You might know Jeff Ament from a band or two. Not only has he held down the bass guitar for Pearl Jam over the last 28 years, he was also a core member of classic grunge acts like Green River, Mother Love Bone, Temple of the Dog, as well as his recent project RNDM. Now Ament has released his third solo album, Heaven/Hell, out now via Pearl Jam’s Monkeywrench Records.
In celebration of the new LP, Ament stopped by The Afternoon Show with DJ Kevin Cole on May 9th for a guest DJ set, and to debut several tracks from the new album, including songs that inspired the recordings and just some of his favorite new music. Ament and Cole also discussed the Pearl Jam Home Shows coming up August 8 & 10 at Safeco Field, and the new Pearl Jam exhibit opening at MoPOP this August. Listen below:
Multi-genre program featuring eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJs, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Check out the archives of previous exclusive mixes here, and check out the upcoming schedule below:
Trying to find your favorite shows? KEXP has changed up the schedule! In late April, we said good-bye to Shake the Shack, the long-running Rockabilly show. On Friday, May 4th, we debuted Friday Night with Michele Myers, every Friday night from 6-9 PM, with Street Sounds, KEXP’s long-running hip-hop program, airing Fridays 9-1 AM. A new program, tentatively titled Sunday Soul, airs on Sundays from 6-9 PM, hosted by OCnotes. See the complete 24/7 schedule here, and learn more about these changes below.
KEXP’s Morning Show host, John Richards, presents the KEXP Running Powered Podcast, a series of Music That Matters podcasts. Enjoy these training podcasts, featuring high-energy local and international artists with songs about running and songs that will motivate runners. Download now and allow KEXP’s resident runner to amplify your inspiration and soundtrack your next run.
From The Arcade Fire to Zero 7, live performances have consistently been an important and unique aspect of KEXP's programming. While the KEXP Live Performances section provides you access to hundreds of exclusive live performances, you can also subscribe to a weekly podcast that brings you a series of complete live in-studio sessions. Check out some of our most recent podcasts below:
KEXP is committed to seeking out and sharing new music from all around the globe. From modern latin hip-hop and funk to Jamaican dancehall as well as music from Africa, Asia, and beyond – our DJs are always unearthing new and exciting music from countries all across the world.