Tag Archives: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Announcing the 2016 Bumbershoot Line-Up

Now that we’re in our New Home, the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival is in our own backyard of Seattle Center! And now that they’ve announced their 2016 line-up, we’re even more excited: local boys Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Death Cab for Cutie, and (former Seattleite) Father John Misty are playing this year, as wellRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Aside from Luna, aside from Dean & Britta, musician Britta Phillips is now branching out into a solo career. Her debut release, Luck or Magic, hits stores on April 29th on Double Feature, the label she co-runs with Luna’s Dean Wareham. Today, she shares a cover of the Evie Sands 1968 single “One Fine SummerRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Her headlining spot at Little Big Show #15 has already sold out, but at least you can stream the new Santigold album in its entirety below. Her highly-anticipated third full-length 99¢ hits stores on February 26th via Atlantic, and includes guest appearances from Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek, and more.Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/8

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, February 8th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Neon Squeeze (Neon Trees and Squeeze) The Late Show withRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last night at the American Music Awards, Seattle’s own Macklemore & Ryan Lewis debuted a brand-new track titled “Kevin,” which we can only assume is named for KEXP’s Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole. (Note: it’s not.) Soul sensation Leon Bridges joins them on guest vocals. Stream the single and watch their live performance below. [Spin]

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TV Eye: Week of 10/19

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, October 19th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Ryan Adams Last Call with Carson Daly: NOFX Conan: RichardRead more…

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Thursday Music News

More new music from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis! In this fun video for the track “Downtown,” Macklemore takes hip hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel on a stroll through the streets of Spokane. (And keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of Mariners’ Ken Griffey Jr., too.) The duo will debutRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Local hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis return with the sentimental track “Growing Up,” dedicated to Macklemore’s baby daughter, Sloane. He says on his website, “When you try to escape yourself, life has an interesting way of creating situations that force you to come back. To look at who you are. This is whyRead more…

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Friday On My Mind: Go Hawks!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. As 99% of Seattle knows, whether they like it or not, the Seattle Seahawks are defending Super Bowl Champs and 2015 NFCRead more…

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Music Match Update: All In … the Family

Like many of us, KEXP music lover Bernadette credits her family for influencing her musical tastes — both good and bad. “My sister had 8-tracks of Steve Miller Band and Fleetwod Mac,” she recalls. “We all gave her s**t about liking Bread, but I credit her for playing the first 45 I heard: Elton John’sRead more…

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