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Formerly titled “Music That Matters,” The Weekly Mix delivers a wonderfully eclectic mix from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs straight to your ears. With a range of themes curated by a different DJ each week and featuring genre-defying artists from around the world, The Weekly Mix helps you cut through the clutter of the digital landscape by highlighting music we think you should hear. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your work day, your work out, or your whatever!

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Formerly titled “Music That Matters,” The Weekly Mix delivers a wonderfully eclectic mix from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs straight to your ears. With a range of themes curated by a different DJ each week and featuring genre-defying artists from around the world, The Weekly Mix helps you cut through the clutter of the digital landscape by highlighting music we think you should hear. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your work day, your work out, or your whatever!

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Deep Archives?

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Where can I find episodes prior to 2018?

I love everything KEXP

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My favorite music podcastS And one of my favorite stations in the country.

iTunes Ratings

394 Ratings
Average Ratings
319
41
11
13
10

Deep Archives?

By zemra1 - Feb 23 2020
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Where can I find episodes prior to 2018?

I love everything KEXP

By searchingforsandwiches - Jan 07 2020
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My favorite music podcastS And one of my favorite stations in the country.
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Formerly titled “Music That Matters,” The Weekly Mix delivers a wonderfully eclectic mix from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs straight to your ears. With a range of themes curated by a different DJ each week and featuring genre-defying artists from around the world, The Weekly Mix helps you cut through the clutter of the digital landscape by highlighting music we think you should hear. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your work day, your work out, or your whatever!

Rank #1: Music That Matters, Vol. 684 - Runcast, Marathon Edition

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It's literally the MARATHON edition of the Music That Matters Podcast. Hosted by KEXP's John Richards, and infused with music and inspirational messages, this 3-plus hour podcast takes you through every aspect and emotion of running a marathon. We're cheering for you!

1. Explosions in the Sky - Your Hand in Mine
2. Lord Huron - Time To Run
3. The War on Drugs - Red Eyes
4. Animal Collective - What Would I Want? Sky
5. Maps - To the Sky
6. Washed Out - Eyes Be Closed
7. Arcade Fire - Keep the Car Running
8. Bombay Bicycle Club - Carry Me
9. Porcelain Raft - Big Sur
10. On Dead Waves - Blue Inside
11. Amen Dunes - Miki Dora
12. Junip - Your Life Your Call
13. The Rural Alberta Advantage - Terrified
14. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Coming Down
15. Japandroids - The House That Heaven Built
16. Akron/Family - River
17. Wye Oak - The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs
18. Yellow Ostrich - Marathon Runner
19. Cut Copy - Free Your Mind
20. Maribou State - Turnmills
21. The Preatures - Is This How You Feel?
22. Hammock - Everything and Nothing
23. Sulk - Black Infinity (Upside Down)
24. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Beat the Devil’s Tattoo
25. Sharon Van Etten - Words
26. Holy Esque - I Am the Truth
27. FONTAINES D.C. - Chequeless Reckless 
28. Broken Social Scene - Halfway Home
29. Architecture in Helsinki - Heart It Races (Trizzy’s Rusty Tin Can mix) 
30. Little Dragon - Ritual Union
31. Young Fathers - GET UP
32. Black Pumas - Colors 
33. Jose Gonzalez - Leaf Off / The Cave
34. Low - What Part of Me
35. Brian Jonestown Massacre - Vad Hände Med Dem? 
36. Nilüfer Yanya - In Your Head 
37. BRONCHO - Class Historian 
38. Matt and Kim - Daylight
39. Dana Buoy - Preacher
40. Washed Out - Don’t Give Up 
41. Foxing - Nearer My God
42. Strand of Oaks - Weird Ways
43. Black Belt Eagle Scout - Soft Stud
44. Lost Under Heaven - I&I
45. Slowdive - Star Roving
46. IDLES - Colossus
47. Middle Kids - Edge of Town
48. Quivers - You’re Not Always on My Mind
49. Geowulf - Saltwater
50. De Lux - Better At Making Time 
51. Spiritualized - A Perfect Miracle

Aug 30 2019

3hr 44mins

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Rank #2: Music That Matters, Vol. 627 - Runcast, Vol. 12

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Search for that runner's high with another soundtrack to your run curated by John Richards featuring music from Amen Dunes, Dessa, Loma, and Beach Slang.
1. Amen Dunes - Miki Dora
2. On Dead Waves - Blue Inside
3. Sulk - Black Infinity
4. Porcelain Raft - Big Sur
5. Wooden Shjips - Staring At the Sun
6. Loma - Joy
7. Local Natives - Past Lives
8. Beach Slang - Spin the Dial
9. Beach Slang - Punks in a Disco Bar
10. Born Ruffians - Miss You
11. Shakey Grave - Kids These Days
12. Dessa - 5 out of 6
13. Childish Gambino - Have Some Love
14. Lady Wray - Do It Again
15. The True Loves - The Dapper Derp
16. Louise Burns - Storms
17. Crocodiles - Telepathic Lover
18. Beach Fossils - This Year
19. STRFKR - Open Your Eyes
20. Jacuzzi Boys - Lucky Blade
21. Crater - Ladder Song

Aug 03 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #3: Music That Matters, Vol. 649 - Colossus - 2018 Year In Review

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DJ Kevin Cole brings a colossus mix of some of the best music of 2018, including tracks from artists both new and established that ruled KEXP's airwaves and in-studio sessions all year long. Love yourself and love this mix! It's what's really going on…
1. IDLES - Colossus2. Shame - Concrete3. Pearl Jam - Can't Deny Me4. Black Belt Eagle Scout - Soft Stud5. Jason McCue - When He Drinks6. Tres Leches - What Are You Doing7. Dessa - Fire Drills8. Young Fathers - In My View9. Fontaines D.C. - Chequeless Reckless10. Lithics - Specs11. Hot Snakes - Six Wave Hold-Down12. Kikagaku Moyo - Dripping Sun13. Gaye Su Akyol - Laziko14. Khruangbin - Maria Tambien15. Jenn Champion - Time To Regulate16. Júníus Meyvant - High Alert17. Cumulus - Sing To Me18. The Goon Sax - Make Time 4 Love19. Superorganism - Reflections on the Screen20. Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless

Dec 28 2018

1hr 23mins

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Rank #4: Music That Matters, Vol. 714 - Spring Sunrise

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Pacific Notions host DJ Alex shares a calming springtime mix of ambient, neo-classical, and new age songs to welcome the new season and provide some sonic solace during these stressful times. 

