Tag Archives: Samaris

Live Video: KEXP’s New Home Grand Opening

Last month, KEXP officially opened the doors to our new home. To celebrate, we invited all our friends. Thousands of listeners and supporters showed up to our all-day party, featuring many of our favorite artists performing. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Bob Mould and Deep Sea Diver wowed the crowd outside in the Seattle Center’sRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Inside the Music of KEXP at KEXP’s New Home

It’s your last week to step Inside the Music of KEXP, a collaboration between KEXP and Microsoft. 4,000 square feet of currently vacant office space is transformed into an interactive installation. Check it out Monday through Friday from 12 PM – 7 PM, or Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM – 5 PM. The exhibitRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening: Samaris

Icelandic heartthrobs Samaris are familiar to KEXP’s most loyal fans, but they were clearly a surprise and a radical departure to the newcomers. The trio – vocalist, clarinetist, and beat maker/DJ – had the burden of having to follow-up Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings inside the Gathering Space, but they immediately rose to theRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Samaris

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. And theRead more…

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Nordic Playlist with DJ Kevin Cole

KEXP’s own DJ Kevin Cole (our Afternoon Show host and Senior Director of Programming) has curated a special mix for Nordic Playlist, a site that devoted to the best sounds from the North. As he explains to the site, “I went with a mix of mostly newer releases, like the Samaris track, which I love,Read more…

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Music That Matters: The Ups and Downs

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 503 – The Ups and Downs Afternoon Show host KevinRead more…

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Song of the Day: Samaris – Wanted 2 Say

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Wanted 2 Say” by Samaris fromRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: KEXP’s Video Producers

This past year, KEXP’s video team recorded and produced hundreds of memorable sessions performed in the live room at the our Dexter location. At this time of year, as everyone else is looking back over their favorites, so are we, but it’s nearly impossible to choose! Each band that entered our starry space or steppedRead more…

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KEXP Photographers Top 10 Albums of 2015

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s extremely talented and dedicated volunteer photographers, who generously donate so much of their time and talent to give everyone direct access to the hundreds of live sessions, concerts and events atRead more…

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Live Video: Samaris

Whether it’s their surroundings, the air, the water, the isolation or a communal appreciation of the arts, something has given Icelanders a lock on creating otherworldly sonic landscapes. Sigur Rós and Björk are of course the most famous of them, but if you’ve been listening to KEXP’s broadcasts from Iceland Airwaves over the past sixRead more…

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