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Formerly known as “KEXP’s Live Performances,” Live on KEXP brings you the very best of KEXP’s world-renowned live in-studio and remote performances. Each week, we’ll bring you a new live session, from emerging artists to well-established acts, spanning styles, genres and cultures. Full video of all Live on KEXP performances available at youtube.com/kexp.

Formerly known as “KEXP’s Live Performances,” Live on KEXP brings you the very best of KEXP’s world-renowned live in-studio and remote performances. Each week, we’ll bring you a new live session, from emerging artists to well-established acts, spanning styles, genres and cultures. Full video of all Live on KEXP performances available at youtube.com/kexp.

Location:

Seattle, WA

Networks:

KEXP

Description:

Formerly known as “KEXP’s Live Performances,” Live on KEXP brings you the very best of KEXP’s world-renowned live in-studio and remote performances. Each week, we’ll bring you a new live session, from emerging artists to well-established acts, spanning styles, genres and cultures. Full video of all Live on KEXP performances available at youtube.com/kexp.

Twitter:

@kexp

Language:

English

Contact:

113 Dexter Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109 206-520-5833


Episodes

Flock of Dimes [Performance & Interview Only]

7/27/2021
In April, Jenn Wasner released her second album under the name Flock of Dimes. Titled 'Head of Roses,' the album explores the depths of heartbreak but also, according to Cheryl Waters, “Elicits so much happiness and emotion.” For Live on KEXP, Wasner speaks to the admiring Waters about how the few short weeks of making 'Head of Roses' were some of the happiest moments of her life and brought her back to life after troubled times. Recorded 03/26/2021. Two Price of Blue Lightning Hard Way The...

Duration:00:27:15

Flock of Dimes

7/27/2021
In April, Jenn Wasner released her second album under the name Flock of Dimes. Titled 'Head of Roses,' the album explores the depths of heartbreak but also, according to Cheryl Waters, “Elicits so much happiness and emotion.” For Live on KEXP, Wasner speaks to the admiring Waters about how the few short weeks of making 'Head of Roses' were some of the happiest moments of her life and brought her back to life after troubled times. Recorded 03/26/2021. Two Price of Blue Lightning Hard Way The...

Duration:00:27:25

TV Priest

7/20/2021
London four-piece TV Priest make blazing, brash post-punk that sees frontman Charlie Drinkwater deliver fired-up musings in a spoken-word style. For Live on KEXP, Troy Nelson delves into the history of this unique and yet very of-the-moment way of conveying lyrics. The band also explains why, despite being childhood friends, they only finally united as a band in their ‘30s and the benefits that sort of time and exposure to "real life" has on making music. Recorded 03/29/2021 Press Gang...

Duration:00:25:47

TV Priest [Performance & Interview Only]

7/20/2021
London four-piece TV Priest make blazing, brash post-punk that sees frontman Charlie Drinkwater deliver fired-up musings in a spoken-word style. In the interview, the band explains why, despite being childhood friends, they only finally united as a band in their ‘30s and the benefits that sort of time and exposure to "real life" has on making music. Recorded 03/29/2021 Press Gang Slideshow This Island Venus In Furs Decoration Watch the full Live on KEXP session on YouTube Support the show:...

Duration:00:23:28

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

7/13/2021
Besides playing a scathing set of punchy psych-rock, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets answer some of the tough questions on this week’s episode of Live on KEXP. Speaking with KEXP’s Troy Nelson, the Australian band, who released their fourth studio album ‘Shyga! The Sunlight Mound’ in February, sets the record straight on the question we’ve all been pondering: what is a kookaburra? Recorded 04/01/2021. Mr. Prism Tally Ho Pukebox Mundungus Found God in a Tomato Watch the full Live on KEXP session on...

Duration:00:26:30

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets [Performance & Interview Only]

7/13/2021
Besides playing a scathing set of punchy psych-rock, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets answer some of the tough questions on this week’s episode of Live on KEXP. Speaking with KEXP’s Troy Nelson, the Australian band, who released their fourth studio album ‘Shyga! The Sunlight Mound’ in February, sets the record straight on the question we’ve all been pondering: what is a kookaburra? Recorded 04/01/2021. Mr. Prism Tally Ho Pukebox Mundungus Found God in a Tomato Watch the full Live on KEXP session on...

Duration:00:29:28

The Weather Station [Performance & Interview Only]

7/6/2021
For over a decade, Tamara Lindeman has been expanding the depth and breadth of the music she makes as The Weather Station. For her latest record, 'Ignorance,' Lindeman not only pushes the limits of the folk genre tag she’s often categorized under but also gets thematically spacious with a major focus on not just the physical but psychological impacts of climate change. The album couldn’t have come at a better time, with the ramifications of climate change more severe this summer than ever....

Duration:00:37:22

The Weather Station

7/6/2021
For over a decade, Tamara Lindeman has been expanding the depth and breadth of the music she makes as The Weather Station. For her latest record, 'Ignorance,' Lindeman not only pushes the limits of the folk genre tag she’s often categorized under but also gets thematically spacious with a major focus on not just the physical but psychological impacts of climate change. The album couldn’t have come at a better time, with the ramifications of climate change more severe this summer than ever....

Duration:00:27:55

PVA [Performance & Interview Only]

6/29/2021
Genre-hopping London three-piece PVA arrive at this juncture as one of the most dynamic and exciting new bands in the country, intuitively blending club music and a smart pop sensibility with the more organic elements and instrumentation of new-wave and post-punk. For Live on KEXP, Troy Nelson chats with the band on their unorthodox formation and how they brought the club to the studio for their debut release Toner, released in late 2020 via Big Dada Records, before the trio delves into a...

