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Song of the Day: Hater – Mental Haven

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Mental Haven” by Hater,Read more…

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2017 Spring Fundraising Drive: You Make KEXP Special

Maybe you were in the Gathering Space for our Bed-In for Peace or saw a public In-studio performance by Minneapolis underground hip hop legend P.O.S. or Austra from Montreal. You could have been at home listening to the fifth annual International Clash Day or enjoying Banned in the USA during your morning commute. Spring Drive isRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Wild Reeds – Only Songs

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Only Songs” by TheRead more…

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Song of the Day: LOYAL – Moving as One

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Moving as One” by LOYAL, fromRead more…

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R.I.P. Jonathan Moore

On Wednesday, March 8th, Seattle hip-hop pioneer Jonathan Moore passed away at the age of 47. While details of his death have not been shared, friends and fans knew he had been ailing. Just last year, The Physics and Jake One held a benefit show at The Crocodile for his medical fund, after Moore’s bodyRead more…

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Music That Matters: Doopity Doo Doo Doo

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. 555 – Doopity Doo Doo Doo This is the doopityRead more…

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Why Soviet Soviet Weren’t Live on The Morning Show Yesterday

UPDATE 3/10/2017 3:30 PM: When asked by KEXP for a comment, the Department of Homeland Security maintained the position that the band lacked the proper visa for entry into the United States. DHS did not immediately respond to a question as to whether the use of prison cells and handcuffs is standard operating procedure forRead more…

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Friday Music News

Not only is he a talented musician, Ty Segall is quite an accomplished visual artist (see one of his paintings below). And later this month, he’ll debut his first-ever solo exhibition in Chicago, titled Assterpiece Theater. A press release reads, “These aren’t multi-media pieces; they are paintings, and Ty’s belief in the promise of theRead more…

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KEXP 2017 Spring Drive: Community Member Spotlight

From North American acts like Grimes and Cherry Glazerr to Slovenian band Haiku Garden and Tinariwen from Mali, the sounds you hear on KEXP are as vibrant and unique as our listeners. The passionate music lovers who power KEXP play an essential role in making it the place where the music matters. Each volunteer, donor,Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Audioasis LIVE Broadcast from the Sound Off! Finals 3/11

Last month, week after week, some of the most talented young musicians in Seattle battled it out on the Sky Church stage at MoPOP. This Saturday, March 11th, four of the finest finalists will battle it out to be the 2017 Sound Off! winner, and KEXP will be there to capture it as it happens.Read more…

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