Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day Podcast: Dreamsalon – Soft Stab

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 is ‘Soft Stab’ by Dreamsalon from the 2014 album Soft Stab on SweetRead more…

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Song of the Day: Ghosts I’ve Met – The Shape of Space

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 is “The Shape of Space” by Ghosts I’ve Met from the 2015 self-releasedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Sallie Ford – Oregon

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 is “Oregon” by Sallie Ford from the 2015 album Slap Back on VanguardRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: DJ Gigs

Portland-based electronic producer, singer, and songwriter Natasha Kmeto is a multifaceted talent that has recently introduced the new DJ Gigs alias to her arsenal in order to separate her DJ’ing sets from live performances. A stunning live performer, Kmeto transfers her magnetic and kinetic energy into hard-hitting, bass-heavy DJ sets, storming through some of theRead more…

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Monday Music News

We’ve been teasing tracks from the upcoming Courtney Barnett album on the air, and now UK listeners can hear the whole dang album. Listeners overseas can stream the Australian singer/songwriter’s debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit below, which hits stores on March 24th via Mom + Pop. And onRead more…

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Live Review: Grand Reopening of Chop Suey with Dead Moon and Girl Trouble 3/13/15

review by Brit Parks and Victoria Holt // photos by Victoria Holt Chop Suey hosted a “soft opening” on Friday, March 6th, but last Friday the real celebration arrived: the grand reopening of Capitol Hill’s local club for dirty, fun punk shows. Tacoma garage rockers Girl Trouble opened Chop Suey’s new stage, cracking a jokeRead more…

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Song of the Day: Zebra Hunt – Half Right

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 “Half Right” by Seattle bandRead more…

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Song of the Day Podcast: THEESatisfaction – EarthEE

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 “EarthEE” by THEESatisfaction from theRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: DJ Nitty Gritty

Seattle’s Garrett Lunceford, a.k.a. DJ Nitty Gritty, has become a staple on the soul scene as a current resident DJ at the Sophisticated Mama parties at Havana on Thursdays, as well as often rocking it with the influential Emerald City Soul Club crew. Propelled by a love for the finest in both rare and popularRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 9th: • Doomtree, Busdriver, Transit at Neumos // All Ages [SOLD OUT] (more info) • Wolf Alice at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Carl Barât & The Jackals at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Native Lights, Wray, Yonder at The Rendezvous // 21+ (more info) • British Invasion 50thRead more…

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