Washington State Fair (09-20-15)


The KIXI crew hand a great time meeting listeners as they were walking between food vendors and rides at the Washington State Fair! We even gave out special KIXI mugs to our biggest fans! Read More »

Puget Sound Access


Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, October 4 5:30am – Joining us this week is acclaimed conservation author Philip Warburg. Phil is in Seattle to speak at Town Hall about solar energy as well as promote his new book, Harness The Sun. Phil talks of the growth in solar awareness, application, and technology. Many communities are offering ... Read More »


New Tom Petty Biography Reveals He Battled Heroin Addiction

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Paul R. Giunta/Getty ImagesA new Tom Petty biography reveals the rocker was a heroin addict during the 1990s, but has kept it a secret until now. Biographer Warren Zanes notes that Petty was reluctant to publicly discuss his addiction, telling The Washington Post, “The first thing [Petty] said to me on the subject is, ‘I am very concerned that talking ... Read More »

John Fogerty Says He Hopes New Memoir Will Help Fans Understand His Conflicts with His CCR Band Mates

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Little, Brown and CompanyJohn Fogerty‘s autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, was published this week, and in it, the ex-Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman tells the story of his famous band, the harrowing years he spent following its breakup, and his eventual reemergence as an acclaimed solo artist and a blissfully happy family man. Much of the book focuses on ... Read More »

Chicago, The Cars, Cheap Trick Among 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

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Rock and Roll Hall of FameThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced that its 2016 nominees for induction run the musical gamut from Chaka Khan and Chicago to Nine Inch Nails and N.W.A. The nominees for induction for the class of 2016 are: The CarsChaka KhanChicagoCheap TrickChicDeep PurpleThe J.B.’sJanet JacksonLos LobosSteve MillerN.W.A.Nine Inch NailsThe SmithsThe SpinnersYes To be ... Read More »

Squeeze to Release First New Studio Album in 17 Years, “Cradle to the Grave,” Next Month

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Virgin RecordsSqueeze has announced plans to release its first album of new original music since 1998’s Domino. Due out on November 13, Cradle to the Grave features 12 songs penned by the band’s founding frontmen and songwriting duo Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook. Squeeze formed in 1974 and the band has undergone numerous lineup changes and some temporary breakups during ... Read More »

Watch Bob Dylan Chat with a Computer About Songwriting in a New IBM Ad

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Image Courtesy of IBMHow does it feel to discuss songwriting with a computer? Ask Bob Dylan. The folk-rock legend stars in a humorous new IBM commercial in which he converses with the company’s celebrated “Watson” supercomputer. In the ad, Dylan walks into a room holding a guitar and sits down on a long couch in front of Watson, who tells ... Read More »