A new group has been chosen to take over Seattle's Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Co-organizer Steven Severin talks about how they want to make tickets more affordable, less dependent on big name headliners, and they want the festival to go beyond just Labor Day weekend.
Former Yeasayer co-frontman Anand Wilder talks to KEXP about his forthcoming solo record I Don't Know My Words
Freakout Records and The Crocodile announce the Freakout Weekender on April 1st and 2nd featuring over 40 artists from around the globe
Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from The Weeknd, Fine Place, Shay Hazan, and more.
In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.