Category Archives: KEXP’s Year in Review

KEXP’s Year in Review: B-Mello, Looking Back on 2006.

Jay-Z, photo courtesy of Richard Liriano 2006 was a crazy year! A lot of big things at the end of the year with Jay-Z coming out of retirement. Also Nas making that power move to Def Jam with a crazy album on deck! Just wait! Looking back on the year I can only be sadRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Blog Reflection of 2006 by Mr. West

Photo courtesy of Playing Enemy There are several events that come to mind when I think about this year in rock: how awesome Devo was; the disappointment of missing Gorilla Biscuits, and then having Jason Davidson, our award-winning webmaster here at KEXP, tell me, “I don’t know who that band was, but it was theRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Alex, The Year of the Beastly Beats

Photo by Mpozi Tolbert, courtesy of J Dilla Well hey there. My name is Alex. I’m a programming intern here at KEXP. I’m glad you could make it to my end-of-the-year list. Want to know my favorite records of 2006? Well friend, you’ve come to the right place. To give you a brief background: IRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Chilly, Favorite Full-lengths of 2006.

The Coup, photo courtesy of bagelradio Hello everyone! First and foremost I have to say what a great year to work at KEXP. There was tons of killer music and KEXP had some great events. I’m so thankful to everyone who listened and supported our great station in 2006 and I look forward to hangingRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: The Tragic Loungery – Top 10 Albums of 2006 from a Series of Unfortunate Events

My hands down favorite of 2006, Yo La Tengo at KEXP Photo courtesy of Bootsy Holler Hi, I’m Larry Rose of Larry’s Lounge (Sundays 3-6pm PST). Well, once again it’s the time of year that brings a combination of sitting on the laps of bearded men and compiling year-end top 10 lists. This time IRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Quilty 3000, Much Better Than A Lump of Coal

Sufjan Stevens, photo courtesy of madelien As 2006 comes to a close, I just realized that when January rolls around I will be celebrating 14 years of Saturday afternoons on KEXP and also celebrating hitting that milestone of 40. KEXP has taken me from my mid-twenties – my first show was the day before myRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Troy, 2006 – Turning 30 Years Old Sucked, but This Music Didn’t!

Thom Yorke, photo courtesy of Guy Eppel 2006. Contrary to some peoples belief (if peoples is a word), music can STILL be groundbreaking. For me, 2006 proved it through and through. Blindsided by the overwhelming amount of bands emerging from the Brooklyn scene (Slowlands, the Mugs, Aeroplane Pageant, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, to nameRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Songs That Will Make Me Think of 2006 When I’m 86.

Photo courtesy of Clearlake Hey… it’s Jo. I’m one of the fill in DJs here at KEXP. One of the hardest things for me is coming up with my Top 10 or Top 20 or Top whatever list at the end of each year. I have an ongoing envy of John and his lists thatRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: John Gilbreath, The Year in Jazz.

Music ignores national and idealistic boundaries. It goes right inside of us and makes a home there — each home a little different than the one next door. It helps us mark our time on the planet. It comes right along on our journey.With jazz, we get both evolution and revolution. Though, as my friendRead more…

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