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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Purging the Treasure Chest #5

To finish off 2022, Martin Douglas' local music-inspired short fiction series returns.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Freakout Festival

Martin Douglas speaks to festival principals Guy Keltner and Skyler Locatelli about the stress and reward of building a music festival from the ground up.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: Enumclaw and Me

From their very first show to the eve of their debut full-length, Martin Douglas follows "the best band since Oasis" through a meteoric year.


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Throwaway Style Music Heals Local Music

Throwaway Style: Local Music Heals Mental Health

For a special edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores how his love for local music has helped him navigate a tumultuous life.


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Living Singles

Living Singles: Must Hear Songs from Salamanda, Enumclaw, and Toro y Moi

In KEXP's new weekly series Living Singles, the KEXP staff contributors highlight three brand new singles that are resonating with them right now. Listen to Dusty Henry talk about his picks alongside Sound & Vision's Rachel Stevens.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Hurry Up Fail to Live Up to Their Name (But Succeed Wildly Anyway)!

Portland punk supergroup Hurry Up released their first album in five years with their great LP named after the Oregon Coast landmark. Martin Douglas explores the band's stellar (and under-the-radar) full-lengths.


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Living Singles

Living Singles: Martin Douglas on Songs from Chester Watson, Dummy, and OSEES

In KEXP's weekly series Living Singles, KEXP staff contributors highlight three brand new singles that are resonating with them right now. Martin Douglas discusses his picks alongside Sound & Vision interim producer Rachel Stevens.


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Living Singles

Living Singles: Albina Cabrera on Songs from Omar Apollo, José González and Adrián Quesada

In KEXP's new weekly series Living Singles, the KEXP staff contributors highlight three brand new singles that are resonating with them right now. Listen to Albina Cabrera talk about her picks alongside Sound & Vision's Roddy Nikpour or read about the songs below.


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Living Singles

Living Singles: Tia Ho on Songs from Fred Again, NoSo, and Yard Act with Elton John

In KEXP's new weekly series Living Singles, the KEXP staff contributors highlight three brand new singles that are resonating with them right now. Listen to Tia Ho talk about her picks alongside Sound & Vision's Rachel Stevens or read about the songs below.


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From the Archives:

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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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