Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day: Posse – Kismet

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Kismet” by Seattle indie rockRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Ole Tinder

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle country outfit Ole Tinder, performing Friday, May 12 on the Macefield stage. On a dreary, bustling Seattle evening, walking into an Ole Tinder show can be likeRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Raica

Raica is the alias of Seattle-based artist Chloe Harris, a lifelong passionate music lover, record store employee, and veteran DJ with 20 years of experience behind the decks. She was involved in the early days of Groovetech, one of Seattle’s first online radio stations, right at the turn of the millennium before transitioning into aRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Kirt Debique

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features edgy beat-maker Kirt Debique, performing Friday, May 12 on the Brick Lane Records Stage. Music as catharsis isn’t a new concept, but it’s stillRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: COSMOS

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be spotlighting a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle hip-hop collective COSMOS, performing Thursday, May 11 on the Sound Off! stage. Seattle hip-hop has garnered national attention for the “space rap”Read more…

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Song of the Day: J GRGRY – Cave Birds

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Cave Birds” by Seattle synth-rockRead more…

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Thunderpussy’s Molly Sides Talks Danger Diva

When Molly Sides takes the stage fronting her band Thunderpussy, it’d be easy to mistake her for a cybernetically enhanced superhuman. How else could anyone prowl the stage and howl so ferociously? Amazingly, Sides is human like the rest of us. However, in director/writer Robert McGinley’s new film, Danger Diva, Sides plays a hard rock vocalistRead more…

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KEXP DJs Sound Off: Reflections on Pearl Jam

Tonight, Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York, and we couldn’t be prouder. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but you canRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Photographer Lance Mercer on Pearl Jam

Tonight, Friday, April 7th, Seattle’s own Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but you canRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Nancy Wilson of Heart on Pearl Jam

Tonight, Friday, April 7th, Seattle’s own Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but you canRead more…

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