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The Weekly Mix

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Formerly titled “Music That Matters,” The Weekly Mix delivers a wonderfully eclectic mix from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs straight to your ears. With a range of themes curated by a different DJ each week and featuring genre-defying artists from around the world, The Weekly Mix helps you cut through the clutter of the digital landscape by highlighting music we think you should hear. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your work day, your work out, or your whatever!

Formerly titled “Music That Matters,” The Weekly Mix delivers a wonderfully eclectic mix from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs straight to your ears. With a range of themes curated by a different DJ each week and featuring genre-defying artists from around the world, The Weekly Mix helps you cut through the clutter of the digital landscape by highlighting music we think you should hear. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your work day, your work out, or your whatever!

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Formerly titled “Music That Matters,” The Weekly Mix delivers a wonderfully eclectic mix from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs straight to your ears. With a range of themes curated by a different DJ each week and featuring genre-defying artists from around the world, The Weekly Mix helps you cut through the clutter of the digital landscape by highlighting music we think you should hear. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your work day, your work out, or your whatever!

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English


Episodes

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 748 - A Ripple Effect

11/27/2020
With an introduction from friends and fellow Australians King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, this mix was curated for KEXP by the groundbreaking Indigenous, all-women Ripple Effect Band. They bring us a sampling of the music currently being made by Australia's First Nations People, specifically from the region referred to as the “Top End” in the Northern Territory. Through many languages and musical stylings, these artists share stories of the oldest living cultures on earth. 1. Ripple...

Duration:00:56:10

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 747 - Iceland Airwaves 2020

11/20/2020
Here’s your music supplement for this year’s cancelled Iceland Airwaves festival. Grab some dökkt rúgbrauð, put on a video of the Northern Lights, play this podcast, and just add hot water. DJ Kevin Cole recreates it all from his basement in West Seattle– with a mix of highlights from KEXP’s previous Iceland Airwaves broadcasts, along with bands that’ll be performing at the festival in 2021. Tune in to hear the latest from the likes of MAMMÚT, Marie Davidson, Black Pumas, Júníus Meyvant, and...

Duration:01:12:49

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 746 - WAITING TO EXPEL

11/13/2020
Larry Mizell, Jr. brings together a mix of hiphop, funk, house, rock & jazz all to help you breathe a little easier. Featured artists include Stas THEE Boss, Dessa, Sen Morimoto and Nubya Garcia. 1. Liv.e - SirLadyMakemFall 2. Stas THEE Boss - Rotary Style 3. Steve Arrington - Make Ya Say Yie 4. STR4TA - Aspects (Demus Dub) 5. Blue Hawaii - Not My Boss! 6. Black Country, New Road - Science Fair 7. Seth Bogart - Men on the Verge of Nothing 8. Bartees Strange - Boomer 9. Open Mike Eagle -...

Duration:01:01:01

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 745 - Fossilized

11/6/2020
Cheryl Waters helps us get unstuck with this week’s mix, moving through ebbs and flows with lyrical wisdom and globe-spanning beats to inspire some much needed re-centering. Ready your ears for new music from Arlo Parks, Sufjan Stevens, Julia Jacklin, Postcards, Moodymann and more. 1. Loma - Half Silences 2. Sufjan Stevens - Video Game 3. Arlo Parks - Hurt 4. Jupiter & Okwess - Na Kozonga 5. Yanga - Encendemos 6. Noga Erez - NO News on TV 7. Fleet Foxes - Can I Believe You 8. Tomberlin -...

Duration:01:08:41

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 744 - In The Night

10/30/2020
Feast your ears on dark treats from around the world to get you in the Halloween spirit, brought to you by KEXP's Mechanical Breakdown host Sharlese in collaboration with Poland’s Wave Press Blog. Brooklyn’s We Are Temporary starts things off, followed by contributions from Undertheskin, SaD, Misfortunes and other masters of darkness. 1. We Are Temporary - I Can't Breathe 2. Undertheskin - End This Summer [remixed by Shad Shadows] 3. Vincent Saboteur & Jos Shepherd - Feeling Of The Way 4....

Duration:00:57:45

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 743 - This Generation

10/23/2020
This episode of The Weekly Mix is co-hosted by KEXP's 90.TEEN DJs, Sebastian, Sofia K, DJ 9, DJ Kennady and Vega Vi. As they get ready to vote in their first federal election, these exceptional young curators reflect on the songs that have inspired them, from social and political engagement to personal empowerment. The mix features local talents Rell Be Free and Blue Scholars, international songstresses Stella Donnelley and Lava La Rue, and classics like Fugazi and Death. Tune in and VOTE!...

