Music that Matters

Check out some of the KEXP DJ's favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP's Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world's best independent artists.

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Music that Matters Episodes

Sonic Reducer's DJ Jenn highlights a wave of brilliant new punks including Khiis, Lexicon, and Jabber, and pays tribute to Maximum Rocknroll on the day i...

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 ...

Start off your year by surrounding yourself with new aural experiences when you dive into Cheryl Waters' latest mix of her current favorites.

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 ...

Ahead of his traditional Christmas Day show, Brian Foss, host of Sonic Reducer and KEXP's de facto authority on non-traditional Christmas songs, brings you a...

Looking for something to soundtrack your holiday party that isn't holiday music? Troy Nelson's latest collection of certified smash hits will light up any oc...

Looking for more awesome music in your life? Check out some of the freshest sounds from the Northwest as Audioasis host Eva Walker takes you through a mix hi...

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 el...

Cheryl Waters' latest mix is filled with dope, devoted, and dosed songs to soundtrack your consciousness - or, if you listen as you fall asleep, your dreams ...

It's the "You Can Do Almost Anything to This Podcast!" Music That Matters Podcast, featuring the finest in new music from Liela Moss, Tres Leches, Guerilla T...

Open your ears and mind as Sunday Soul host OCNotes sets you on the path to a blissed-out autumn with a mix featuring tracks from Blvck Spvde, Sen Morimoto, ...

Part two of DJ Kevin Cole’s Iceland Airwaves 2018 music festival preview features new pop and rock-leaning tracks, from the hardcore sounds of Une Miserè, to...

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