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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 KEXP

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    • 4.6, 400 Ratings

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. 727 - Dream In Technicolor

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 727 - Dream In Technicolor

    A soundtrack to feel our magic, experience our truth, and burn through the veil of illusion that permeates our world. Presented by Kevin Cole, this mix features new music from Tropea, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Austra, Chicano Batman, Joensuu 1685, and more.
     
    1. Joensuu 1685 - Light in the Heart of Our Town
    2. Mourn - Call You Back
    3. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Falling Thunder
    4. Tropea -  Technicolor
    5. Black Flowers Cafe - Who
    6. Bee Bee Sea - Daily Jobs
    7. BIRTHH - Parakeet
    8. Austra - Anywayz
    9. Smokey Brights - Dance Until We Die
    10. Cumulus & Little Wins - Doorway
    11. Chicano Batman - I know It
    12. Polyrhythmics - Chelada
    13. BRONSON - Vaults
    14. India Jordan - For You
    15. DJ Houseplants - Just Don’t Know

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

    Watch Austra perform Live on KEXP

    Read about Chicano Batman’s “I know It” on KEXP’s Song of the Day feature

    Listen to DJ Houseplants’ guest mix from KEXP’s Midnight In A Perfect World

    Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 726 - KEXPride 2020

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 726 - KEXPride 2020

    In honor of the contributions and accomplishments of the LGBTQIA+ community, DJ Riz and KEXP alumnus DJ El Toro present the 2020 KEXPride mix (formerly known as "The Big Gay Podcast"), celebrating a diverse of array of voices and musical styles. Songs to inspire you to dance and sing, reflect and learn, and keep fighting to end discrimination and advance civil rights.  

    1. Shamir - On My Own
    2. Danny Denial - I'm Not Your Type (feat. DoNormaal)
    3. Partner - A Good Place to Hide (At the Time)
    4. Shopping - For Your Pleasure
    5. Princess Nokia - Gemini
    6. Rita Indiana - Como Un Dragón
    7. Zebra Katz - IN IN IN
    8. Baronhawk Poitier - Temperado Tornado
    9. Ezra Furman - I'm Coming Clean
    10. No. 2 - You Might Be Right
    11. Alice Bag - Spark
    12. Gaytheist - The Dark Deep
    13. Wares - Living Proof
    14. Soft Pink Truth - We
    15. neumodel - Faster (feat. AKA George)
    16. Maxx Mann - Leather Man
    17. Josie Cotton - Female Trouble
    18. Girl Friday - Amber's Knees: A Matter of Concern
    19. Joe Troop - Purdy Little Rainbows
    20. Jake Blount - Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
    21. Stephen Hero - Patient Here Myself
    22. serpentwithfeet - A Comma
    23. Bright Light Bright Light - Sensation

    DJ Riz hosts a Variety Mix every Monday at 9pm PT and is a rotating host on Sunday night's Expansions on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Read KEXP's recent interview with Shamir

    Read Danny Denial's exclusive track-by-track breakdown of the new album

    Find out more about Princess Nokia's "Gemini" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Explore more KEXP features celebrating Pride 2020

    Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate

    • 1 hr 35 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 725 - NOWteenth

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 725 - NOWteenth

    In honor of Juneteenth, Larry Mizell, Jr. provides audio artifact of free Black voices. Found therein the rage, the sadness, the smile hard-won. The narrow ledge of fatigue. And hopefully, the healing.

    1. Angel Bat Dawid - Transition East
    2. Yves Jarvis - Into the Forefront
    3. serpentwithfeet - This Hill
    4. Dean Blunt - LIT Freestyle
    5. Yves Tumor - Medicine Burn
    6. SIR E.U. - Multimedia Artist (October 71)
    7. Osunlade - Auto Machine
    8. KeiyaA - Do Yourself A Favor
    9. Nappy Nina - Modestly (feat. maassai)
    10. Shabazz Palaces - MEGA CHURCH (feat. Stas THEE Boss)
    11. Channel Tres - Weedman
    12. Rell Be Free - Good4me
    13. Papoose - Tribute
    14. Mr Muthafuckin’ eXquire - Bootlicker
    15. Chris Keys & Quelle Chris - Black Twitter

    Larry Mizell, Jr. is the host of Street Sounds on KEXP, every Friday night from 9pm-12am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Today, June 19th, 2020, Bandcamp is donating 100% of their share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. If you like what you hear on this mix, we encourage you to support the artists directly through the Bandcamp links provided for each track.