Duration:01:08:59

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 742 - LAND BACK: Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

10/16/2020
Suquamish musician Calina Lawrence and KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros co-curate and co-host this Indigenous Peoples Day special for 2020, sharing both some of the latest new music they are feeling along with stories and songs by Indigenous musicians that helped raise them up. Featured in the mix is new music from Xiuhtezcatl, A Tribe Called Red, DJ Shub feat. pHoenix Pagliacci and more. 1. Archie Cantrell - ʔuʔušəbicid čəd 2. Ill-ēsha - Como la Chicha (feat. Fabian Arias & Dakota Camacho) 3....

Duration:00:56:37

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 741 - Underplayed

10/9/2020
In this edition of The Weekly Mix, your overnight princess of darkness, Abbie, brings you a mix inspired by the new documentary, Underplayed, which explores issues of representation and equity in electronic music. Dive into this mix for a sampling of women who are breaking down genres to create futuristic folk music, house music to heal you on the dance floor, grimy Mandopop from the Taipei underground, frenetic beats from the Jersey Club Movement, and hardcore euphoric techno. 1. Lyra...

Duration:01:42:32

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 740 - Runcast, Vol. 21

10/2/2020
A new podcast for runners and bikers, swimmers and hikers, because the important thing is, we keep moving forward. Oh, and especially for those running for the first time in years and doing it "slow as (bleep)." KEXP is a listener-funded nonprofit, and we need your help to keep creating podcasts like this one. Donate now for our Fall Fundraising Drive! 1. Tycho - Awake (song featured throughout) 2. The Churchhill Garden - Birds 3. Weep Wave - Bury the Bones 4. Quivers - You’re Not Always on...

Duration:01:05:35

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 739 - Great Songs for a Shitty Year

9/25/2020
The eternal optimist, DJ Kevin Cole, brings you an awesome mix of great new music rising from the ashes of the dumpster fire that has been 2020. Helping provide comfort, inspiration, and distraction, hear new music from Deep Sea Diver, Bill Callahan, Mexican Institute of Sound, Kelly Lee Owens, Songhoy Blues, and more! 1. Deep Sea Diver - Impossible Weight (feat. Sharon Van Etten) 2. Mr. Gnome - Gold Edges 3. Songhoy Blues - Worry 4. Æ MAK - i dance in the kitchen (feat. Seba Safe) 5....

Duration:01:05:57

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 738 - Latinx Heritage Month

9/18/2020
In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, September 15th to October 15th, KEXP will center voices from some of our favorite Latinx and Latinx-American artists. Join El Sonido DJs Albina Cabrera and Chilly for a fresh mix featuring a wide variety of artists and genres from around the world, as well as some reflections and perspectives of individuals from the Latinx music community. 1. Ghetto Kumbé - Vamo a Dale Duro 2. Barzo - All About My People (feat. La Dame Blanche & El Individuo) 3. La...

Duration:01:34:32

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 737 - Enkutatash

9/11/2020
September 11th is the start of the new year on the Ethiopian, Eritrean and Coptic calendars, so in honor of, KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros connects with fellow Ethiopian-American musician, organizer, and DJ Munit Mesfin to bring us a sampling of some of the most exciting new music out of Ethiopia and the diaspora, along with a few classics. We also learn about Munit's time as a morning show host on Afro FM in Addis Ababa, the connection of Admas to everything, and a little bit about the state of...

Duration:01:40:59

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 736 - Runcast, Vol. 20

9/4/2020
For the 20th edition of his Runcast, John Richards invites KEXP listeners to share their favorite inspirational quotes, some made-up, some funny, and even one that’s profane(!). With new music from Bully, Naked Giants and The Budos Band, and a sprinkling of old favorites, this mix is designed to keep you moving. 1. Kelly Lee Owens - Corner Of My Sky (feat. John Cale) 2. Animal Collective - What Would I Want? Sky 3. Arcade Fire - Keep the Car Running 4. TARA - Oceans 5. Bully - Hours and...

