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Music That Matters Podcast

KEXP

Check out some of the KEXP DJ's favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP's Music That Matters bi-weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world's best independent artists.

Check out some of the KEXP DJ's favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP's Music That Matters bi-weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world's best independent artists.
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Seattle, WA

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KEXP

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Check out some of the KEXP DJ's favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP's Music That Matters bi-weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world's best independent artists.

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@kexp

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English

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


Episodes

Music That Matters, Vol. 591 - In Which Elvis Sees the Face Of Stalin in the Clouds

11/17/2017
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John in the Morning invades your "Dreams" and insists "You Would Have To Lose Your Mind" to "Poor the War Away" "In Another Century" which sends us back to "Primeval" times where it's a "Private Understanding" that one must "Bendover" when you are sent a "Dispatch From Mar-A-Lago" that has a picture of dice rolled to "Snake Eyes" on it. It's then you know that we've entered the Age of "Aquarius". 1. Alice Boman - Dreams 2. Lor - Aquarius 3. The Barr Brothers - You Would Have to Lose Your...

Duration: 00:51:29


Music That Matters, Vol. 590 - November Spawned Some Monstrous Music

11/10/2017
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DJ Shannon brings you her latest favorite gems from bands such as Blaenavon, Shame, Ride, the Casual Sexists, Lea Porcelain, Paradise and Creatures. 1. Blaenavon - Lonely Side 2. Shame - Concrete 3. Ride - Pulsar 4. Control of the Going - Love You More 5. Paradise - Goodbye 21st Century 6. Lea Porcelain - Similar Familiar 7. New Candys - Excess 8. Out Lines - Buried Guns 9. Featherwest - A Baby Not Yet 10. Yassassin - Cherry Pie 11. Creatures - Enola 12. Dream Version - Fight Fair 13....

Duration: 01:03:50


Music That Matters, Vol. 589 - Shapeshifter

11/3/2017
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The latest mix from Cheryl Waters comes from all kinds of places and artists, featuring new songs from Zola Jesus, Ty Segall, and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings. 1. Kevin Morby - City Music 2. Django Django - Tic Tac Toe 3. Widowspeak - When I Tried 4. Dream Wife - Somebody 5. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - Matter of Time 6. L.A. Witch - Baby In Blue Jeans 7. Moon Palace - Shapeshifter 8. Ty Segall - Alta 9. Weaves - Walk Away 10. Zola Jesus - Soak 11. Bully - Feel The Same 12. METZ -...

Duration: 00:51:29


Music That Matters, Vol. 588 - Iceland Airwaves 2017: Gabba Gabba Gobbledigook

10/27/2017
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DJ Kevin Cole previews the best of Iceland Airwaves 2017 with new tracks from Högni, Hórmónar, Mammút, JFDR, Vök, Sóley, Glintshake ГШ, Mikko Joensuu, and more! 1. Mammút - The Moon Will Never Turn On Me 2. Hey Elbow - Quest 3. JFDR - White Sun 4. Vök - BTO 5. ГШ (Glintshake) - Убожество 6. Pale Honey - Get These Things Out of my Head 7. Hórmónar - Kynsvelt 8. Högni - Komdu með 9. Lára Rúnars - Rosir 10. aYia - Ruins 11. Fai Baba - Can't Stop Loving You 12. Gordi - Can We Work It Out 13....

Duration: 01:27:38


Music That Matters, Vol. 587 - 9 Gazzilionth Podcast

10/20/2017
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Morning Show host John Richards presents the 9 gazzilionth podcast featuring a plethora of the finest new music for your ear-hole. 1. Florist - What I Wanted To Hold 2. Cock & Swan - PERG 3. Haley Hendrickx - Oom Sha La La 4. Phoebe Bridgers - Motion Sickness 5. Holiday Ghosts - Paranoia 6. Peeling - Away From You 7. Andrew Hung - Say What You Want 8. Cults - I Took Your Picture 9. Great Grandpa - Teen Challenge 10. Bully - Kills To Be Resistant 11. A.D.K.O.B - Helium 12. Faith Healer -...

Duration: 00:54:28


Music That Matters, Vol. 586 - Voyage

10/13/2017
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Audioasis host/Expansions rotating host Sharlese spins a continuous, danceable set with a spectrum-spanning mix of silvery electronic music featuring new songs from Boy Harsher, Youryoungbody, and Sally Dige. 1. Iv/An - Somewhere There's a Hunger Strike 2. Wire Spine - Hellraiser 3. Frequence Noir - I Could Die 4. High-Functioning Flesh - Stationed 5. Boy Harsher - Motion 6. Webdriver Torso - Web_006 7. Haunted Horses - Assembly 8. Sextile - Ripped 9. Mala Herba - Rusa ki 10. Benway's...

Duration: 00:51:49


Music That Matters, Vol. 585 - Sidestep The Spiral

10/6/2017
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DJ Kevin Cole surfs the sea of possibility on Sidestep The Spiral, a head spinning new music mix featuring Lamb, Makthaverskan, Battle Me, Versing, Faye Webster, Nilüfer Yanya, and more. 1. Who Is She? - Seattle Freeze 2. Worriers - The Possibility 3. Versing - Body Chamber 4. Battleme - No Truth 5. Makthaverskan - In My Dreams 6. Lamb - Illumina 7. Moonchild - Every Part (For Linda) 8. Casper Skulls - Lingua Franca 9. Turnover - Butterfly Dream 10. Faye Webster - Remember When 11. Nilüfer...

Duration: 00:48:47


Music That Matters, Vol. 584 - Be Here Now

9/29/2017
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Focus on the present and join Cheryl Waters in the moment for a mix of fresh new tracks from Iron & Wine, Kelley Stoltz, and Wolf Parade. 1. Iron & Wine - Call It Dreaming 2. Jessica Lea Mayfield - Sorry Is Gone 3. Shake Some Action! - Waiting For the Sun 4. The Mynabirds - Shouting At the Dark 5. Kelley Stoltz - Looking For A Spark 6. Peaking Lights - A Phoenix and a Fish 7. Slowdive - Go Get It 8. Chastity Belt - 5am 9. A Tribe Called Red Feat. OKA & Chippewa Travellers - Maima Koopi 10....

Duration: 01:00:41


Music That Matters, Vol. 583 - Runcast, Vol. 10

9/22/2017
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John Richards wraps up the the 2017 installments of the Runcast with Vol. 10, a mix to get you over the wall and across the finish line. 1. The National - Start a War (Live on KEXP) 2. The War on Drugs - Red Eyes 3. Waxahatchee - Silver 4. The Wild Reeds - Only Songs 5. Typhoon - Common Sentiments 6. The Rural Alberta Advantage - Terrified 7. Trentemoller - Never Fade 8. School of Seven Bells - On My Heart 9. The Preatures - Is This How You Feel 10. Trust - Capitol 11. Shad & DJ T.Lo -...

Duration: 00:57:29


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: 00:32:59


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

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