1. Haythem Mahbouli - Birth
2. Valotihkuu - Sunrise Lullaby
3. Darshan Ambient - The Rain Has Flown
4. Naneum - Newborn
5. Ben Crosland - The Snow Is Melting
6. Joram Feitsma - Rain
7. Trevor Ransom - Spring
8. Lucy Gooch - Sun
9. ann annie - blossom
10. Luke Sanger - Snow In Spring
11. Visionary Hours - rippling river drifts blue and green
12. Matt LaJoie - Everlasting Spring (Single Edit)
13. Ecovillage - New Life (feat. Ludvig Cimbrelius)
14. Constant Shapes - Awaken
15. WMD - Unfold
16. Michael David - Rain II (Slow)

To learn more about each artist and support them directly, follow the above links to their websites.

DJ Alex is the host of Pacific Notions on KEXP, every Sunday from 6-9am PST on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

Mar 27 2020

1hr 16mins

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Rank #5: The Weekly Mix, Vol. 718 - Sounds of Quarantine

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This week’s episode of The Weekly Mix, hosted by John Richards, features a number of songs written in response to the COVID-19 virus, shining a light on artists helping others. This includes new tracks from Ben Gibbard, Shane Tutmarc, Shinyribs and Empty Country.

1. Benjamin Gibbard - Life in Quarantine
2. Ellis - March 13
3. Damien Jurado - Alice Hyatt
4. Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Matt Sweeney - You’ll Get Eaten, Too
5. James Elkington - Ever-Roving Eye
6. Empty Country - Marian
7. The Lounge Society - Generation Game
8. Iceage - Lockdown Blues
9. Shane Tutmarc - A Brave New World
10. Tomo Nakayama - There Goes the Neighborhood
11. Art d’Ecco - I’ll Never Give You Up
12. Shinyribs - Stay Home

John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, every weekday from 6-10am on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

Read about Ben Gibbard's "Life in Quarantine" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

Watch Ben Gibbard perform Live on KEXP

Read about Iceage's "Lockdown Blues" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

Apr 24 2020

47mins

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Rank #6: Music That Matters, Vol. 651 - The Not Goth but Still Sorta Witchy Podcast

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DJ Atticus returns with another round of music colored with shades of goth, including tracks from The Twilight Sad, Parisalexa, All Them Witches, and plenty of other witches.
1. All Them Witches - Diamond2. Blackwater Holylight - Sunrise3. Klaus Johann Grobe - Discogedanken4. Parisalexa - Hothead5. Jamila Woods - Giovanni6. Molly Burch - Wild7. Faye Webster - Kingston8. Still Corners - The Message9. Caroline Rose - Cry!10. Makeness - Stepping Out of Sync11. The Twilight Sad - VTr12. William Tyler - Fail Safe13. Olden Yolk - Takes One to Know One

Jan 11 2019

58mins

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Rank #7: Music That Matters, Vol. 668 - Runcast, Vol. 15

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KEXP's John Richards takes you along the full journey of a long run with songs of inspiration and fun including the one song he played 13-straight times while running the NY Marathon.

    1. Devon Welsh - I’ll Be Your Ladder

    2. Star Slinger - Choose Yourself

    3. Stats - Lose It

    4. TVAM - Psychic Date

    5. IDLES - Colossus

    6. The Budos Band - Old Engine Oil

    7. Left at London - Revolution Lover

    8. OCNotes - Better Days

    9. Nilüfer Yanya - In Your Head

    10. Piroshka - Everlastingly Yours

    11. Chromatics - Time Rider

    12. Lost Under Heaven - Bunny’s Blues

    13. Black Belt Eagle Scout - Soft Stud

    14. Quivers - You’re Not Always On My Mind

    15. Citizen Cope - The River

    May 10 2019

    1hr 4mins

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    Rank #8: Music That Matters, Vol. 673 - Runcast, Vol. 16

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    John Richards and special guest, KEXP volunteer and marathon expert Ken Tarleton, take you through the DOs of being a runner. 

    1. Liela Moss - “Wild as Fire” 

    2. Mitski - “Geyser” 

    3. Blushing - “The Truth” 

    4. Calexico and Iron and Wine - “Father Mountain” 

    5. Black Pumas - “Colors” 

    6. Shovels and Rope - “The Wire”

    7. The Cinematic Orchestra - “A Caged Bird/Imitations of Life” 

    8. Maps - “Surveil” 

    9. Strand of Oaks -“Weird Ways” 

    10. Swervedriver - “Mary Winter” 

    11.Greys - “These Things Happen” 

    12. Lust For Youth “Great Concerns” 

    13. Generationals - “Beggars in the House of Plenty”

    14. La Neve - “Maximum Wage”

    Jun 14 2019

    1hr 1min

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    Rank #9: Music That Matters, Vol. 701- New Year, New Me!

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    Start the New Year with new music as DJ Kevin Cole features current favorites from all over the world including Slovakia, Colombia, Canada, Australia, Germany, Iceland, Senegal, Great Britain, Belgium, Croatia, Mexico, the USA, and the Pacific Northwest. Bringing the world together through the power of music!

    1. Sløtface - New Year, new me
    2. Shopping - Initiative
    3. SONS - Keep On Going
    4. Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Our Quiet Whisper
    5. SAULT - Why Why Why Why Why
    6. Clairo - Softly
    7. Ezra Collective - Space Is The Place (Reprise)
    8. Alps 2 - Arron’s Here
    9. Katarína Máliková - Vodník
    10. Jon Hopkins & Kelly Lee Owens - Luminous Spaces
    11. COMA - Sparkle
    12. Punčke - Chk Chk
    13. El Shirota - Más de Una Vez
    14. BAMBARA - Serafina
    15. Sin Fang - Smother
    16. The Waterboys - London Mick
    17. of Montreal - Polyaneurism
    18. Charly Bliss - Supermoon
    19. Lido Pimienta - No Pude
    20. Yirim Seck - Clicks
    21. Polyrhythmics - Yeti, Set, Go

    Dec 27 2019

    1hr 27mins

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    Rank #10: Music That Matters, Vol. 677 - Runcast, Vol. 17

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    This one (pardon the pun) runs the gammut from amazing music to jokes about runners. Sing, laugh, run!

