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  • The End of The Weekly Mix...for now!

    10/09/2021 Duración: 01min

    A message from John Richards about some changes to come on this feed. Stay subscribed for something new coming to this feed in 2022! In the meantime: Listen to previous episodes of The Weekly Mix here on this feed (they’re not going anywhere!) Explore the rest of KEXP's podcasts here.  Listen to your favorite DJson-demand via the KEXP app for iOS and Android or KEXP.ORG. Listen to artist-curated mixes through KEXP's Midnight in a Perfect World series. And of course, you can always listen to live DJ curation on KEXP radio at KEXP.ORG, the KEXP mobile app, or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 787 - Runcast, Vol. 25

    03/09/2021 Duración: 01h16s

    In his final Runcast of the year – and KEXP's final episode of The Weekly Mix – John goes freeform to create a very personal Runcast just for you. Listen for advice, motivation, inspiration, and incredible music to power your run. 1. Antlers - Solstice 2. Big Red Machine - Phoenix 3. Big Red Machine - The Ghost of Cincinnati 4. Public Service Broadcasting - Blue Heaven 5. The Shivas - Undone 6. The Parrots - You Work All Day And Then You Die 7. Tycho & Benjamin Gibbard - Only Love 8. Fort Romeau - Control 9. Tycho - Pink And Blue 10. Bad Bad Hats - Walkman 11. Mac McCaughan - Dawn Bends 12. Dummy - Daffodils 13. The Violent Hearts - Everything and Nothing 14. Lord Huron - Time to Run John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, weekdays from 7-10am PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 786 - Best Laid Plans

    27/08/2021 Duración: 01h37min

    DJ Kevin Cole curates tracks from some of the best albums of the year so far, songs from highly anticipated upcoming releases, and a few mind-benders from artists playing one of the best music festivals of the year, Iceland Airwaves. You’ll hear Arlo Parks, Ty Segall, Courtney Barnett, Hollis, Wet Leg and more! 1. No-No Boy - The Best God Damn Band in Wyoming 2. Wet Leg - Chaise Longue 3. Nation of Language - This Fractured Mind 4. Durand Jones & The Indications - Witchoo (feat. Aaron Frazer) 5. Arlo Parks - Hurt 6. Little Simz & Cleo Sol - Woman 7. Emma-Jean Thackray - Say Something 8. Ty Segall - Harmonizer 9. Sleigh Bells - Locust Laced 10. The Vega Bodegas - All My Fish Are Dead 11. Squid - Narrator (feat. Martha Skye Murphy) 12. TORRES - Thirstier 13. The Weather Station - Tried To Tell You 14. Mogwai - Ritchie Sacramento 15. Ya Tseen - Knives (feat. Portugal. The Man) 16. Yola - Stand for Myself 17. Courtney Barnett - Rae Street 18. HOLLIS - Less Like 19. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio - Aces 20. Black Pumas

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 785 - World Goth Day

    20/08/2021 Duración: 01h13min

    Summon your inner goth with this episode of The Weekly Mix, in celebration of World Goth Day (((Extended))). Guided by KEXP DJs Sharlese, Kevin, Abbie and Jenn, this mix is a dark and glorious sonic trip around the globe. 1. Beastial Mouths - Industrial Waste (Light Asylum Remix) 2. ХВОРЬ (Ailments) - Аня Носова 3. Szaio - W Naszym Domu 4. Hante. - Insanity 5. PIXEL GRIP - Pursuit  6. Ditta Perdita - Ilegalidad Impuesta 7. Kælan Mikla - Sólstöður 8. Molchat Doma - Удалил Твой Номер / Udalil Tvoy Nomer  9. Hallows - Shallow Waters 10. Margarita Quebrada - Luces  11. Minuit Machine - Basic Needs 12. Arnaud Rebotini - Shiny Black Leather  13. Filmmaker - New Dark Ages 14. The Mall - An Answer 15. Nun - Turning Out 16. Cry Out - Garden Song DJ Sharlese is the host of Mechanical Breakdown, every Monday from 1-2am PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 784 - Seeing You...

