KEXP is welcoming a new, but to some familiar, name as the host of Sunday Soul. Supreme La Rock was once the host of KEXP’s hip hop show, now heard on Friday nights. Midday host Larry Mizeell, Jr. (who is also a former host of Street Sounds), reintroduced Supreme to KEXP audiences in an interview...
The struggle for independent musicians to make money on music streaming may have just gotten harder, thanks to a new Spotify scheme that some are calling payola.
Martin Douglas speaks to the Seattle hip-hop historian about his label Crane City Music, his 2020 concert film NEWCOMER, growing up in Wayne Gretzky's hometown, and much more.
Last week KEXP DJs, like most of us, were feeling the enormous tension of a divided nation and a historically important election. And, naturally, they turned to music to help them get through the rollercoaster as polls closed and votes were being counted.
We catch up with The Bats, who share their 10th studio album Foothills exclusively via KEXP, ahead of its arrival on Nov 13th
Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Oneohtrix Point Never, Sevdaliza, War on Women, and more.
Colombian musician Simón Mejía of Monte and Bomba Estéreo weaves through hypnotic, organic, and global grooves on his guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.
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.