In celebration of Black History Month, KEXP spoke with soulful Seattle singer/songwriter Tiffany Wilson about what "Black History Month" means to her, and the continued relevance of Nina Simone.
When it comes to teen films, writer/director John Hughes and actress Molly Ringwald reigned supreme throughout the '80s, and weirdly enough, they share the same birthday -- February 18th, 1950 for him and 1968 for her. In honor of their birthdays, KEXP has compiled a roundup of songs that the two...
The beloved local artist is a poet, sensitive thinker, mom, wife and songwriter. On the verge of a 30-some-odd-date tour across the country from Bellingham to New York City, she discussed her latest LP, By The Way, I Forgive You, with KEXP.
Compiling a playlist of songs about love? That's like trying to count all the Converse sneakers at an indie rock show: infinite. They always say, nothing is more inspiring than a break-up, and these songs (and Taylor Swift's career) prove that's true.
Portland songwriter Nathan Tucker shares the third volume in his series of home recordings and chats with KEXP about home recording and his hometown inspirations.
Singer Ann Wilson appreciates people. The powerful-voiced frontwoman for the legendary rock ‘n’ roll band, Heart, which has sold tens of millions of records over four decades, continues her career in the music industry so that she might continue to engage in honest, even primal expressions and co...
On their forthcoming fifth full-length Always Ascending, Scottish band Franz Ferdinand reach new heights. Frontman Alex Kapranos talks to KEXP about the lyrical influences on the new release.
Since forming in 2002, Franz Ferdinand have been bringing post-punk to the dance floor -- something The Clash became known for with their genre-breaking sound. KEXP chatted with frontman Alex Kapranos for International Clash Day.