Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

KEXP is celebrating the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 release. The tribute will wrap up in time for Sub Pop’s 30th anniversary concert at Alki Beach in West Seattle this August. Check out KEXP's running catalog coverage, updated every day to reflect what's being played on air, and see what's been played recently below.



Local Artist Spotlighst: Upstream Music Fest

KEXP is proud to partner with the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood. KEXP will be broadcasting live and streaming live video from Little London Plane, featuring performances each day from a variety of Upstream artists. Learn more about the artists playing below, and click here to see our on-site schedule for the weekend.


Superchunk // February 27, 2018
Kung Foo Grip // March 9, 2018
Brandi Carlile // March 27, 2018
Hibou // March 7, 2018
Lee Ann Womack // March 2, 2018
Bully // February 28, 2018

KEXP Exclusive Interviews

Plus an exclusive premiere of 2: Photos of Bread.

Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of Souvlaki

Bassist Andy Parypa reminisces on the legendary Tacoma band's early years.

Pearl Jam bassists dissects his new solo album, Heaven/Hell.

KEXP News & Reviews

Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (5/18)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and DJ Alex Ruder share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Parquet CourtsCourtney Barnett, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, and more.

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Daily Roundups

Friday Music News

New music from Phantogram, Courtney Barnett and MGMT take on late night show stages, SZA unveils new music video featuring Donald Glover, and Devendra Banhart covers Joan Of Arc.

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Music News

Remembering Chris Cornell One Year After His Death

The Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave vocalist may be gone, but leaves behind an astounding legacy.

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KEXP and the University of Washington
KEXP and the University of Washington

Upcoming Events

New Weekend Schedule

Trying to find your favorite shows? KEXP has changed up the schedule! In late April, we said good-bye to Shake the Shack, the long-running Rockabilly show. On Friday, May 4th, we debuted Friday Night with Michele Myers, every Friday night from 6-9 PM, with Street Sounds, KEXP’s long-running hip-hop program, airing Fridays 9-1 AM. A new program, tentatively titled Sunday Soul, airs on Sundays from 6-9 PM, hosted by OCnotes. See the complete 24/7 schedule here, and learn more about these changes below.

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