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Straight from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs to your ears, now you can listen to a wonderfully eclectic mix of full length songs. KEXP brings you the music that matters from some of its favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world. See what KEXP's all about at KEXP.ORG.

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Music That Matters, Vol. 582 - Dance It Out

9/15/2017
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DJ Michele Myers spins a dance party mix of beats, rock & soul with new tunes from Odesza, Joe Goddard, and Shabazz Palaces! 1. Ladyhawke - Dangerous 2. Lucius - Turn it Around 3. Ex Hex - Don't Wanna Lose 4. Sharon Jones - This Land is Your Land 5. Joe Goddard - Home 6. Goldfrapp - Anymore 7. Odesza - Late Night 8. Filthy Friends - The Arrival 9. The Olympians - Sirens of Jupiter 10. Shabazz Palaces - Shine A Light

Duration: 00:32:58


Music That Matters, Vol. 581 - Stakes Are High

9/8/2017
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DJ Kevin Cole provides your perfect post-apocalyptic ash rain soundtrack with tons of great new music including tracks from Bully, Ghostpoet, Frankie Rose, Jane Weaver, and local bands New Age Healers, The True Loves, and Dot Comet. Let it rain! 1. New Age Healers - Love Is For Free) 2. Alex Lahey - Every Day's The Weekend 3. Filthy Friends - Any Kind of Crowd 4. Bully - Running 5. Blis. - Take Me Home 6. Beaches - Arrow 7. The True Loves - The Dirty 8. Ghostpoet - Immigrant Boogie 9....

Duration: 00:55:29


Music That Matters, Vol. 580 - Across The Multiverse

9/1/2017
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With diving women, lazy eyes, and bubblegum (sometimes), Cheryl Waters takes you through multiple dimensions of new music with new tunes from artists including Dent May, Rainer Maria, and Lo Tom. 1. Au.Ra – Above The Triangle 2. Jen Cloher – Forgot Myself 3. Beaches – When You're Gone 4. Rainer Maria – Suicides and Lazy Eyes 5. Dent May – Picture On A Screen 6. Guided By Voices – Steppenwolf Mausoleum 7. Elia – Libertad, Cultura, Fe 8. Japanese Breakfast – Diving Woman 9. The Sadies feat....

Duration: 00:52:50


Music That Matters, Vol. 579 - Runcast. Vol. 9

8/25/2017
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John Richards' latest installment of the Runcast links up tracks from Bombay Bicycle Club, Pixes, and Eagulls, among others, to soundtrack your run. 1. Elbow - New York Morning 2. Bombay Bicycle Club - Carry Me 3. !!! - Sick Ass Moon 4. The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Vad Hände Med Dem? 5. Eagulls - Lemontrees 6. Broncho - Class Historian 7. Pond - Sweep Me Off My Feet 8. ADKOB - Lung Capacity 9. Dana Buoy - Preacher 10. DMAs - Laced 11. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Coming Down 12. Pixies -...

Duration: 00:58:56


Music That Matters, Vol. 578 - Vibes From The Future

8/18/2017
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Street Sounds host Stas THEE Boss leads you through a futuristic mix of grooves and rhythms from artists including Linafornia, Nappy Nina, and Jon Bap. 1. Nate Jack feat. Norvis Jr. - FREQ 2. 10.4 Rog - Hue Ride 3. Quelle Chris - Popeye 4. Witch Prophet - Wish I Knew 5. Cavalier - The Dirge 6. Nappy Nina feat. Bria Monet - Growth Groove 7. Linafornia - Wetttttt 8. OCNotes feat. Greg Cypher - The Kiss 9. Bubblerap - Otherwise 10. Jon Bap - Let It Happen 11. Clark and the Community - Buddy...

Duration: 00:38:58


Music That Matters, Vol. 577 - Bring The Furry

8/11/2017
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DJ Kevin Cole unleashes a bombastic mix of his current faves including tracks from ODESZA, Kevin Morby, Alvvvays, and DoNormaal. Feel the Furry! 1. Alvvays - Dreams Tonight 2. DoNormaal - Ego Slave 3. ODESZA - Late Night 4. Grieves - RX 5. Moses Hightower - Mjóddin 6. The True Loves - The Dirty 7. Kevin Morby - 1234 8. Sheer Mag - Meet Me In The Street 9. Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs - Tough 10. Octo Octa - Fleeting Moments of Freedom (Wooo) 11. Lone - Mind's Eye Melody

Duration: 00:47:43


Music That Matters, Vol. 576 - I Know You're Charming

8/4/2017
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Cheryl Waters' summer rolls on with vibrant new tunes from Chelsea Wolfe, Zebra Hunt, and Midday Show all-time favorites Wolf Parade. 1. Alvvays - In Undertow 2. Juana Molina - Cosoco 3. Japanese Breakfast - Machinist 4. Fotoform - I Know You're Charming 5. Wolf Parade - Valley Boy 6. Cende - Moment Too Late 7. Zebra Hunt - What I Want 8. Young Guv - Traumatic 9. Mhostly Ghostly - Bleed Over 10. Wingman - Giant Microphone 11. Big Thief - Capacity 12. Thunderpussy - No Heaven 13. Chelsea...

