Over the past eight years of celebrating International Clash Day, KEXP has spotlighted a wealth of artists who were influenced by The Clash. But what bands mattered to the “only band that matters”?
Joe Strummer se consideraba un "experto en cumbia" y eligió la obra del colombiano Andres Landero como inspiración. Hablamos con el periodista y artista Mario Galeano y nos contó por qué el caribe colombiano y Londres guardan una conexión profunda musical e histórica.
What connected the musical and ideological work of The Clash with the music of a young man born in the Caribbean province of San Jacinto, Colombia, determined to become a benchmark for the Sabanero accordion? What sonorous path connects the independence of Jamaica, the skinheads of London, the Co...
For this year’s International Clash Day: Clash For Climate, we knew we had to talk to Midnight Oil's Peter Garrett, who, besides being the frontman for one of the most politically active bands ever, was also a public servant in the Australia government for over 10 years.
KEXP talks with musicians, record labels, and DIY artists about ways they approach their work with sustainability in mind.
Listen to Kevin Cole's interview with the band and read a transcript of their conversation
KEXP DJ John Richards chats with the Washington State Governor for International Clash Day
Ahead of our Clash For Climate event, the teen activist talks about his work with Earth Guardians, speaking in front of the United Nations, and his music career.
KEXP talks with the organizers behind Pickathon and the Capitol Hill Block Party to discuss ways to have a more environmentally-friendly music festival.
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.