Duration:00:29:11

PVA

6/29/2021
Genre-hopping London three-piece PVA arrive at this juncture as one of the most dynamic and exciting new bands in the country, intuitively blending club music and a smart pop sensibility with the more organic elements and instrumentation of new-wave and post-punk. For Live on KEXP, Troy Nelson chats with the band on their unorthodox formation and how they brought the club to the studio for their debut release Toner, released in late 2020 via Big Dada Records, before the trio delves into a...

Duration:00:24:55

Langhorne Slim

6/22/2021
It’s been often spoken about how, while the past year has been incredibly trying for most, for many it was also a moment of calm and self-reflection that was long-needed. For Langhorne Slim this appears to be the case, as he tells John Richards during his Live on KEXP at Home session. While it sounds tough to glean anything good from the compounding of a global pandemic, struggling with sobriety, and a tornado ravaging his home of Nashville, it also birthed the songs that make up Slim’s...

Duration:00:17:05

Langhorne Slim [Performance & Interview Only]

6/22/2021
It’s been often spoken about how, while the past year has been incredibly trying for most, for many it was also a moment of calm and self-reflection that was long-needed. For Langhorne Slim this appears to be the case, as he tells John Richards during his Live on KEXP at Home session. While it sounds tough to glean anything good from the compounding of a global pandemic, struggling with sobriety, and a tornado ravaging his home of Nashville, it also birthed the songs that make up Slim’s...

Duration:00:32:12

Claud [Performance & Interview Only]

6/15/2021
If perfect pop songs made of punchy drums, rich chords, emotional dynamics, and just heaps and piles of vibe are your thing then we suggest you get familiar with mononymously named Claud. Earlier this year the 21-year-old musician made their album debut with ‘Super Monster’ to pretty much unanimous acclaim. Listen to their performance, as well as an interview with DJ Evie about how Daniel Johnston, Frankenstein, and their genderqueer experience led to the album title. Recorded 04/25/2021....

Duration:00:24:21

Claud

6/15/2021
If perfect pop songs made of punchy drums, rich chords, emotional dynamics, and just heaps and piles of vibe are your thing then we suggest you get familiar with mononymously named Claud. Earlier this year the 21-year-old musician made their album debut with ‘Super Monster’ to pretty much unanimous acclaim. For Live on KEXP, Troy Nelson charts Claud’s trajectory from food-named bedroom band to Phoebe Bridgers-signed artist. Plus, hear a snippet of their interview with DJ Evie about how...

Duration:00:24:04

Aaron Frazer [Performance & Interview Only]

6/8/2021
Best-known as a multi-instrumentalist and co-lead singer in Durand Jones & The Indications, Aaron Frazer broke out on his own earlier this year with his debut solo album, ‘Introducing…’ In Frazer’s interview with DJ Morgan, he confesses that it was a fateful call from the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach that pushed him to step into the spotlight. Recorded 02/26/2021. Bad News Have Mercy If I Got It (Your Love Brought It) Love Is Over You Watch the full Live on KEXP session on YouTube Support the...

Duration:00:25:30

Aaron Frazer

6/8/2021
Best-known as a multi-instrumentalist and co-lead singer in Durand Jones & The Indications, Aaron Frazer broke out on his own earlier this year with his debut solo album, ‘Introducing…’ For Live on KEXP, Troy Nelson gives a brief introduction to the falsetto crooner before sharing snippets of Frazer’s interview with DJ Morgan in which he confesses that it was a fateful call from the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach that pushed him to step into the spotlight. Recorded 02/26/2021. Bad News Have Mercy...

Duration:00:23:21

Nilüfer Yanya [Performance & Interview Only]

6/1/2021
On the heels of releasing her first project since 2019’s acclaimed full-length debut Miss Universe, an EP titled Feeling Lucky, Nilüfer Yanya joined Cheryl Waters for a virtual live session for KEXP. Joined by co-conspirator Jazzi Bobbi, Yanya played three songs from the EP and a cover of fellow Londoner PJ Harvey. Recorded 03/01/2021. Same Damn Luck Crash Day 7.5093 Rid Of Me (PJ Harvey cover) Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:27

Nilüfer Yanya

6/1/2021
On the heels of releasing her first project since 2019’s acclaimed full-length debut Miss Universe, an EP titled Feeling Lucky, Nilüfer Yanya joined Cheryl Waters for a virtual live session for KEXP. Joined by co-conspirator Jazzi Bobbi, Yanya played three songs from the EP and a cover of fellow Londoner PJ Harvey. For Live on KEXP, Troy Nelson delves into some of the interesting aspects of her conversation with Cheryl surrounding songwriting and keeping your autonomy in making music....

Duration:00:20:41

Faye Webster

5/25/2021
Atlanta wunderkind Faye Webster is on the cusp of releasing her fourth studio album, 'I Know I’m Funny haha,' out June 25th via Secretly Canadian. For Live on KEXP, Troy Nelson details the anomaly of Webster’s music, which draws as much from the lap-steel singer-songwriter pop of the 1970s and teardrop country tunes as it does from the audacious personalities of her city’s rap and R&B community, where she first found a home on Awful Records. For her six-song, full-band set, recorded at Tweed...

Duration:00:22:59

Faye Webster [Performance & Interview Only]

5/25/2021
Atlanta wunderkind Faye Webster is on the cusp of releasing her fourth studio album, 'I Know I’m Funny haha,' out June 25th via Secretly Canadian. For her six-song, full-band set, recorded at Tweed Studios in Athens, Georgia, Webster plays a number of new songs from the forthcoming album, as well as her 2019 'Atlanta Millionaires Club’ track, "Kingston.” Recorded 03/09/2021. Better Distractions Kingston In A Good Way I Know I’m Funny haha Cheers Watch the full Live on KEXP session on YouTube...

Duration:00:20:13