Tag Archives: David Bowie

Bed Peace: A KEXP Video Roundup

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were certainly not the only ones singing for peace, and many have and will join them in the decades to come. As KEXP gathers for a Bed-In for Peace in the Gathering Space, starting at 8:00 AM, here on the blog, we’ve gathered some of our favorite songs about loveRead more…

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Remembering Bowie: KEXP Exclusive Interviews

In this day and age, you’d be hard-pressed to find any musician who wasn’t influenced by David Bowie. KEXP has chatted with just a few, which we share below, on this one year anniversary of Bowie’s passing. KEXP celebrates the life of David Bowie on-air beginning Sunday, January 8th, on what would have been DavidRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s been a year since the release of David Bowie‘s Blackstar, the #1 Album of 2016, as voted on by KEXP listeners. And to mark what would have been his 70th birthday, an EP has been released featuring some of the last songs this musical icon recorded, including “No Plan”, “Killing a Little Time”, “WhenRead more…

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Remembering Bowie: A KEXP Video Roundup

It was a year ago today that KEXP celebrated our annual Intergalactic Bowie Day celebration on what was David Bowie‘s 69th birthday, sadly followed by an on-air mourning of his passing mere days later. While the passing of time has done nothing to dull the pain, the power and influence of his music is moreRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: David Bowie Tribute Events Around Seattle

They don’t call Seattle the “City of Music” for nothing, and the outpouring of David Bowie tribute shows this weekend is a great example why. From yoga to film screenings and more, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate his life with fellow music lovers. Check out a few of these events below: Bowie’s Birthday BashRead more…

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Friday Music News

The timing of this couldn’t be more perfect with David Bowie‘s 70th birthday (and sadly, the anniversary of his passing) right around the corner: listen to a cover of “Sorrow” from Jenny Lewis below, which is actually a cover of a cover since it’s originally by The McCoys, but then popularized by Bowie on 1973’sRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Gilbreath

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016 here on the KEXP Blog. You can also check out lists from staff and volunteers, plus check out KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016, too! John Gilbreath’s 2016 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 1 Steve LehmanRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Atticus

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in tomorrow, Friday, December 16th from 6AM to 6PM PT to hear if your picks made the list. And check out all our DJs TopRead more…

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To Those We Lost in 2016, Part One

2016 was an especially brutal year: we lost David Bowie, Prince, Sharon Jones, Leonard Cohen, Lemmy Kilmister, Phife Dawg, and that’s just to mention a few. (In fact, part two of the list can be found here.) KEXP will celebrate the lives of all these artists on the air, tomorrow, Thursday, December 15th from 6:00Read more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2016, Part 2

For the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2016 lists in anticipation of KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016, which we will reveal, and countdown on air, this Friday starting at 6AM. KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes asRead more…

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