Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day: Shaprece – Her Song

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. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Her Song” by Shaprece from theRead more…

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Out This Week 11/25

No, we haven’t time-warped to twenty years ago: on this holiday week, the reissues and anniversary editions dominate the new release list. One of the highlights is the reissue of Flake Music‘s 1997 debut (and sole release) When You Land Here, It’s Time to Return. Flake Music was an early incarnation of The Shins, featuringRead more…

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Song of the Day: Joseph Giant – First And The Last To Know

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. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “First And The Last ToRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The snowstorm that has hit the east coast has trapped both Interpol and their tourmates Hundred Waters in their bus. After 50+ hours stuck on the road, and two shows canceled, they started moving a little bit this Thursday morning, only to get stuck again in Buffalo. You can follow the band’s progress on Twitter,Read more…

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Album Review: NAVVI – // EP

Seattle electronic duo NAVVI have enjoyed a steady climb towards full scene integration over the past year, and with the band’s first EP out this week to plenty of web hype, it looks like nothing is set to slow it moving forward. Brad Boettger and Kristin Henry introduced NAVVI to the world in October ofRead more…

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Out This Week 11/18

Seattle’s own The Young Evils return with a new EP this week. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes it as “a strong set of dark, ‘80s-influenced pop-rock with buzzing guitars, energetic rhythms and noirish male/female harmonies.” Another highlight is the compilation While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records. The “venerable ChicagoRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 17th • Flosstradamus, Curtis Williams, Two-9 at Showbox SoDo // 21+ (more info) • GZA at The Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, November 18th • Flying Lotus at The Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents FKA Twigs at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) •Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: CASH Music Seattle Summit 11/15 & 11/16

Want to learn more about music and technology? There’s no better event than this week’s CASH Music Seattle Summit! This Portland-based non-profit (whose acronym is formed from “Coalition of Artists and Stakeholders”) began in 2008 as a way to better connect musicians and labels to the listeners by using open-source technology. CASH Music’s free servicesRead more…

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Song of the Day: GravelRoad – Green Grass

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. Today’s song is “Green Grass,” by Seattle’s GravelRoad from the 2014 album El Scuerpo on Knick Knack. GravelRoadRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 10th • Rhett Miller w/ Salim Nourallah at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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