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Announcing the 2018 Capitol Hill Block Party Line-Up

Music News
We're excited to announce the line-up for the 2018 Capitol Hill Block Party, happening July 20th through 22nd, including Father John Misty, Alvvays, Bully, and so many more! Check out the line-up, and watch some KEXP in-studio sessions from years past.

Interviews, Reviews, and Columns

Legendary independent record label Sub Pop will turn 30 years old this year, and KEXP will pay tribute to the label with a four-month retrospective.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Digable Planet's Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space), KEXP talks with front man, Ishmael Butler about the maki...

Mount Eerie's 2017 album, A Crow Looked at Me, was a stunning and devastating document of loss. On Now Only, Phil Elverum attempts to move on with his life w...

The beloved local artist is a poet, sensitive thinker, mom, wife and songwriter. On the verge of a 30-some-odd-date tour across the country from Bellingham t...

Shing02 shares his story and how it intertwines with Japanese jazz hip-hop pioneer Nujabes ahead of tribute show March 7 at The Crocodile.

San Diego post-hardcore outfit Hot Snakes return with their first album in 14 years, Jericho Sirens, out now via Sub Pop Records

On the eve of his live performance from the 2018 Capitol Hill Block Party lineup announcement party in the KEXP Gathering Space, Seattle rapper Sol talks abo...

KEXP catches up with Shana Cleveland of La Luz about their telenovela-style new music video, their recent Australian tour, and their upcoming third full-leng...

KEXP Live from Trans Musicales in Rennes, France

Last December, KEXP traveled to the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France where we captured twelve exclusive sessions. Enjoy some of these live performances below:

Flamingods // December 8, 2017
Superorganism // December 7, 2017
Altın Gün // December 8, 2017

Iceland Airwaves 2017 Live Performance Videos

KEXP returned to Kex Hostel last November for our annual Iceland Airwaves Music Festival broadcast. Check out some of these fantastic performances:

Gordi // November 3, 2017
amiina // October 30, 2017
The Colorist Orchestra & Emiliana Torrini // October 31, 2017

KEXP News & Reviews

Live Video Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Flamingods

Today, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session per week, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week’s feature is of Flaming...

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In Stores Now Reviews

New Music Reviews (3/16)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Preoccupations, Yo La Tengo, Sango, Mount Eerie, and more.

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Daily Roundups

Friday Music News

New music videos from Run The Jewels and Belle & Sebastian, plus a new single from Sunflower Bean

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