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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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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!

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 722 - World of Goth

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 722 - World of Goth

    To celebrate World Goth Day, KEXP’s DJ Sharlese has curated a mystic mix that reaches deep into the realm of darkness. Featuring artists from around the world, including Turkey’s She Past Away, Colombia’s Antiflvx, Ukraine’s Icy Men, and Seattle’s own Youryoungbody, this diverse set is sure to bring out the goth in all of us.

    1. Antiflvx - White Light
    2. She Past Away - Durdu Dünya
    3. Dock Hellis - Rook
    4. Profit Prison - Strange Situation
    5. Psychic Guilt - Your Dark Lover
    6. S Y Z Y G Y X - Play With Fire
    7. Webdriver Torso - Web_006
    8. Chrome Corpse - Detecting Movement (Extended Dancefloor Mix)
    9. Total Chroma - I Dream of Fire
    10. Panther Modern - Creep
    11. Icy Men - Полупустые автобусы (Uninhabited Buses)
    12. Nox Novacula - The Light Below
    13. Midwest Nice - Shadow
    14. Kalte Nacht - Ghost Dance
    15. Ritual Veil - Wolf in the Night
    16. Selofan - There Must Be Somebody
    17. Bloom Offering - Consent to Death
    18. Un Hombre Solo - Aferrado
    19. Police Des Moeurs - Éther
    20. Spectres - When Possessed Pray
    21. IAMTHESHADOW - Pitchblack
    22. Youryoungbody - Casting
    23. NNHMN - Black Sun

    DJ Sharlese hosts Expansions every third Sunday of the month from 9pm-1am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 721 - Surprise

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 721 - Surprise

    Straight from the home of Cheryl Waters, this edition of The Weekly Mix brings songs to keep you company in times of isolation, whether you're dancing the anxiety away or finding time to reflect. What comes as no surprise is the eclectic array of featured artists, including Phoebe Bridgers, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Kevin Krauter and DRAMA.

    1. Boy Scouts - Get Well Soon
    2. Phoebe Bridgers - Kyoto
    3. STRFKR - Never the Same
    4. Yves Tumor - Kerosene!
    5. Sampa the Great - OMG
    6. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - Phenom
    7. Hamilton Leithauser - Here They Come
    8. Kevin Krauter - Surprise
    9. RVG - Perfect Day
    10. Allah-Las - Holding Pattern
    11. Hazel English - Off My Mind
    12. Gordi - Sandwiches
    13. Porridge Radio - Sweet
    14. Sorry - Starstruck
    15. Chemtrails - Frightful in the Sunlight
    16. Capsula - Red Moon Falls
    17. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Cars in Space
    18. DRAMA - Hold On

    Cheryl Waters is the host of The Midday Show on KEXP, every weekday from 10am-2pm PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch Phoebe Bridgers perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Thao & the Get Down Stay Down perform Live on KEXP

    Read more about Allah-Las' "Holding Pattern" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Read more about Hazel English's "Off My Mind" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 720 - Songs for Creation

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 720 - Songs for Creation

    DJs Evie, Miss Ashley and Michele Myers team up for KEXP's first Birth Playlist, “Songs for Creation." Three warm, comforting and inspiring sets that soundtrack the world's greatest creative process. We invite everyone to come along on this musical journey in honor of Mother's Day, featuring tracks from Sampa the Great, Yves Tumor, Little Dragon, Alina Baraz and many more.
     
    1. El Michels Affair - Rubix
    2. Sampa the Great - Energy
    3. Yves Tumor - Hasdallen Lights
    4. Smokey Brights - I Love You But Damn
    5. Joe Waine - Owen's Interlude
    6. Washed Out - Too Late
    7. Poolside - Sunrise Strategies
    8. Shabazz Palaces - Bad Bitch Walking (feat. Stas THEE Boss)
    9. Salami Rose Joe Louis - Earth Creature
    10. Little Dragon - Water
    11. Manjul & Burning Bob - Dub Version (Big Slap Riddim)
    12. Teebs - Shells
    13. Akasha System - Sunbreather
    14. Four Tet - Baby
    15. Shelf Nunny - Song for the Passing
    16. Yumi Zouma - Cool For a Second
    17. Khruangbin - Evan Finds the Third Room
    18. RIVVRS - Run
    19. Alina Baraz - Trust
    20. Odesza - Across the Room (feat. Leon Bridges)

    Evie hosts a Variety Mix every Sunday from 3-6pm PT.

