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Inside the Music of KEXP

To celebrate the opening of KEXP’s New Home, KEXP worked with Microsoft to turn 4,000 square feet of currently vacant office space into an interactive installation inviting the audience to physically go inside the music of KEXP from April 16th – May 8th.
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In-Studio Viewing

KEXP Live In-Studio performances are now open to the public! We’re excited to welcome you to our New Home to experience live music by some of KEXP’s most beloved artists. You can now sign up to view these performances with a behind-the-scenes look at DJ interviews and production. Find out how you can reserve your spot at a KEXP in-studio session.
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Give BIG!

On Tuesday, May 3, the Seattle Community will once again #GiveBIG! Donate to your favorite nonprofit through Seattle Foundation and your gift will stretched. You can keep listener-powered radio alive and well in your community when you #GiveBIG. Learn More.
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Sustainable Sounds: A Benefit for Seattle Goodwill

KEXP and Goodwill are joining forces in April, to celebrate Earth Day and an entire month focused on recycling and reuse, culminating in a special night of music with — Ivan & Alyosha, Lemolo and Evening Bell open the show – at the Tractor Tavern on Monday, May 2nd.
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Nothing Compares 2 U

Tune in to KEXP on Friday, May 6th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. PT to listen as KEXP Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole pays tribute to Prince with Nothing Compares 2 U: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Prince featuring rarities, b-sides, live tracks, side projects, interviews, and personal stories.
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Tiny Desk Contest On The Road with KEXP

NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company are teaming up with KEXP to bring tunes from the Tiny Desk Contest to Seattle on Sunday, May 8th. Join KEXP and NPR Music staff at the KEXP New Home for a celebration of the Seattle musical community, including live performances by some of NPR Music’s favorite local Tiny Desk Contest entrants.
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KEXP Live Video Streaming

KEXPNow presents the latest live streaming video experience on Tuesday, May 10th with Bob Mould at 3:00 PM PT. Watch his live session in real-time! Stay on top of all our upcoming live streaming sessions with the KEXP In-Studio Schedule. Brought to you in part by Portage Bay Café.
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New Home Benefit: Stevie Wonder Tribute

On Friday, May 13th, join KEXP at the Nectar Lounge in Fremont for a celebration of Stevie Wonder’s music. Hosted by Larry Mizell Jr. of Street Sounds, and featuring a stellar line-up of local bands. All proceeds benefit the campaign for KEXP’s New Home.
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Little show. Big effect.

KEXP, STG and Starbucks present the 15th show in our Little Big Show concert series with Santigold and DoNormaal, at The Neptune on Saturday, May 14th. 100% of ticket sales benefit EMP Youth Programs. Click here to find out more about our Little Big Show series and the local charity beneficiaries.
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Introducing KEXP Transistor IPA

KEXP and Scuttlebutt Brewing Company are partnering to create Transistor IPA, a refreshing beer that will help fund KEXP’s New Home. Transistor IPA is available at retail establishments throughout greater Seattle, and 100% of the net proceeds with benefit KEXP’s New Home capital campaign.
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Midnight in a Perfect World

Introducing Midnight in an Perfect World, KEXP’s weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airing Fridays at midnight starting February 21st. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Brought to you in part by New Belgium Brewing.
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Immigrant Songs

Welcome to Immigrant Songs, a series presented and produced by KEXP, with support from The Vilcek Foundation. Through in-studio performances, interviews with local and national artists, and other written content, co-curators and DJs Darek Mazzone and Chilly will explore the immigrant experience.
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Streaming KEXP Online

We have upgraded our streaming infrastructure to serve you better. If you have any issues streaming KEXP, please try the Listen Live! links on the upper left of our homepage first. If you have any further issues, please send us an email at online-support@kexp.org.
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Podcasts

This week, Midday Show host Cheryl Waters presents a mix of her recent favorites on our Music That Matters podcast. Our Song of the Day podcast features Aesop Rock, Sunflower Bean and Fauna Shade, and our Live Performances podcast features P.O.S and Metric.
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In Studio Performances

Don't miss upcoming in-studio performances by the great artists you hear everyday on KEXP. Our schedule is updated weekly, so check back often. You can also subscribe to weekly podcasts that bring you a series of complete live in-studio sessions.
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