    1. Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up
    2. Slaughter Beach, Dog - Good Ones
    3. Cave Singers - Have to Pretend
    4. Spoon - I Turn My Camera On
    5. Guards - You Got Me
    6. Honeyblood - She’s a Nightmare
    7. Skating Polly - Play House
    8. Wolf Alice - Moaning Lisa Smile
    9. Culture Abuse - Goo
    10. Sad Planets - Just Landed
    11. Temples - Hot Motion
    12. Tycho - Division
    13. Slow Club - Complete Surrender
    14. Drab Majesty - Ellipsis
    15. Trust - Capitol
    16. Wye Oak - The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs

    Jul 12 2019

    1hr 3mins

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    Rank #11: Music That Matters, Vol. 693 - Iceland Airwaves 2019

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    DJ Kevin Cole guides you through some of the best of this year’s Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, one of the world’s premier music discovery festivals showcasing awesome new and emerging Nordic artists alongside forward-thinking international acts across all genres! Indulge yourself to an overdose of sonic inspiration.

    1. GDRN - Lætur mig feat. Floni
    2. JFDR - Taking A Part Of Me
    3. Vök - Erase You
    4. Seabear - Waterphone
    5. Sin Fang - No Summer
    6. Penelope Isles - Gnarbone
    7. Svavar Knútur - Janúar
    8. Just Mustard - Seven
    9. The Holy - Obi Bate Opiate
    10. Kælan Mikla - Draumadís
    11. Snapped Ankles - Three Steps To A Development
    12. Georgia - Never Let You Go
    13. SONS - Ricochet
    14. girl in red - bad idea!
    15. Mammút - Forever on Your Mind
    16. Jesse Markin - Jericho
    17. Æ Mak - We Have It Right Here
    18. alyona alyona - Булiнг
    19. Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls
    20. Orville Peck - Take You Back (The Iron Hoof Cattle Call)
    21. Sólstafir - Silfur-Refur
    22. Gabríel Ólafs - Absent Minded
    23. Sunna Fridjons - Ankle Deep - Innocence

    Nov 01 2019

    1hr 49mins

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    Rank #12: Music That Matters, Vol. 637 - Runcast, Vol. 14

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    John Richards' latest installment in the Runner Powered Podcast series takes songs from Matthew Dear, Spirit Award, and Shakey Graves to inspire you to keep you running (with a special surprise at the end.)
     
    1. Matthew Dear - Bunny's Dream
    2. Maribou State - Turnmills
    3. Morgan Delt - Some Sunsick Day
    4. Saintseneca - Beast in the Garden
    5. Foxing - Nearer My God
    6. Junip - Your Life, Your Call
    7. Advance Base - Dolores & Kimberly
    8. Weller - Point of Personal Privilege
    9. Owl John - Red Hand
    10. Maps - To the Sky
    11. Haerts - The Way
    12. Spirit Award - Supreme Truth
    13. The Goon Sax - Make Time 4 Love
    14. Fred Thomas - Good Times Are Gone Again
    15. Desert Mountain Tribe - It's All Good
    16. Spesh - Teflon
    17. Shakey Graves - Pay the Road

    Oct 12 2018

    1hr 7mins

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    Rank #13: Music That Matters, Vol. 632 - Runcast, Vol. 13

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    John Richards leads you through the latest installment of our Runner Powered Podcasts - the "I like to eat, and drink, a lot (everything hurts and I'm dying!) running podcast", featuring music from Virginia Wing, Metric, Grapetooth, and Spiritualized.
    1. Spiritualized - A Perfect Miracle
    2. Akron Family - River
    3. Hamilton Leithauser - Alexandra
    4. Frightened Rabbit - Get Out
    5. Holy Esque - I Am the Truth
    6. Kristin Hersh - No Shade in Shadow
    7. Metric - Dressed To Suppress
    8. Haerts - New Compassion
    9. Virginia Wing - Be Released
    10. Gui Boratto - Forgive Me
    11. Sink Ya Teeth - Substitutes
    12. Grapetooth - Trouble
    13. Decker - The Matador
    14. Active Bird Community - Spend the Night
    15. Jacuzzi Boys - Sun
    16. First Aid Kit - Emmylou
    17. Jose Gonzalez - Leaf Off/The Cave

    Sep 07 2018

    1hr 10mins

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    Rank #14: Music That Matters, Vol. 695 - Seeker

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    Midday Show host Cheryl Waters is back with another dynamic mix of her latest favorites in global and local sounds. Encompassing everything from jangle pop to soul, anthemic rock to proto-punk, this is a mix for seekers of all kinds. Among the artists featured are Bon Iver, SAULT, (Sandy) Alex G, Clairo, and Death Valley Girls.

    1. Bon Iver - Hey, Ma
    2. Angel Olsen - Lark
    3. Marika Hackman - conventional ride
    4. Wye Oak - Evergreen
    5. Lower Dens - I Drive
    6. SAULT - Let Me Go
    7. Patrick Watson - Dream For Dreaming
    8. (Sandy) Alex G - Southern Sky
    9. Jenn Champion - Turn Up The Radio (feat. Victor Le Masne)
    10. Clairo - Bags
    11. Dude York - Box
    12. FEET - Petty Thieving
    13. Angie McMahon - Keeping Time
    14. Juliana Hatfield - It’s So Weird
    15. Mikal Cronin - Show Me
    16. Fernando Viciconte - I Don’t Know (feat. Luther Russell)
    17. Death Valley Girls - Dream Cleaver

    Nov 15 2019

    1hr 8mins

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    Rank #15: Music That Matters, Vol. 653 - Nobody Puts Abbie In The Corner

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    Follow the insomnia-ridden princess of the KEXP overnight onto the dancefloor to shake out your stresses and excesses while she weaves together her favorite new releases that include a placeholder, a Berlin heroine, and hidden gems from the enchanted land of Vancouver, BC. Plus, hear from Berlin electronic pioneer, Gudrun Gut, Justice McClellan of Mesa Luna, London new jazz artist, Nardeydey, and Maria Minerva about her dance pop collaboration with the late Cherushii. 
     