Duration:00:57:09

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 735 - Island Vibes, Vol. 2

8/28/2020
DJ Miss Ashley is back with a transcendent summer mix, featuring some of her favorite new songs spanning reggae, Latin and R&B. Return to this mix when you need to be transported to an island in the sun (looking at you, Seattle winter). 1. Jah9 - Could It Be 2. Chronixx - COOL AS THE BREEZE/FRIDAY 3. Roy Ayers, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad - Gravity 4. Terror/Cactus - Entre Cenizas 5. Cheo - No Quiero Ser Tu Amigo 6. Rose Juam - Cabidelo 7. Buscabulla - NTE 8. Lido Pimienta - Te...

Duration:00:40:33

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 734 - Tiny Desks, Mighty Songs

8/21/2020
DJ Kevin Cole shares some of his favorite songs from the over 6000 entries to this year’s NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest! 1. Bandits on the Run - We Battle Giants 2. Tia P. - 151 3. Silicone Boone - Found You 4. Danielle Ponder - Poor Man's Pain 5. Rama Gu - Good Egg 6. Redbeard Samurai & the JB Dojo - Rain Fall Down 7. Midnight Daughter - The High 8. Alec Shaw - I'll Just Let You Down 9. Crystal Rose - House of God (Golden Child) 10. Linda Diaz - Green Tea Ice Cream 11. Septymber - Trip & Fall...

Duration:00:55:20

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 733 - Big Feelings

8/14/2020
Many of us are feeling the big feelings lately. Cheryl Waters takes us on a melodic journey through the ups and downs and sideways with the help of new music from OCnotes, Fantastic Negrito, Ana Tijoux, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and MAITA. 1. M. Ward - Unreal City 2. My Morning Jacket - Feel You 3. Moodymann - I Need Another 4. OCnotes - Kingpin 5. Ana Tijoux - Pa Que 6. Andy Shauf - Try Again 7. beabadoobee - Care 8. Worriers - Big Feelings 9. RVG - I Used To Love You 10. King...

Duration:01:10:13

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 732 - Runcast, Vol. 19

8/7/2020
A running podcast featuring Morning Show favorites like Sault, IDLES, Moodymann and more to remind us that someday we will be amongst our friends, running, for multiple reasons, and a reminder that you are not alone. 1. Wye Oak - AEIOU 2. Will Butler - Surrender 3. Woods - Can’t Get Out 4. The Jayhawks - This Forgotten Town 5. Snarls - Walk in the Woods 6. Japandroids - The House That Heaven Built 7. SAULT - Monsters 8. Moodymann - Do Wrong 9. Holy Fuck - Deleters 10. IDLES - Grounds 11....

Duration:00:56:06

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 731 - A Movement, Not A Moment

7/31/2020
This week's mix interweaves music, statements by artists, poetry and healing words for and from Black, Indigenous, People of Color. There are moments of beauty, heartache, imagination and inspiration that thread together creating a dynamic and powerful movement. Featured in the mix is music from SAULT, Keedron Bryant, Noname, CarLarans and Rio Chanae. 1. Gabriel Teodros - Lost Tapes 2020 2. SAULT - Wildfires 3. Witch Prophet - MUSA Remix (feat. Stas THEE Boss) 4. SAULT - Black Is 5. MHYSA -...

Duration:01:14:17

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 730 - Where Do You Go When You Dream?

7/24/2020
Cheryl Waters’ latest musical collage bounces between dream states, at times soothing, others trippy, and jolting you awake when it’s time. Featured in the mix is new music from Washed Out, Gabriel Teodros, Fontaines D.C., Nick Hakim and Black Ends. 1. Washed Out - Too Late 2. The Family Daptone - Hey Brother (Do Unto Others) 3. Woods - Where Do You Go When You Dream? 4. Bodies on the Beach - Ghost 5. The Dream Syndicate - Black Light 6. Gabriel Teodros - If They Come For Me In the Morning…...

Duration:01:12:52

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 729 - All Summer Long

7/17/2020
Greg Vandy delivers a summer mixtape of rock ’n roll featuring new music from Rose City Band, Black Lips, Pacific Range, Futurebirds, ROOKIE, Seth Martin & The Dish Boys, and a duet between Swamp Dogg and the late great John Prine. It’s fresh all summer long. 1. Rose City Band - Reno Shuffle 2. Handsome Jack - Creepin’ 3. James Matthew VII - Nickel & Dimin’ 4. ROOKIE - Fake Grass 5. Futurebirds - My Broken Arm 6. Black Lips - Hooker Jon 7. Nocona - Post Apocalyptic Blues 8. Andrew Hibbard -...

Duration:01:28:27