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.

Song of the Day: Little Dragon - Ritual Union

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more...

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Music That Matters podcast: Bumbershoot 2011 Preview

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s weekly Music That Matters podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. It’s hard to believe that the 2011 Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival is just around the corner,Read more...

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Song Of The Day: Joseph Arthur - Gypsy Faded

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 “Gypsy Faded” by Joseph ArthurRead more...

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Song of the Day: Mr. Pauer - Que Si Que No

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Music That Matters podcast: March Madness

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. BOAT / photo by Laura Totten Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 245 - March MadnessRead more...

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Music That Matters podcast: The Loneliest Number

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. Macklemore with Kevin Cole (photo by Alex Crick) Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 241 -Read more...

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Music That Matters podcast: The Starlight Collection

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s weekly Music That Matters podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Stereolab in the KEXP parking lot, October 2008 / photo by Ron Henry Currently you’ll hear: MusicRead more...

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Song of the Day: Los Chicharrons - Kounandi

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 our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more...

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Song of the Day: Wild Nothing - Golden Haze

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Kevin Cole’s Afternoon Show Digital Discoveries, Part Five

As 2010 winds down, I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite Song of the Day picks on the KEXP Blog. If you missed out on downloading any of these, now’s your chance to catch up and load up your iPod, for free! And why not make it your New Year’s resolution to subscribe to KEXP’s SongRead more...

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