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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!

Location:

Seattle, WA

Networks:

KEXP

Description:

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!

Twitter:

@kexp

Language:

English

Contact:

113 Dexter Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109 206-903-5397


Episodes

The End of The Weekly Mix...for now!

9/10/2021
A message from John Richards about some changes to come on this feed. Stay subscribed for something new coming to this feed in 2022! In the meantime: Listen to previous episodes of The Weekly Mix here on this feed (they’re not going anywhere!) Explore the rest of KEXP's podcasts here. Listen to your favorite DJson-demand via the KEXP app for iOS and Android or KEXP.ORG. Listen to artist-curated mixes through KEXP's Midnight in a Perfect World series. And of course, you can always listen to...

Duration:00:01:20

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 787 - Runcast, Vol. 25

9/3/2021
In his final Runcast of the year – and KEXP's final episode of The Weekly Mix – John goes freeform to create a very personal Runcast just for you. Listen for advice, motivation, inspiration, and incredible music to power your run. 1. The Antlers - Solstice 2. Big Red Machine - Phoenix (feat. Fleet Foxes & Anaïs Mitchell) 3. Big Red Machine - The Ghost of Cincinnati 4. Public Service Broadcasting - Blue Heaven (feat. Andreya Casablanca) 5. The Shivas - Undone 6. The Parrots - You Work All Day...

Duration:01:00:15

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 786 - Best Laid Plans

8/27/2021
DJ Kevin Cole curates tracks from some of the best albums of the year so far, songs from highly anticipated upcoming releases, and a few mind-benders from artists playing one of the best music festivals of the year, Iceland Airwaves. You’ll hear Arlo Parks, Ty Segall, Courtney Barnett, Hollis, Wet Leg and more! 1. No-No Boy - The Best God Damn Band in Wyoming 2. Wet Leg - Chaise Longue 3. Nation of Language - This Fractured Mind 4. Durand Jones & The Indications - Witchoo (feat. Aaron...

Duration:01:37:03

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 785 - World Goth Day

8/20/2021
Summon your inner goth with this episode of The Weekly Mix, in celebration of World Goth Day (((Extended))). Guided by KEXP DJs Sharlese, Kevin, Abbie and Jenn, this mix is a dark and glorious sonic trip around the globe. 1. Beastial Mouths - Industrial Waste (Light Asylum Remix) 2. ХВОРЬ (Ailments) - Аня Носова 3. Szaio - W Naszym Domu 4. Hante. - Insanity 5. PIXEL GRIP - Pursuit 6. Ditta Perdita - Ilegalidad Impuesta 7. Kælan Mikla - Sólstöður 8. Molchat Doma - Удалил Твой Номер / Udalil...

Duration:01:13:15

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 784 - Seeing You...

8/13/2021
DJ Miss Ashley provides a sampling of some of her favorite new tunes to fit this hot, late summer vibe. You'll hear the latest from Jamaican artist Jesse Royal, Australian producer Logic1000, and two of Argentina's biggest stars, Nicki Nicole and Dread Mar I...just to name a few! 1. Marcus Gad - Brave New World 2. Alborosie - The System 3. Jesse Royal - High Tide or Low (feat. Samory I) 4. Nicki Nicole & Dread Mar I - Verte 5. Ambar Lucid - The Door 6. Deekapz - Margarida 7. Gilligan Moss -...

Duration:00:41:48

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 783 - Runcast, Vol. 24

8/6/2021
It's the latest edition of the Runcast, hosted by John Richards and powered by incredible music and quotes from the likes of Confucius, Danny Rojas from Ted Lasso, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. As Emerson said, "Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage." 1. Bartees Strange - Going Going...

Duration:00:55:59

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 782 - A Cosmic Love Letter

7/30/2021
Brought to you by Greta Rose, who explains, "When I was collecting tracks for this weeks mix and trying to zero in on a theme I kept noticing lyrics tied to love and also prose referencing different celestial bodies in the night sky. The songs came together with the intention of channeling a feeling of joy, expansion and of being in relationship with that which is occurring around us. How we’re all connected and the impact we have on one another. You can think of it like a sonic love letter...

