Category Archives: Local Music

Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Topspin a.k.a. Blendiana Jones

A trusted local favorite that’s been rocking parties and precisely-crafting renowned mixtapes for over two decades, Seattle’s DJ Topspin is well-known for his harmonic ear, deep knowledge, signature blends, and innovative remixes, all characteristics that ultimately yielded his alternative alias, Blendiana Jones. DJ Topspin, a.k.a. Blendiana Jones, is also a co-host on the ‘Can YouRead more…

Also posted in KEXP, Midnight In A Perfect World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Midnight In A Perfect World: Kid Smpl

Seattle native Joey Butler (a.k.a. Kid Smpl) has been constantly evolving his atmospheric and immersive style of abstract electronic music over the past five years, shifting away from a more tranquil and atmospheric sound for a more visceral and physical aesthetic. Now based in San Francisco, Kid Smpl recently unveiled his sophomore full-length album, Privacy,Read more…

Also posted in KEXP, Midnight In A Perfect World | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Review: Temple of the Dog with Fantastic Negrito at Paramount Theatre 11/20

It’s the quintessential story of grunge, or at least how we’ve come to know the Seattle music scene of the ’80s and ’90s. It involves friends, music, an isolated region, heroin, grief and rampant commercialism. It’s the story of talent lost too soon before its time, and of the musicians who gathered around the memoryRead more…

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

Song of the Day: Bread & Butter – Desperation

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Desperation”, a new singleRead more…

Also posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | 1 Comment

Song of the Day: Golden Gardens – Extrasolar Heartbeat

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Extrasolar Heartbeat” by Seattle’sRead more…

Also posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Tres Leches – Get Off

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Get Off” by Seattle’s TresRead more…

Also posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Elia – Libertad, Cultura, Fe

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Latin American artists, as selected by Chilly, host ofRead more…

Also posted in El Sonido, KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Chris Staples – Golden Age

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Golden Age” by ChrisRead more…

Also posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

KEXP Presents: R Day with Thunderpussy and Hobosexual 10/22

It’s not a gathering of pirates. (That would be “ARRRR Day.”) It’s R Day, a party at the Old Rainier Brewery this Saturday, October 22nd from 5:00 to 11:00 PM. In fact, Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee and City of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray have officially proclaimed the day “Rainier Beer’s R Day,” so youRead more…

Also posted in KEXP, KEXP Presents, Video Roundup | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Hobosexual – VHS or Sharon Stone

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is the self-released single “VHSRead more…

Also posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | 1 Comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories