Category Archives: Spring Pledge Drive

Out This Week 2/28

In this week’s list of new releases, you’ll find a handful of bands you’ve likely heard about first while listening to KEXP or reading this blog. As we’re currently deep into our Spring Membership Drive, we’re asking you to consider all this new… and often free!… music we’ve helped you discover over the years andRead more…

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KEXP Spring Membership Drive: Discover. Play. Repeat.

The summer I turned 16, I spent many afternoons driving aimlessly, just happy to be behind the wheel. I’d often end up at Twist & Shout, a record store near downtown Denver, where I’d wander between listening stations for hours. Drive. Listen. Repeat. At the record store, I’d rifle through the FREE bin, searching forRead more…

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KEXP’s 2012 Spring Membership Drive is Dy-no-mite!

by Gwen Colwell, Assistant Director of Development, Annual Giving The Spring Membership Drive is literally just minutes away and I am psyched to get it started. Leon and crew will be starting us off strong with Shake the Shack which is always a good time. I can’t wait for you to see the new KEXPRead more…

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Spring Membership Drive: My Morning with a Musical Revolutionary

During KEXP’s drives, energy runs high: phones ring, volunteers chat, parents stop in with their kids to make a donation and grab a cupcake. The week moves at such a breathtaking pace I have to remind myself to slow down every so often. When I’m home, I can take time to do simple things likeRead more…

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Spring Membership Drive: The KEXP Badge of Pride

With constant detours, dismantling of major thoroughfares, and ever-increasing traffic congestion, the chance to listen to the radio remains one of the few pleasures associated with driving in the city of Seattle. (Lake views are nice, too.) I do listen to KEXP all day long at the office, but there’s something about cruising in theRead more…

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Spring Membership Drive: Thank you!

We would like to thank everyone who helped make KEXP’s Spring Membership Drive a success — from the league of phone room volunteers, to the local businesses who supplied delicious food, energizing coffee and even relaxing massages to keep them at the peak of their productivity, and to you especially, our donating members. KEXP survivesRead more…

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Spring Membership Drive: KEXP Powers Our Lives

We’ve heard so many inspiring stories all week long about why you power KEXP! Heartfelt testimonials from around the world have been pouring in, telling us just how much the music matters.

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Spring Membership Drive: KEXP – A Reliable, Solid Constant

I’ve bumped into a few people of notoriety in my life… I once lifted free weights in a Denver health club next to Tommy Chong (the dude was cut!)… I was at a Mookie Blaylock show at the Off Ramp where Matt Dillon was hanging out, doing research for Singles… when I was 13 IRead more…

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Spring Membership Drive: Hump Day – Please Support!

Membership drives are an amazing opportunity for those of us here at KEXP to be reminded of how important this station is to so many people. The music on KEXP seems so much more personal to listeners than what’s on your typical radio station. I guess you know that since you choose to listen. OurRead more…

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Spring Membership Drive: Five Days In – and We’re Counting on You

We’re five days into the Spring Membership Drive, and a slight whiff of hysteria is starting to sweep over the staff and DJs. It could just be from living for days off of caffeine and cupcakes.

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