KEXP Seattle Joins VuHaus
May 5, 2015 at 10:11 AM (PT)
VUHAUS has announce the addition of UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON’s KEXP/SEATTLE to public media’s the soon-to-be launched new music discovery video platform. The station joins founding members WFUV/NEW YORK, KCRW/LOS ANGELES, WXPN/PHILADELPHIA, KUTX/AUSTIN, and KTBG/KANSAS CITY.
VUHAUS, which received initial funding from the CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING, is set to launch on MAY 13th at this year’s NONCOMMVENTION being held in PHILADELPHIA. It is expected more stations will be announce soon.
“We are delighted to welcome KEXP into the VUHAUs collaboration,” said ROGER LAMAY, WXPN GM and chairman of the VUHAUS board. “They have built a global reputation as a destination for music discovery, and by producing so many high quality videos, they are continuously demonstrating their commitment to their audience and the artists. Adding KEXP will introduce our audience to great new bands and the world-famous SEATTLE music scene.”
"KEXP enriches people’s lives by championing music and discovery,” said TOM MARA, Exec. Dir. KEXP. “Hosting more than 500 live in-studio sessions every year, and sharing high-quality video of those exclusive performances with our global audience, plays a huge role in fulfilling that mission. I’m thrilled that this partnership with VUHAUS will enable even more music lovers to discover new, local, and emerging artists from the KEXP community.”