Sound & Vision Episodes

KEXP DJs share their favorite songs of 2019

We hear how Jewish composers wrote many of the most popular Christmas songs, including "White Christmas," "Let It Snow," "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and...

Angel Olsen discusses her latest album, All Mirrors, how her rising fame has tested her closest relationships and the strength of learning to be on her own. ...

The coauthor of Bloomberg’s story, “K-Pop’s Dark Side: Assault, Prostitution, Suicide and Spycams” talks about how the K-Pop music industry functions and how...

John Richards talks about his favorite performances at Iceland Airwaves and the financial struggles musicians are facing in that country.

Brittany Howard says her song “Goat Head” is about society’s reaction to her parents’ interracial marriage in Alabama. She also talks about the “gay R&B; son...

We share stories of death and how music can heal and help us process our grief. We’ll hear stories from listeners, musicians, and John and Amy Richards.

KEXP’s Dusty Henry talks about Iceland’s DIY music scene and how it’s more about doing it together than doing it yourself. A panel discusses Iceland’s music ...

Sudan Archives shares why she fuses violin with electronic beats on her latest album. Minnesota rapper Dessa describes spending two years working with neuros...

Jim Sullivan was a struggling LA singer/songwriter in the 60s and 70s. In 1975 he left for Nashville to see if he could catch a break there. But on the way, ...

Vagabon will talk about her latest album and the meaning behind her song, “Every Woman.” Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon will fill us in on how materialism, LA cult...

In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, indigenous musicians will talk about joining traditional cultures with hip hop, jazz, funk, and dance music.

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