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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. 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

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 768 - N0V3L Doohickey: A Virtual Roadtrip to Vancouver BC

4/23/2021
Your insomniac overnight host, Abbie, takes you on a virtual road trip to her home away from home, Vancouver BC! Despite the border closure, we can still tour these amazing artists to your ears, bursting with yearning indie, R&B, pop, leftfield dance music, industrial techno, chillwave, and nostalgic folk. With mostly Vancouver-based artists, and a few who have since relocated internationally, this mix is a bite size version of all Vancouver's music community has to offer. 1. TRS - I Tried...

Duration:01:21:01

We'll Be Back Next Week!

4/12/2021
We're taking a week off from posting podcasts and other online content, but you can always find a live DJ streaming on KEXP.org, the KEXP App, or 90.3 FM in Seattle. New episodes will return to your The Weekly Mix feed on Friday, April 23rd! Until then, visit old episodes or explore our other podcasts, Sound & Vision, Live on KEXP, and Song of the Day. And if you haven't had the chance yet, there's still time to take the KEXP Podcast Survey. Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate See...

Duration:00:00:54

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 767 - Standing By: Your Pre-Flight Entertainment Playlist

4/9/2021
Things are happening! Bands are scheduling fall tours! But until enough people get vaccinated and concert-going is a reality, DJ Kevin Cole takes you on a musical journey featuring artists and songs from all over the world including Australia, Georgia (the country!), Spain, Senegal, Turkey, Trinidad, Mexico, Japan, and beyond. 1. Morningwhim - Talking to Myself 2. Flyying Colours - Goodtimes 3. Margaritas Podridas - Ceremonia 4. Anushka Chkheidze - Move, Move 5. Ora the Molecule - Creator 6....

Duration:01:05:20

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 766 - Spring Sunset

4/2/2021
Pacific Notions host DJ Alex shares a new meditative springtime mix of ambient, neo-classical, and new age songs to welcome the new season and provide a calming soundtrack for these transitional times. 1. Rhian Sheehan - Toward The Sun (feat. Levi Patel) 2. Sweatson Klank - Light Bridge 3. The Green Kingdom - Morning Walk 4. Tiny Leaves - The Sweetness of the Morning 5. Hideyuki Hashimoto - Breath 6. Marika Takeuchi - First Light 7. Nick Schofield - Garden Court 8. Mary Lattimore - Thirty...

Duration:01:26:26

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 765 - Fresh Cuts

3/26/2021
DJ Evie delivers a mix of fresh cuts that will put a spring in your step, no matter the season. Tune in for new music from Claud, Ya Tseen, Django Django, Ocean Hope and more. 1. Field Music - Orion from the Street 2. Claud - Falling with the Rain (feat. Shelly) 3. RINSE - Back Into Your Arms (feat. Hatchie) 4. Japanese Breakfast - Be Sweet 5. Keep Shelly In Athens - You (feat. Georgia Hurd) 6. Django Django - Spirals 7. Ya Tseen - Close the Distance 8. Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella - The...

Duration:00:59:40

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 764 - Spring Is Punk

3/19/2021
Jenn from KEXP’s Sonic Reducer brings you a spring awakening of punk songs from the past year, including The Serfs, Shopping, Futuro, Taqbir and more. 1. Brontez Purnell - Forgive Me, Phillip 2. Spodee Boy - Rides Again… 3. The Serfs - Vanishing Act 4. Gen Pop - Me Alive 5. Shopping - Follow Me 6. Current Affairs - Draw the Line 7. Silicone Prairie - Dance to the Beat 8. All Hits - Blockhead 9. Futuro - Gestalt 10. Taqbir - Sma3 11. Defect Play - Dulled 12. Special Interest - Disco III Jenn...

Duration:00:33:54

The Weekly Mix, Vol. 763 - How John's 8-Year-Old Sent the Podcast Off the Rails

3/12/2021
This Weekly Mix finds John Richards explaining why he had to burn Mark Lanegan's book and the reason his son Henry, age 8, interrupted the recording. Plus, a Morning Show hitlist that is not to be missed. 1. Peter Matthew Bauer - Mountains on Mountains 2. Middle Kids - Questions 3. Mogwai - Ritchie Sacramento 4. Morcheeba - Sounds of Blue 5. Wax Tailor - Just a Candle (feat. Mark Lanegan) 6. Barbarossa - Iris2Iris 7. Nation of Language - Deliver Me From Wondering Why 8. HAERTS - Shivering 9....

Duration:00:59:18