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50 Years of Hip-Hop

50 Years of Hip-Hop: 1994 – Organized Konfusion - "Stress"

Throughout 2023, KEXP is celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop. Each week we'll celebrate a different year in hip-hop, this week we're focusing on 1994 with an essay from Larry Mizell Jr. on Organized Konfusion's "Stress."

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From First to Last

From First to Last: Tegan and Sara on Under Feet Like Ours and Crybaby

In our series From First to Last, artists with deep discographies discuss the varying differences between making their first record and their most recent record. For our latest, KEXP's Jasmine Albertson chats with Tegan Quin of the beloved Canadian indie-pop duo Tegan and Sara about their latest re…

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The Flavor of 15 Years Ago: An Interview with No Age

Martin Douglas speaks with the Los Angeles experimental punks about their place in the indie music ecosystem, self-producing their latest album, and much, much more.

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2022 Countdown

KEXP Staff, Volunteers, and Interns Top Albums of 2022

The behind the scenes crew of KEXP share the music that moved them most in 2022.

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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Cakes Da Killa

Cakes Da Killa continues to zig when others zag, with dynamic results for the club, the afters and the day after the day.

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50 Years of Music: 2021 - Dijon - "Talk Down"

It's our last month celebrating KEXP’s 50th anniversary. Each week in 2022, KEXP has paid homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, for our final installment of the series, KEXP's Jasmine Albertson looks back at Di…

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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Baauer

Baauer (IRL the now Brooklyn-based moniker of Harry Rodrigues) never stopped producing infectious, mood-elevating cuts of mutant beats, trap ’n’ electronica.

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2022 Countdown

Nabil Ayers’ Favorite Musical Moments of 2022

Nabil Ayers is a former Seattleite and the President of Beggars Group, US in New York. His memoir My Life in the Sunshine was published with Viking/Penguin in June 2022.

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From the Archives:


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.