KEXP chats with Hank Shocklee about the creation of Public Enemy's classic LP on its 30th anniversary, covering everything from their use of sampling to carving out a space for themselves in a music industry that had other priorities
The legendary MC was graciousness enough to talk through the mindset the group found themselves in while creating this masterwork. From drawing inspiration from his time working in radio and their aspirations to creating the hip-hop equivalent of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On?, the incredible rhy...
David Bazan discusses taking up his old moniker once again, the next five Pedro albums, and utilizing his platform to bring attention to white male privilege and abuse against women.
Since 2002, Seattle's Light in the Attic Records have been reissuing unknown, under-appreciated, and utterly fantastic music. KEXP chats with founder Matt Sullivan about the label's releases, past and present.
From the ashes of Bauhaus, Love and Rockets, and Tones on Tail comes Poptone, a new project from Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and Diva Dompé (Haskins' daughter).
Critical Equation walks the line between herky-jerky rock ‘n’ roll and sweet, smooth harmonies. Scott McMicken of Dr. Dog talks to KEXP about the latest chapter of the band.
Interview with Julia Nash, owner of Wax Trax! and director of 2018's Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records.
From the magic of the New York subway to rock discos in Munich, the Nada Surf lead singer tells the story of each track on the band's third album.
On his debut solo effort, the Darto member reckons with the music of his youth and shapes them into something progressive, both musically and thematically
Sub Pop's latest signee has barely left beyond his hometown. Now he's getting primed to take over the world with his new EP, Moodie.