Category Archives: KEXP

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Song of the Day: Mikal Cronin – Made My Mind Up

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Made My Mind Up” byRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck at SIFF 4/23-4/30

For one week only, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon, will screen in Seattle at the SIFF Egyptian theater. Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen will be in attendance on opening night, Thursday, April 23rd, at 7:00 PM. Be sure to tune in to The MorningRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Earth Day 2015 Resources

All day long for Earth Day, KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole have been showcasing recycling and reuse with a day of music featuring sampled music, re-using beats and recycling old songs to create new ones. (Check out some examples on the KEXP Blog here.) This fun day of music culminates inRead more…

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Live Review: Tacocat, Chastity Belt, S, and Childbirth at the 2015 EMP Pop Conference 4/17/15

The EMP Pop Conference covers a lot of ground in its panels, discussions, and presentations – where else could you find programming covering both a Missy Elliott retrospective and a roundtable seeking to find out what the worst song ever is? – so it only makes sense that for its Seattle artist showcase, it would tryRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

KEXP’s Thursday in-studio guest Mac DeMarco has announced a new eight-song EP, Another One, out August 7th via Captured Tracks. We’ll let the charming Canadian introduce the release to you himself in this clip below, directed by his girlfriend Kiera McNally. Fingers crossed he’ll play some of the new tracks this Thursday, April 23rd atRead more…

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Live Video: BRONCHO

Just enough hip? More like just enough hooks. If you’ve ever heard BRONCHO‘s “Class Historian”, you know catchy their songs can be. Recently, the Oklahoma band cast the contagious indie jams of their new album, Just Enough Hip to Be Woman, into KEXP studio, luring us with their raw garage pop melodies and dreamy, newRead more…

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Video Roundup: Recycling Beats on Earth Day

Despite what Dramarama say, today is Earth Day! All day long, KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will spotlight recycling and reuse with a day of music featuring sampled music, re-using beats and recycling old songs to create new ones. Speaking of recycling, KEXP’s Audioasis Community Partnerships presents a special benefit showRead more…

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Song of the Day and Video Premiere: American Wrestlers – Kelly

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. With today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, you get a bonus! Not only do we offer a podcast of “Kelly” by American Wrestlers from their 2015 album, I Can Do No Wrong, onRead more…

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Out This Week 4/21

Before you even have a chance to recover from Record Store Day, the industry is spitting out even more awesome releases this week. You may have grabbed the vinyl version on Saturday already, but the long-awaited Built to Spill hits shelves today. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “a consistently strong set of songsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

San Francisco rockers Thee Oh Sees have shared the opening track from their upcoming album Mutilator Defeated At Last (out May 18). “Withered Hand” goes for broke with a steady buildup and an explosive payoff. The band has also contributed a song called “The Ceiling” to the 50 Bands & a Cat for Indiana EqualityRead more…

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