    13/08/2021 Duración: 41min

    DJ Miss Ashley provides a sampling of some of her favorite new tunes to fit this hot, late summer vibe. You'll hear the latest from Jamaican artist Jesse Royal, Australian producer Logic1000, and two of Argentina's biggest stars, Nicki Nicole and Dread Mar I...just to name a few! 1. Marcus Gad - Brave New World 2. Alborosie - The System 3. Jesse Royal - High Tide or Low (feat. Samory I) 4. Nicki Nicole & Dread Mar I - Verte 5. Ambar Lucid - The Door 6. Deekapz - Margarida 7. Gilligan Moss - GM from GM :) 8. Duke Hugh - Common Ground (feat. Renato Paris) 9. Logic1000 - Safe In My Arms 10. João Donato, Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad - Forever More 11. Nina Kraviz - Skyscrapers 12. Moorea Masa & the Mood - Will It Be The Same DJ Miss Ashley hosts a Variety Mix every Sunday from 12-3pm PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 783 - Runcast, Vol. 24

    06/08/2021 Duración: 56min

    It's the latest edition of the Runcast, hosted by John Richards and powered by incredible music and quotes from the likes of Confucius, Danny Rojas from Ted Lasso, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. As Emerson said, "Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage." 1. Bartees Strange - Going Going 2. Dinosaur Jr - Garden 3. TORRES - Thirstier 4. The Joy Formidable - Chimes 5. Film School - Superperfection 6. Flyying Colours - Big Mess 7. Foxing - Where the Lightning Strikes Twice 8. Songhoy Blues - Worry 9. Kele - Between Me and My Maker  10. Yves Tumor - Jackie 11. Binki - Clay Pigeon 12. Lala Lala - DIVER 13. Shamir - Running 14. Wet Leg - Chaise Longue 15. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio - Cold as Weiss 16. Geowulf - Round and Round John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, weekdays from 7-10am PT on KEXP

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 782 - A Cosmic Love Letter

    30/07/2021 Duración: 01h19min

    Brought to you by Greta Rose, who explains, "When I was collecting tracks for this weeks mix and trying to zero in on a theme I kept noticing lyrics tied to love and also prose referencing different celestial bodies in the night sky. The songs came together with the intention of channeling a feeling of joy, expansion and of being in relationship with that which is occurring around us. How we’re all connected and the impact we have on one another. You can think of it like a sonic love letter being transmitted through various artists, perspectives and sounds directly to you. Featured in the mix is music from Japanese Breakfast, Spellling, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Charlotte Day Wilson featuring BADBADBADNOTGOOD and Angelique Kidjo." 1. Japanese Breakfast - Be Sweet 2. Lucid Express - Wellwave 3. L'Rain - Two Face 4. SPELLLING - Little Deer 5. Matthew E White - Genuine Hesitation 6. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Catching Smoke 7. The Go! Team - Cookie Scene (feat. Indigo Yaj) 8. Anika - Change 9. S

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 781 - Get Lost In The Music

    23/07/2021 Duración: 01h28min

    Cheryl Waters invites us to get lost in her latest mix, a sprawling 22 tracks including recent gems from Bachelor, Ambar Lucid, The Marías, Miss Grit and more. Climb in and let each song take you deeper and deeper into a state of musical bliss.  1. Antonioni - Puck 2. Ambar Lucid - Get Lost In The Music 3. Courtney Barnett - Rae Street 4. Bachelor - Anything At All 5. Faye Webster - Cheers 6. Haru Nemuri (春ねむり) - Seventh Heaven 7. The Joy Formidable - Into The Blue 8. Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen - Like I Used To 9. serpentwithfeet - Fellowship  10. Oxford Drama - Not My Friend 11. José González - El Invento 12. Lightning Bug - The Right Thing Is Hard To Do 13. Left At London - There Is a Place For You Here 14. Katy Kirby - Peppermint 15. Kylie V - On My Mind 16. Miss Grit - Impostor 17. Dawn Richard - Bussifame 18. Flock of Dimes - Price of Blue 19. Jupiter & Okwess & Ana Tijoux - You Sold Me a Dream 20. TORRES - Don't Go Puttin Wishes In My Head 21. The Marías - Hush 22. Warren Dunes - Talkin About That

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 780 - Music That's Been Greatly Lately

