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2018 Countdown Reviews

Breaking Down the Best Pacific Northwest Albums of 2018

KEXP's writers break down the local albums they loved in 2018, from Alien Boy and AJ Suede to Whitney Ballen and Wimps.


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2018 Countdown

KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2018, Part 2

We’re turning the mic over to our behind the scenes staff, volunteers, and interns who help keep the station running. Here is part two of their favorite albums of 2018.


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2018 Countdown

KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2018, Part 1

We’re turning the mic over to our behind the scenes staff, volunteers, and interns who help keep the station running. Here is part one of their favorite albums of 2018.


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2018 Countdown Expansions

2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Sharlese

DJ Sharlese shares her Top Ten Albums of 2018; check out her list and the KEXP Top 90.3 Countdown of 2018.


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2018 Countdown

To Those We Lost in 2018, Part Three

The music world lost some great artists in 2018; KEXP celebrates their lives on the air, today, Thursday, December 13th from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PST.


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2018 Countdown

To Those We Lost in 2018, Part Two

The music world lost some great artists in 2018; KEXP celebrates their lives on the air, today, Thursday, December 13th from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PST.


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2018 Countdown

To Those We Lost in 2018, Part One

The music world lost some great artists in 2018; KEXP celebrates their lives on the air, today, Thursday, December 13th from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PST.


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2018 Countdown

2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: Atticus

Atticus shares his Top Ten Albums of 2018; check out his list and the KEXP Top 90.3 Countdown of 2018.


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2018 Countdown

2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: Greta Rose

Greta Rose shares her Top Ten Albums of 2018; check out her list and the KEXP Top 90.3 Countdown of 2018.


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From the Archives:

Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020

Maybe you missed them the first time around, or maybe they were so good you just want to read them again: below, we've compiled KEXP's Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020. Revisit some articles, interviews, and more from the KEXP Archives below, and stay tuned for more great content in 2021:

A powerful piece from Associate Digital Content Producer Martin Douglas.

DJ/writer Albina Cabrera checks in with the Chilean singer-songwriter.

Jasmine Albertson talks to the former Thee Oh Sees member about her debut solo album.

Dusty Henry talks to the Belgian garage rockers during Iceland Airwaves.

Columns

Jasmine Albertson talks to Death Cab For Cutie, Phantom Planet, and more.

Janice Headley talks to local independent record stores about ways we can support them during the current stay-at-home order.

Features

Martin Douglas tells the story of how three rock ‘n roll bands from Japan became influential American touchstones.

Interviews

Watch the Icelandic band's performance from Kex Hostel Iceland Airwaves 2019 and read an exclusive interview.

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Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

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.


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