Category Archives: Local Music

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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Monday Music News

If you caught the most recent episode of HBO’s Girls, you may have heard the previously unreleased track from St. Vincent. If not, stream the song below. The track is said to be a demo left over from last year’s self-titled fourth studio album. Girls music supervisor Manish Raval told Billboard: “I said to St.Read more…

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KEXP Q&A: THEESatisfaction

THEESatisfaction are the wise goddesses of Seattle soul. Their celestial music is wrapped up in a shaman spirit and street sounds. They’re also about to embark one perhaps their biggest tour to date with NW darlings, Sleater-Kinney. We had a chance to catch up with the duo and ask them about their favorite featured artist,Read more…

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Friday Music News

Not only has he taken his haircut, Jack White will now be re-releasing the first vinyl record ever cut by Elvis Presley himself. A press release from Third Man Records explains: “Utilizing the actual unrestored audio as it currently exists on the sole original copy of ‘My Happiness’ b/w. ‘That’s When Your Heartaches Begin’ ThirdRead more…

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Agitated Atmosphere: Broken Water – Wrought

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As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Helio Sequence – Stoic Resemblance

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Stoic Resemblance” by The HelioRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 3/7

By McKenna Haley March’s Community Partnership Benefit Show is coming up on Saturday, March 7th at The Sunset. This month’s show is in support of Motley Zoo Animal Rescue, a local, foster-based, volunteer run, nonprofit that rescues and finds permanent homes for pets in need. The only thing that could possibly hold a candle toRead more…

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