    1. Nardeydey - Freefallin'
    2. Otha - I'm On Top 
    3. Sir Babygirl - Heels
    4. TEEN - Only Water
    5. Cherushii + Maria Minerva - A Day Without You
    6. Escort - Josephine
    7. Aaron Childs - Easy
    8. N0V3L - To Whom It May Concern
    9. FRANKIIE - Dream Reader
    10. Mesa Luna - Dispel 
    11. Zanias - Aletheia
    12. Gudrun Gut Lover
    13. Liza Anne - Paranoia 
    14. Hand Habits - placeholder

    Jan 25 2019

    1hr 4mins

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    Rank #16: Music That Matters, Vol. 664 - About The Light

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    Need some new music for your springtime adventures? Cheryl Waters has you covered with new tracks from Kevin Morby, Shana Cleveland, and Weyes Blood to bring more light into your musical life.
    1. Shana Cleveland - Face of the Sun
    2. Emma Lee Toyoda - Planes & Cranes
    3. Fruit Bats - Getting in a Van Again
    4. Kevin Morby - No Halo
    5. Ibibio Sound Machine - Basquiat
    6. Maribou State - Kingdom
    7. Toro Y Moi - Ordinary Pleasure
    8. Nilüfer Yanya - Paradise
    9. Steve Mason - Fox on the Rooftop
    10. Jai Wolf - Your Way (feat. Day Wave)
    11. Mac DeMarco - All of Our Yesterdays
    12. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - Fishing For Fishies
    13. Weyes Blood - Movies
    14. Ex:Re - Crushing
    15. SASAMI - Morning Comes
    16. Flamingods - Marigold
    17. Chemtrails - Tedium's Jaw

    Apr 12 2019

    1hr 11mins

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    Rank #17: Music That Matters, Vol. 656 - Breathe More Deeply

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    DJ Kevin Cole brings you a new music mix to circulate deep within your personal galaxy tapping into the lifeforce of sonic awesomeness with new songs from Ellis May, Pedro the Lion, Ibibio Sound Machine, Please the Trees, and more!
    1. Criminal Hygiene - Hardly News
    2. Ex Hex - Cosmic Cave
    3. Eyelids - It's About To Go Down
    4. Pedro The Lion - Quietest Friend
    5. Vok - Erase You
    6. Pion - Sympacide
    7. Ellis May - The Distance
    8. Young Scum - Wasting Time
    9. Tallies - Eden
    10. Business of Dreams - Keep The Blues Away
    11. Please The Trees - Mind & Care
    12. Heavy Lungs - Jealous
    13. Ibibio Sound Machine - Tell Me
    14. Harrison - Your Girl

    Feb 15 2019

    54mins

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    Rank #18: Music That Matters, Vol. 645 - The Promise of Every Path

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    DJ Kevin Cole unleashes an ambitious mix that is all over the map musically and literally with independent label punk, hip-hop, neo-soul, global folk, and electronica from Ireland, Italy, Turkey, France, Germany, and all over the States including Minneapolis, L.A., New York, Austin, and Seattle. Relish new Fontaines D.C., Brother Ali, Gaye Su Akyol, Euringer and more!
    1. Cumulus - Sing To Me
    2. Fontaines D.C. - Too Real
    3. JOHN - Balfron
    4. Bee Bee Sea - Sonic Boomerang
    5. Brother Ali - Sensitive
    6. Georgia Anne Muldrow - Overload
    7. Erika Spring - Scars
    8. Adrianne Lenker - Symbol
    9. Domenique Dumont - La Soley Da La Monde
    10. You Said Strange - Brain
    11. Gaye Su Akyol - Laziko
    12. Euringer - The Medicine Will Not Control Me
    13. Chrome Sparks - What's It Gonna Take
    14. Roosevelt - Yr Love
    15. Kilcid Band - The Good Get Gone
    16. Fenster - HBW
    17. Blushing - Sunshine

    Nov 30 2018

    1hr 13mins

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    Rank #19: Music That Matters, Vol. 696 - Pre-Winter Chillout

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    Most of us get stressed out this time of year, right? RIGHT?? Expansions’ own DJ Brit is here to help you chill the bleep out. A very nice hour of ambient and experimental music for you to get a hot stone massage to.

    1. Black Lodge Singers - On the Move
    2. Susumu Yokota - The Future of Ecstasy
    3. Floating Spectrum - Eruption
    4. Christopher Tignor - Your Slow Moving Shadow, My Inevitable Night
    5. Pita - Two Top Five
    6. Starkey - Simple Hive
    7. Sleepertrain - Disappear
    8. Land of Light - Between Two Grains of Water
    9. Ocean Moon - Cloud Garden
    10. Papivores - Heard by Stones
    11. Young Spirit - Beautiful Dancing
    12. Olan Mill - The Point, The Circle, and The Sphere
    13. Steve Hauschildt - Subtractive Skies
    14. Emptyset - Blade
    15. Violet - Bed of Roses
    16. Northern Cree - Jealous Fool
    17. Oiseaux-Tempête - Out of Sight

    Nov 22 2019

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    Rank #20: Music That Matters, Vol. 698 - Mellow Winter Edition

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    Say "hovvdy" (howdy) to a great set of mellow music favorites from John Richards that would fit right in on any Lite FM...in Hell. 

    1. Bonnie "Prince" Billy - In Good Faith (feat. Joan Shelley)
    2. Bonny Light Horseman - Deep In Love
    3. Futurebirds - Waiting On a Call
    4. Carter Tanton - Steep Angles On The Back Wheels
    5. Long Beard - Means to Me
    6. Sera Cahoone and Tomo Nakayama - Crows
    7. Hovvdy - So Brite
    8. somesurprises - High Rise
    9. The Sunday League - I Liked It When You Weren’t Yourself
    10. HOLY - Forget About Life
    11. Lower Dens - Galapagos
    12. Dan Deacon - Sat By A Tree
    13. The Districts - Hey Jo

    Dec 06 2019

    56mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 723 - Dripping Sun

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    In celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Cheryl Waters, John Richards and Kevin Cole have teamed up to spotlight some of the many outstanding musical contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander artists throughout the world, featuring long-time KEXP favorites and newcomers alike. With MAITA, Piroshka, Kikagaku Moyo, K!MMORTAL and Yaeji, this mix covers just about every genre. Tune in so you can rock out, bliss out, and dance it out.

