Category Archives: KEXP Q&A

KEXP Presents: International Clash Day New Home Benefit at The Skylark 2/6

The station “where the music matters” is paying tribute to the “the only band that matters” this Friday on the air, but the party doesn’t stop there: on Saturday, February 6th, The Skylark in West Seattle hosts an International Clash Day Concert to benefit KEXP’s New Home! Seattle favorites Polyrhythmics, Skullbot, The Dumps, Solvents, HotelRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Charles Peterson

On August 23rd, Seattle musicians Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Barrett Martin, and Mark Arm ascended the roof of Pike Place Market for Raw Power KEXP, a historical evening of Iggy & the Stooges covers. But they weren’t the only local legends on stage. Off to the side, quietly stood world-renowned photographer Charles Peterson. As theRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Richard Lloyd and Jessica Dobson

As a founding member of seminal post-punk group Television, Richard Lloyd continues to influence generations of future guitarists, including Seattle’s own Jessica Dobson of Deep Sea Diver. On the eve of Lloyd’s Wednesday night show at the Columbia City Theatre, we gathered the two guitar gods for a chat. What followed was an intimate, uncensoredRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Spekulation and Block Party at The Station

Seattle’s south end neighborhood Beacon Hill is putting on a single afternoon all-ages, free music festival June 20th, featuring some of the best in local hip-hop – from the Blue Scholars’ Prometheus Brown to Gabriel Teodros to Spekulation. The all-day Block Party will be honoring the neighborhood at the local coffee shop The Station. We hadRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: THEESatisfaction

THEESatisfaction are the wise goddesses of Seattle soul. Their celestial music is wrapped up in a shaman spirit and street sounds. They’re also about to embark one perhaps their biggest tour to date with NW darlings, Sleater-Kinney. We had a chance to catch up with the duo and ask them about their favorite featured artist,Read more…

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KEXP Q&A: Ryan Granger of The Grizzled Mighty

The duo behind The Grizzled Mighty play hard, up-tempo rock. Their big, beefy chords and frenetic drumming inspire the blood cells running in your veins to speed up and push you to new heights. Don’t believe us? You can check out the band’s new album here and go see them live at Neumos today (Saturday,Read more…

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KEXP Q&A: Skyler Ford of Snuff Redux

Snuff Redux has burst on the scene, wooing the hearts of KEXP DJs, with their EP, Toy Kingdom. Comprised of Daniel Chesney (bass), Dylan Arlick (guitar), Alex Paulino (drums) and Ford (guitar, vocals), this young, fresh-faced four-piece seems ready to take on the world. KEXP caught up the group to talk about living together, makingRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Min Yee of Dreamsalon

Seattle’s Dreamsalon gets you right away with their tight rhythms, deep bass and quick, quirky melodies. Ever since 2011, they’ve been rocking as a cohesive unit spilling out songs with high energy. We wanted to catch up with bass player Min Yee to get his thoughts on the project, how the band members met and what’sRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Roan Hartzog of Cabana

Seattle’s Cabana is playful and childlike in a raucus, garage-rock way. They’re joyous and yet lo fi. In a way, they’re all the great things that music is about. Because of this, we wanted to catch up with singer Roan Hartzog and ask him a bit about the band and what’s coming up next. You haveRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Timbrrr! Artists

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival is a place where people meet new bands, appreciate those they knew already and came to see, and drink hot toddies! We here at KEXP thought it would be fitting to ask some of the musicians gracing the Leavenworth, WA, stage some wintry-themed questions because, of course, it’s important to knowRead more…

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