Category Archives: Local Music

Monday Music News

Local faves Death Cab for Cutie share another track from their upcoming release, Kintsugi, their first new full-length without founding member Chris Walla. Stream the album’s opening track “No Room In Frame” below. Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic, and the boys play two nights at The Paramount, Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, OctoberRead more…

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Live Video: Smokey Brights

From heartfelt harmonies to tranquil flirtations, Seattle’s Smokey Brights drop by the KEXP live room to unveil a decadent collection of tracks from their new rhythmically red rummed release, Taste for Blood. Duo vocalists Ryan Devlin and Kim West produce hypnotic results – tender chants that sound like they are coming from misty mountains inRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Ryan Granger of The Grizzled Mighty

The duo behind The Grizzled Mighty play hard, up-tempo rock. Their big, beefy chords and frenetic drumming inspire the blood cells running in your veins to speed up and push you to new heights. Don’t believe us? You can check out the band’s new album here and go see them live at Neumos today (Saturday,Read more…

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Video Premiere: Bod – Gigantor

Seattle band Bod flex their musical muscles on their debut EP, Party Drug. KEXP is excited to present the worldwide premiere of their video for the opening track “Gigantor,” which you can stream below. Bod formed in late 2013, comprised of members of BOAT, Cumulus, Oberhofer, and Slowwave. With a lineage as diverse as that,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Bread & Butter – Shoot My Mouth Off

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 “Shoot My Mouth” by SeattleRead more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s one of the greatest animated tie-ins since “Do the Bartman”: local ladies Sleater-Kinney team up with Fox’s animated series Bob’s Burgers for the video for the track “A New Wave.” Watch what happens when oldest daughter Tina Belcher plays her copy of No Cities To Love in her bedroom boombox. The live-action version ofRead more…

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Interview: Brandi Carlile Talks New Album, New Baby, and KEXP’s New Home

When Brandi Carlile and her cohorts Tim and Phil Hanseroth (a.k.a. The Twins) take the stage this Friday night at the Moore Theatre for a sold-out “Pin Drop” show to benefit KEXP’s New Home, you can expect to hear new songs crackling with energy and emotion. That’s a direct outcome of the real life feel-for-allRead more…

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Song of the Day: Chimurenga Renaissance – HomieZ (feat. Outspoken)

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 “HomieZ” (feat. Outspoken) by ChimurengaRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 16th: • Frank Fairfield, Meredith Axelrod at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Judy Collins at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • Slaid Cleaves at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 17th: • KEXP Presents Hundred Waters, Moses Sumney, Dutty Wilderness at Neumos // 21+Read more…

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Monday Music News

NPR Music is currently streaming the forthcoming release from local ladies THEESatisfaction. Get a sneak peek at the album EarthEE here, out February 24th via Sub Pop Records. The album features guest appearances from labelmates Shabazz Palaces, as well as Meshell Ndegeocello. Be sure to tune in to KEXP on Monday, February 23rd for aRead more…

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