    1. MAITA - Someone’s Lost Their Goddamn Wallet
    2. Haley Heynderickx - Oom Sha La La
    3. beabadoobee - Are You Sure
    4. Japanese Breakfast - Diving Woman
    5. Lightning Bug - The Onely Ones
    6. SASAMI - Morning Comes
    7. Mitski - Geyser
    8. MYXA - Carrion
    9. Tomo Nakayama - Get To Know You
    10. Piroshka - Everlastingly Yours
    11. Kero Kero Bonito - When The Fire Comes
    12. Kikagaku Moyo - Dripping Sun
    13. K!MMORTAL - Breathe
    14. Yaeji - Raingurl
    15. DJ Houseplants - Elissa Steamer
    16. Say Sue Me - I Just Wanna Dance

    John Richards hosts The Morning Show, Cheryl Waters hosts The Midday Show and Kevin Cole hosts The Afternoon Show on KEXP. You can listen live in Seattle at 90.3 FM or worldwide on KEXP.org or the KEXP app.

    Read KEXP's interview with Japanese Breakfast

    Read KEXP's album review of Mitski's 'Be The Cowboy'

    Watch SASAMI perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Haley Heynderickx perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Kikagaku Moyo perform Live on KEXP

    May 29 2020

    1hr 14mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 722 - World of Goth

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    To celebrate World Goth Day, KEXP’s DJ Sharlese has curated a mystic mix that reaches deep into the realm of darkness. Featuring artists from around the world, including Turkey’s She Past Away, Colombia’s Antiflvx, Ukraine’s Icy Men, and Seattle’s own Youryoungbody, this diverse set is sure to bring out the goth in all of us.

    1. Antiflvx - White Light
    2. She Past Away - Durdu Dünya
    3. Dock Hellis - Rook
    4. Profit Prison - Strange Situation
    5. Psychic Guilt - Your Dark Lover
    6. S Y Z Y G Y X - Play With Fire
    7. Webdriver Torso - Web_006
    8. Chrome Corpse - Detecting Movement (Extended Dancefloor Mix)
    9. Total Chroma - I Dream of Fire
    10. Panther Modern - Creep
    11. Icy Men - Полупустые автобусы (Uninhabited Buses)
    12. Nox Novacula - The Light Below
    13. Midwest Nice - Shadow
    14. Kalte Nacht - Ghost Dance
    15. Ritual Veil - Wolf in the Night
    16. Selofan - There Must Be Somebody
    17. Bloom Offering - Consent to Death
    18. Un Hombre Solo - Aferrado
    19. Police Des Moeurs - Éther
    20. Spectres - When Possessed Pray
    21. IAMTHESHADOW - Pitchblack
    22. Youryoungbody - Casting
    23. NNHMN - Black Sun

    DJ Sharlese hosts Expansions every third Sunday of the month from 9pm-1am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    May 22 2020

    1hr 36mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 721 - Surprise

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    Straight from the home of Cheryl Waters, this edition of The Weekly Mix brings songs to keep you company in times of isolation, whether you're dancing the anxiety away or finding time to reflect. What comes as no surprise is the eclectic array of featured artists, including Phoebe Bridgers, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Kevin Krauter and DRAMA.

    1. Boy Scouts - Get Well Soon
    2. Phoebe Bridgers - Kyoto
    3. STRFKR - Never the Same
    4. Yves Tumor - Kerosene!
    5. Sampa the Great - OMG
    6. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - Phenom
    7. Hamilton Leithauser - Here They Come
    8. Kevin Krauter - Surprise
    9. RVG - Perfect Day
    10. Allah-Las - Holding Pattern
    11. Hazel English - Off My Mind
    12. Gordi - Sandwiches
    13. Porridge Radio - Sweet
    14. Sorry - Starstruck
    15. Chemtrails - Frightful in the Sunlight
    16. Capsula - Red Moon Falls
    17. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Cars in Space
    18. DRAMA - Hold On

    Cheryl Waters is the host of The Midday Show on KEXP, every weekday from 10am-2pm PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch Phoebe Bridgers perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Thao & the Get Down Stay Down perform Live on KEXP

    Read more about Allah-Las' "Holding Pattern" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Read more about Hazel English's "Off My Mind" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    May 15 2020

    1hr 7mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 720 - Songs for Creation

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    DJs Evie, Miss Ashley and Michele Myers team up for KEXP's first Birth Playlist, “Songs for Creation." Three warm, comforting and inspiring sets that soundtrack the world's greatest creative process. We invite everyone to come along on this musical journey in honor of Mother's Day, featuring tracks from Sampa the Great, Yves Tumor, Little Dragon, Alina Baraz and many more.

    1. El Michels Affair - Rubix
    2. Sampa the Great - Energy
    3. Yves Tumor - Hasdallen Lights
    4. Smokey Brights - I Love You But Damn
    5. Joe Waine - Owen's Interlude
    6. Washed Out - Too Late
    7. Poolside - Sunrise Strategies
    8. Shabazz Palaces - Bad Bitch Walking (feat. Stas THEE Boss)
    9. Salami Rose Joe Louis - Earth Creature
    10. Little Dragon - Water
    11. Manjul & Burning Bob - Dub Version (Big Slap Riddim)
    12. Teebs - Shells
    13. Akasha System - Sunbreather
    14. Four Tet - Baby
    15. Shelf Nunny - Song for the Passing
    16. Yumi Zouma - Cool For a Second
    17. Khruangbin - Evan Finds the Third Room
    18. RIVVRS - Run
    19. Alina Baraz - Trust
    20. Odesza - Across the Room (feat. Leon Bridges)

    Evie hosts a Variety Mix every Sunday from 3-6pm PT.

    DJ Miss Ashley hosts a Variety Mix every Thursday night from 9pm-1am PT.

    Michele Myers is the host of Friday Night on KEXP, every Friday from 6-9pm PT.

    You can stream their shows on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    May 08 2020

    1hr 17mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 719 - Cancel Rent and Chill

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    This week’s mix is hosted by DJ Gabriel Teodros and features artists like Yazmin Lacey, Quelle Chris and Princess Nokia. It's dedicated to all the medical workers, first responders, grocery store workers, farm workers, sanitation workers, postal workers, drivers, the community kitchens, everyone who has to work during this pandemic and everyone who can't but still deserves their food, clothing, shelter and healthcare.  

