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.

Song of the Day: The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger - Too Deep

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 DJ John Richards, is “Too Deep” by TheRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Happy 50th Birthday, Chris Cornell!!!

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. Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell will be turning 50 years old this Sunday. Let that one sink in for all of you. 50. ChrisRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite Artists Who Have Performed at the Seattle Center!

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. This week has been a very big week for KEXP. On Thursday we announced the public phase of our new home atRead more...

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John Richards is Losing His Edge on the Morning Show

On July 8th, 2002, a then-unknown New York City band called LCD Soundsystem released their debut single “Losing My Edge.” With its humorous lyrics and hypnotic beat, the single became a club hit, and would later be included on “Best Tracks of the Century” lists from Pitchfork and NME. Inspired by his experiences as aRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Red, White, and Blue!

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 Fourth of July again everyone. I just read that the 2nd of July during 1776 was the actual day that theRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Birthday, John Cusack

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. John Cusack celebrates his 48th birthday tomorrow. That’s right - let that one sink in. Lloyd Dobler is almost 50. Originally bornRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 413 - Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3 KEXP’s Resident RunnerRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Summer is Here!

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. This week we are all about summer! Try to forget that hitting the longest day of the year means ever more darknessRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: We Love Our Amplifiers!

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. Happy Amplifier Love Week to you, you and, YOU! What is Amplifier Love Week you ask??? This week we’re celebrating all ofRead more...

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KEXP Presents: 2014 Father’s Day Kids Dance Party

UPDATED: And we’re SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets! There may be some tickets available at the door on the day of the event. Thank you again! You better act with cat-like reflexes to make sure you’ve got your tickets for the always-popular KEXP 2014 Father’s Day Kids Dance Party, happening this Sunday,Read more...

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