Category Archives: Video Roundup

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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Video Roundup: Gringo de Mayo

Oh, Cinco de Mayo, you poor, misunderstood holiday. As KEXP’s own DJ Chilly, host of El Sonido, explains, May 5th is not “Mexican Independence Day,” like so many believe. It actually commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla when a small Mexican army defeated the French. That’s worth celebrating, right? Well, not exactly, ‘cause France cameRead more...

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Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day, everybody. Today we celebrate the birth of our planet... oh, wait, no, today we pay attention to the giant sphere hurtling through space that we all live on, and hopefully take a few moments to reflect on the valuable gifts it gives us and our own impact upon it. Earth Day itselfRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy Weedster!

In a bizarre act of serendipity, Easter falls on April 20th this year, or, uh, “4/20“. So, be careful what kind of “Easter grass” you use to line your baskets, and your kids might have to battle some adults in the Easter candy aisle. In fact, plenty of different treats will be, um, “baked” thisRead more...

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Video Roundup: National Sibling Day

Happy Sibling Day, everyone! In today’s Video Roundup, KEXP is bringing you a slough of bands comprised of brothers and sisters. Our list includes: HAIM, The Jackson Five, The National, Kings of Leon, The Bee-Gees, Radiohead, CocoRosie, and First Aid Kit. It’s a wonderful demonstration of the potential power of familial collaboration — no matterRead more...

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Video Roundup: Nirvana’s Cover Songs

On the 20th anniversary of his death, KEXP is celebrating the life of one of Seattle’s greatest musicians. On April 5, 1994, Kurt Cobain took his own life but left an indelible legacy for musicians and fans across the world. Throughout the day on Friday, April 4, KEXP DJs are playing a variety of songsRead more...

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