    1. Yazmin Lacey - Morning Matters
    2. Jah9 - Note To Self (Okay) (feat. Chronixx)
    3. Cleo Sol - Young Love
    4. Fifth House - ELEMENT
    5. Quelle Chris and Chris Keys - Sacred Safe (feat. Merrill Garbus, Cavalier & Homeboy Sandman)
    6. Hollis - Heavy Hands
    7. Adrian Younge - NOIR (feat. Black Thought & Ali Shaheed Muhammad)
    8. Noveliss - Stationed (feat. Riian Raquel)
    9. Essam & Petty Pro - Write Your Name (feat. Prospect & Umar Zia)
    10. Lido Pimienta - Nada (feat. Li Saumet)
    11. Princess Nokia - Soul Food y Adobo
    12. Bambu - Orosi
    13. The Coup - The Stand

    Gabriel Teodros hosts a Variety Mix every Friday night/Saturday morning from 1-6am PT on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Listen to KEXP's interview with Lido Pimienta on the Sound & Vision podcast

    Listen to KEXP's interview with Hollis on the Sound & Vision podcast

    May 01 2020

    50mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 718 - Sounds of Quarantine

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    This week’s episode of The Weekly Mix, hosted by John Richards, features a number of songs written in response to the COVID-19 virus, shining a light on artists helping others. This includes new tracks from Ben Gibbard, Shane Tutmarc, Shinyribs and Empty Country.

    1. Benjamin Gibbard - Life in Quarantine
    2. Ellis - March 13
    3. Damien Jurado - Alice Hyatt
    4. Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Matt Sweeney - You’ll Get Eaten, Too
    5. James Elkington - Ever-Roving Eye
    6. Empty Country - Marian
    7. The Lounge Society - Generation Game
    8. Iceage - Lockdown Blues
    9. Shane Tutmarc - A Brave New World
    10. Tomo Nakayama - There Goes the Neighborhood
    11. Art d’Ecco - I’ll Never Give You Up
    12. Shinyribs - Stay Home

    John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, every weekday from 6-10am on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Read about Ben Gibbard's "Life in Quarantine" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Watch Ben Gibbard perform Live on KEXP

    Read about Iceage's "Lockdown Blues" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Apr 24 2020

    47mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 717 - Inside Voices

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    DJ Kevin Cole brings a new mix of songs that will get inside your head, including tracks from Lee Fields and The Expressions, Yin Yin, JFDR, ALTA and Chuck Prophet.

    1. Land of Talk - Weight of That Weekend
    2. Diet Cig - Thriving
    3. Chuck Prophet - Marathon
    4. Bobby Oroza - Should I Take You Home
    5. Menahan Street Band - There’s A New Day Coming
    6. Lee Fields and The Expressions - Don’t Give Up
    7. Yin Yin - One Inch Punch
    8. Songhoy Blues - Time to Go Home (David Ferguson Mix)
    9. Photay - Warmth In The Coldest Acre
    10. JFDR - Shimmer
    11. ALTA - Figured Out
    12. Holy Fuck - Deleters (feat. Angus Andrew)
    13. Acid Arab - Électrique Yarghol (feat. Hasan Minawi)
    14. Daníel Hjálmtýsson - Birds
    15. Greg Dulli - Pantomima

    Kevin Cole is the host of The Afternoon Show on KEXP, every weekday from 2-6pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Apr 17 2020

    1hr 9mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 716 - Get To Know You

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    Wherever you may be, Cheryl Waters offers you solace in music. Her latest mix soothes and uplifts, featuring a variety of local and global sounds from Tomo Nakayama to Lido Pimienta, Caribou to Songhoy Blues and many more.

    1. MULA - Ella Sabe
    2. DJ Shadow - Rocket Fuel feat. De La Soul
    3. Tomo Nakayama - Get To Know You
    4. Caribou - You and I
    5. Wolf Parade - Against The Day
    6. Bonny Light Horseman - The Roving
    7. Sharon Van Etten - Beaten Down
    8. Waxahatchee - Fire
    9. Poliça - Forget Me Now
    10. Yumi Zouma - Cool For a Second
    11. RINSE - Tell Me Tell Me Tell Me
    12. Clem Snide - Don't Bring No Ladder
    13. Drive-By Truckers - Thoughts and Prayers
    14. Lido Pimienta - Eso Que Tu Haces
    15. Songboy Blues - Time To Go Home (Blake Mills Mix)

    Cheryl Waters is the host of The Midday Show on KEXP, every weekday from 10am-2pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch Lido Pimienta's 2017 Iceland Airwaves session hosted by KEXP

    Read more about Sharon Van Etten's "Beaten Down" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Apr 10 2020

    1hr 2mins

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    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 715 - The Pandemic Home Schooling Edition featuring Henry Richards and his dad, John "In The Morning" Richards

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    This podcast features important work being done by Steve Earle, the return of Archers of Loaf, a shoegaze jaunt featuring a band named after DJ John Peel and a few of our favorite local bands. Plus, Henry!!!

    1. Steve Earle & The Dukes - Devil Put the Coal in the Ground
    2. Pokey LaFarge - End of My Rope 
    3. Archers of Loaf - Raleigh Days 
    4. Ratboys - I Go Out At Night
    5. Kevin Krauter - Opportunity
    6. Acid Tongue - Bullies
    7. Flyying Colours - Goodtimes
    8. Peel Dream Magazine - Pill
    9. Throwing Muses - Dark Blue
    10. BROKEN UP - Long Long Long
    11. Cold Beat - Prism
    12. Ultraísta - Tin King
    13. Tres Leches - Nieve

    John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, every weekday from 6-10am on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch Tres Leches' dynamic Live on KEXP session

    Read KEXP's feature on Acid Tongue's new record, Bullies

    Apr 03 2020

    49mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 714 - Spring Sunrise

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    Pacific Notions host DJ Alex shares a calming springtime mix of ambient, neo-classical, and new age songs to welcome the new season and provide some sonic solace during these stressful times. 

