In Part Two of our odyssey on the Tacoma rapper/producer, Martin Douglas dives into the breakup of Tacoma rap hellraisers ILLFIGHTYOU and the artistic emergence of The Fireman.
In the first installment of a special two-part Throwaway Style feature, Martin Douglas explores the Tacoma rapper's origins and the swift rise of ILLFIGHTYOU.
KEXP talks to Mount Eerie, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Karl Blau, and more artists featured on Ô: A Tribute Album to Ô Paon and Geneviève Castrée.
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.
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.
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.