Beginning as a tiny 10-watt station back in 1972, KEXP has grown over the years into an innovative, influential cultural force in the Seattle community and beyond.
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Where the Music Matters
Alternative Radio is an "unembedded" weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and on short-wave on Radio for Peace International. AR provides information,...
The show provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. The program exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism...
Making Contact, is an award-winning 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on 140 radio stations.
Sonarchy Radio is a live performance broadcast that is a showcase for the many northwest artists who are pushing the limits of their music. Each week Jack Straw Productions in Seattle's University District hooks up it's non-profit recording studio to...
Audioasis is KEXP's long-running Northwest music show hosted by Sharlese Metcalf. Past hosts have included Jonathen Poneman, Jason Hughes, Scott Vanderpool, Stevie Zoom, Sean Nelson and Hannah Levin. John Richards helps produce the show. Audioasis...
The Best Ambiance" offers a unique look and listen into the music of Africa, for three hours every week on KEXP.
A gathering of activists, scientists, entrepreneurs, farmers and visionaries present ideas and practices of a future guided by the principles of nature, kinship, interdependence, cooperation and community.
In programming Jazz Theater I look for compelling work by artists who have been willing to blaze new trails. Clearly they have all studied the history of jazz, and thankfully they are not willing to be confined by it. Some of Jazz Theater will be...
Placing equal legitimacy upon all styles of Jamaican musical expression, Positive Vibrations joins the dots between Ska, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Dub, and Dancehall. Kid Hops educates as he entertains - riding rhythms across artists, labels, and...
From out of the swamp and through the woods comes the Preachin' the Blues show. Every Sunday I explore the downhome, uptown and gospel sounds of rhythm and blues music, and the focus is always on the most soulful, gritty, heartfelt and creative...
The Roadhouse is a roots program emphasizing the blues and other traditional styles of American music. The show presents the wide and wonderful spectrum of our musical legacy - the roots of todays popular music and culture. The show explores regional...
I'm Doctor Leon Berman, "The Proctologist of Rock 'n' Roll". I am the host of Shake the Shack..please don't hold that against me. I've been spinning the best of Rockabilly, Boogie Rhythm and Blues, Old Style Country, Surf and whatever I think is...
Streetsounds is Seattle's premier mixshow. You'll hear the hottest hip hop music first along with the occasional classics and local music. We're known for breaking the new music first. We play all kinds of hip hop and appeal to a wide audience. Fast...
Swingin' Doors is dedicated to a wide range of country sounds and styles, from honky tonk and western swing to alternative country and bluegrass, in sharp contrast to the tight playlists and narrow focus of today's commercial country radio.
Gilardin has generated groundbreaking programs on a range of issues spanning the third world debt crisis, Wal-Mart, food distribution, biotechnology, and NAFTA. In the last four years Gilardin has focused on global trade, economics, and democracy with...
Wo-Pop is a 3 hour look into what used to be called “World Music” I call it “Modern Global Music” because it encompasses all the current musical genres while being deeply engaged in the sounds and ideas of each city or region.