International Womxn’s Day

Throughout the month of March, join KEXP in celebrating International Womxn’s Month, highlighting the amazing contributions of womxn in music. You’ll hear featured voices, playlists, sessions, highlights, and, of course, the music you hear all year long on KEXP. 

Revisit a selection of past interviews and profiles of some amazing women and gender nonconforming individuals below, and tune in on Friday, March 5th for a day of live performances, interviews, and curated sets of awe-inspiring, genre-bending and envelope pushing music.

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Where Live Music Matters

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the music industry hard. Live concerts were one of the first things to go and will likely be among the last to return post-pandemic. Live music is a cornerstone of programming at KEXP and a huge part of many of our lives as individuals.

Find out about organizations working to build support for the entire live music ecosystem.

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Throwaway Style

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

Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: ILLFIGHTYOU are Still Throwing Hands

Nearly a decade removed from being courted by mainstream music media, the Tacoma rap trio continues to utilize what brought them to the mosh pit. Martin Douglas explores.

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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Purging the Treasure Chest #4

The newest installment of Martin Douglas' short fiction series features anxiety, therapy, and more excessive cannabis intake inspired by songs from Blake Anthony and SassyBlack.

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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview With Crane City's Gary Campbell

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.

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