Duration:01:19:11

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 781 - Get Lost In The Music

7/23/2021
Cheryl Waters invites us to get lost in her latest mix, a sprawling 22 tracks including recent gems from Bachelor, Ambar Lucid, The Marías, Miss Grit and more. Climb in and let each song take you deeper and deeper into a state of musical bliss. 1. Antonioni - Puck 2. Ambar Lucid - Get Lost In The Music 3. Courtney Barnett - Rae Street 4. Bachelor - Anything At All 5. Faye Webster - Cheers 6. Haru Nemuri (春ねむり) - Seventh Heaven 7. The Joy Formidable - Into The Blue 8. Sharon Van Etten & Angel...

Duration:01:28:54

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 780 - Music That's Been Greatly Lately

7/16/2021
Greatly hosted by DJ Troy Nelson, who says, “This is a taste of some of the artists and songs that have been swirling around my head the past few months. So much music has been flowing out of the universe, so sit back and enjoy some of the music that's been greatly lately!" 1. Cobra Man - Powered Up 2. Wild Powwers - ....Sucks 3. Nicki Danger - Adhesive 4. Appaloosa - Big Dinner 5. Teenage Sequence - All This Art 6. CarLarans - Runway 7. Jane Weaver - The Revolution of Super Visions 8. Pond...

Duration:00:53:58

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 779 - Runcast, Vol. 23

7/9/2021
John reads listeners' stories of hope amidst a pandemic, divorce, and more, showing how the runcast has inspired them, which in turn, inspires him. 1. Mint Julep - A Rising Sun 2. Efterklang - Living Other Lives 3. Piroshka - V.O. 4. José González - Head On 5. Ducks Ltd. - As Big As All Outside 6. Night Beats - New Day 7. Ages and Ages - Light Goes Out 8. Ora the Molecule - Die To Be A Butterfly 9. Mumu Fresh - Work 10. Nation of Language - Across That Fine Line 11. Liars - Big Appetite 12....

Duration:01:08:10

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 778 - Roadtrippin’ Tunes

7/2/2021
Drive Time host Kevin Cole hits the road with tunes for driving. Whether it’s a Summer roadtrip, a commute, or you just sitting in your home thinking about your drive to make the world a better place, Kevin has the music for you. Think of this as a mixtape from a loved one you’re popping in your car for the first time—this playlist has Kevin’s favorite driving and grooving tunes from the past year. The Weather Station - Tried To Tell You Ambar Lucid - Get Lost in the Music Polar Noir - If...

Duration:01:34:40

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 777 - KEXPride 2021

6/25/2021
Happy Pride Month! Kennady shows her Pride as a Queer DJ with a mix of all the best femme, non-binary, and gender non-conforming LGBTQ+ muscians. Dance along to tracks from Shura, Arlo Parks, Supercoze, Gina Young, and more. 1. Tribe 8 - Femme Bitch Top 2. The Muffs - Oh Nina 3. Gina Young - So-Called Str8 Girl 4. The Butchies - She’s So Lovely 5. Arlo Parks - Sophie 6. Marika Hackman - My Lover Cindy 7. Rosie Tucker - Gay Bar 8. Lavender Country - Cryin’ These Cocksucking Tears 9. artms -...

Duration:00:51:51

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 776 - SOONTEENTH.

6/18/2021
Larry Mizell Jr.'s music to soundtrack your freedom to dance, love, stunt, rage and cry. Coming soon to a federal holiday near you! 1. Ric Wilson - Fight Like Ida B & Marsha P 2. Jarv Dee x Bad Colours - Black Skin (feat. Stas THEE Boss) 3. Durand Jones & The Indications - Witchoo 4. Kassa Overall - I’m A King (feat. Stas THEE Boss & Nappy Nina) 5. Shabazz Palaces - 20 Gear Science 6. Little Simz & Cleo Sol - Woman 7. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - Dirt Off Your Shoulder 8. serpentwithfeet -...

