Former Head and the Heart member Josiah Johnson talks about his new single, "World's Not Gonna End" and his struggle with addiction that led him to leave the band, get on a path to sobriety, and start a solo career. Channy Leaneagh of Poliça talks about how she almost gave up on music until she fell off her roof shoveling snow, and how the accident and her recovery process inspired many of the songs off the new Poliça album, When We Stay Alive. Guayaba discusses their new record, Fantasmagoria, which draws influence from trap, opera, and bossa nova. They explain the themes in the record and how they were inspired by nightmares, trauma, and fear of death. We learn about Washington state’s new non-compete law and how it will impact performers, venues, and music festivals. Lastly, we dive into answers from our listeners about which songs they feel captured a certain moment in history.
M. Ward discusses his new album 'Migration Stories.'
Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, musicians have cancelled their tours and venues have closed indefinitely. This episode explores how musicians and artists...
In this week's Sound & Vision, KEXP explore the stories of three musicians who work day jobs to supplement their work as artists.