Category Archives: KEXP

KEXP programs an innovative, eclectic music mix you can’t find anywhere else. Rock, hip hop, electronic, country, blues, world and in-depth specialty programs.

Song of the Day: Zola Jesus – Compass

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. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Compass” by Zola JesusRead more…

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Video Roundup: National Puppy Day

Our tails are waggin’, ’cause it’s National Puppy Day, a day designated to celebrate puppies and encourage adoption — really, why isn’t every day National Puppy Day? KEXP encourages everyone interested in adopting to check out Motley Zoo Animal Rescue, last month’s Audioasis Community Partnerships Non-Profit of the Month (check out photos from their visitRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 23rd: • Kristin Hersh, Chris Brokaw at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Little Wings, Karl Blau, With Child at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info) • The Wrecking Crew at SIFF Cinema Uptown // All Ages (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 3/23

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, March 23rd: Conan: Tweedy Tuesday, March 24th: The Late Late Show with James Corden: ModestRead more…

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Monday Music News

Beloved Boise band Built to Spill share another track from their upcoming eighth album, Untethered Moon. Stream the single “Never Be The Same” below, which appears to have some excellent kitten action for the cover art. You can catch the boys at a hometown show on Friday, March 27th at the Treefort Music Festival inRead more…

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Video Premiere: Cataldo – Gilded Oldies

It’s been a long journey for local artist Cataldo (aka singer/songwriter Eric Anderson), and part of that drive has been beautifully captured in today’s video premiere: KEXP is excited to present the debut of “Gilded Oldies,” the title track off his most recent self-released full-length. The video was filmed last year by director Tyler Kalberg,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Ephrata – Where Have You Gone?

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. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Where Have You Gone?”Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Leaping Into Spring

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. 452 – Leaping Into Spring Swingin’ Doors host Don SlackRead more…

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Friday Music News

The first official Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck, will have a theatrical run before its premiere on HBO. According to Billboard, the film will debut in Los Angeles, New York, and our very own Seattle on April 24. Rumor has it that the theatrical release will put this highly anticipated documentary up for OscarRead more…

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KEXP Spring Fundraising Drive: Handcrafted Radio

When I’m not playing records or working behind-the-scenes at KEXP, I love doing crafts. Right now, I’m reproducing Lou Reed’s Transformer in needlepoint. And yesterday, I convinced Chris and Cheryl to make thank-you cards by hand for Midday Show donors because I was inspired by this message from Myrna in Kingston: I am committed to creatingRead more…

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