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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. 743 - This Generation

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 743 - This Generation

    This episode of The Weekly Mix is co-hosted by KEXP's 90.TEEN DJs, Sebastian, Sofia K, DJ 9, DJ Kennady and Vega Vi. As they get ready to vote in their first federal election, these exceptional young curators reflect on the songs that have inspired them, from social and political engagement to personal empowerment. The mix features local talents Rell Be Free and Blue Scholars, international songstresses Stella Donnelley and Lava La Rue, and classics like Fugazi and Death. Tune in and VOTE!

    1. Brandon Maralis - Thugs Cry
    2. Rell Be Free - Paythefeee
    3. Aurelio Valdez - Rent Money
    4. King Youngblood - Melanin (feat. Huey The Artist)
    5. Oya Storms - Well Done
    6. Death - Politicians In My Eyes
    7. Yves Tumor - Noid
    8. Dumb F***s - a.c.a.b.
    9. Blue Scholars - Proletariat Blues
    10. Stella Donnelley - Beware of the Dogs
    11. SAULT - This Generation (feat. Laurette Josiah)
    12. A. Billi Free & Tensei - Against the Wall
    13. Harleighblu & Bluestaeb - Queeen Dem (feat. Janne Robinson)
    14. Anna Wise - One of These Changes Is You (feat. Pink Siifu)
    15. Noname - Song 33
    16. The Objex - Criminal State
    17. Lava La Rue - Widdit
    18. The Coup - The Guillotine
    19. Grope - …And Justice For All
    20. Descendents - ‘Merican
    21. Fugazi - Burning Too

    DJs Sebastian, Sofia K, 9, Kennady and Vega Vi are the rotating hosts of 90.TEEN, every Saturday from 6-7am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle. 

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 742 - LAND BACK: Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 742 - LAND BACK: Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

    Suquamish musician Calina Lawrence and KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros co-curate and co-host this Indigenous Peoples Day special for 2020, sharing both some of the latest new music they are feeling along with stories and songs by Indigenous musicians that helped raise them up. Featured in the mix is new music from Xiuhtezcatl, A Tribe Called Red, DJ Shub feat. pHoenix Pagliacci and more.

    1. Archie Cantrell - ʔuʔušəbicid čəd
    2. Ill-ēsha - Como la Chicha (feat. Fabian Arias & Dakota Camacho)
    3. Dioganhdih - Native New Yorker
    4. Maya Burke - Darling Girl
    5. Lynne Ferguson - Little Red Dun
    6. Calina Lawrence - Generations (feat. Lil Deya)
    7. Of Mexican Descent - All Turn Native
    8. Los Rakas - Sueño Americano
    9. Xiuhtezcatl - El Cielo
    10. Ricky Reed - Catch You (feat. Lido Pimienta)
    11. A Tribe Called Red - Land Back (feat. Boogey The Beat & Northern Voice)
    12. DJ Shub - The Social (feat. pHoenix Pagliacci)

    Gabriel Teodros is the host of Early on KEXP, every weekday from 5-7am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Listen to Gabriel and Calina's conversation from last year about the power of language, featured on KEXP's Sound & Vision.

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    • 56 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 741 - Underplayed

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 741 - Underplayed

    In this edition of The Weekly Mix, your overnight princess of darkness, Abbie, brings you a mix inspired by the new documentary, Underplayed, which explores issues of representation and equity in electronic music. Dive into this mix for a sampling of women who are breaking down genres to create futuristic folk music, house music to heal you on the dance floor, grimy Mandopop from the Taipei underground, frenetic beats from the Jersey Club Movement, and hardcore euphoric techno. 

    1. Lyra Pramuk - Tendril
    2. Kelly Lee Owens - Wake-Up
    3. TOKiMONSTA - Renter's Anthem
    4. Jayda G - Both of Us
    5. Eris Drew - So Much Love to Give
    6. Ciel - Za Sui
    7. Lila Tirando a Violeta - Dry Season
    8. Backxwash - Spells
    9. Negative Gemini - Forget Your Future
    10. Logic1000 - Perfume
    11. Ela Minus - el cielo no es de nadie
    12. ANNA/Miss Kittin - Forever Ravers
    13. HAAi - Bon Viveur
    14. UNIIQU3 - Stand Back
    15. Kilbourne x Doxa - Ham Shop
    16. Sonia Calico - Hougong Crash
    17. Maria Minerva - Apology
    18. Karen Nyame KG - Feeling Funky
    19. Marie Davidson - Renegade Breakdown

    DJ Abbie hosts an overnight Variety Mix every Wednesday from 1-5am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

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    • 1 hr 41 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 740 - Runcast, Vol. 21

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 740 - Runcast, Vol. 21

    A new podcast for runners and bikers, swimmers and hikers, because the important thing is, we keep moving forward. Oh, and especially for those running for the first time in years and doing it "slow as (bleep)."

