Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day: Deep Sea Diver – Secrets

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 “Secrets” by Seattle’s DeepRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Uncle Tupelo & Jason Molina Tribute Night 1/21

This Thursday, January 21st, join us in beautiful Ballard for the 4th Annual Benefit for MusiCares at the Tractor Tavern. A cavalcade of local musicians will perform the songs of beloved alt-country artists Uncle Tupelo and Jason Molina, with proceeds going to benefit this great non-profit which provides a safety net for music people inRead more…

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Live Video: The Courtneys

If you’ve wondered what might happen if you combined the sound and spirit of Bikini Kill or Pavement with the politics (as in none) and slacker mentality of Best Coast or Mac DeMarco then wonder no more, because Vancouver B.C.’s The Courtneys have made this a reality. They make fuzzy slacker rock with 90s evocationsRead more…

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Live Review: Shabazz Palaces with Camp Lo at Neptune Theatre on New Year’s Eve

The New Year has its own special meaning in the world of music. While most of the world is looking forward, it’s a time for many audiophiles to luxuriously look back as they compile lists of their favorite records, concerts and memorable moments from the year past. In this sense, Shabazz Palaces may be a curiousRead more…

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Live Video: Lemolo

Seattle’s Lemolo specializes in the kind of dark, introspective, and haunting music that fit so well in the old live performance space at KEXP’s Dexter studio (and will surely fit in the new one as well!), which is perhaps one reason we keep asking them back. Ahead of the release of their 2015 album, Red RightRead more…

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Song of the Day: M. Ward – Girl From Conejo Valley

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 “Girl From Conejo Valley”Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Girls That Shred Benefit for Skate Like a Girl

It’s gonna be a busy weekend for Seattle grassroots organization Skate Like A Girl! Not only are they partnering with KEXP to present the 16th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Celebration on Sunday, January 17th, but on Friday, January 15th, we’re teaming up with them to present the 3rd Annual Girls That Shred Benefit at theRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Jaymz Nylon

Seattle-via-Brooklyn DJ/producer Jaymz Nylon has been crafting supremely funky dancefloor grooves over the past two decades, forging his “Afro-tech” sound through a unique fusion of Afro house, Latin house, deep house, tech-house, disco, and jazz. In addition to a stacked discography that includes three albums and countless EPs and remixes, Jaymz also runs the undergroundRead more…

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KEXP Premiere: Posse – Perfect H

Over the years, KEXP has been watching local trio Posse evolve, from their 2012 performance at our Concerts at the Mural series to their 2014 Audioasis session in support of their self-released album Soft Opening. Today, we present the latest chapter in the young Seattle band’s story as we premiere the song “Perfect H.” InRead more…

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Song of the Day: Pillar Point – Part Time 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 “Part Time Love” byRead more…

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