KEXP.ORG Donate Now!

Kexp djs

Mike Fuller



Mike Fuller : Shake the Shack, Fri. 6-9PM

I’m kind of the Methuselah of KEXP, with my first show here pre-dating the introduction of compact discs, the PC and USA Today. Between then and now, I was a DJ on the fondly-remembered modern rock station, KJET and a chain of kids’ radio stations called KidStar; and spent time in Hollywood writing for several national TV shows, including “Love Connection” and a cool NBC program called “2Hip4TV” that starred Colin Quinn and Ahmet Zappa. I was even a sports writer for ESPN. I keep coming back to KEXP, though, because it really is where the music matters and where they let DJs take chances that commercial radio won’t.

I love doing Shake the Shack with my cousin, Leon (yes, we really are cousins) because it’s like having a ringside seat at the Big Bang of Rock & Roll: all that R&B, gospel, boogie woogie, country, bluegrass and blues just mixed together until…BOOOOOOM!!!

Outside of KEXP, I love hanging out with my kid, doing improv, world’s fairs, roller-skating, playing guitar and urban exploration. I also make award-winning chocolate chip cookies.

[Listen to Mike Fuller in the streaming archive]