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KEXP Live from Iceland Airwaves 2016, Day 2: Samaris

KEXP can’t get enough of today’s first act, Samaris. They’ve been featured as song of the day, highlighted on several Music that Matters podcasts and yearly top-10 lists, and even played at the station’s New Home Opening in Seattle earlier this year. Today we have the pleasure of having them open day two of KEXP’s IcelandRead more…

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Airwaves Day Two is Here!

After an incredible first day of Iceland Airwaves, this cold, wet Reykjavik morning has bleary-eyed festival-goers seeking coffee and comparing schedules for the day. Here at KEX Hostel, guests and staff are enjoying the calm before the storm of Airwaves activity, and the KEXP is setting up for another day of fantastic music. Today’s schedule includes Icelandic acts SamarisRead more…

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Music that Matters: Strange Relations and Lost Boys

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. 525 – Strange Relations and Lost Boys DJ Atticus takes youRead more…

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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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