Category Archives: Video Roundup

Fish in the Percolator: A Birthday Video Roundup for David Lynch

The owls may not be what they seem, but neither does David Lynch. As a director, writer, musician, actor, artist, even furniture designer, he truly does it all. It’s no surprise that his surrealistic influence extends to the music world, so on today, his 69th birthday, KEXP pays tribute to Lynch with a roundup ofRead more…

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Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: KEXP’s Video Producers

This past year, KEXP’s video team recorded and produced hundreds of memorable sessions performed in the live room at the our Dexter location. At this time of year, as everyone else is looking back over their favorites, so are we, but it’s nearly impossible to choose! Each band that entered our starry space or steppedRead more…

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R.I.P. Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead

He was born to raise hell, and he did it his entire life, but sadly,Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister died today. The hard-rocking and hard-living icon had seemed nearly indestructible, living an uncompromising 70 years on his own terms. Unfortunately, an extremely aggressive cancer got the better of him, and after being diagnosed only two daysRead more…

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You’re A Gift! KEXP’s Christmas Song Roundup

It should never go without saying that we at KEXP are amazed by the ongoing support by our listeners and friends. This year, you’ve helped us maintain our fiercely independent programming and find a new home, and now you’re continuing to help us fully compete it so that we can reach more of you thanRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Hanukkah 2015!

Hanukkah kicked off yesterday evening, and KEXP has your playlist of songs for the season. The eight-day festival of lights will run through Monday, December 14th, so spin these tracks while you spin the dreidel. Happy Hanukkah from everyone at KEXP!

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2015

It’s Thankgiving, and chances are, you’ve already got your menu all planned out, right? Well, to help feed your musical appetite, KEXP is serving up a Video Roundup of delicious songs below. No need to loosen your belt; this playlist platter is calorie free! Listen along as you finish up in the kitchen, greet yourRead more…

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Video Roundup: KEXP’s 13 Creepiest Clips for Halloween

How to make an already-eerie song even creepier? Try one of these 13 spooktacular clips, chosen for you by KEXP for Halloween! Proceed with caution though: some of these music videos are pretty disturbing, and not even those fun-size candies will comfort you!

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Satan Said Dance: Six Songs for the Devil on Halloween

October 31st. It’s a day for candy, costumes, and pumpkins, right? Well, if ’80s slasher films have taught us anything, it’s also a time for Satan to take your soul, or something, right? (Unless you’re a virgin teen… isn’t that how it works?) While the origins of Halloween have no definitive version — some sayRead more…

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Kristin Hersh Shares Five Favorite Vic Chesnutt Songs

It was a pact Vic Chesnutt held with Kristin Hersh, his long-time friend and frequent tourmate: “Don’t suck, don’t die.” The two prolific songwriters shared not only the stage, but struggles with major labels and with mental health. But, sadly, Chesnutt did die, from an overdose on Christmas 2009 at the age of 45. HershRead more…

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