Music’s In Our Blood

Join KEXP and Bloodworks NW for the Music's In Our Blood campaign. With blood supply levels at a critical all time low, we are using our collective voices this Fall to share the need for volunteer blood donors. 

We, as the music community, are committing to getting 10,000 new blood donors by the end of the year. Get involved to save lives by making an appointment today to give blood. Find your nearest donation location and make an appointment at

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Upcoming On-Air In-Studio Performances

Please note: these sessions are broadcast only; video will be shared on our YouTube channel at a later date. 

  • Crumb LIVE on KEXP (Live Room) Thursday, December 2 at 12:00 PM
  • Jessy Lanza LIVE on KEXP (Live Room) Friday, December 3 at 2:00 PM
  • Roosevelt LIVE on KEXP (Live Room) Wednesday, December 8 at 12:00 PM
  • Dummy LIVE on KEXP (Live Room) Friday, December 10 at 2:00 PM
  • FUZZ LIVE on KEXP (Live Room) Monday, December 13 at 12:00 PM
  • Courtney Barnett LIVE on KEXP (Live Room) Tuesday, December 14 at 12:00 PM
  • Bartees Strange LIVE on KEXP (Live Room) Thursday, December 16 at 3:00 PM 

Throwaway Style

Throwaway Style is a monthly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in the Northwest region. Check out some past columns below, and stay tuned for new ones published on the first Thursday of every new month on

Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview with Chong the Nomad

Martin Douglas speaks to the producer about convincing her parents to let her go to art school, "rockin' festivals with no album," and much more.

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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Shannon & the Clams Stand on the Edge of Sweeping Change on Year of the Spider

On their lavish and stirring sixth album, the Portland-via-Bay Area band explore massive life changes and adversity with arguably their most diverse set of songs. Martin Douglas explores.

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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: The 24 Karat Shine of Goldenbeets

The rising, Portland-based hip-hop producer lets Martin Douglas in on his golden era influences, his process, and the banger that put him on the map.

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

Isolated Tracks

In this KEXP series, we dissect songs you love with the artists who made them. KEXP’s audio producer Julian Martlew sits down and chats with some of our favorite musicians. Watch below, and subscribe to the KEXP Youtube channel for more future episodes.

 Episode 11: The Twilite Tone

Episode 10: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Episode 9: Bachelor

Episode 8: Daniel Lanois

More Previous Episodes Here

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