable income on t-shirts from the merch table. As a result, we’d often meet up to find ourselves dressed identically, or at least displaying an affinity for the same band. You might think thatRead more...

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Countdown: 3… 2… 1… The Fall Drive Is Here!

Tune in tonight at 6:00pm as Leon Berman and the always lively Shake the Shack crew kicks off the 2011 Fall Membership Drive! Membership Drives are some of our favorite times around KEXP, because we hear from thousands of people in the KEXP Community who, like you, value music and discovery.

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Headline: Fall 2010 Membership Drive - YOU Power KEXP!

All week long, we’ve heard why you power KEXP: because the unique mix of music provides the soundtrack to your day; because you rely on KEXP to be an independent voice for the arts community; and because you hear music on KEXP that you don’t hear anywhere else. Stories have been pouring in from aroundRead more...

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Fall 2010 Membership Drive: KEXP – Sounds Like Home

Last night, I had freshly baked bread with dinner. As you can imagine, we don’t have a ton of free time during the membership drives, so this was a special treat. A few weeks ago, Aubrey Bean (KEXP’s Assistant Director of Development and the architect of these drives) gave me a dough “starter” to keepRead more...

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Fall 2010 Membership Drive: KEXP - It’s Just What I Needed

This week, some of our loyal donors tell us why they power KEXP. Today, Sarah from Boston shares her story: Is there a song that always makes you smile? A song that catches you right from the opening chords and carries you back to a happy memory, or brings you comfort at a time ofRead more...

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Fall 2010 Membership Drive: Sharing a Love of Music

This week, some of our loyal donors tell us why they power KEXP. Today, Maggie Berkes shares her family’s story: I don’t remember the first year I donated to KEXP. I do know it was still called KCMU back then, and my kids were pretty small. Then, as now, I wanted to show my supportRead more...

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Why do you support KEXP?

Our listeners explain why they support KEXP: You too can power KEXP by donating online or calling (206) 903-5397 now to make a gift of support.

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Where KEXP Matters to Local Music

by Leigh Bezezekoff For the last year and a half I have gotten the chance to write about local music and artists for one of the most prestigious music blogs in the country. When I think about it, it’s a bit intimidating but on the other hand, it is just another way I get toRead more...

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