Category Archives: Kevin Cole

Host of “The Afternoon Show” (Mon-Fri, 2-6 pm): A diverse mix of new releases, “sneak-peaks” at forthcoming releases, seminal vintage tracks, rarities, b-sides, and in-studio performances. I attempt to surprise, delight, educate, and enlighten, juxtaposing seemingly incongruous styles in a way that creates context, meaning, or a good laugh.

Music That Matters Podcast: Fly High

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. 404 - Fly High Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole soarsRead more...

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Record Store Day 2014: DJ Kevin Cole’s Picks

This Saturday’s Record Store Day will be kind of like the Easter egg hunt for me and my fellow music lovers and record collecting geeks. We’ll gleefully race down the aisles in search of that colorful surprise and treat. And, this year there are plenty of goodies — rarities, long out-of-print re-issues, first-time releases, coloredRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Commit Things To Memory

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. 399 - Commit Things To Memory Afternoon Show Host KevinRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Listen To What I’ve Found

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. 395 - Listen To What I’ve Found Afternoon Show hostRead more...

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Valentine’s Day Video Roundup

Happy Valentine’s Day, sweet listeners! Start the day of roses and thorns with John in the Morning‘s annual Valentine’s Day show, “Songs of Love and Hate,” from 6:00 to 10:00 AM. On the Midday Show, DJ Cheryl Waters will show her love for her listeners by playing all requests from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.Read more...

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On The Air: KEXP’s Super Bowl Super Schedule

KEXP is in! Our DJs are pumped for the big game, and we’re kicking off the weekend with tons of great programming. Check out our schedule of upcoming Super Bowl-related music below, and tune in everyday, where the music is always super. WEDNESDAY: Tonight on The Roadhouse, DJ Greg Vandy will spend the final hourRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Make Good Choices

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. 391 - Make Good Choices The Afternoon Show’s Kevin ColeRead more...

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Seahawks vs 49ers Playoff Playlist on The Afternoon Show

This Sunday, January 19th, the Seattle Seahawks will take on the San Francisco 49ers in an NFC Championship Game to determine who goes on to the Super Bowl. Tune in to The Afternoon Show on KEXP on Friday, January 17th for Kevin’s Cole’s pre-game pep-rally from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. He’ll be pitting bands fromRead more...

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Exclusive KEXP Interview: Sir Paul McCartney

How does arguably the most beloved musician in the world kill time as his limo races through the streets of Seattle with full police escort? He waves to his thronging mobs of fans with one hand and calls KEXP with the other. Ever the industrious overachiever! Sir Paul McCartney wanted to check in with SeattleRead more...

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KEXP Presents Six Degrees of Sharon Van Etten Day

Tune in this Friday, July 19th, as KEXP celebrates Six Degrees of Sharon Van Etten Day, a day of “on-the-fly” programming inspired by the musical collaborations of singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten. (Van Etten reports, “It’s kind of freaking me out. Haha!”) From 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PT, John Richards and Kevin Cole, with supportRead more...

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