Duration: 00:57:48


Music That Matters, Vol. 575 - Runcast, Vol. 8

7/28/2017
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The eighth installment of the Runcast features kinetic songs from Slowdive, Low, Eyelids, The Black Angels and and others to keep you motivated on your run. 1. Slowdive - Star Roving 2. Land of Talk - This Time 3. Middle Kids - Edge of Town 4. Holy Esque - Hexx 5. Sorority Noise - No Halo 6. Naked Giants - Ya Ya 7. Fufanu - Sports 8. Club 8 - Skin 9. Goldfrapp - Anymore 10. onDeadWaves - Blue Inside 11. Low - What Part of Me 12. Benjamin Booker - Witness 13. Eyelids - Falling Eyes 14. The...

Duration: 01:00:52


Music That Matters, Vol. 574 - Public Service Podcast

7/21/2017
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A public service podcast featuring Public Service Broadcasting, the highs of Hobosexual and the lows of Lo Tom and so much more. It's Morgan playing the role of Cheryl Waters on this episode of the Music that Matters Podcast. ROLLING! 1. Cigarettes After Sex - K. 2. Drab Majesty - Cold Souls 3. Charms - Kill Data 4. SassyBlack - I'll Wait For You 5. Public Service Broadcasting - Progress 6. Beach Fossils - Tangerine 7. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Anymore 8. Lo Tom – Covered Wagon 9....

Duration: 00:50:25


Music That Matters, Vol. 573 - Light It Up

7/14/2017
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DJ Kevin Cole brings the thunder on his latest MTM mix featuring current faves from Thunderpussy, Mammút, the Suburbs, Ride and more. Light It Up! 1. Pickwick - Light It Up (Let It Burn) 2. The Suburbs - Hey Muse! 3. BD + The Sheeks - Do It 4. Songhoy Blues - Voter 5. Thunderpussy - Velvet Noose 6. Rainer Maria - Lower Worlds 7. Captain, We're Sinking - Trying Year 8. Mammút - The Moon Will Never Turn On Me 9. Ride - Lannoy Point 10. Michael Nau - Good Thing

Duration: 00:41:58


Music That Matters, Vol. 572 - The Bonnie Days

7/7/2017
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As the temperatures start to heat up, Cheryl Waters keeps your summer rolling with another flowing mix featuring new songs from Briana Marela, Songhoy Blues, and Broken Social Scene. 1. Poliça - Still Counts 2. Briana Marela - Quit 3. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Anymore 4. Little Star - Anacortes 5. Songhoy Blues - Yersi Yadda 6. (Sandy) Alex G - Proud 7. Broken Social Scene - Skyline 8. Jay Som - Baybee 9. Blaenavon - My Bark Is Your Bite 10. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit -...

Duration: 00:46:45


Music That Matters, Vol. 571 - Runcast Vol. 7

6/30/2017
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John Richards' seventh installment of the Runcast gets you lacing up and hitting the road with a slow-burn warm up from Minor Victories, fiery tracks from Broken Social Scene and Austra to keep you moving, and triumphant home stretch with Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam alongside plenty of other pulse-pounding tunes. 1. Minor Victories - Folk Arp 2. Ride - Charm Assault 3. Cloud Nothings - Modern Act 4. American Wrestlers - Amazing Grace 5. Ha Ha Tonka - Race to the Bottom 6. Hurray For the...

Duration: 01:01:18


Music That Matters, Vol. 569 - Shadow Expert

6/16/2017
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Silver, sweet, and spectral tones fill Cheryl Waters' latest mix, with new songs from Chastity Belt, Palm, and Waxahatchee coloring in a vibrant soundtrack to the early summer. 1. Chastity Belt - Different Now 2. Dave Depper - Your Voice on the Radio 3. Maiah Manser - Sweet Hell 4. Lambchop - Relatives #2 5. Oumou Sangare - Djoukourou 6. Bayonne - Spectrolite 7. Palm - Walkie Talkie 8. IAN SWEET - #23 9. Waxahachee - Silver 10. Coco Hames - I Don't Wanna Go 11. Warm Soda - Young In Your...