Duration:00:57:17

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 775 - Runcast, Vol. 22

6/11/2021
John had a terrible run before recording this podcast and from that complete disaster of a run comes inspiration and motivation for YOUR run. Remember, this stuff (he did not say "stuff") is hard, but you can do it. 1. Gidge - New Light 2. Sofia Kourtesis - La Perla 3. Bicep - Sundial 4. Amen Dunes - Blue Rose 5. Gary Louris - Almost Home 6. Quivers - Hold You Back 7. Ya Tseen - Knives (feat. Portugal. The Man) 8. Cold Cave - Psalm 23 9. Working Mens Club - X 10. The Clockworks - Feels So...

Duration:00:55:23

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 774 - Positively Prismatic

6/4/2021
Join DJ Sean for tunes to while away a sunny afternoon. Sean adds, “For best results, scatter a bunch of prisms near your sunniest window and turn the volume up... But try to avoid looking right at the rays 'cause even though the colours are really cool it can be blinding and maybe you knock over some houseplants as a result... Not me, but it could happen." 1. Mart Avi - Wire 2. Kate NV - Sayonara (Full Moon Version) 3. Pacific Coliseum - Turquoise 4. Jesse Futerman - Luckey (feat. Beverly...

Duration:01:19:24

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 773 - For Palestine

5/28/2021
From the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish and Suheir Hammad, to the idea that "Hip Hop Never Died, It Lives In Palestine," this week's mix is a time-traveling exploration of resistance music and global solidarity, with the people of Palestine on our hearts and minds. There's brand new music from Daboor, Essam & Petty Pro along with underheard mixtape classics from Narcy & Shadia Mansour, Native Guns, Invincible and so much more. Co-curated by Gabriel Teodros and Isabel Khalili. 1. Aisha Fukushima -...

Duration:01:04:01

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 772 - Ten Years of El Sonido

5/21/2021
Albina Cabrera and deejay Chilly celebrate the 10-year anniversary of KEXP’s modern Latin mix show, El Sonido, with a collection of some of their favorite new tracks. Hip-hop, psych rock, electro-cumbia and more from over a dozen different countries across Latin America and the globe. Tune in and turn it up as we celebrate a decade together! 1. Sofia Kourtesis - La Perla 2. MULA - Cíborg 3. El Individuo - Reacciona 4. Nakury & Barzo - Lunática 5. Yanna - Viviana 6. Juan Wauters - Real (with...

Duration:01:17:33

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 771 - Pushing Boundaries

5/14/2021
Five KEXP staff members of Asian descent embrace the imperfections of heritage months, using this May’s celebration of "Pushing Boundaries" to spotlight music and stories from the continent of Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the diaspora. Enjoy these sets featuring sounds ranging from locally based pop and R&B innovators to Lebanese folk pioneers and Thai psych rockers. 1. Yuk. - oasis of light 2. Chong the Nomad & Hollis - Take Two 3. Khana Bierbood - ลูกรัง / Dusty Lane 4. Monsune - OUTTA...

Duration:01:23:41

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 770 - Sound Off! 2021

5/7/2021
Eva Walker guides us through the 20th annual (virtual!) Sound Off! Learn more about this 21-and-under Northwest music showcase and how MoPOP is “empowering tomorrow’s visionaries” (and get your tickets to the livestream) at mopop.org/soundoff. 1. Aurelio Valdez - Rent Money 2. Aurora Avenue - Wind 3. Brenna Bruce - Move 4. CANNXN - Uncomfortable 5. Kiddus Fecto - Senorita 6. Lexi Lalauni - Divine 7. Sundust - Someone New 8. Trevor Eulau - Music in Waves Eva Walker is the host of Audioasis,...

Duration:00:36:31

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 769 - Jazz Is...

4/30/2021
John Gilbreath, host of Jazz Theater, curates an expansive mix from artists bending and shaping the ever-evolving art form that is jazz. Join us in celebrating International Jazz Day with music from Kamasi Washington, Kris Davis, Jeff Parker, Makaya McCraven, and more. 1. Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas - The Creator Has A Masterplan 2. Kamasi Washington - The Rhythm Changes 3. Kris Davis - Diatom Ribbons 4. Steve Lehman / Sélébéyone - Are You in Peace? 5. Jeff Parker - C'Mon Now 6. Makaya...

Duration:00:55:29