Category Archives: Video Roundup

Video Roundup: Summer Solstice

It doesn’t quite feel like it in Seattle — we’ve been alternating from jackets to tank tops, boots to sandals, all in the same day — but the Summer Solstice is this Saturday, June 21st! Due to the tilt of earth’s semi-axis on this day, it will be the longest period of daylight, perfect forRead more...

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Video Roundup: Take Your Dog To Work Day

Here at KEXP, every day is Take Your Dog To Work Day, but today, Friday, June 20th, it’s officially a day to have a furry office-mate! Started in 1999 by Pet Sitters International (PSI), Take Your Dog To Work Day was initiated to celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions from localRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy Father’s Day

Forget ties or golf clubs -- for a KEXP Dad, we’re celebrating Father’s Day with a video roundup, featuring everything from folk to electronic. Music is one of the first ways we bond with our fathers: from listening to records together, having the radio on in the car on the way to school, or maybeRead more...

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Video Roundup: Flag Day

It was on this day in 1777 that we adopted the ol’ stars and stripes to represent our country, and in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially established June 14th as Flag Day! Flags have waved all throughout musical history, too, whether black or pink or wild. Hoist your own flag up the flagpole, and enjoyRead more...

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Video Roundup: 1994

Twenty years ago, music had one of its most creatively abundant years of music. 1994 saw strong debut releases in every genre, from Oasis to Outkast. Grunge was at the height of its power with excellent local releases from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and Nirvana released their MTV Unplugged session. Sadly, it wasRead more...

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Video Roundup: World Goth Day 5/22

Compiled by Matt Pritchard and Susan Hood Layer on the black eyeliner and cue up Siouxsie Sioux — it’s World Goth Day! For those of us with a love of all things grimly fiendish, this Thursday is a day to celebrate our darker sides and pasty pallors. Initiated in 2010, May 22nd marks a holidayRead more...

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Video Roundup: Sasquatch! Festival

Whether it be creating a playlist for the long haul over to the Gorge on our Music That Matters Podcast, or keeping you in the know with the inside details, over here at KEXP, we’re preparing you to enjoy each and every moment at Sasquatch! Festival as best you can. Sure, there are inevitable glitchesRead more...

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Video Roundup: National Bike To Work Day + KEXP Energizer Station

Rogue cyclists! Transportation enthusiasts! Renegade environmentalists! Tighten those brakes, fill your tires, and grease that chain. Why? Because tomorrow, May 16th, is National Bike to Work Day. Sure, cycling is an excellent way to reduce pollution and stress levels, but how often do you get the opportunity to work-out before working-in? When you’re on yourRead more...

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Video Roundup: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival 5/16-5/17

With Sasquatch! coming up on Memorial Day Weekend, and then Capitol Hill Block Party, Pickathon, MFNW and Bumbershoot following this summer, there is already a sizable list of local music festivals amassing in the Northwest’s collective conscious. But you can kick off the festival season this weekend, while avoiding high ticket prices or transportation costs,Read more...

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Video Roundup: Happy Mother’s Day

We love our moms at KEXP! Whether it’s singing us to sleep, or taking us to our first shows, it’s often our mothers who provide us with our first real musical connection to the world. We’ve got some great memories of moms at the station, from Rachel Flotard of Visqueen, who dropped by KEXP withRead more...

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