Category Archives: Video Roundup

O Happy Canada Day: A Video Roundup

Today, millions of Canadians celebrate Canada Day, their nation’s birthday, dating back to 1867, when the four current British colonial provinces joined to form the country consisting of ten provinces and three territories that we know today. We at KEXP feel a particular kinship with our polite northern neighbors, not just because their western-most metropolisRead more...

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Father’s Day Video Roundup

Let’s face it: being a dad ain’t easy. While moms bring us to life, nurture us and help us grow, a dad’s role is complicated. Whether they be armchair coaches or on the ground leaders, workaholics or thrill seekers, coding nerds or rivetheads, dads may be the ones who teach us the most about life.Read more...

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R.I.P. Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek, founding member of influential ’60s band The Doors, passed away this morning at the age of 74 after a battle with bile duct cancer. Doors guitarist Robby Krieger said in a statement, “I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend and bandmate Ray Manzarek today. I’m just glad toRead more...

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Video Roundup: Earth Day 2013 Playlist

Preceding the mass media’s adoption of the “green” movement by almost forty years, Earth Day celebrates and demonstrates support for environmental protection. Now in its 43rd year, the initially proposed date for the internationally-observed holiday was March 21 - the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere - but the established date was chosenRead more...

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I Got High 4/20 Playlist!

Happy Weed Day, everyone! Though the origins of “420″ aren’t quite the stuff of legend (it was not actually police code for marijuana use in progress), it certainly has become the rallying cry of pot smokers and is celebrated daily without anyone’s help. But the day 4/20 is likely to raise more blunts, and hopefullyRead more...

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Happy National Pet Day!

Today is National Pet Day! While you probably don’t need a lot of reminders to appreciate that furried, feathered or finned one in your life, who might right now be curled up beside you, romping around your yard or sitting eagerly waiting for food, today is for remembering all our little friends. Pets demand attention,Read more...

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Video Roundup: Remembering Kurt

Few artists resonate so strongly with KEXP listeners and all Seattle music fans as Kurt Cobain. His band, Nirvana, wasn’t the first to break out of the Northwest nor did their groundbreaking breakthrough, Nevermind, sell the most among their contemporaries, but Cobain probably represented more of the local attitude of the early 90′s than anyoneRead more...

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Video Roundup: Fools Rush In - An April Fool’s Playlist

As they say in Texas, “Fool me once, shame on... shame on you... fool me, can’t get fooled again!” But you can get fooled all you want, right here with our April Fool’s Day Video Roundup. It’s safe, it’s easy... no whoopee cushions, exploding cigars or Weasley Whiz-bangs... just good songs about being fool. YouRead more...

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Video Roundup: Seattle Women Who Rock Month!

Recently, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn declared February to be Seattle Women Who Rock Month. The announcement was spurred by a new play and history project created by Gretta Harley (Maxi Badd, Danger Dens), Sarah Rudinoff, and Elizabeth Kenny called These Streets, a fictionalized story heavily inspired by the lives and music of the women ofRead more...

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We Heart You: KEXP’s Valentine’s Day Video Round-up

Happy Valentine’s Day, all you KEXP listeners and friends! Here’s a selection of some of the great songs of love and heartbreak from the past and present as a special valentines day treat for you all. They’ll get you through the day if you’re alone, or get you and a special someone through the dayRead more...

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