Category Archives: Local Music

Live Video: Brandi Carlile

From pin dropping to firewatching, Brandi Carlile has lately shown a lot of range. On the heels of her unamplified Pin Drop Tour, the Northwest roots rock troubadour has released her fifth and and most rocking LP. The Firewatcher’s Daughter is the first since the birth of her own daughter, but this time Carlile doesn’tRead more…

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Song of the Day: Soft Sleep – Unravel

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 “Unravel” by Seattle bandRead more…

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Album Premiere: Nightmare Fortress – The Wanting

Since their inception in 2011, Nightmare Fortress has kept KEXP under a spell. Today, we’re excited to bring you an exclusive premiere of the Seattle band’s dark debut full-length, The Wanted, self-released next Tuesday, May 12th. Famed local producer Erik Blood (Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, Crypts) takes their dancefloor darkwave to new heights. KEXP Music DirectorRead more…

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Song Premiere: Motopony – Daylights Gone

If you were listening to the Morning Show with John Richards on Monday, you heard the world premiere of the latest single from Seattle band Motopony. “Daylights Gone” is the first glimpse from their upcoming sophomore LP, Welcome You, due June 23rd on Fast Plastic / eOne Music, and it’s glimmering one. On air, JohnRead more…

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Live Review: Kathleen Hanna at Neptune Theatre 4/29/15

“Girls to the front!” This was the mantra for feminist artist Kathleen Hanna when she fronted the influential punk band Bikini Kill in the ’90s. Twenty-five years later, Hanna is on tour, presenting the lecture Riot Grrl: Then and Now, and the girls were down in front at the Neptune Theatre, excited to hear fromRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival co-founder Ryan Crowther

Ryan Crowther is one of the co-foudners of the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival, the weekend musical celebration in Everett, WA, on May 15-17. The festival is in its second year and this go-round boasts a stellar lineup, including many local favorites like The Helio Sequence, Telekinesis, Deep Sea Diver, Cataldo, My Goodness, and Say Hi.Read more…

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Song of the Day: Chromatics – I Can Never Be Myself When You’re Around

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 “I Can Never BeRead more…

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KEXP Premiere: KAIROS remixes

The innovative releases continue for Lena Simon’s band, KAIROS. Who doesn’t like it when one masterful band takes the work of another for the sake of reinterpretation and homage? And today, we have two examples of this collaboration: a Cock & Swan remix of the KAIROS track, “Can / Cannot” and a Blush Cut (aRead more…

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Song of the Day: Solvents – Reeling Out

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 “Reeling Out” by SolventsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Rocky Votolato – The Hereafter

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 “The Hereafter” by RockyRead more…

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