Category Archives: Live Video

Immigrant Songs: Winston Jarrett

Can you believe there was once a time where Reggae wasn’t a word everyone recognized? In the musical world you have to really be in awe of how a sound from a tiny island in the Caribbean has propelled itself into the Global Consciousness. The legendary Reggae singer Winston Jarrett can clearly remember when theRead more…

Also posted in Immigrant Songs, KEXP, Local Music, Wo' Pop | Tagged | Leave a comment

Live Video: Operators at Iceland Airwaves

Dan Boeckner is far from new to Iceland Airwaves, having played in 2006 as Wolf Parade and in 2008 as Handsome Furs. With his most recent project Operators, Boeckner brought in a packed crowd to KEXP’s stage at KEX hostel and an energy that made the normally reserved Airwaves crowd dance so hard it felt likeRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Live Video: Ty Segall & The Muggers

Could there be a better symbol of KEXP’s rebirthing in our new home than the “Baby Big Man” that is Ty Segall? Donning a creepy torn-up baby mask and wielding an adult-sized umbilical chord, the KEXP listener- and DJ-favorite artist christened the new KEXP live room with our first ever live broadcast session in thatRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , | Leave a comment

17 Women, 17 Voices: An Interview with Reykjavíkurdætur

Icelandic hip hop collective Reykjavíkurdætur (“Daughters of Reykjavik”) are a force to be reckoned with. A huge group of seventeen women, they work together to create songs about topics ranging from sexual politics to political ones. During KEXP’s broadcast at Iceland Airwaves last year, they played to a packed house at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik. BeforeRead more…

Also posted in Iceland Airwaves, Interviews, KEXP | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Live Video: Sóley at Iceland Airwaves

KEXP can never get enough of Sóley. The charming Icelandic songstress has a knack for covering a deep emotional range and some occasionally morbid subjects in the most disarming and endearing way. In fact, we’ve recorded her six out of the past seven years we’ve been covering Iceland Airwaves, and she never fails to meltRead more…

Also posted in Iceland Airwaves, KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

Live Video: Oscar

The sheer volume of great pop music coming out of the UK can be overwhelming, and that’s only what makes it Stateside. Imagine actually living there, surrounded on all sides by unending legacy and talent. That’s exactly the type of pressure cooker from which London based pop artist Oscar has emerged. Now he’s traveling the world,Read more…

Also posted in KEXP | Leave a comment

Live Video: Luna

When frontman Dean Wareham sings, “don’t know why I can’t stop smiling,” he echoes the thoughts of thousands of Luna fans grateful to have the band back together after a decade apart. The beloved New York (well, now L.A.) band called it quits in 2004, but with Captured Tracks reissuing their first five albums onRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

Live Video: Dungen

For the past 15 years, Dungen has been creating a unique blend of expansive psychedelic jazz prog rock that has made them an important and influential band not only in their native Sweden but around the world. With their latest album, Allas Sak, frontman Gustav Ejstes took a more concerted effort towards refinement by spending theRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

Live Video: GusGus at Iceland Airwaves

Few bands are more iconic in Iceland than GusGus. Starting some 20 years ago, more arts collective than musical act, GusGus broke from their cinematographic origins and through to mainland Europe and the world in the mid 90’s with their eclectic electronica assembly of techno, deep house, dance-pop, trip-hop, R&B and other influences, on which,Read more…

Also posted in Iceland Airwaves, KEXP | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Live Video: The Courtneys

If you’ve wondered what might happen if you combined the sound and spirit of Bikini Kill or Pavement with the politics (as in none) and slacker mentality of Best Coast or Mac DeMarco then wonder no more, because Vancouver B.C.’s The Courtneys have made this a reality. They make fuzzy slacker rock with 90s evocationsRead more…

Also posted in Audioasis, KEXP, Local Music | Tagged | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories