Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day: Golden Gardens – Mirror of Silver

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “Mirror of Silver” byRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Raw Power KEXP at Pike Place Market 8/23

KEXP made Seattle music history last weekend by featuring the first band ever to play on the roof of the historic Pike Place Market: Raw Power KEXP! The Seattle supergroup featured local legends Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Barrett Martin and Mark Arm covering the classics of Iggy Pop and the Stooges. Over 8,800 music loversRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural with Justin Chan, Sassy Black, Pillar Point & The Coup 8/21

For the third Friday evening in our free Concerts at the Mural series, on Donor Appreciation Night, clear sunny skies and sweet tunes beckoned fans to fill the Seattle Center lawn. KEXP truly is a community effort, and Friday night showed what the community is all about. Justin Chan won a chance to play forRead more…

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Song of the Day: Noah Gundersen – Jealous Love

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “Jealous Love” by NoahRead more…

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Live Review: Destroyer’s Dan Bejar at Hilliard’s Brewery 8/15

“It’s been about 15 years since I last played in Ballard,” Dan Bejar of Destroyer reminisced, pushing back his signature crown of curls with his hand. “It’s still a very interesting place to play…” Tonight’s show was very interesting in particular: Dan was in town as part of the JanSport Bonfire Sessions, a series ofRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: LAKE 10th Anniversary Event 8/22

It’s hard to believe, but LAKE are celebrating their tenth anniversary as a band this year. The charming Northwest outfit formed in Olympia, debuting at frontman Eli Moore’s birthday party, and since then, have released eight full-lengths, four of those on legendary local label K Records. Over the decade, the line-up has shifted to andRead more…

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Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Mike McCready

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. All week long we’ve been asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love the Stooges. Mike McCready, who assembled the all-star bandRead more…

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Song of the Day: Strange Wilds – Pronoia

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 “Pronoia” by Strange WildsRead more…

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Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Mark Arm

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. Every day for the rest of this week, we’re asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love the Stooges. Today, Mark ArmRead more…

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Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Duff McKagan

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. This week we’re asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love The Stooges. Today, we talk to bassist Duff McKagan (Guns N’Read more…

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