Category Archives: KEXP Top Ten

Northwest Artists Pick Their Best of 2010

Just like 2008 & 2009, I caught up with some of my favorite local bands and artists to find out what 2010 records had the most spins throughout their year. Thanks to everyone who contributed and I look forward to a new year of awesome local music! Feral Children picks: The Books – The WayRead more…

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KEXP Staff & Volunteer Top 10 of 2010, Part 2

In Part 1, KEXP staff and volunteers shared their top 10 albums of 2010. In Part 2, you will find their top 10 favorite songs, artists, live performances and more. Nate Prudhon – Traffic Coordinator / DJ In addition to my Top 10 Albums of 2010, here are my Top 10 concerts of 2010. InRead more…

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Northwest Artists Pick Their Best of 2008

by Reese Umbaugh Hello, 2009! We have another treat for those of you still living in 2008.  I asked some of my favorite local musicians what albums defined the past year for them. Luke Smith, Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head 10. Starfucker – Starfucker: Starfucker is probably my favorite local discovery of this year. (Them, and Champagne Champagne).Read more…

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KEXP Top Ten Lists: Staff, Volunteers & Interns

Now that the DJ’s have had their say and some of the KEXP staff has weighed in with their Top Ten lists of 2008, it’s time to hear what the rest of the KEXP working staff think. Below are the rest of the lists submitted by the dedicated people who make this station not onlyRead more…

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KEXP Top Ten lists: Live In-studio Sessions You May Have Overlooked

My name is Andy Boyd. I’m one of the many behind-the-scenes off-air personalities who work at KEXP (although you may have heard my voice on the “Hmm, what’s this button do?” -> whirring blender sound KEXP station ID). I’m the Production Department machine elf who is responsible for stitching together the weekly Song of TheRead more…

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KEXP Top Ten lists: Underwriting rocks!

Employees come to KEXP with all sorts of backgrounds, previous experience, and personalities, but the one thing that binds us all together is our love for music. You won’t find a person in our hallways who’s not passionate about it, no matter what their department or job title. And while some of us have wildlyRead more…

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KEXP Top Ten Lists: Larry vs. Larry, and the rest of the weekend DJs

What would make somebody spend every Friday and Saturday night from 1AM to 6AM locked away in small room with just a couple of turntables, CD players, a microphone and tons and tons of music? Insanity? Adrenaline? Controlled substances? No, KEXP’s Larry Metro fuels his high-energy, progressive shows with a love of music from allRead more…

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KEXP Top Ten Lists: The Daytime DJs

‘Tis the season to be compiling lists, and pretty much every electronic and print medium is offering theirs up for your consideration. We at KEXP are always eager to share our favorites, but this year the KEXP staff, volunteers, interns all complained that it was harder than ever to come up with a list ofRead more…

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