    16/07/2021 Duración: 53min

    Greatly hosted by DJ Troy Nelson, who says, “This is a taste of some of the artists and songs that have been swirling around my head the past few months. So much music has been flowing out of the universe, so sit back and enjoy some of the music that's been greatly lately!" 1. Cobra Man - Powered Up 2. Wild Powwers - ....Sucks 3. Nicki Danger - Adhesive 4. Appaloosa - Big Dinner 5. Teenage Sequence - All This Art 6. CarLarans - Runway 7. Jane Weaver - The Revolution of Super Visions 8. Pond - Pink Lunettes 9. Curtis Harding - Hopeful 10. Warren Dunes - Fishbowl 11. Red Ribbon - Planet X 12. Gnossienne & The Environment - Bones Decay 13. Psymon Spine - Jumprope Troy Nelson hosts a Variety Mix every Saturday from 3-6pm PT on, the KEXP app, or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 779 - Runcast, Vol. 23

    09/07/2021 Duración: 01h08min

    John reads listeners' stories of hope amidst a pandemic, divorce, and more, showing how the runcast has inspired them, which in turn, inspires him.  1. Mint Julep - A Rising Sun  2. Efterklang - Living Other Lives 3. Piroshka - V.O. 4. José González - Head On 5. Ducks Ltd. - As Big As All Outside 6. Night Beats - New Day 7. Ages and Ages - Light Goes Out 8. Nation of Language - Across That Fine Line 9. Liars - Big Appetite 10. PRONOUN -  I WANNA DIE BUT I CAN'T (CUZ I GOTTA KEEP LIVING) 11. Split Single - Satellite 12. Shine - Stare Into the Sun 13. Deep Sea Diver - Stop Pretending 14. MAN ON MAN - Stohner John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, weekdays from 7-10am PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 778 - Roadtrippin’ Tunes

    02/07/2021 Duración: 01h34min

    Drive Time host Kevin Cole hits the road with tunes for driving. Whether it’s a Summer roadtrip, a commute, or you just sitting in your home thinking about your drive to make the world a better place, Kevin has the music for you. Think of this as a mix tape from a loved one you’re popping in your car for the first time—this playlist has Kevin’s favorite driving and grooving tunes from the past year. The Weather Station - Tried To Tell You Ambar Lucid - Get Lost in the Music Polar Noir - If Everybody Listened   Jessica Winter - Sad Music The Suburbs - Summertime Nation Of Language  - Across That Fine Line Public Service Broadcasting feat. EERA - People, Let’s Dance Working Men's Club - A.A.A.A. The Vega Bodegas - All My Fish Are Dead   JOHN - A Song For Those Who Speed In Built Up Areas    Yee Loi - Be Like Johnny The Joy Formidable - Chimes 本日休演 (Honjitsu Kyuen) - Allergie, Mood CHVRCHES with Robert Smith - How Not to Drown, Screen Violence Mia Day - Rosie Phoebe Bridgers - Kyoto, Punisher No-No Boy - The Bes

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 777 - KEXPride 2021

    25/06/2021 Duración: 51min

    Happy Pride Month! Kennady shows her Pride as a Queer DJ with a mix of all the best femme, non-binary, and gender non-conforming LGBTQ+ muscians. Dance along to tracks from Shura, Arlo Parks, Supercoze, Gina Young, and more.  1. Tribe 8 - Femme Bitch Top  2. The Muffs - Oh Nina 3. Gina Young - So-Called Str8 Girl 4. The Butchies - She’s So Lovely 5. Arlo Parks - Sophie 6. Marika Hackman - My Lover Cindy 7. Rosie Tucker - Gay Bar 8. Lavender Country - Cryin’ These Cocksucking Tears 9. artms - Lavender 10. Tasha - Kind of Love 11. Jay Som - Tenderness 12. Supercoze - Happy Mind 13. Palehound - If You Met Her 14. Shura - the stage 15. Chong The Nomad, Hollis  - Take Two Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 776 - SOONTEENTH.