    1. Haythem Mahbouli - Birth
    2. Valotihkuu - Sunrise Lullaby
    3. Darshan Ambient - The Rain Has Flown
    4. Naneum - Newborn
    5. Ben Crosland - The Snow Is Melting
    6. Joram Feitsma - Rain
    7. Trevor Ransom - Spring
    8. Lucy Gooch - Sun
    9. ann annie - blossom
    10. Luke Sanger - Snow In Spring
    11. Visionary Hours - rippling river drifts blue and green
    12. Matt LaJoie - Everlasting Spring (Single Edit)
    13. Ecovillage - New Life (feat. Ludvig Cimbrelius)
    14. Constant Shapes - Awaken
    15. WMD - Unfold
    16. Michael David - Rain II (Slow)

    To learn more about each artist and support them directly, follow the above links to their websites.

    DJ Alex is the host of Pacific Notions on KEXP, every Sunday from 6-9am PST on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Mar 27 2020

    1hr 16mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 713 - Persian New Year

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    Persian New Year, or Norooz, occurs every spring equinox and dates back 3,000 years. In celebration of this tradition, DJ Darek Mazzone shares songs from the Iranian diaspora, encompassing everything from hip-hop to ambient to folk music. Melding the rich history of ancient Persian culture with future-minded soundscapes, artists such as Liraz, Bomrani, Niyaz and Mohsen Namjoo contribute to this mix.

    1. Niyaz - Sabza Ba Naz (The Triumph of Love)
    2. Salome MC - Odium
    3. Liraz - Zan Bezan
    4. Mohsen Namjoo - E’terafat E 45 Zarbi
    5. The B-Band - Kavire Del
    6. Kayhan Kalhor - I Will Not Stand Alone
    7. Bahram - گوشت (Goosht)
    8. Bomrani - Leaving and Passing By (feat. Mahyar Tahmasebi)
    9. SarrSew - Farewell, Warden.
    10. Salome MC - Riddle

    To learn more about each artist and support them directly, follow the above links to their websites.

    Darek Mazzone is the host of Wo'Pop on KEXP, every Tuesday from 6-9pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Listen to Darek discuss his choice to play Iranian music in times of political turmoil in this episode of KEXP's Sound & Vision.

    Mar 20 2020

    48mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 712 - Eurosonic 2020

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    DJ Kevin Cole features some of the best of the Eurosonic Noorderslag music festival―a festival designed to break new and emerging bands and artists.  You’ll hear great new music from the Ukraine, Switzerland, Finland, Belgium, Slovakia, Romania, England, Ireland, Poland, Romania, and more!

    1. La colère - La Plage
    2. L'éclair - Suite No. 2 
    3. Cella - Resite
    4. Georgia - Never Let You Go
    5. Perfect Son - Lust
    6. alyona alyona - Падло (feat. Alina Pash)
    7. Flohio - Way2
    8. Sinead O’Brien - Taking On Time
    9. Black Country, New Road - Sunglasses
    10. FVLCRVM - Words
    11. Solveig Matthildur - Dystopian Boy
    12. Balkan Taksim - Zalina
    13. Jesse Markin - Run
    14. BeraadGeslagen - Isabellade

    Kevin Cole is the host of The Afternoon Show on KEXP, every weekday from 2-6pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Mar 13 2020

    1hr 3mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 711 - She Knows

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    Cheryl Waters shares her curated mix for International Womxn's Day, highlighting the voices of powerful women creating genre-bending and envelope-pushing music around the world. Featuring KEXP favorites like Brittany Howard, Jay Som and Chastity Belt, plus buzzy newcomers like beabadoobee and Squirrel Flower.

    1. Weyes Blood - Wild Time
    2. Waxahatchee - Fire
    3. Nilüfer Yanya - Baby Blu
    4. MULA - Ella Sabe
    5. Frances Quinlan - Rare Thing
    6. Wye Oak - Fear of Heights
    7. Jay Som - Tenderness
    8. Chastity Belt - The Process
    9. Lisa Prank - IUD
    10. Brittany Howard - History Repeats
    11. Amor Elefante - San Cayetano
    12. Lady Lamb - Arizona
    13. Squirrel Flower - Red Shoulder
    14. beabadoobee - Sun More Often
    15. Cable Ties - Sandcastles
    16. Porridge Radio - Sweet

    Cheryl Waters is the host of The Midday Show on KEXP, every weekday from 10am-2pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch Weyes Blood perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Nilüfer Yanya perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Jay Som perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Brittany Howard perform Live on KEXP

    Read more about Squirrel Flower's "Red Shoulder" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Read about beabadoobee's song "Are You Sure" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Mar 06 2020

    1hr 5mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 710 - International Podcast of Mystery

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    Allow John Richards to introduce John...Richards. It's the international podcast of mystery podcast. Austin Powers jokes aside, this one starts off in Spain and hops around Europe and North America, with a few stops in ye olde Seattle and a finish with pals in Los Angeles. 

    1. Hinds - Riding Solo
    2. La Neve - A Pretty Red
    3. Jacques Greene - Do It Without You
    4. Smokey Brights - Flash Your Lights (Rudy Willingham Remix)
    5. Thrillhouse - One of These Days
    6. Moaning - Ego
    7. Manuela Iwansson - Blank Surface
    8. Avalanche Party - Rebel Forever
    9. Seazoo - Throw It Up
    10. Cartalk - Wrestling

    John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, every weekday from 6-10am on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Read more about Hinds' "Riding Solo" on their Song of the Day feature

    Read about La Neve's song "Maximum Wage" on their Song of the Day feature

    Watch Smokey Brights perform Live on KEXP

    Feb 28 2020

    42mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 709 - New Planetary Vibrations

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    Wo’Pop host Darek Mazzone shares music from this year’s 17th annual Globalfest in New York City, where 12 bands from around the world showcased a range of boundary-pushing sounds. Celebrating cultural traditions with plenty of modern edge, the next generation of music creators include Venezuelan-French La Chica, Kurdish Tufan Derince Trio, Korean Ak Dan Gwang Chil, West African supergroup Les Amazones d’Afrique and more.

