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: Lor – Aquarius

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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  “Aquarius” by Lor, a self-released single.Read more…

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Song of the Day: No Age – Soft Collar Fad

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 No Age’s “Soft Collar Fad”Read more…

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Heartworn Highways: One Of Country Music’s Most Influential Documentaries

A cinematic labor of love that captured a quiet revolution for American country music, the 1976 documentary Heartworn Highways is just like the songs that fill it. Sure, it’s scrappy, and a little rough around the edges. Yet its abundance of warmth, wit, and vitality makes it easy to understand how James Szalapski’s film survivedRead more…

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Song of the Day: L7 – Dispatch From Mar-A-Lago

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 L7’s “Dispatch From Mar-A-Lago,” aRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Sub Pop CEO Megan Jasper on The Grunge Hoax of Greatness

On this day in 1992, the number-one hit song in the U.S. was “How Do You Talk to an Angel” by The Heights. The Jacksons: An American Dream, which chronicled the rise to fame of the Jacksons, premiered on ABC and movies like A River Runs Through It, Glengarry Glen Ross, and the Steven SeagalRead more…

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Song of the Day: Cock & Swan – PERG (Honing)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 “PERG (Honing)” by Cock & Swan fromRead more…

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Song of the Day: Alice Boman – Dreams

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 Alice Boman’s “Dreams,” a new single outRead more…

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Song of the Day: Karl Blau – Poor The War Away

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 Karl Blau’s “Poor The War Away” fromRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Barr Brothers – You Would Have to Lose Your Mind

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 The Barr Brothers’ “You Would HaveRead more…

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