Duration: 01:00:15


Music That Matters, Vol. 567 - Betwixt The Shire

6/2/2017
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Cheryl Waters' latest mix isn't just betwixt the Shire, it gathers music from the Arabian peaks of Afghan Whigs, the icy glimmer of Sóley, and the galaxy-roaming sounds of Shabazz Palaces. 1. Sóley – Sing Wood To Silence 2. Low Roar – Give Me An Answer 3. The Black Angels – Currency 4. The Afghan Whigs – Arabian Heights 5. Shabazz Palaces – Shine a Light 6. Emma Lee Toyoda – Nünü 7. Kelli Schaefer – Big Black Box 8. The Mountain Goats – Rain in Soho 9. The Cairo Gang – Real Enough To...

Duration: 00:59:04


Music That Matters, Vol. 566: Transcendence In Tallinn

5/26/2017
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DJ Kevin Cole shares great new music he discovered and experienced recently at Tallinn Music Week, a showcase for new and emerging European artists across all genres that takes place in Tallinn, Estonia. 1. Giungla - Sand 2. Žen - Žal (Strand) 3. Frankie Animal - KICKDRUM KICKDRUM! 4. Mikko Joensuu - There used to be a darkness 5. Erki Pärnoja - Doors Dance 6. SU—MU - Real Men, Real Woman & Real Others 7. Argo Vals - T ruum 8. Teksti-TV 666 - Silmät kiinni ja kädet ristiin 9. Sløtface -...

Duration: 01:30:05


Music That Matters, Vol. 565 - 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival Preview

5/19/2017
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Troy Nelson gets you primed for a killer Memorial Day weekend in the Gorge with a preview of this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival, featuring high energy rock, scuzzy punk, rootsy folk rock, and hard-hitting hip hop. 1. Sleigh Bells - Rule Number One2. Jagwar Ma - O B 13. The Radio Dept. - Committed to the Cause4. Sisters - Trails5. Manatee Commune - What We've Got6. Aesop Rock - Rings7. Charles Bradley - Change for the World8. Courtney Marie Andrews - Irene9. American Football - I've Been...

Duration: 00:47:53


Music That Matters, Vol. 564 - Trap Spaghetti Westerns

5/12/2017
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KEXP Overnight Creature (or DJ) Abbie takes you on an epic journey through her favorite tracks of the moment, ranging from minimal electronic coated in silky vocals to a spaghetti western with hints of trap. Additionally, hear Big Thief, Noga Erez, HMLTD, and Land of Talk break down the inspiration of their latest compositions. 1. You'll Never Get to Heaven - Images2. Marnie - Lost Maps3. God Colony - Fights (feat. Flohio)4. Agent Bla - Derogatory Embrace5. Noga Erez - Off the Radar6....

Duration: 00:55:54


Music That Matters, Vol. 563 - The Cende (Bloody) Cende Matters Podcast NOT brought to you by (insert car maker here)

5/5/2017
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This John Richards-hosted episode of Music that Matters is NOT sponsored by any car manufacturers but it is full of puns and great new tracks from Broken Social Scene, Wavves, and Coco Hames. 1. Do Make Say Think - Bound and Boundless2. Sorority Noise - No Halo3. The Megaphonic Thrift - Interlopers4. Broken Social Scene - Halfway Home5. Eyelids - Falling Eyes6. Bleached - Flipside7. Coco Hames - When You Said Goodbye8. The Districts - Ordinary Day9. Ulrika Spacek - Full of Men10. Cende -...

Duration: 00:54:32


Music That Matters, Vol. 562 - What Do You See?

4/28/2017
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Sonic Reducer host Jenn plays a mix of punk, hardcore, and other vibrant tunes to force you through spring like April showers making way for May flowers. 01. Kid Chrome - TV In My Head 02. Lemonade - Noches Blancas 03. Nachthexen - Ring Ring 04. Shopping - Straight Lines 05. Private Room - Good Behavior 06. Haram - دم Blood 07. Krimewatch - Coward 08. Mujercitos - Su Tumba De Su Cuate 09. Concealed Blade - Blame Game 10. Warthog - Culture? 11. S.H.I.T. - Information 12. Nandas - Dawntown...

Duration: 00:33:13


Music That Matters, Vol. 561 - Smile Yourself Happy

4/21/2017
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Lots to smile about in DJ Kevin Cole's latest edition of Music that Matters! Stag strut their stuff, Mark Arm infuses The Black Clouds with an ominous howl, Killer Mike and El-P from Run the Jewels Talk To Us, plus loads more! 1. The Holy - Ramses, The Evil Brother2. Ride - Charm Assault3. Dutch Uncles - Big Balloon4. Meilyr Jones - How To Recognize A Work of Art5. Real Estate - Darling6. Journalism - It Just Hits You7. Beach Fossils - St. Ivy8. Tuomo & Markus - Over the Rooftops9. Sera...

Duration: 00:52:21

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