Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day: The Courtneys – Silver Velvet

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 “Silver Velvet” by Vancouver trioRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: CCL

CCL is Cecilia Corsano-Leopizzi, a DJ and visual artist based in Seattle, born in London, and with formidable roots in the underground scenes of Bristol and Rome. A prolific and impactful contributor to Seattle’s electronic music community, CCL is one of the core team members behind Decibel Festival and CORRIDOR festival, is a part ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Weirdo Machine – Something Inside

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 “Something Inside” by Weirdo Machine from their 2016Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ ZAI

DJ ZAI is the alias of Seattle native Isaiah Hinojosa, a self-taught vinyl DJ that strives to connect the dots between a variety of global club sounds every time he gets behind the decks. With a refined taste that covers a wide range of genres and tempos, he can frequently be found spinning at progressiveRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #3 at the MoPOP Museum 2/24

Week by week, we get closer to MoPOP’s Sound Off! finals on Saturday, March 11th, which will be broadcast LIVE on KEXP’s Audioasis! Now in its 16th year, this all-ages “battle of the bands” has introduced us to acts like The Lonely Forest, Naked Giants, Manatee Commune, and more. Last week’s winners were Federal WayRead more…

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2017 Upstream Music Fest + Summit: First Wave of Artists Announced

KEXP is excited to announce the first wave of artists playing the inaugural Upstream Music Fest + Summit, Thursday, May 11th, through Saturday, May 13th, in locations all over Pioneer Square. Upstream describes the lineup as “a love letter to music discovery in our region,” and just take a look at this first round ofRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #2 at the MoPOP Museum 2/17

It’s that time of year again: MoPOP’s Sound Off! has been pitting local bands against each other for 16 years now. The all-ages “battle of the bands” has introduced us to acts like The Lonely Forest, Naked Giants, Manatee Commune, and more. Every Friday night this month, a new band will progress to the finalsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Mega Bog – London

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, unrealeased 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 “London” by Mega Bog, from the 2017Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Melenie

Melenie Yap Chesneau, or simply Melenie, has long been one of the Seattle’s most trusted resources for quality music. A tireless networker dedicated to connecting people with top-shelf music, Melenie has handled a multitude of roles within the local music community. Her passion for promoting shows, producing events, and pushing good music eventually landed herRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #1 at the MoPOP Museum 2/10

It’s that time of year again: MoPOP’s Sound Off! has been pitting local bands against each other for 16 years now. The all-ages “battle of the bands” have introduced us to acts like The Lonely Forest, Naked Giants, Manatee Commune, and more. The 2017 competition kicks off tonight, Friday, February 10th, as DJ Troy NelsonRead more…

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