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The Weekly Mix

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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The Weekly Mix, Vol. 717 - Inside Voices

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 Weekend2. Diet Cig - Thriving3. Chuck Prophet - Marathon4. Bobby Oroza - Should I Take You Home5. Menahan Street Band - There’s A New Day Coming6. Lee Fields and The Expressions - Don’t Give Up7. Yin Yin - One Inch Punch8. Songhoy Blues - Time to Go Home (David Ferguson Mix)9. Photay - Warmth In The Coldest Acre10. JFDR - Shimmer11. ALTA - Figured Out12. Holy Fuck - Deleters (feat. Angus Andrew)13. Acid Arab - Électrique Yarghol (feat. Hasan Minawi)14. Daníel Hjálmtýsson - Birds15. 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.Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 9mins

17 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Music That Matters, Vol. 701- New Year, New Me!

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 me2. Shopping - Initiative3. SONS - Keep On Going4. Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Our Quiet Whisper5. SAULT - Why Why Why Why Why6. Clairo - Softly7. Ezra Collective - Space Is The Place (Reprise)8. Alps 2 - Arron’s Here9. Katarína Máliková - Vodník10. Jon Hopkins & Kelly Lee Owens - Luminous Spaces11. COMA - Sparkle12. Punčke - Chk Chk13. El Shirota - Más de Una Vez14. BAMBARA - Serafina15. Sin Fang - Smother16. The Waterboys - London Mick17. of Montreal - Polyaneurism18. Charly Bliss - Supermoon19. Lido Pimienta - No Pude20. Yirim Seck - Clicks21. Polyrhythmics - Yeti, Set, GoSupport the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 27mins

27 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Music That Matters, Vol. 698 - Mellow Winter Edition

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 Love3. Futurebirds - Waiting On a Call4. Carter Tanton - Steep Angles On The Back Wheels5. Long Beard - Means to Me6. Sera Cahoone and Tomo Nakayama - Crows7. Hovvdy - So Brite8. somesurprises - High Rise9. The Sunday League - I Liked It When You Weren’t Yourself10. HOLY - Forget About Life11. Lower Dens - Galapagos12. Dan Deacon - Sat By A Tree13. The Districts - Hey JoSupport the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

56mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Music That Matters, Vol. 692 - SPOT Festival in Aarhus

Your overnight goblin, Abbie, takes you on a journey of musical discovery inspired by her visit to SPOT Festival in Aarhus, Denmark this past Spring. Founded in 1994, SPOT began as a local music event and has since grown considerably, hosting early performances from acts like Sigur Rós, The Raveonettes, Junior Senior, múm, and more. Discover an array of emerging artists that bend the genres of minimalist folk, shamstep, post-punk, and techno. 1. Hjalte Ross - Falling2. Tuvaband - Unknown3. Varnrable - Blink of an Eye4. Hôy la - Shame5. Deadpan - Country Walker6. Dark Times - Blazing7. Boundaries - Always A Way8. Beverly Kills - In This Dim Light9. Dawda Jobarteh - Begging Boys10. 47SOUL - Intro to Shamstep (Live on KEXP)11. Special-K - Imposter Syndrome Self Help Song12. Shikoswe - To The Dogs13. Linn Koch-Emmery - Waves14. Alcabean - Tsukuyomi15. Pish - Crime16. Birds Ov Paradise - Plejset17. Courtesy - HeySupport the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 15mins

25 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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Music That Matters, Vol. 700 - I Got Myself A Present

Sonic Reducer host and holiday music collector Brian Foss shares 13 festive tracks - Christmas music for people who don’t like Christmas music. The mix features songs from Mike Krol, Sweet Reaper, Mariya May and Kathleen Edwards. 1. Mike Krol - Won’t Be Alone Tonight2. Rubber Band Gun - I Got Myself A Present3. SAPIN - Christmas Eve4. Jagged Jaw - Pink Xmas Tree5. Sweet Reaper - Holidaze6. Thee Mightees - Christmas Song7. Frankie and the Lake County Collective - I’m So Over Christmas8.Mariya May - Mama’s On The Floor (It’s Christmas)9. Oceans of Mars - Christmas With The Devil10. The Dead End Streets - Climate Change Christmas11. Cutthroat Brothers - Candy Cane12. Kathleen Edwards - It’s Christmastime (Let’s Just Survive)13. Regal - Love Your ChristmassSupport the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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

