Category Archives: Local Music

Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 17th • Flosstradamus, Curtis Williams, Two-9 at Showbox SoDo // 21+ (more info) • GZA at The Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, November 18th • Flying Lotus at The Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents FKA Twigs at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) •Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: CASH Music Seattle Summit 11/15 & 11/16

Want to learn more about music and technology? There’s no better event than this week’s CASH Music Seattle Summit! This Portland-based non-profit (whose acronym is formed from “Coalition of Artists and Stakeholders”) began in 2008 as a way to better connect musicians and labels to the listeners by using open-source technology. CASH Music’s free servicesRead more…

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Song of the Day: GravelRoad – Green Grass

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 is “Green Grass,” by Seattle’s GravelRoad from the 2014 album El Scuerpo on Knick Knack. GravelRoadRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 10th • Rhett Miller w/ Salim Nourallah at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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Monday Music News

Sad news from local artist Star Anna: her beloved beagle buddy, Forest, was recently hit by a car and has sustained some injuries. Thankfully, he’s recovering nicely. If you’ve fallen in love with Forest like we have (read our pet profile on him here), please consider making a donation to help with his doctor’s billsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 3rd • David J (of Bauhaus/Love & Rockets) at Elliott Bay Book Company // All Ages (more info) • Method Man and Redman at the Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Kingdom of the Holy Sun, Immigrant Union, Tokyo Idaho at the Sunset Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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Monday Music News

Late last month, Colin Meloy of The Decemberists took to the streets of Brooklyn to announce the Portland band’s new album, What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World, will be out January 20th on Capitol Records. Today, we’ve got the studio version of the track “Make You Better” to share, and it’s even dreamierRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Tomo Nakayama

Lead vocalist and bandleader of Grand Hallway, and solo artist in his own right, Tomo Nakayama has a beautiful voice and a calming presence. He’s one of those artists that, when you see him, you are soothed and introspective at the same time. On November 4th, Tomo is playing 14 shows around the city ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: ODESZA – Say My Name (feat. Zyra)

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 “Say My Name (feat. Zyra)”Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 11/1

This Saturday, November 1st, KEXP’s Audioasis Community Partnerships Concert features local hip-hop acts Gifted Gab, Hightek Lowlives, and Nu Era. They’ll bring the beats to the Vera Project for an all-ages show to benefit East African Community Services.

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