    KEXP is a listener-funded nonprofit, and we need your help to keep creating podcasts like this one. Donate now for our Fall Fundraising Drive!

    1. Tycho - Awake (song featured throughout)
    2. The Churchhill Garden - Birds
    3. Weep Wave - Bury the Bones
    4. Quivers - You’re Not Always on My Mind
    5. Morgan Delt - Some Sunstick Day
    6. José González - Leaf Off/The Cave
    7. Amen Dunes - Miki Dora
    8. Smokescreens - I Love Only You
    9. Declan McKenna - You Better Believe!!!
    10. Deep Sea Diver - Lights Out
    11. Joensuu 1685 - The Most Luckiest Man
    12. Geowulf - Saltwater
    13. On Dead Waves - Blue Inside
    14. Hammock - Everything and Nothing

    John Richards is the host of The Morning Show on KEXP, weekdays from 7-10am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Read about Deep Sea Diver's "Stop Pretending" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

    Watch José González & The String Theory perform Live on KEXP

    Read Martin Douglas' review of Weep Wave's 2019 release, 'S.A.D.' in his monthly "Throwaway Style" column

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 739 - Great Songs for a Shitty Year

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 739 - Great Songs for a Shitty Year

    The eternal optimist, DJ Kevin Cole, brings you an awesome mix of great new music rising from the ashes of the dumpster fire that has been 2020.  Helping provide comfort, inspiration, and distraction, hear new music from Deep Sea Diver, Bill Callahan, Mexican Institute of Sound, Kelly Lee Owens, Songhoy Blues, and more! 
     
    1. Deep Sea Diver - Impossible Weight (feat. Sharon Van Etten)
    2. Mr. Gnome - Gold Edges
    3. Songhoy Blues - Worry
    4. Æ MAK - i dance in the kitchen (feat. Seba Safe)
    5. BIIANCO & Chong the Nomad - Put You in the Kitchen
    6. Mexican Institute of Sound & Gaby Moreno - Yemayá
    7. Kelly Lee Owens - On
    8. Maajo - Esukey (feat. Ismaila Sané)
    9. Pillow Queens - Handsome Wife
    10. Girl Friday - Amber’s Knees: A Matter of Concern
    11. Lo Tom - Start Payin’
    12. Adia Victoria - South Gotta Change
    13. Cartalk - Las Manos
    14. Pete Krebs & The Gossamer Wings - Faraway, Blue
    15. Bill Callahan - Cowboy

    Kevin Cole is the host of Drive Time on KEXP, Tuesdays through Fridays from 4-7pm PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

    Watch Pillow Queens perform Live on KEXP from Iceland Airwaves 2019

    Watch Bill Callahan perform Live on KEXP at Home

    Read KEXP's feature on Mexican Institute of Sound as part of 2019's NRMAL Festival preview

    Read about Kelly Lee Owens' "On" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 738 - Latinx Heritage Month

    The Weekly Mix, Vol. 738 - Latinx Heritage Month

    In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, September 15th to October 15th, KEXP will center voices from some of our favorite Latinx and Latinx-American artists. Join El Sonido DJs Albina Cabrera and Chilly for a fresh mix featuring a wide variety of artists and genres from around the world, as well as some reflections and perspectives of individuals from the Latinx music community. 
     
    1. Ghetto Kumbé - Vamo a Dale Duro 
    2. Barzo - All About My People (feat. La Dame Blanche & El Individuo) 
    3. La Dame Blanche - La Mentalista 
    4. Buscabulla - Vámono 
    5. Cartas A Felice - El Zope 
    6. Dylan Thomas. - Recuerdos 
    7. Los Blenders - Perdidos en Pantitlán 
    8. LAS EX - Me Escabié 
    9. Téléviser - Hasta Que Nos Lleve El Sol 
    10. Marilina Bertoldi - Fumar De Día 
    11. Rita Indiana - Como Un Dragón 
    12. Ana Tijoux - Pa' Que (feat. PJ Sin Suela) 
    13. Flor Linyera - Hola 
    14. Terror/Cactus - Guanaco 
    15. Son Rompe Pera - Cumbia Algarrobera (feat. Chico Trujillo) 
    16. ABI LEAN - En Mi Sueño (feat. Ez Bee) 
    17. Lido Pimienta - Nada (feat. Li Saumet) 
    18. Yanna - Marcaperu 
    19. Rebeca Lane - Versos Tristes 
    20. Karma Rivera - Down 2 Ride (feat. Fabi Reyna) 
    21. MULA - En El Aire 
    22. Tatiana Hazel - IN MY ROOM! 
    23. Afrosideral - Líbrame de Arayé

    DJs Albina Cabrera and Chilly are the co-hosts of El Sonido, every Monday from 7-10pm PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

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    • 1 hr 34 min

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