    And if you want more new music suggestions, check out KEXP's collection of local Black artists to support this Juneteenth (and always). 

    Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate

    • 56 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 724 - Black August Mixtape

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 724 - Black August Mixtape

    This week, in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, we are revisiting 2019's Black August Mixtape. Celebrating Black liberation and global solidarity movements, DJ Gabriel Teodros curates this powerful mix featuring stand-out tracks from Salaam Remi & Black Thought, Shafiq Husayn, DAM, Tobe Nwigwe, Klassy & Ruby Ibarra, Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins, Sampa the Great, Jamila Woods and more.
     
    1. S.O.U.L. Purpose - In Flight Movie: Dr. Goodlungs (feat. Zubz, Skyzoo & Pharoahe Monch)
    2. OCnotes - Radio Nat Turner
    3. DAM - Hada Yid'ie Sitna
    4. Salaam Remi - Bad To The Bone (feat. Black Thought & Reek Ruffin)
    5. Klassy - Power Trip (feat. Ruby Ibarra)
    6. Tobe Nwigwe - Against The Grain / Shine (feat. Madeline Edwards)
    7. Jamila Woods - BALDWIN (feat. Nico Segal)
    8. Shafiq Husayn - My-Story of Love / Starring You
    9. G&D - Where I'm From
    10. Suff Daddy - Magic (feat. Ill Camille & J.Lamotta)
    11. K!MMORTAL - Ice Palaces
    12. Sampa the Great - Final Form

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

    Watch Georgia Anne Muldrow & Declaime (G&D) perform Live on KEXP

    Read about K!MMORTAL's new track, "Breathe," on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Listen to Sampa the Great's mix for KEXP's Midnight in a Perfect World series

    Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate

    • 57 min
    Listen: Black Lives Matter

    Listen: Black Lives Matter

    A message from Kevin Cole, Afternoon Show host and Chief Content Officer, on behalf of KEXP.

    We urge anyone who is looking to learn more about and support ongoing racial justice to visit our page with Anti-Racist and Social Justice Resources. There you will find organizations and funds for donations, online petitions, and resources for education and allyship.

    Thank you.

    Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate

    • 2 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 723 - Dripping Sun

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 723 - Dripping Sun

    In celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Cheryl Waters, John Richards and Kevin Cole have teamed up to spotlight some of the many outstanding musical contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander artists throughout the world, featuring long-time KEXP favorites and newcomers alike. With MAITA, Piroshka, Kikagaku Moyo, K!MMORTAL and Yaeji, this mix covers just about every genre. Tune in so you can rock out, bliss out, and dance it out.

    1. MAITA - Someone’s Lost Their Goddamn Wallet
    2. Haley Heynderickx - Oom Sha La La
    3. beabadoobee - Are You Sure
    4. Japanese Breakfast - Diving Woman
    5. Lightning Bug - The Onely Ones
    6. SASAMI - Morning Comes
    7. Mitski - Geyser
    8. MYXA - Carrion
    9. Tomo Nakayama - Get To Know You
    10. Piroshka - Everlastingly Yours
    11. Kero Kero Bonito - When The Fire Comes
    12. Kikagaku Moyo - Dripping Sun
    13. K!MMORTAL - Breathe
    14. Yaeji - Raingurl
    15. DJ Houseplants - Elissa Steamer
    16. Say Sue Me - I Just Wanna Dance

    John Richards hosts The Morning Show, Cheryl Waters hosts The Midday Show and Kevin Cole hosts The Afternoon Show on KEXP. You can listen live in Seattle at 90.3 FM or worldwide on KEXP.org or the KEXP app.

    Read KEXP's interview with Japanese Breakfast

    Read KEXP's album review of Mitski's 'Be The Cowboy'

    Watch SASAMI perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Haley Heynderickx perform Live on KEXP

    Watch Kikagaku Moyo perform Live on KEXP

    Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/donate

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
400 Ratings

400 Ratings

kittylover7 ,

Great music podcast

I consistently enjoy the various djs shows here, it’s a great way to listen to music when not on WiFi with downloads. DJ Gabriel Teodros recent show Cancel Rent & Chill is excellent!

Kofic ,

Great selections

Love the show. Just started listening to it a couple of weeks ago and every time I need some fresh sounds I chills back to this podcast.

zemra1 ,

Deep Archives?

Where can I find episodes prior to 2018?

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