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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2017, Part 2

Throughout the month of December, KEXP has been counting down our top albums. From Top 10 lists from our DJs to the Top 90.3 of 2017 voted by listeners, we’ve chronicled a wide array of some of this year’s most thrilling released. Now we’re turning the mic over to our behind the scenes staff, volunteers,Read more…

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Christmas Time Is Here: Songs to Soundtrack Your Holiday

There’s a chill in the air, lights are adorning trees all around Seattle, and jingle bells can be faintly heard off in the distance. It can all only mean one thing: Christmas time is here again! Per tradition, KEXP has rounded up some of this year’s best Christmas songs from some of our favorite artists. HappyRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017. Check out the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And check out more top albums from KEXP DJs, staff, and volunteers here. DJ Kevin Cole’s 2017 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 1Read more…

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Why Music Matters: A Letter from KEXP’s Executive Director, Tom Mara

Music gives us hope. It helps us get through. Music brings people together and inspires change. All of these notions came together a few weeks ago when Mary and I attended the 2017 SMooCH fundraiser. I wish you all could have been with us at The Showbox that night. The lineup featured KEXP-favorites from across theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Björk released her latest album Utopia last month and has been steadily pumping out music videos ever since. Following the visuals for “The Gate,” “Blissing Me,” and “Utopia” comes the official video for album opener “Arisen My Senses.” The video stars Björk and her Utopia co-producer Arca, with Björk emerging from a giant womb as some sort ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

Arcade Fire have shared a remix of the title track of this summer’s Everything Now from their tourmates from the European leg of their recent tour, Colombian psychedelic cumbia band Bomba Estéreo. Simón Mejía of Bomba Estereo said that Win Butler approached the band with a couple of song possibilities to remix but they chose “Everything Now” because “weRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Reeves

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Tune in on Friday, December 15th from 6 AM to 6 PM PT as we countdown the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And checkRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Stevie Zoom

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Monday Music News

Killer Mike, rapper and half of the duo Run the Jewels, took a stand against Mike Pence’s announcement that he had left the Colts vs 49ers game because the players peacefully protested by kneeling during the national anthem. “I wonder how he feels about the constitution. The document that contains the principles this republic isRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn rap duo Run The Jewels have a new song featured in EA Sport’s new FIFA 18 video game called “Mean Demeanor.” The game comes out tomorrow and today a commercial has been released that features the “El Tornado Mix” of the song. The full soundtrack for FIFA 18 includes The War On Drugs, TheRead more…

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