THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Washington State Fair (09-14-17)

The KIXI Street Team headed to the Washington State Fair to greet listeners before The Beach Boys concert. We gave out prizes which included KIXI coffee mugs, KIXI bags, and more. If you stopped by our tent, you can see your photo here.

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Washington State Fair (09-08-17)

The KIXI Street Team headed to the Washington State Fair to meet with some of our listeners! Thanks for coming out, if you saw us then your photos will be here.  

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Hurricane Relief and How You Can Help

In the past few days we’ve witnessed the fury of Hurricane Harvey and destruction on an almost unimaginable scale in Texas and Louisiana.  We’ve also witnessed the incredible caring and concern of neighbors helping neighbors and long-distance neighbors donating to the relief efforts. Now we are left with the destruction and disruption caused by Hurricane Irma. Our country may be …

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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 24 5:30am – This week we speak with chef and owner of Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, and founder of Pure Food Kids Foundation, Kurt Beecher Dammeier. Kurt has a goal with his food and restaurant businesses; that of changing the way America eats. Along those lines he tells us of his …

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MUSIC NEWS

Early John Lennon & Paul McCartney demo of “What Goes On” up for auction

Val Wilmer/RedfernsAn unreleased, early demo version of the Beatles‘ classic “What Goes On” could be yours if the price is right. Online record dealer Parlogram is auctioning off an acetate demo of the song from early 1963. The band would revive the song two years later for the Rubber Soul album in 1965. The demo features John Lennon singing and …

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Nancy Wilson’s new band, Roadcase Royale, releases debut album “First Things First” today

Credit: Loud & Proud RecordsNancy Wilson’s rock and roll heart is still beating, but with a soulful twist. Wilson, founding member and guitarist for Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers Heart, has teamed up with R&B singer Liv Warfield, a former member of Prince’s New Power Generation, to form Roadcase Royale. The band’s debut album, the aptly-named First Things First, comes out …

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Yoko Ono puts the squeeze on John Lemon lemonade

Susan Wood/Getty ImagesA lemonade company’s attempt to capitalize on the late John Lennon has left a sour taste with Yoko Ono. According to The Guardian, Ono has legally blocked a Polish company from selling a lemonade brand called “John Lemon.” Specifically, the legal action referenced a Facebook post by John Lemon Ireland, showing a wall mural of Lennon holdings lemons …

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“Pretty Paper” wraps up Roy Orbison orchestral release

Legacy RecordingsThere’s a new addition to the upcoming Roy Orbison release, and it’s a beauty. “Pretty Paper,” the Willie Nelson-composed holiday tune that Orbison first recorded in 1963, has been added to the track list for A Love So Beautiful: Roy Orbison with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Due November 3, the album pairs Orbison’s original vocal tracks with newly-recording backing …

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