Macklemore http://kuow.org en Dave Brubeck Was The Macklemore Of 1954 http://kuow.org/post/dave-brubeck-was-macklemore-1954 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtTL-Z5EyEY</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:57:26 +0000 Patrick Jarenwattananon 27923 at http://kuow.org Dave Brubeck Was The Macklemore Of 1954 Daft Punk, Lorde And Macklemore Win Major Grammy Awards http://kuow.org/post/daft-punk-lorde-and-macklemore-win-major-grammy-awards French dance music producers Daft Punk won Album of the Year for <em>Random Access Memories</em> and Record of the Year for their hit "Get Lucky" at the 56th annual Grammy awards on Sunday night. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:19:00 +0000 editor 27675 at http://kuow.org Daft Punk, Lorde And Macklemore Win Major Grammy Awards Seattle Rocks: The Conversation Takes A Look At Seattle Music http://kuow.org/post/seattle-rocks-conversation-takes-look-seattle-music <p>Seattle music is more than just grunge. The city is the birth place to a diverse scene and an eclectic group of musicians. From jazz to rap to indie to funk, Seattle has nurtured generations of bands and musicians. <em>The Conversation </em>explores the many sounds of the city’s musical history from Seattleite turned rock star, Duff McKagan, to current chart-toppers Macklemore &amp; Ryan Lewis.</p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 17669 at http://kuow.org Seattle Rocks: The Conversation Takes A Look At Seattle Music A New Chairman Of The Fed, 30 Years Of Northwest Hip-Hop, Radio Retrospective And Sara Dickerman http://kuow.org/post/new-chairman-fed-30-years-northwest-hip-hop-radio-retrospective-and-sara-dickerman <p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p><strong>Fed Reserve Chair</strong><br>This fall, President Obama will select a new chairman of the Federal Reserve to replace two-term Chairman Ben Bernanke. During a news conference on Friday, the president mentioned two candidates he’s considering: former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and Janet Yellen, current vice-chairwoman of the Fed. Some critics are calling for the president to widen his search. Who else should be considered for the post? How big of an impact could the new Fed chairman have on the economy?</p><p><strong>30 Years of Northwest Hip-Hop</strong><br>Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Sir Mix-A-Lot, The Blue Scholars and Shabazz Palaces. Forget grunge, Seattle’s got hip-hop. Hip-hop is as Northwest as The Wailers; as much a part of our cultural landscape as Nirvana, Soundgarden or Mudhoney. MC Geo of the Blue Scholars and Dr. Daudi Abe, author and professor at Seattle Central Community College, join us for a look back at the people, culture and industry that made&nbsp;three decades of local hip-hop music.</p><p><strong>Radio Retrospective: The Alternate Lives of Sinister Hosts</strong><br>During radio’s Golden Age, mystery shows were often hosted by a “sinister” host.&nbsp;Characters like The Man in Black, The Whistler and The Mysterious Traveler.&nbsp;Who are the men behind these shadowy narrators, and what other roles did they play throughout their career?</p><p><strong>Recommended Eating</strong><br>Food writer Sara Dickerman joins us with a lunch recommendation. Today she highlights Blind Pig Bistro. Prefer to cook for yourself? She also has a pick for a great cookbook.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 18607 at http://kuow.org A New Chairman Of The Fed, 30 Years Of Northwest Hip-Hop, Radio Retrospective And Sara Dickerman Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" Changes Teens' Shopping Habits http://kuow.org/post/macklemores-thrift-shop-changes-teens-shopping-habits <p>Seattle-based Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' single "Thrift Shop" has topped the charts multiple times. But besides getting people humming along to its catchy melody, "Thrift Shop" is also creating a lot of interest in actual thrift shopping amongst Eastside teens. Sat, 11 May 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Varun Dhananjaya & RadioActive Youth Media 12817 at http://kuow.org Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" Changes Teens' Shopping Habits Episode 38: Introducing The Newest RadioActivians http://kuow.org/post/episode-38-introducing-newest-radioactivians <p><a href="http://www.kuow.org/radioactive" style="line-height: 1.5;">RadioActive</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hosts Sarah Rosenthal and Ann Kane bring you stories created by the </span><a href="http://www.kuow.org/post/welcome-kuows-spring-2013-radioactive-youth-producers" style="line-height: 1.5;">newest generation of RadioActivians</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. They reported these stories as part of </span>RadioActive's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 2013 spring workshop:</span></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:40:22 +0000 RadioActive Youth Media & Ann Kane & Sarah Rosenthal & Le'Jayah Washington & Varun Dhananjaya & Riley Guttman & Yafiet Bezabih & Nolwenn Delisle 11937 at http://kuow.org Episode 38: Introducing The Newest RadioActivians Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Song Creates Thrift Shop Buzz http://kuow.org/post/macklemore-and-ryan-lewis-song-creates-thrift-shop-buzz <p></p><p class="p1">Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night. The release of the Seattle duo’s song “Thrift Shop” in August catapulted them to the top of the charts, right up there with celebrities like Rihanna and Justin Timberlake. The song has more than 240 million views on YouTube and their music is being used in commercials now, too.</p><p class="p1">The tune has created a thrift shopping buzz around the world. In this audio portrait, KUOW’s Sara Lerner takes a look at the song's impact on the Seattle thrift scene.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:16:05 +0000 Sara Lerner 11389 at http://kuow.org Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Song Creates Thrift Shop Buzz