Category Archives: John In The Morning

Host of the “The Morning Show” (Mon-Fri, 6-10 am): The Morning Show plays music that you want to hear at the time you need to hear it. Everything from the Pixies to the Postal Service, from Massive Attack to Blackalicious. It breaks new music, it embraces old music and it tries to tie it all together.

Friday on My Mind: The 2014 Yule Benefit!

Strand of Oaks (w/ John Richards) // photo credit: Renata Steiner 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. All Hail!!! This weekend marks the return of KEXP’s Yule BenefitRead more…

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Video Roundup: In Memory of Artists Passed in 2014

Death is an unavoidable part of life, and remembering is a form of celebrating those who have been lost. This morning, KEXP Morning Show host John Richards pays tribute to many of the great musical figures who passed away this year. From beloved folk music activist Pete Seeger to Seattle grunge architect and London BridgeRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 2014 Favorites

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. Thank you again to each and every one of you who donated to help build our home and specifically a new inRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: New Home!

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. If you haven’t already heard, KEXP needs a new home. We haven’t yet moved from our little building on Dexter & Denny,Read more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: SMooCH 2014!

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. As the busy month of December approaches, there is a lot going on around town to see and do. One of theRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

#485221813 / gettyimages.com 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. It’s Thanksgiving time again. Let the yearly gorging begin!!! While the very first Thanksgiving meal took place in 1621,Read more…

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Friday on My Mind: Comets in Space!

#458839748 / gettyimages.com 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. History was made this past Wednesday when the Rosetta mission landed on the surface of a comet. The journey,Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Death and Music with John Richards

Every year, KEXP DJ John Richards produces the “Mom Show,” a beautiful three-hour program of remembrance and reflection. The show began as a memorial for his own mother after she passed away from cancer, and with an outpouring of support from KEXP listeners, has evolved into a tribute to all our loved ones who haveRead more…

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Song of the Day: Brass Bed – Be Anything

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. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Be Anything” by Brass BedRead more…

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