As part of KEXP's Music Heals series, Macklemore talks with DJ Kevin Cole about his struggles with addiction and recovery.
The "Thrift Shop" vocalist talks with Kevin Cole about getting sober and the importance of reaching out for help when you need it.
According to a 2015 report from Washington State's Office of the Attorney General, the majority of drug overdose deaths — more than six out of ten — involve an opioid. In this web exclusive interview, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole and Macklemore address the epidemic.
In this very special piece for Music Heals, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole offers the powerful story of his own relationship with alcohol and drugs in the hopes of reminding fellow addicts: you are not alone.
Singer/songwriter Julien Baker opens up about her experiences with addiction and finding the place where she belongs.
The legendary R.E.M. guitarist discusses collaborating with Joseph Arthur and the choices he’s made to make room for hope in his life.
Through the Music Heals series, KEXP uses curated music, interviews, listener stories and live events to help people in our community understand they are not alone. Music can provide comfort, validation, encouragement, consolation, perspective, catharsis, and community, and the Music Heals series explores how music can also heal our bodies and lift our spirits.Use the navigation to the left to explore the different topics: Addiction, Cancer, Mental Health, and Death & Music.