    1. San Salvador - Efans de La Campagna
    2. Xenia França - Pra Que Me Chamas?
    3. La Chica - Mejor Que Ella
    4. Tufan Derince Trio - Ağır Delilo
    5. Bohemian Betyars - Arra vágyom
    6. Ak Dan Gwang Chil - Youngjeonggeori
    7. Les Amazones d’Afrique - Smile (feat. Niariu & Ami Yerewolo)
    8. Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda - El Ndjoum
    9. Meklit - This Was Made Here (Ethiopian Records Remix)

    Darek Mazzone is the host of Wo'Pop on KEXP, every Tuesday from 6-9pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch San Salvador perform live on KEXP

    Watch Meklit perform live on KEXP

    Feb 21 2020

    1hr 11mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 708 - Love & Fire

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    DJ Michele from KEXP’s ”Friday Night” spins Love & Fire: Songs of devotion & combustion to heat up your Valentine’s Day, featuring Sampa the Great, The Kills, Tei Shi, Nilüfer Yanya, Caribou, Toro y Moi & more!

    1. Tei Shi - Bassically
    2. Animal Island - Love is Around Us
    3. Caribou - Home
    4. Saun & Starr - Look Closer
    5. Black Pumas - Fire
    6. Sampa the Great - Energy
    7. Peggy Gou - Starry Night
    8. Toro Y Moi - Say That
    9. The Kills - The Good Ones
    10. Nilüfer Yanya - Heat Rises
    11. GRiZ - Find My Own Way

    Michele Myers is the host of Friday Night on KEXP, every Friday from 6-9pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch Nilüfer Yanya perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Black Pumas perform Live on KEXP

    Read KEXP's review of Tei Shi's Verde EP and watch the video for "Bassically"

    Feb 14 2020

    45mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 707 - Sound Off! 2020 Semifinalists

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    Leading up to MoPOP’s annual Sound Off! competition, Audioasis host Eva Walker showcases the 12 Pacific Northwestern 21-and-under artists competing in the semifinals. Covering a wide array of genres from hip-hop to metal to jazz fusion (and some killer band names), this impressive line-up has something for everyone.

    1. 49th Parallel - Boeing
    2. David’s Van - Pirate Cowboys with Lasers
    3. The Human Missile Crisis - Honey
    4. Mirabai Kukathas - Belly Ache
    5. Mr. Dinkles - California
    6. Ry Lucia - Marshmallow Trees
    7. Searows - Peachy Clean
    8. Seven Sky - For The Best
    9. Talaya - Yellow
    10. Kaia - Bottom of the Bottle Interlude
    11. thom.ko - 7
    12. Tiny Planet - Bonds Voyage

    Feb 07 2020

    57mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 706 - Evolving Through Revolving

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    The music spins, the energy spins, and DJ Kevin Cole spins the soundtrack with new TORRES, Akasha System, Poliça, Rocketship and more swirling wonderment.

    1. Orion Sun - Ne Me Quitte Pas (Don’t Leave Me)
    2. The Jack Moves - Three The Hard Way
    3. TORRES - Dressing America
    4. Rocketship - What’s the Use of Books?
    5. Akasha System - Warped Shadow
    6. Jonah Mutono - Circulation
    7. The Reminders - Have It All
    8. Young Guv - Luv Always
    9. Bacchae - Hammer
    10. Fanclub - Trespassing
    11. Kristofer Rodriguez Svönuson - Combo Macondo
    12. Ikebe Shakedown - Not Another Drop
    13. Daníel Hjálmtýsson - Birds
    14. Amy Klein - Winter
    15. Blue Hawaii - Remember When
    16. Poliça - Sea Without Blue
    17. House of Feelings - Convo (feat. Dave Harrington)

    Jan 31 2020

    1hr 16mins

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 705 - What Are You Waiting For?

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    John Richards is proud to present this episode of the Music That Matters podcast, spotlighting a diverse group of artists who are sharing beauty, intensity, and fun through their music. There's dream pop, electronica, shoegaze, soul and more. We could not be more excited to share these new tracks with the KEXP community.. so, what are you waiting for? 

    1. The Innocence Mission - On Your Side
    2. Daisies - What Are You Waiting For?
    3. TORRES- Good Scare
    4. Caspian - Flowers of Light
    5. The Sweet Release of Death - Sway
    6. Citrus Clouds - A Pastel Sky
    7. Deserta - Hide
    8. HOLY - You Shine On Me (feat. Boys)
    9. MGMT - In the Afternoon
    10. Hotels - Sides
    11. Jonathan Emile - Savanna
    12. Holy Fuck - Free Gloss (feat. Nick Allbrook of Pond)

    Jan 24 2020

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    Music That Matters, Vol. 704 - The 2010s in Review

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    KEXP DJs Cheryl Waters, Kevin Cole and John Richards pick their favorite songs of the decade, from Arcade Fire to Lizzo, Deerhunter to A Tribe Called Quest, and discuss the personal and cultural impact of music in the 2010s.

    1. Arcade Fire - Ready to Start
    2. LCD Soundsystem - You Wanted A Hit
    3. Sharon Van Etten - Don’t Do It
    4. The Chemical Brothers - Swoon
    5. Frightened Rabbit - The Loneliness and the Scream
    6. Phantogram - When I’m Small
    7. Deerhunter - Desire Lines
    8. M83 - Midnight City
    9. Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
    10. Grimes - Genesis
    11. Alt-J - Fitzpleasure
    12. Parquet Courts - Stoned and Starving
    13. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Same Love
    14. The Lumineers - Ho Hey
    15. Japandroids - The House That Heaven Built
    16. Courtney Barnett - History Eraser
    17. Foals - Bad Habit
    18. Empire of the Sun - Alive
    19. ODESZA - All We Need
    20. The War on Drugs - An Ocean In Between the Waves
    21. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Cellophane
    22. Ty Segall - The Hand
    23. Strand of Oaks - Shut In
    24. TV On The Radio - Trouble
    25. Kendrick Lamar - The Blacker The Berry
    26. FIDLAR - West Coast
    27. A Tribe Called Quest - We The People….
    28. Júníus Meyvant - Color Decay
    29. Car Seat Headrest - Vincent
    30. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
    31. Alvvays - Plimsoll Punks
    32. Ghostpoet - Immigrant Boogie
    33. IDLES - Television
    34. Childish Gambino - This Is America
    35. Fontaines D.C. - Big
    36. Lizzo - Juice

    Jan 17 2020

    1hr 53mins

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    Where can I find episodes prior to 2018?

    I love everything KEXP

    By searchingforsandwiches - Jan 07 2020
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    My favorite music podcastS And one of my favorite stations in the country.