Category Archives: Local Music

Song of the Day: Sir Coyler & His Asthmatic Band – Christmas Asthma Attack

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. This week, we are featuring Christmas-themed songs selected by Sonic Reducer host Brian Foss. Brian’s pickRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Dumps – Pokey The Toxic Tannenbaum

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. This week, we are featuring Christmas-themed songs selected by Sonic Reducer host Brian Foss. Brian’s pickRead more…

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Song of the Day: Dead Hot – Santa Claus Is Coming In Gas Form

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. This week, we are featuring Christmas-themed songs selected by Sonic Reducer host Brian Foss. Brian’s pickRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Rap Class

Rap Class is the alias of Portland’s John Kammerle, a vast resource of knowledge and skills as a DJ, a chameleonic and exploratory electronic producer, a school music teacher, and also a founding member of the beloved Dropping Gems collective. While he’s offered up his own productions on releases for Dropping Gems and other boutiqueRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Tacoma Four – Christmas Is A Drag

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. This week, we are featuring Christmas-themed songs selected by Sonic Reducer host Brian Foss. Brian’s pickRead more…

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Song of the Day: Battleme – Shake Shake

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Shake Shake” by BattlemeRead more…

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Photos: SMooCH 2015 Benefit Brings in Big Bucks

SMooCH was a smashing success. This year the Nordstrom family, with the help of KEXP, Sub Pop Records, and many generous donors, raised nearly $3 million for Seattle Children’s Hospital uncompensated care fund. The money will directly help to pay for critical care for sick kids, regardless of their family’s ability to pay the bill.Read more…

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Song of the Day: Benjamin Verdoes – Highly Emotional

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Highly Emotional” by BenjaminRead more…

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KEXP Premiere: The Cave Singers – Christmas Night

Beloved local trio The Cave Singers return early next year with their fifth full-length, Banshee, and today, KEXP presents a holiday treat: the album track “Christmas Night,” which you can stream below. Frontman Pete Quirk says of the single: Something that found us one afternoon while we were dreaming. Found photos of an apocalyptic life,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Danny Newcomb & The Sugar Makers – Known World

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Known World” by DannyRead more…

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