Tag Archives: Nirvana

National Radio Week: A Matt Pinfield WHTG Playlist

As part of KEXP’s National Radio Week coverage, on the KEXP Blog we will be spotlighting some of the stories and personal testimonials given by a variety of radio luminaries in interviews done with KEXP DJs John Richards, Kevin Cole, and Morning Show producer Owen Murphy. These interviews articulately explain the enduring legacy of early independentRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has announced a new solo album called Fatherland to be released in October. Back in May, he shared a new solo song “Yemaya” and now he has shared the single “Streets Been Talkin” which he describes as “a bittersweet ode to romance and the passing of time.” Okereke’s last soloRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Butch Vig and The Smart Studios Story

Last year, the documentary The Smart Studios Story premiered, a tribute to the now-legendary recording studio, founded by also now-legendary producer/musician Butch Vig and Steve Marker. Opened in 1983 when the two were college students at the University of Wisconsin, and closed in 2010 after a decline in usage, the studio helped bring to lifeRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2016

It’s that time of year again, and KEXP has a menu of musical delights for your Thankgiving! And in the spirit of the holiday, we want to thank all our donors and listeners for helping make listener-powered KEXP happen. (And if you’re not a donor yet, why not make a tax-deductible gift before the endRead more…

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Nevermind25: From the EMP Museum Oral Histories Archive

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary on September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the EMP Museum Oral Histories Archive. Bruce Pavitt, co-founderRead more…

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Nevermind25: Exclusive Interview Footage from the EMP Museum, Part Two

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary this Saturday, September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabiliaRead more…

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KEXP Fall Fundraising Drive: You Shape Tomorrow’s Sounds Today

Some radio stations only play the latest hits. Others spin nothing but oldies. But thanks to financial support from music lovers like you, you can hear the best music of all eras and styles on listener-powered KEXP. When you tune in for special programs like our silver anniversary celebration of Nirvana’s Nevermind and today’s BestRead more…

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Nevermind25: Exclusive Interview Footage from the EMP Museum, Part One

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary this Saturday, September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabiliaRead more…

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Review Revue Redux: Nirvana – Nevermind

Back in 2008, our intrepid Review Revue Reviewer, Levi Fuller, took an in-depth look at the old KCMU vinyl for Nirvana’s Nevermind. In celebration of the album’s 25th anniversary, we revisit that blog post below. KEXP celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind all week long, leading to a special encore presentation on Audioasis, Saturday,Read more…

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Nevermind25: KEXP Listeners Remember Nirvana, Part Two

As KEXP celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, we asked our listeners to share their memories of this iconic release. (You can still call us at 4124-GRUNGE (412-447-8643) and leave your story, too.) Here are just a few of the stories; we’ll be sharing more on-air and online throughout the week! KEXP celebrates theRead more…

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