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KEXP Announces Ethan Raup as New CEO

Today, the Board of Directors of KEXP announced their selection of Ethan Raup to serve as the organization's next President and CEO. Succeeding long-time CEO Tom Mara, Raup will be elevated to the position after serving as Chief Operating Officer at KEXP since 2016.


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KEXP Provides Comments to Sound Transit on Welcoming Light Rail to Neighborhood

KEXP provides comments to Sound Transit as part of the regional transportation agency’s public comment process regarding the West Seattle and Ballard Light Rail Expansion project.


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Fundraising Drives

The Story Behind KEXP’s Throwback Logo Shirt and the Intern Who Created It

KEXP tracks down the original designer for our throwback KCMU t-shirt design for the 2021 Spring Drive


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How It Started, How It’s Going

Last summer, KEXP released a statement marking our commitment to becoming an antiracist organization, in which we spoke to the kind of organization we aspire to be. In an ongoing effort to be transparent about this journey, we wanted to share how it’s been going.


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Fundraising Drives

Cooking Up Something Good: KEXP Staff and DJs Share Their Favorite Recipes

As you may have heard, we are offering a special KEXP Apron during the Spring Drive. With social distancing and the closure of in-restaurant dining, more of us are spending time building our skills in the kitchen,  and what better pairing is there than food and music? Two of the greatest joys in li…


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KEXP Presents a New Coffee Collaboration with Caffe Vita and Live Music Heals

The KEXP/Caffe Vita coffee collaboration is aimed at helping to keep independent stages alive, with $2 from every bag of the new coffee blend donated to Keep Music Live, a COVID-19 relief fundraising campaign established by music lovers to support small, independently-owned venues across Washington…


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KEXP DJs Sound Off: Top Albums of All Time

As KEXP proceeds to countdown the Top 666 Albums of All Time, as voted on by our listeners, we asked our DJs to share some of their faves with us.


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KEXP DJs Share Their Favorite Songs of All Time

KEXP is counting down your "Favorite KEXP Songs of All Time" during the upcoming Spring Fundraising Drive. KEXP DJs share their faves to help inspire you to vote now!


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NHL Seattle Announces KEXP as Official Music Partner

Independent Seattle radio icon will drive all in-arena music with a focus on championing local music.


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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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