Music that Matters

Check out some of the KEXP DJ's favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP's Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world's best independent artists.

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Music that Matters Episodes

Overnight DJ Reeves brings a mix of some of the best new guitar riffs from around the world, featuring the rock of Sheer Mag, the metal of Russian Circles, t...

This one (pardon the pun) runs the gammut from amazing music to jokes about runners. Sing, laugh, run!

DJ Kevin Cole hits it out of the park with a rockin’ music mix featuring new Sleater-Kinney, Amyl and the Sniffers, Bill Callahan, Sufjan Stevens, and local ...

In celebration of Pride Month, DJs Riz, Brit Hansen, StasTHEEBoss, and Larry Rose curate a mix of LGBTQ artists from across the globe whose work is pushing c...

Put some color into your ears and your life with DJ Cheryl Waters’ mix, featuring vibrant new songs from Just Mustard, Stef Chura, and Charly Bliss.

John Richards and special guest, KEXP volunteer and marathon expert Ken Tarleton, take you through the DOs of being a runner.

Greta Rose has collected 13 tracks that take you on an immersive, sonic adventure ranging from celestial shoegaze to dream-pop and eminent rock.

Like the extravagant iridescent plumage of the peacock, DJ Kevin Cole’s latest Music That Matters mixtape comes in many musical colors and includes new...

DJ Morgan guides you through a musical journey of the sessions that KEXP captured at the 2018 Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes, France, including tracks fr...

Seattle summer is just around the corner and Cheryl Waters is here to bring you the soundtrack to warm days and nights, featuring new tracks from Diane Coffe...

KEXP's John Richards takes you along the full journey of a long run with songs of inspiration and fun including the one song he played 13-straight times whil...

DJ Chilly, host of KEXP’s El Sonido, compiles a mix of recent modern Latin favorites featuring a wide array of genres from eleven different countries - from ...

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