Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

KEXP is celebrating 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 release. The tribute will wrap up in time for Sub Pop’s 30th anniversary concert at Alki Beach in West Seattle this August. Check out KEXP's running catalog coverage, updated every day to reflect what's being played on air, and see what's been played recently below.



Local Artist Spotlighst: Upstream Music Fest

KEXP is proud to partner with the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood. KEXP will be broadcasting live and streaming live video from Little London Plane, featuring performances each day from a variety of Upstream artists. Learn more about the artists playing below, and click here to see our on-site schedule for the weekend.


Superchunk // February 27, 2018
Kung Foo Grip // March 9, 2018
Brandi Carlile // March 27, 2018
Hibou // March 7, 2018
Lee Ann Womack // March 2, 2018
Bully // February 28, 2018

KEXP Exclusive Interviews

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Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of Souvlaki

Bassist Andy Parypa reminisces on the legendary Tacoma band's early years.

Pearl Jam bassists dissects his new solo album, Heaven/Hell.

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Music Heals: Peter Buck on His New Project Arthur Buck, Addiction, and Recovery

The legendary R.E.M. guitarist discusses collaborating with Joseph Arthur and the choices he’s made to make room for hope in his life.

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SIFF Face the Music 2018 Preview: Highlander with Live Soundtrack by DJ NicFit

80s cult classic Highlander screens Wednesday night with a Live Soundtrack by DJ NicFit, as part of SIFF's Face the Music Series.

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Daily Roundups

Wednesday Music News

Björk, The Breeders, and LUMP perform on Later...With Jools Holland, Liars soundtrack Jeremy Phillips first film, and Lykke Li shares a new video.

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