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Trans Musicales

Trans Musicales 2019 Recap: Los Bitchos, Moundrag, Jawhar, Go Go Machine Orchestra, and More

DJ Morgan recaps KEXP's time in Rennes France for the 41st annual Trans Musicales festival.


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Trans Musicales

KEXP Heads to Trans Musicales 2019

DJ Morgan gives a rundown of what to expect from KEXP's upcoming sessions in France.


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Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves Day 4 Recap: girl in red, Svavar Knútur, Sunna Fridjons, and Grísalappalísa

The final day of our formal radio broadcast concluded with a lineup of acts that worked as the best caffeine alternative we could’ve asked for, along with some introspective Icelandic music to keep our minds buzzing.


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Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves Day 3 Recap: Gabríel Ólafs, GDRN, Seabear, and SONS

Day three was all about the beauty of contrast, ranging from atmospheric compositions to face melting riffs.


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Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves Day 2 Recap: Madame Gandhi, GRÓA, The Holy, and Laura Secord

Our second day at Kex Hostel represented the diverse array of music and nations represented at the festival – from American feminist hip-hop and Finnish post-punk to teenage Icelandic punk and a fiery slowcore act with members from all around the world.


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Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves 2019 Day 1 Recap: Kristofer Rodriguez Svönuson, Lucy in Blue, and a Choir Singing in a Cave

Once again, KEXP returns to the land of fire and ice. Read about the underground music and the actual underground we've experienced in Reykjavik thus far.


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Iceland Airwaves

DJ Kevin Cole's Guide to Iceland

DJ Kevin Cole breaks down the must-see sights, sounds, and pools of Reykjavik


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Capitol Hill Block Party Live Reviews

A Decade of Solitude: Returning to Capitol Hill Block Party

For the first time in a decade, Martin Douglas journeys into the mouth of the beast that is Capitol Hill Block Party.


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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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