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.

TV Eye: Week of 9/8

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, September 8th: Late Show with David Letterman: Spoon Conan: Alt-J Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more...

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Monday Music News

Time heals all wounds: NBC is lifting a 30-year ban on The Replacements, allowing them to play The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon tomorrow night, Tuesday, September 9th. The band got banished from 30 Rockefeller Plaza in 1987 after a particularly rambunctious performance on Saturday Night Live, which you can watch below: [Spin]

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Song of the Day: Avi Buffalo - Memories of You

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 song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Memories of You” by AviRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Late Night Lachrymosity (A Breakup Inspired Mix)

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. 424 - Late Night Lachrymosity (A Breakup Inspired Mix) KEXP’sRead more...

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Friday Music News

Shortly after their KEXP in-studio session on The Morning Show, Alt-J stopped off at the Late Show with David Letterman for a performance of their bluesy-track “Left Hand Free.” The UK group release their sophomore album, This Is All Yours, on September 22nd via Warner Music, and will be stopping by The Paramount Theatre inRead more...

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Live Video: The Barr Brothers at Pickathon

You might never expect this to happen to you: strolling through the woods, lulled by an enchanting melody, sorrowful yet sweet, and finding not some wandering minstrel strumming in a sun-dappled clearing but a 5-member band set up with an organ, an upright bass, and a full-sized harp. That’s the scene passers-by happened upon asRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: “Weird Al” Yankovic!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week we are celebrating “Weird Al” Yankovic, the clown prince of parody. This man has had an epic run, and heRead more...

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Fall Fundraising Drive: Vote For Your Top 12 Artists of All Time

Nothing gets your morning going like the pipin’-hot hits on KEXP, and all throughout the day, we keep you going with the freshest, most delicious new music. And, during the 2014 Fall Fundraising Drive, we want to know: Who are your Top 12 Artists of All Time? Starting at 8:00 AM PST today, we wantRead more...

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Song of the Day: Aan - Spiritual Provisions

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 song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Spiritual Provisions” by Aan, fromRead more...

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Thursday Music News

If you missed the SIFF screening of the Nick Cave semi-documentary 20,000 Days On Earth, you’ll be excited to know the film will see a nationwide release on September 19th. To commemorate the release, Cave shares a previously unreleased track from the Push the Sky Away sessions, including the track “Give Us a Kiss” whichRead more...

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