“Niadou (Live @ KEXP)” (by Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal)
Seattle hip-hop-jazz band Dyno Jamz shares some funky live love with the KEXP listeners during this cool on-air performance.
Join KEXP’s African show “Best Ambiance” for a great live performance of Congolese Rumba/Soukous from the (mostly) Northwest-based band Yoka Nzenze featuring the wonderful vocals of Wawali Bonane.
Seattle roots duo Cahalen Morrison and Eli West play a cozy set of bluegrass featuring tracks from their latest release "The Holy Coming Of The Storm" live on KEXP.
Check the uplifting reggae groove of Seattle's Kore Ionz live from the KEXP studio on Positive Vibrations.
Seattle’s Wildildlife performs live on KEXP’s punk show Sonic Reducer. Thick and trippy like some psychedelic molasses.
Seattle trio Pablo Trucker plays some of their soulfully-infused Americana/rock ‘n’ roll live and direct from the KEXP studios.
Northwest rapper La (formerly Language Arts) drops smart lines with a steady, cool delivery - all the while letting you know he means business. This live set recorded exclusively for KEXP.
Lima, Peru-based band Novalima brings traditional and modern together with a delightful mix of Afro-Peruvian, electronic, and global flavors. They put on an amazing performance for KEXP, live from The Cutting Room Studios in New York City.
Join us for a unique and incredible collaboration between Malian kora master Ballaké Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Ségal. This live, instrumental performance was recorded exclusively for KEXP at The Cutting Room Studios in NYC and features tracks from the record “Chamber Music.”
Singer/songwriter Razia Said left her homeland of Madagascar at age 11. She returned there to record her album “Zebu Nation”, a record sung in Malagasy and focused on environmental issues of the country. Razia joins Jon Kertzer in NYC at The Cutting Room Studios for this stripped-down live performance recorded exclusively for KEXP.
Portland, OR band Dolorean put together another wonderful set of dejected folk-pop for their 4th album “The Unfazed.” They stop by KEXP for an exclusive live performance that features songs from the record.
There’s a great murky funkiness to the progressive rock sounds of Seattle’s Sage. The recently reunited band stops by KEXP for a live performance that features tracks off their two mid-90s LPs.
Local artist Bill Campbell aka Thee Midnight Creep performs live and direct from the KEXP studios. It’s lo-fi Americana from another time and space featuring effected vocals, autoharp, and kazoo.
Seattle's Dub Lounge International bring their rock-solid grooves to the KEXP studio for a set of live dub on Positive Vibes.
Young Northwest MC Sol (aka Seattle’s Prince, aka Solzilla) drops rhymes with skill, intelligence, spiritually and a healthy dose of soul. He and DJ Nphared stop by KEXP’s hip-hop show “Street Sounds” for an exclusive live performance.
Yoro Ndiaye and his band Yoon Wi hail from Dakar, Senegal and create an original Mbalax-influenced Afro-pop style. They perform live on KEXP’s “Best Ambiance” from The Cutting Room Studios in New York City.
Honduran musician Aurelio Martinez fuses the traditional Garifuna sound of Central America with African and Caribbean styles. He and his band join Cheryl Waters live in the KEXP studio for a soulful set of tunes from his latest release "Laru Beya."
San Diego noise-pop outfit Crocodiles bring their catchy echoed-out grit into the KEXP studio for a brilliant live set featuring tracks from their 2nd full length "Sleep Forever" and a Velvet Underground Cover.
Join South African singer-songwriter, global citizen, and troubadour Vusi Mahlasela for a gorgeous and uplifting live set of his soulful folk-pop. Recorded exclusively at KEXP on Vusi’s birthday and featuring songs from the LP “Say Africa.”
Los Angeles-based band Orgone aims to add some funky-feel-good universal life force into your world. Get some with this soulful KEXP live performance that features tracks from “Cali Fever.”
Denver singer-songwriter Kal Cahoone (sister of NW favorite Sera Cahoone) brings her delicate melancholic folk into the KEXP studio for an acoustic set recorded live on-air.
Here's a lovely set of psych-tinged acoustic folk for your eardrums from Minneapolis alt-country vets The Jayhawks. Recorded live from the Cutting Room Studios in NYC.
Prolific, gifted, and twisted Pac NW MC Onry Ozzborn (Oldominion, Grayskul, the Gigantics, Dark Time Sunshine) once again blesses the KEXP airwaves with an exclusive live performance. Featuring tracks off of his solo LPs “No Hoax” and “Hold On For Dear Life.”
Brooklyn dream-pop duo School of Seven Bells play a lovely acoustic set featuring songs from their sophomore release "Disconnect From Desire" live on KEXP.
Take a dynamic and somewhat improvised journey through desolate and jarring with Northwest band Triumph of Lethargy Skinned Alive to Death recorded live on KEXP and featuring tracks from “Some Of Us Are In This Together.”
Check out a live set from Port Townsend folk art rock pop band Solvents, playing songs from their new album "Forgive Yr. Blood" -- live on KEXP's Audioasis.
Come drift away in the dreamy minimalist indie rock sounds of Tennis, playing tracks from their new album "Cape Dory" -- live on KEXP.
The young, skilled Seattle-based MC and singer Scribes drops some tracks live and direct on KEXP during our hip-hop show “Street Sounds.” The performance features tracks from the LP “What Was Lost” and includes a guest performance from Havi Blaze.