THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Show Your Love of Radio Theatre

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Do you love the great classic and contemporary Radio Theatre programs on KIXI? Whether you call it Radio Theatre or Audio Drama, there's an online petition to have the White House proclaim October 30th as National Audio Drama Day. Read More »

Puget Sound Access

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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, October 19 5:30am - This week we speak with local children’s author and Newberry Honor winner Kirby Larson. Kirby has a new book called DASH. The story takes place in Seattle just after Pearl Harbor and the reader experiences the internment of Japanese Americans through the eyes of 11 year old ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Ringo Starr Named Spokesperson for Skechers

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Image Courtesy of Rob ShanahanRingo Starr has been named the latest spokesperson for Skechers. The legendary drummer will endorse Skechers Relaxed Fit footwear in a campaign that will launch next spring with a new TV commercial. Skechers notes that until now, the Relaxed Fit footwear ads have focused on pro athletes. It says, “[W]e can’t wait for everyone to see ... Read More »

Bob Seger Talks New Album, “Ride Out”; Discusses Possibility of Retiring from the Road

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Capitol RecordsLast week, Bob Seger released his first new studio album in more than eight years, Ride Out. The 10-track collection is made up mostly of tunes penned by the Michigan rocker, but also features four covers, including songs by John Hiatt, Steve Earle and Australian singer/songwriter Kacey Chambers. It’s not the norm for Seger to include so many non-originals ... Read More »

Paul McCartney Discusses Twerking, Tattoos and Favorite Current Tunes in New Twitter Q&A

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MPL/Mary McCartney Paul McCartney took to his Twitter account on Monday for a Q&A session with fans, during which the rock legend candidly, and often humorously, shared a variety of personal revelations. Among the many topics Sir Paul chatted about were his current favorite songs and the best gigs he ever attended. McCartney said the tunes that he’s enjoying most ... Read More »

Rolling Stones Sax Player Bobby Keys to Miss Band’s Australian Tour

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Image Courtesy of Brian RasicWhen The Rolling Stones kick off their rescheduled tour of Australia and New Zealand this Saturday, they’ll do it without their longtime touring saxophone player, Bobby Keys. According to a message on the band’s official website, the 70-year-old musician, whose association with The Stones dates back to the group’s 1969 album Let It Bleed, will miss ... Read More »

Deluxe Reissue of 1977 Solo Album by Founding Byrd Gene Clark to Be Released Next Month

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High Moon RecordsA deluxe CD edition of Two Sides to Every Story, a long-out-of-print 1977 solo album by late founding Byrds singer Gene Clark, will be released on November 18. The remastered 10-track disc comes packaged in a hardbound “Eco-Book” featuring 26 pages of previously unseen photos, extensive liner notes, lyrics and more. The album also contains a download card ... Read More »

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