Category Archives: Swinging Doors

Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural Swingin’ Roadhouse Night 8/22

It was a raucous, rollickin’ way to close out the 2014 Concerts at the Mural series! Last Friday, August 22nd, hundreds of Seattleites gathered beneath the Space Needle for an evening of music curated by our specialty show DJs, Don Slack of Swingin’ Doors and Greg Vandy of The Roadhouse on KEXP. Pianos in theRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: The Light Of The Day

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 412 - The Light Of The Day: KEXP’s Don SlackRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sometimes The Grass Is Really Greener

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 396 - Sometimes The Grass Is Really Greener Swingin’ DoorsRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Don Slack

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Live Video: Country Lips

There isn’t a plethora out there on the wide open spaces of the internet about the wild Seattle band Country Lips, so here’s a bit of detail: the 7-piece band sounds like a whiskey-infused, shack-swaying barn party. The staple of their music is their fast moving fingers on violin, guitar and keys, accompanied by vocalsRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Marji Makers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Marji Makers

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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KEXP’s 2011 Rockabilly Ball Preview!

Tonight sees the kickoff event for the 24th Annual Shake the Shack Rockabilly Ball at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. Doors open at 8pm each night, and each night sees a different lineup of Shake the Shack favorites gathered together for an evening of music, drinks, and shenanigans. The event will also feature a carRead more...

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Song of the Day: Whitey Morgan and the 78s - I Ain’t Drunk

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by bands performing during the 24th Annual Shake TheRead more...

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Live Video: Hayes Carll

35-year-old Hayes Carll has gone from playing songs at local bars to appearing at the 2010 Austin City Limits festival, all on the back of his sturdy, folk-influenced country. Never wavering from the music that calls his name, Carll endured the pains of trying to make it in the Austin music scene before returning homeRead more...

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