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 Start2. LCD Soundsystem - You Wanted A Hit3. Sharon Van Etten - Don’t Do It4. The Chemical Brothers - Swoon5. Frightened Rabbit - The Loneliness and the Scream6. Phantogram - When I’m Small7. Deerhunter - Desire Lines8. M83 - Midnight City9. Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks10. Grimes - Genesis11. Alt-J - Fitzpleasure12. Parquet Courts - Stoned and Starving13. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Same Love14. The Lumineers - Ho Hey15. Japandroids - The House That Heaven Built16. Courtney Barnett - History Eraser17. Foals - Bad Habit18. Empire of the Sun - Alive19. ODESZA - All We Need20. The War on Drugs - An Ocean In Between the Waves21. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Cellophane22. Ty Segall - The Hand23. Strand of Oaks - Shut In24. TV On The Radio - Trouble25. Kendrick Lamar - The Blacker The Berry26. FIDLAR - West Coast27. A Tribe Called Quest - We The People….28. Júníus Meyvant - Color Decay29. Car Seat Headrest - Vincent30. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate31. Alvvays - Plimsoll Punks32. Ghostpoet - Immigrant Boogie33. IDLES - Television34. Childish Gambino - This Is America35. Fontaines D.C. - Big36. Lizzo - JuiceSupport the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 53mins

17 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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Music That Matters, Vol. 691 - NOW That’s What I Call Sean’s Podcast! 27

Are you ready for NOW? Seventeen of today’s hottest superstars in one all new power-packed podcast! Move into a new dimension with the year’s biggest songs! NOW you can have all your favorite hits right here, right NOW! Chart-toppers from Cherushii & Maria Minerva, Sui Zhen, Yu Su, Kedr Livanskiy and Blue Hawaii. NOW delivers nothing but the biggest hits you crave! (on CD or cassette) 1. BEA1991 - My Own Heaven 2. XOA - Only One Thing 3. Erika de Casier - Do My Thing 4. Pioneer 11 - I'm Not A Player 5. Sunbeam Sound Machine - Hold Me Back 6. Aries - Juramento Mantarraya 7. Daisies - Just Yesterday 8. Sui Zhen - Perfect Place 9. Patience - The Church 10. Working Men's Club - Bad Blood 11. Charlotte Adigéry - Paténipat 12. Klein Zage - She's Out There (Local Artist Cult Mix) 13. Yu Su - The Ultimate Which Manages The World 14. Elsa Hewitt - Mermaid 15. Kedr Livanskiy - Sky Kisses 16. Blue Hawaii - All That Blue 17. Cherushii & Maria Minerva - Thin LineSupport the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 12mins

18 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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

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 Side2. Daisies - What Are You Waiting For?3. TORRES- Good Scare4. Caspian - Flowers of Light5. The Sweet Release of Death - Sway6. Citrus Clouds - A Pastel Sky7. Deserta - Hide8. HOLY - You Shine On Me (feat. Boys)9. MGMT - In the Afternoon10. Hotels - Sides11. Jonathan Emile - Savanna12. Holy Fuck - Free Gloss (feat. Nick Allbrook of Pond)Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

52mins

24 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Music That Matters, Vol. 703 - Special PNKSLM Edition

In this unique edition of Music That Matters, KEXP’s Atticus focuses on Sweden’s PNKSLM Recordings (Sudakistan, Chemtrails, HOLY). Along with playing some of his favorite releases, he talks with founders Luke Reilly and Johan Alm about the origins and future of the label, what it takes for them to sign a new band, touring in the US vs Europe and more. Get ready for a mix of sweet garage and punk from across the world while gaining insight into the label where it all began.  1. Sudakistan - Two Steps Back2. High Sunn - Those Last Words 3. Sleep Eaters - Valley of Dogs4. MISS WORLD - (U Watch My) Stories (But U Don't Like My Posts)5. Shit Girlfriend - Mummy’s Boy6. Chemtrails - I’ll Never Be7. Spice Boys - Spice City Boys8. HOLY - You shine on me (feat. Boys)9. Beach Skulls - Baby’s A Liar10. Arre! Arre! - I Feel It All11. Mind Rays - Cease / Commence12. ShitKid - Get jealous13. Les Big Byrd - Snö Golem14. Hollow Ship - We Were KingsSupport the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

56mins

10 Jan 2020

Rank #9

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Music That Matters, Vol. 714 - Spring Sunrise

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 - Birth2. Valotihkuu - Sunrise Lullaby3. Darshan Ambient - The Rain Has Flown4. Naneum - Newborn5. Ben Crosland - The Snow Is Melting6. Joram Feitsma - Rain7. Trevor Ransom - Spring8. Lucy Gooch - Sun9. ann annie - blossom10. Luke Sanger - Snow In Spring11. Visionary Hours - rippling river drifts blue and green12. Matt LaJoie - Everlasting Spring (Single Edit)13. Ecovillage - New Life (feat. Ludvig Cimbrelius)14. Constant Shapes - Awaken15. WMD - Unfold16. 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.Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 16mins

27 Mar 2020

Rank #10