Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation, including this week's new releases from Bully, Kassa Overall, Arlo Parks, and more.
Veteran Tokyo-based musician and FLAU Records founder aus weaves together a mesmerizing dreamlike journey on his 76-track guest DJ mix.
In the first episode of El Sonido: Cancioneros, Albina Cabrera delves into the personal soundtrack of the renowned singer-songwriter Mon Laferte, tracing her artistic journey from her native Chile to her current home in Mexico.
KEXP listeners have great taste in radio stations, obviously. They also have great taste in music! That’s why, each year, we take the time to build a listener-powered list of the best albums of the year. And now is that time! We asked our listeners to vote on their favorite albums of 2022. See what they picked as their best albums from a remarkable year!
For the past 20 years, we’ve partnered with BECU—a member-owned credit union—to strengthen our community of independent music listeners. That’s why we’re thrilled to team up once again on our latest collab: Live at KEXP Volume 10, featuring 19 tracks piled high and pressed on a double LP, celebrating 50 years of KEXP.
In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, KEXP counted down the Top Album of the last 50 years, as voted on by all of you! Our fall fundraising drive may be over, but you can still support listener-powered KEXP by making a donation today.
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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 KEXP.org
In Spokane, a first-generation Chinese American girl meets a boy raised on a llama farm. They fall in love and eventually form a band. Martin Douglas helps tell the story of how they became one an up-and-coming DIY pop powerhouse.
Notable adult punk rocker Martin Douglas speaks with the Olympia "adult-punk" band about their past life together, the spiritual drain of having to work for a living, and what being punk means to them.
Martin Douglas goes on an emotional voyage to Unwound's first two live performances in over two decades.