Category Archives: Live Video

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Grand Parc

Today, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session per week, and you can watch all the previously release ones here. This week’s feature is of Grand Parc. DJ Morgan says of the experience: TheRead more…

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Audioasis Youth Initiative: Lights, Camera, and Creativity in Action

The Audioasis Youth Initiative is a new project, fostering creative collaboration between KEXP and its Seattle Center neighbors, The Center School. The ability to facilitate educational partnerships like this one was an important consideration in KEXP’s long-term vision for its new home at Seattle Center. The program takes its name from Audioasis, Seattle’s longest runningRead more…

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International Clash Day 2017: The Covers

Artists need The Clash as much as the rest of the world. The legendary band help shape the ideas of not just fans but future generations of musicians. We didn’t have to ask twice for a few core KEXP artists to perform some of their favorite Clash songs for the fifth annual International Clash Day.Read more…

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KEXP Turns on the Bright Lights

What do Regina Spektor, Los Campesinos, and Mark Eitzel have in common? All these artists have performed (or are soon to perform) in KEXP’s innovative Live Room. On January 10th, Car Seat Headrest played the first public concert in the room to feature new state-of-the-art lighting. Seizing the moment, lead singer Will Toledo sang whileRead more…

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KEXP Reaches 500 Million Views on YouTube!

Thanks to you, KEXP has hit another milestone! This past weekend, we added one more thing to be thankful for as we surpassed half a billion views on our YouTube channel! Back when we first brought video cameras into our live room, nearly ten years ago, we couldn’t have imagined the impact KEXP videos wouldRead more…

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Live Video: Xenia Rubinos

Xenia Rubinos‘ evocative, electrifying voice is a singular one to say the least, and in her sophomore album, this year’s Black Terry Cat, she has a set of songs that have just as broad of a musical spectrum. Painting with a hard-to-categorize set of sounds drawing from R&B to punk, Rubinos’ return to KEXP isRead more…

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Live Video: Okkervil River

On Away, his eighth album with Okkervil River, Will Sheff winds back to the spacious sounds of his early records while visiting more mature topics of death, dissolution and rebirth. During his latest visit to KEXP, the Austin-based troubadour brings a full band to further enliven his new songs and bring them closer to ourRead more…

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Live Video: Thievery Corporation

D.C. duo Thievery Corporation bring 20 years of genre-bending electronic wizardry and 10 additional musicians to perform a career spanning set live in the KEXP studio.

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Live Video: Explosions in the Sky

The music of Explosions in the Sky has always lived up to the expectations set by the band’s evocative name, and on their seventh studio album, The Wilderness, the Austin, Texas outfit continues to create singular, cathartic, and often breathtaking instrumental compositions. Joining host Troy Nelson during Bumbershoot 2016, the post-rock titans play five ofRead more…

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Live Video: Warpaint

Heads Up on the dance floor! LA band Warpaint sound the drums on their rhythmically driven third LP by infusing their typically broody post-punk with more hypnotic dub and funk grooves. The battle-ready four-piece charged the KEXP live room to perform their first single, “New Song”, and three other new songs on the Midday ShowRead more…

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