    18/06/2021 Duración: 57min

    Larry Mizell Jr.'s music to soundtrack your freedom to dance, love, stunt, rage and cry. Coming soon to a federal holiday near you! 1. Ric Wilson - Fight Like Ida B & Marsha P 2. Jarv Dee x Bad Colours - Black Skin (feat. Stas THEE Boss) 3. Durand Jones & the Indications - Witchoo 4. Kassa Overall - I’m A King (feat. Stas THEE Boss & Nappy Nina) 5. Shabazz Palaces - 20 Gear Science 6. Little Simz & Cleo Sol - Woman 7. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - Dirt Off Your Shoulder 8. Serpentwithfeet - Fellowship 9. Yves Tumor - Jackie 10. L’Rain - Suck Teeth 11. Thee Sacred Souls - Give Us Justice 12. Blu & Exile - The American Dream 13. Shaina Shepherd - Back of the Bus 14. Kamasi Washington - The Rhythm Changes Larry Mizell, Jr. is the host of The Afternoon Show, weekdays from 1-4pm PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 775 - Runcast, Vol. 22

    11/06/2021 Duración: 54min

    John had a terrible run before recording this podcast and from that complete disaster of a run comes inspiration and motivation for YOUR run. Remember, this stuff (he did not say "stuff") is hard, but you can do it.  1. Gidge - New Light 2. Sofia Kourtesis - La Perla 3. Bicep - Sundial 4. Amen Dunes  - Blue Rose 5. Gary Louris - Almost Home 6. Quivers - Hold You Back 7. Ya Tseen - Knives (feat. Portugal. The Man) 8. Cold Cave - Psalm 23 9. Working Mens Club  - X 10. The Clockworks - Feels So Real 11. Yard Act - Dark Days 12. Bachelor - Stay in the Car   13. Yola - Stand For Myself John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, weekdays from 7-10am PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 774 - Positively Prismatic

    04/06/2021 Duración: 01h19min

    Join DJ Sean for tunes to while away a sunny afternoon. Sean adds, “For best results, scatter a bunch of prisms near your sunniest window and turn the volume up... But try to avoid looking right at the rays 'cause even though the colours are really cool it can be blinding and maybe you knock over some houseplants as a result... Not me, but it could happen." 1. Mart Avi - Wire 2. Kate NV - Sayonara (Full Moon Version) 3. Pacific Coliseum - Turquoise 4. Jesse Futerman - Luckey (feat. Beverly Glenn-Copeland)  5. Dubharp - Bamboo Cross (feat. Lee Scratch Perry) 6. The Zenmenn - Salad Bar 7. Cactus Head - Red Bluff 8. Good Sad Happy Bad - Shades 9. ML Buch - Touching Screens 10. Automatic - Strange Conversations (Sudan Archives Remix) 11. Dreamcastmoe - 301-341-7207 12. Space Ghost - Time To Dance (Together Mix) 13. Tammy Lakkis - Notice 14. Jex Opolis - Gem 15. Guy Contact - Maya Bay 16. Ajukaja & Ats - Signal 17. Eugene Pascal - Caveman Algorhythms Sean hosts a Variety Mix every Monday night from 10pm-1am PT o

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 773 - For Palestine

    28/05/2021 Duración: 01h04min

    From the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish and Suheir Hammad, to the idea that "Hip Hop Never Died, It Lives In Palestine," this week's mix is a time-traveling exploration of resistance music and global solidarity, with the people of Palestine on our hearts and minds. There's brand new music from Daboor, Essam & Petty Pro along with underheard mixtape classics from Narcy & Shadia Mansour, Native Guns, Invincible and so much more. Co-curated by Gabriel Teodros and Isabel Khalili. 1. Aisha Fukushima - Palestine 2. Lowkey - Long Live Palestine 3 (feat. Maverick Sabre, Frankie Boyle, Ken Loach, Chakabars, Khaled Siddiq & Mai Khalil) 3. Daboor - Sheikh Jarrah الشيخ جراح 4. Essam & Petty Pro - Free Palestine 5. Narcy - Hamdulillah (Gaza Remix) (feat. Shadia Mansour) 6. DAM - Hada Yid'ie Sitna 7. Ana Tijoux - Somos Sur (feat. Shadia Mansour) 8. Invincible - People Not Places (feat. Sabreena Da Witch) 9. Suheir Hammad - Refugees 10. Bambu & DJ Phatrick - When Will The Time Come 11. Kiwi & DJ Phatrick - Gaza 2 Oakland 12. DA

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 772 - Ten Years of El Sonido

