Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Kevin Cole) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation.
Seattle native Gabriel Meier shares a captivating retrospective of his adventurous label Astral Plane Recordings on his exclusive guest DJ mix.
As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them.…
It’s KEXP’s 50th anniversary, and to celebrate we’re taking an in-depth look at each year of our history – from 1972 to 2022. All year long we’ll be bouncing around the timeline, pulling out the best music from a different year each week – both the songs we all know and love and music we might’ve missed the first time around. Tune in to hear spotlight features every Wednesday, and highlights from each year throughout the week. Listen live wherever you tune in, and use KEXP's Two-Week Streaming Archive to catch any spotlights you may have missed!
Made possible in part by Swansons Nursery, Caffe Vita, and The Black Bibs.
Please note: in-studio sessions are broadcast only; video will be shared on our YouTube channel at a later date. All times are reflected in Pacific Time.
Throwaway Style is a monthly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in the Northwest region. Check out some past columns below, and stay tuned for new ones published on the first Thursday of every new month on KEXP.org
To commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the Decemberists' debut LP Castaways and Cutouts, Martin Douglas provides a history of falling in, out, and back in love with the band.
To celebrate International Women's History Month, the impending arrival of our Black Constellation podcast, and the 10-year anniversary of awE naturalE, Martin Douglas basks in the brilliance of Stas and Cat's two Sub Pop-issued albums.