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: Tom Petty!

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. The show to be at tonight is going to be Tom Petty way over in George, Washington, at the Gorge. Yeah, IRead more…

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Song of the Day: Shad & DJ T.LO – Always Winnin

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 “Always Winnin” by ShadRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite Recent KEXP In-Studios!

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. The weather here in Seattle is out of control super summer awesome. And what makes a sunny summer day even better? BrandRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural 2014 Edition!

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. I doesn’t feel more like summer to me than when the Concerts at the Mural begin. We present these free shows alongRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 2014 Capitol Hill Block Party!

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 time again for what has become a Seattle Summer tradition: Capitol Hill Block Party! It’s really a one of a kindRead more…

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Song of the Day: Trampled by Turtles – Are You Behind the Shining Star?

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 “Are You Behind theRead more…

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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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