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

Get caught up with new music and intense gratitude with the No, Thank You! NO, THANK YOU! Music That Matters Podcast featuring John Richards as John "In the ...

From psychedelic punch to synth symphonies, Troy Nelson rounds up some fantastic tunes from all across the musical universe to form a killer mix featuring ne...

DJ Evie leads you into new musical frontiers from all around the galaxy featuring new tunes from Wye Oak, Keep Shelly In Athens, and Anna Burch.

This week's episode is a stunning selection from DJ Kevin Cole featuring the coolest new shoegaze, dream pop, down tempo electronica, and hip-hop from secret...

Cheryl Waters' latest mix weaves a fabric of new tunes from artists including Franz Ferdinand, Soccer Mommy, and Jeff Rosenstock into a dazzling set of sounds.

John Richards' latest podcast is not just any kind of Music That Matters podcast, it’s the dapper derpiest Music That Matters imbedded with a secret message ...

The latest mixtape from El Sonido’s DJ Chilly is a collection of some of his favorite modern Latin tracks from the last year. Featuring a variety of ge...

There's something familiar in Cheryl Waters' latest mix with sounds from artists both emerging and established, including new tracks from Hibou, The Hold Ste...

DJ Kevin Cole lays it all down with a rad mix of new music discovery featuring Daniel Avery, Hollie Cook, Lake Jons, and Holy, plus a tribute to Jóhann Jóhan...

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Others say that the Music That Matters podcast, when hosted by KEXP's Morning Show host John Richar...

Ahead of the 2018 MoPOP Sound Off! semifinals, Audioasis host/Expansions rotating host Sharlese showcases the 12 Northwestern Under 21 artists competing in t...

Take a deep breath and dive in with Cheryl Waters as she plunges into a pool of new music with new tracks from Preoccupations, Sunflower Bean, and Ought.

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