    21/05/2021 Duración: 01h17min

    Albina Cabrera and deejay Chilly celebrate the 10-year anniversary of KEXP’s modern Latin mix show, El Sonido, with a collection of some of their favorite new tracks. Hip-hop, psych rock, electro-cumbia and more from over a dozen different countries across Latin America and the globe. Tune in and turn it up as we celebrate a decade together!  1. Sofia Kourtesis - La Perla  2. MULA - Cíborg  3. El Individuo - Reacciona  4. Nakury & Barzo - Lunática  5. Yanna - Viviana  6. Juan Wauters - Real (with Mac DeMarco)  7. Le 1991 - Muy Pronto para Salir  8. Derby Motoreta's Burrito Kachimba - Caño Cojo  9. Mengers - GOLLY  10. Belafonte Sensacional y Jovita María - Ya Me Voy, Maravilla  11. Ambar Lucid - Lolita  12. Guazú & Terror Cactus - Flor de Desierto  13. Mitú - Bailarina  14. Luanda - de ak-á (feat. Jen Parker)  15. Rebeca Lane - Nos Queremos Vivas  16. Xenia Rubinos - Did My Best  17. Ela Minus - el cielo no es de nadie 18. Lujo Asiático - Pastee Albina Cabrera and deejay Chilly are the co-hosts of El Sonido

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 771 - Pushing Boundaries

    14/05/2021 Duración: 01h23min

    Five KEXP staff members of Asian descent embrace the imperfections of heritage months, using this May’s celebration of "Pushing Boundaries" to spotlight music and stories from the continent of Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the diaspora. Enjoy these sets featuring sounds ranging from locally based pop and R&B innovators to Lebanese folk pioneers and Thai psych rockers. 1. Yuk. - oasis of light 2. Chong the Nomad & Hollis - Take Two 3. Khana Bierbood - ลูกรัง / Dusty Lane 4. Monsune - OUTTA MY MIND 5. Yu Su - Maleleuca 6. Park Hye Jin - Can You 7. Avi Loud - Breezy 8. Guapdad 4000 & !llmind - How Many 9. Wastewomxn - Natural Ones 10. Inifinite Dakota - Nånan Nanå-hu 11. Fauxe - Gaut 12. OHYUNG, Space Meow Doll, Qing Liberty - shenme gui 13. The Linda Lindas - Claudia Kishi 14. Nabihah Iqbal - Is This Where It Ends 15. Collapse - Vertigo (feat. Ishikawa) 16. Empat Lima - Climbing Clouds 17. Lionmilk - Pastel Memories 18. Rogér Fakhr - Waiting for It Everyday 19. NAYANA IZ - TNT 20. Figmore - No Clue 21. Susumu

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 770 - Sound Off! 2021

    07/05/2021 Duración: 36min

    Eva Walker guides us through the 20th annual (virtual!) Sound Off! Learn more about this 21-and-under Northwest music showcase and how MoPOP is “empowering tomorrow’s visionaries” (and get your tickets to the livestream) at 1. Aurelio Valdez - Rent Money 2. Aurora Avenue - Wind 3. Brenna Bruce - Move 4. CANNXN - Uncomfortable 5. Kiddus Fecto - Senorita 6. Lexi Lalauni - Divine 7. Sundust - Someone New 8. Trevor Eulau - Music in Waves Eva Walker is the host of Audioasis, every Saturday from 6-9pm PT on, the KEXP app, or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

  • The Weekly Mix, Vol. 769 - Jazz Is...

    30/04/2021 Duración: 55min

    John Gilbreath, host of Jazz Theater, curates an expansive mix from artists bending and shaping the ever-evolving art form that is jazz. Join us in celebrating International Jazz Day with music from Kamasi Washington, Kris Davis, Jeff Parker, Makaya McCraven, and more.  1. Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas - The Creator Has A Masterplan 2. Kamasi Washington - The Rhythm Changes 3. Kris Davis - Diatom Ribbons 4. Steve Lehman / Sélébéyone - Are You in Peace? 5. Jeff Parker - C'Mon Now 6. Makaya McCraven - Young Genius 7. Meridian Odyssey - Interlake 8. Hafez Modirzadeh - Facet 27 Light & Facet 28 Nora 9. Maria Schneider Orchestra - Sputnik 10. Hafez Modirzadeh - Ponnonica 11. Jeff Parker - Build a Nest John Gilbreath is the host of Jazz Theater, every (early!) Monday morning from 3-5am PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. Support the show: See for privacy information.

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