Tag Archives: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

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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Bumbershoot 2011, Sunday: Still More Bands, More Photos

The 2011 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival may be done now, but we’ve still got more to write about and more photos and videos to show you. For now, here’s a selection of yet more bands that played on Sunday this year. Keep an eye on the blog for more Bumbershoot coverage.  

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week — Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more…

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Sonic Roundup 8/17

When Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed live on KEXP last month (listen here if you missed it), they introduced a brand new song called “Can’t Hold Us” featuring the debut of young local singer named Ray Dalton. The official version of the new tune, along with Dalton’s stunning vocals, has just been released as aRead more…

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more…

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