After months of anticipation, Upstream Music Fest + Summit starts tomorrow, June 1st. If you're looking for some great local music to check out during the festival's three days, Martin Douglas has you covered.
Including break out sessions featuring Odesza, Sub Pop, Sango, Sassyblack, and more!
He rose to fame with Nirvana, but now famed bassist Krist Novoselić is on top with his new project Giants in the Trees. KEXP talks to the larger-than-life legend about the new project.
Kyle Craft’s singular brand of bordello glam-rock is coming to Upstream Music Fest. For the first of our Local Artist Spotlights leading up to the festival, we speak to the Portland singer/songwriter about his approach to his craft of writing and recording.
Upstream Music Fest + Summit is back, and this year's full lineup is an embarrassment of riches.
More Upstream act announced in addition to previously revealed acts The Flaming Lips, Zola Jesus, and Cut Copy.
Upstream Music Fest + Summit returns to Pioneer Square for its second year on June 1-3. As festival goers may remember from last year, one of the most unique parts about Upstream is its utilization of guest curators to build out their club stages. It's a tradition they'll cement this year with a ro…
The river of rock n' roll (and rap and country and...) that was winding through Pioneer Square has dried since the Upstream Music Fest + Summit ended a couple of weeks ago, but we're taking a last look back at the weekend full of music (and rain). Join us for a final splash through what was Upstrea…
The final day of Upstream Music Fest & Summit finished off with a set from local favorites NAVVI, who continued their run of excellent live performances with a compelling, atmospheric set. Headlining the Hush Hush Records showcase at the Weyerhaeuser Woodshed stage, NAVVI provided an ideal soun…
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.