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: Cloud Control – Rainbow City

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Rainbow City” by Cloud ControlRead more…

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Song of the Day: Les Big Byrd – Two Man Gang

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Two Man Gang” by LesRead more…

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KEXP Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of The Ramones’ Leave Home

Today, every hour from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PT, you’ll have a chance to win the Leave Home 40th Anniversary deluxe edition box set, with DJ Kevin Cole giving away the grand package: the deluxe edition box set and the debut album Ramones 40th Anniversary deluxe edition box set, plus a bunch of stickers,Read more…

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KEXP Video Premiere: Baby Dayliner – You Push I’ll Go

The name “Baby Dayliner” may not ring a bell, but trust us, you know this song. This earworm of a track was a heavy hitter on the Morning Show in late 2000’s, and was chosen as a Song of the Day by DJ John Richards. A couple of years ago, we were able to coaxRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: David Byrne on Here Lies Love

Back in 2010, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim collaborated on the concept album and “disco musical” Here Lies Love, which tells the story of former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos. Following award-winning runs in New York, London, and Adelaide, Australia, the project has now arrived in Seattle, with performances running through May 28thRead more…

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KEXP DJs Sound Off: Reflections on Pearl Jam

Tonight, Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York, and we couldn’t be prouder. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but you canRead more…

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Song of the Day: Rudy Willingham – Why?

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, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Why?”, a 2017 self-releasedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Angelic Milk – Rebel Black

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, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Rebel Black” by AngelicRead more…

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Song of the Day: Matt Pond PA – Louisville

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, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Louisville” by Matt PondRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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