    DJ Miss Ashley hosts a Variety Mix every Thursday night from 9pm-1am PT.

    Michele Myers is the host of Friday Night on KEXP, every Friday from 6-9pm PT.

    You can stream their shows on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 719 - Cancel Rent and Chill

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 719 - Cancel Rent and Chill

    This week’s mix is hosted by DJ Gabriel Teodros and features artists like Yazmin Lacey, Quelle Chris and Princess Nokia. It's dedicated to all the medical workers, first responders, grocery store workers, farm workers, sanitation workers, postal workers, drivers, the community kitchens, everyone who has to work during this pandemic and everyone who can't but still deserves their food, clothing, shelter and healthcare.  

    1. Yazmin Lacey - Morning Matters
    2. Jah9 - Note To Self (Okay) (feat. Chronixx)
    3. Cleo Sol - Young Love
    4. Fifth House - ELEMENT
    5. Quelle Chris and Chris Keys - Sacred Safe (feat. Merrill Garbus, Cavalier & Homeboy Sandman)
    6. Hollis - Heavy Hands
    7. Adrian Younge - NOIR (feat. Black Thought & Ali Shaheed Muhammad)
    8. Noveliss - Stationed (feat. Riian Raquel)
    9. Essam & Petty Pro - Write Your Name (feat. Prospect & Umar Zia)
    10. Lido Pimienta - Nada (feat. Li Saumet)
    11. Princess Nokia - Soul Food y Adobo
    12. Bambu - Orosi
    13. The Coup - The Stand

    Gabriel Teodros hosts a Variety Mix every Friday night/Saturday morning from 1-6am PT on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Listen to KEXP's interview with Lido Pimienta on the Sound & Vision podcast

    Listen to KEXP's interview with Hollis on the Sound & Vision podcast

    • 50 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 718 - Sounds of Quarantine

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 718 - Sounds of Quarantine

    This week’s episode of The Weekly Mix, hosted by John Richards, features a number of songs written in response to the COVID-19 virus, shining a light on artists helping others. This includes new tracks from Ben Gibbard, Shane Tutmarc, Shinyribs and Empty Country.

    1. Benjamin Gibbard - Life in Quarantine
    2. Ellis - March 13
    3. Damien Jurado - Alice Hyatt
    4. Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Matt Sweeney - You’ll Get Eaten, Too
    5. James Elkington - Ever-Roving Eye
    6. Empty Country - Marian
    7. The Lounge Society - Generation Game
    8. Iceage - Lockdown Blues
    9. Shane Tutmarc - A Brave New World
    10. Tomo Nakayama - There Goes the Neighborhood
    11. Art d’Ecco - I’ll Never Give You Up
    12. Shinyribs - Stay Home

    John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, every weekday from 6-10am on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Read about Ben Gibbard's "Life in Quarantine" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Watch Ben Gibbard perform Live on KEXP

    Read about Iceage's "Lockdown Blues" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    • 47 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 717 - Inside Voices

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 717 - Inside Voices

    DJ Kevin Cole brings a new mix of songs that will get inside your head, including tracks from Lee Fields and The Expressions, Yin Yin, JFDR, ALTA and Chuck Prophet.

    1. Land of Talk - Weight of That Weekend
    2. Diet Cig - Thriving
    3. Chuck Prophet - Marathon
    4. Bobby Oroza - Should I Take You Home
    5. Menahan Street Band - There’s A New Day Coming
    6. Lee Fields and The Expressions - Don’t Give Up
    7. Yin Yin - One Inch Punch
    8. Songhoy Blues - Time to Go Home (David Ferguson Mix)
    9. Photay - Warmth In The Coldest Acre
    10. JFDR - Shimmer
    11. ALTA - Figured Out
    12. Holy Fuck - Deleters (feat. Angus Andrew)
    13. Acid Arab - Électrique Yarghol (feat. Hasan Minawi)
    14. Daníel Hjálmtýsson - Birds
    15. Greg Dulli - Pantomima

    Kevin Cole is the host of The Afternoon Show on KEXP, every weekday from 2-6pm on KEXP.org or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    • 1 hr 9 min

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