Category Archives: Music Heals

Local Artist Spotlight: Caspar Babypants

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week we’re highlighting Seattle children’s music project Caspar Babypants, who play KEXP’s Music Heals: Beyond Cancer this Thursday from 6 to 8 PM in the KEXP Gathering Space. Savvy Seattlites will quickly recognize Chris Ballew, akaRead more…

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Music Heals: KEXP Community Sound-Off on Songs That Give Them Strength

Music heals. Not only has it been scientifically proven to calm anxiety and ease pain, but below, we share anecdotal proof of the power of song. We asked members of the KEXP community to share the songs they turn to during tough times. Check out their picks below. “Marrow” by YOB Probably one of theRead more…

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Music Heals: KEXP Exclusive Interview with Phantogram

During the recording process of Phantogram‘s third album, Three, members Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter experienced a devastating loss. Barthel’s sister and Carter’s close friend Becky died by suicide. While the electro-pop duo has always explored dark themes in their songwriting, they weren’t prepared to face such trauma head-on. Since the tragedy, Barthel and CarterRead more…

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Music Heals: Mental Health Organizations Spotlight

This Thursday, October 12th, KEXP presents Music Heals: Mental Health, a day of programming to call attention to the public health crisis that is depression and anxiety and how music can help you know you’re not alone. Over the next few days, DJs John Richards and Kevin Cole will be airing interviews with some ofRead more…

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