Tag Archives: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About Shopping

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. Today as we recover from our food comas, Black Friday falls upon us, so we’re looking at songs about shopping. The term “Black Friday” originated in Philadelphia back in 1966. Those who workedRead more...

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Also Out This Week: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - The Heist

David Hasselhoff, move over! The Heist is now #1 in Germany! And #1 in the U.S. and Canada too! The new album by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, out today, has blown up on iTunes and steadily moved up the charts since it was released this morning until it hit the top spot, beating out hotRead more...

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Song of the Day: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Same Love

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Same Love” by Macklemore &Read more...

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis release The Heist online trailer

Less than a week after announcing their debut full-length The Heist on The Morning Show, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have released an online trailer for the album, due out October 9. The video features Macklemore discussing their home-made recording studio, their humble D.I.Y. beginnings, and the recent recording process leading up to their first full-lengthRead more...

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis release new song, support marriage equality

Following their recent announcement this past Monday morning of their new album, The Heist (due October 9), and their upcoming tour, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis today have released a new song, which on his Twitter feed Macklemore says is “One that I’ve wanted to put out for a while. Seems like the time is right...”Read more...

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Friday on My Mind: Modern Anthems for St. Patrick’s Day

Friday on My Mind is a weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we post videos centered around a different theme each and every week. As you probably already know, tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. So serve up some corned beef with cabbage and raise your pint of Guinness to these Modern AnthemsRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2011: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

A fashion trend emerged Sunday at Bumbershoot on teenagers and twentysomethings: the “My City’s Filthy” shirt, a verse from the song, “The Town,” the cut that launched Ben Haggerty’s (better known as Macklemore) stardom with producer Ryan Lewis. The slew of Macklemore merch foreshadowed the record-setting attendance for the duo’s show later that evening onRead more...

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