Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day: Figg – A Case Study in Plagiarism

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 “A Case Study inRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Reverend Dollars

Seattle-based DJ and producer Reverend Dollars (aka Renee Jarreau Greene) is the founder and co-organizer of the Darqness queer and trans people of color arts collective and the organizer of Soul-Fi. Her work focuses on bringing together marginalized black, trans, queer, and people of color communities through the mediums of music and dance. After aRead more…

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Song of the Day: Headwaves – Mama

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Mama” by Headwaves, from theirRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Introcut

A staple on the local DJ/producer scene for over a decade, Seattle’s Mathew Moroni (aka Introcut) has consistently pushed progressive cutting-edge beats and heady body-moving rhythms on dancefloors all around town, most notably at Lo-Fi where he’s been a key player in the highly-revered Stop Biting nights and as a member of the Trashy TrashRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: J-Nasty

J-Nasty is the alias of Seattle’s Janice Ibarra, an emerging DJ and co-founder of the Women.Weed.Wifi collective/movement, who also finds time to teach yoga, run the online thrift shop Seamlessly Supernatural, and help out at Moksha, an art gallery and clothing boutique in the U-District. A multi-faceted creative talent raised in Federal Way and immersedRead more…

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KEXP Presents Deck The Dock: A Kids Dance Party This Sunday!

Put on your dancing stockings because this Sunday, as KEXP presents Deck the Dock: A Kids Dance Party from 9:30 AM to noon! At Waterfront Park, located between the festive Great Wheel and the Seattle Aquarium, you and your friends and family can enjoy a free morning of music, including live sets from Caspar BabypantsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Dude York – Black Jack

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, comes from local band DudeRead more…

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SMooCH 2016 Rocks, Helps Raise $3 Million for Sick and Needy Kids

This year’s SMooCH benefit was a huge success, bringing in more than $3 for uncompensated care. The feel-good fundraising concert also boasted one of the best single-night lineups of the year. A cold, damp Saturday night made the red-lit, warm Showbox at the Market all the more inviting. But the sold-out VIP crowd would certainlyRead more…

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Live Review: D.R.A.M. with Seattle Rock Orchestra & The Flavr Blue at Neumos 12/12/16

When given the chance to introduce himself, Scott Teske of the Seattle Rock Orchestra had a pretty straightforward agenda at Monday night’s Neumos show. “We just like music”, he laughed, jostling his bass, “and we like this crazy collaborations”. Crazy collaboration does not begin to describe the magic that happened tonight thanks to tech godRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Trinitron

Seattle’s Trinity “Trinitron” Meriwood is a beloved local DJ that has been immersed in the underground electronic music scene since the early 1990s and steady rocking parties behind the turntables for the past decade. A passionate purveyor of the funkiest flavors of house music, Trinitron has spun in clubs all over Seattle as well asRead more…

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