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.

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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Record Store Day with Kevin Cole

This Saturday, April 20th, is Record Store Day, which has become like a national holiday for me and my fellow music lovers and record collecting geeks. It’s an annual event to celebrate independent record stores — and tons of artists contribute cool, one-of-a-kind, limited edition releases that are available only on this day. If fact,Read more...

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KEXP Debut: The Head And The Heart - Josh McBride (78 rpm single)

Today on the Afternoon Show, Kevin Cole will be debuting a new 78 rpm single by The Head and the Heart. Recorded using all vintage analog gear by Seattle’s groove-O-matic, who operate under the premise that “Recordings made from 1953 to 1965 tend to sound better than recordings made before or since,” the new singleRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Song of the Day: Antibalas - Dirty Money

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 selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Dirty Money” by Antibalas from the 2012 self-titledRead more...

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