Category Archives: Local Artist Spotlight

Local Artist Spotlight: SassyBlack

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we’re featuring local R&B songwriter/rapper SassyBlack, who self-releases her latest LP, New Black Swing, today. SassyBlack, aka Cat Harris-White, has been a dominate force in Seattle hip-hop for nearly a decade. Many first heard her as one halfRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Lushloss

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we’re featuring local producer/songwriter Lushloss, whose debut album Asking/Bearing came out on cassette last week and arrives digitally on July 28 via Hush Hush Records. In the opening moments of her debut, Lushloss (a.k.a. Olive Jun) vocally arrivesRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Peace & Red Velvet

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during Block Party at The Station, this Saturday, June 17 in Beacon Hill. There have been plenty of couples making music together in the history of modern music, but it’s hardRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Koga Shabazz

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during Block Party at The Station, this Saturday, June 17 in Beacon Hill. What were you doing your senior year of high school? Were you dropping mixtapes and playing stages toRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Block Party at The Station 6/17

Seattle hip-hop has always been vital, maybe even underrated, but these day’s it’s undeniable. As we saw at Upstream this year, it’s poised for an overdue breakout. The only issue at this point is being overwhelmed with the sheer volume of artists to parse through. For those ready to fully immerse themselves in this electric, bold,Read more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Taylar Elizza Beth

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during Block Party at The Station, this Saturday, June 17, in Beacon Hill. When rapper Taylar Elizza Beth (a.k.a. Taylar White) dropped her Fresh Cut Flowers EP last month, there was a waveRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Shucks

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during FolkLife, this Memorial Day weekend at the Seattle Center. Not familiar with Shucks? Maybe you know them as Potion. Haven’t heard of Potion? Maybe you’ve heard of Camp. TheRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Sundae Crush

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during FolkLife, this Memorial Day weekend at the Seattle Center. Sundae Crush sound exactly like what their name implies: the feelings of eating ice cream sundaes and the unrequited loveRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features the vibrant soul of Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, performing in the KEXP Gathering Space at FolkLife on May 26 at 3 p.m. It’s hard not to start moving once Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio hit the stage. Their blendRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Versing

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during FolkLife, this Memorial Day weekend at the Seattle Center. Today’s post highlights indie rock outfit Versing, performing in the KEXP Gathering Space at FolkLife on May 29 at 3PM.

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