Tag Archives: Rachel Flotard

Sub Pop Records Will Have Their Revenge on Seattle: Looking Back on 25 Years, Part 1

This year, Sub Pop Records celebrates its 25th anniversary, and on Saturday, July 13th, they’re throwing an all-out bash with the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, a free music festival in Georgetown. To commemorate the occasion, we’ve reached out to Sub Pop employees, artists, friends, and sometimes foes to ask for their favorite memories of thisRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Musical Mommys!

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. Mother’s Day falls on this Sunday, May 12th. Mother’s Day is not celebrated on the same day throughout the world. Since theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

December starts off with a full week of fantastic new shows to tell you about. Monday sets the bar high for one of our favorites bands – Simian Mobile Disco at Neumos. On Thursday, Neumo’s hosts another must see show with Charles Bradley and The Mehanan Street Band, and you can also check out JohnRead more…

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KEXP presents SMooCH: Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital

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KEXP proudly presents the first annual Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital Benefit and Auction, or as we like to call it, SMooCH. The show, which will take place at The Triple Door on Friday, December 7 at 6 pm, will feature a host of talented local bands. Tickets are $100 for general admission/standing room andRead more…

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Summer Fundraising Drive: “A beacon of originality”

It isn’t unusual to find Rachel Flotard on KEXP. Her (former) band Visqueen remains one of the KEXP Community’s best-loved Seattle favorites. Her record label, Local 638, has issued stellar full-lengths from Shelby Earl, Cristina Bautista, and Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs.  Go poke around the KEXP Flickr pages, and you’ll find snaps ofRead more…

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Live Video: Reykjavik Calling at The Crocodile

As part of our ongoing effort to promote cultural exchange between Seattle and Iceland, KEXP teamed up with City of Reykjavik, Seattle City of Music Festival, and sponsors Icelandair and Iceland Naturally, to bring a night of free music at The Crocodile last November. The lineup of artists for the “Sister City Showcase: Reykjavik Calling”Read more…

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This Friday: Reykjavík Is Calling You!

What makes Reykjavík a sister city to Seattle? Cold, rainy weather? Long summer days and even longer winter nights? A lot of great music coming from a relatively small area? Find out this Friday, November 5th, by joining KEXP at the Crocodile for Reykjavik Calling, a cultural exchange between Seattle and Reykjavík. For this freeRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from September

KEXP was very, very busy in September as we hosted live performances at Bumbershoot (Seattle) from the KEXP Music Lounge, along with live performances at Music Fest NorthWest (MFNW – Portland). On top of those we were still able to squeeze in quite a few quality live performances at our in station studio. [Pictures fromRead more…

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