KEXP

Around the World

Lockdown got you down? Feeling a little cabin fever? Let KEXP bring the world to you via our deep archive of live performance videos. From Reykjavik to Rennes, Mali to Mexico City, let KEXP take you on a global journey, all from the comfort of your couch. Check out a few videos below, and visit our YouTube channel for even more

Chouk Bwa & The Ångstromers // Gonaïves, Haïti
San Pedro El Cortez // Tijuana, MeXico
DakhaBrakha // Kyiv, Ukraine
Hatari // Reykjavík, Iceland
Go Go Machine Orchestra // Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Loah // Kildare, Ireland + Freetown, Sierra Leone

LIVE from Iceland Airwaves 2019

KEXP was live from Reykjavik for the 2019 Iceland Airwaves, broadcasting from Kex Hostel. Watch video below of some of our incredible sessions and click the artist name to read an interview with them. We'll be rolling out more video from these sessions over the following weeks. Keep checking back to discover more amazing music from Iceland and beyond!

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KEXP asked our listeners to vote for their favorite albums of 2019 and you responded in mass. From Angel Olsen and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard to Lana Del Ray and Lizzo, these are the best albums of the year as chosen by you. Check out the full list

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KEXP News & Reviews

Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: The Rare Forms Live Up to Their Name on Their Self-Titled Debut

The Seattle/Tacoma/Portland band's first full-length is a cauldron pot of love, sex, death, and distorted guitars. Martin Douglas investigates.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Angel Olsen on All Mirrors

Sound & Vision host Emily Fox caught up with Olsen to talk about her latest album and how her rising fame has tested her relationships.


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KEXP and the University of Washington
KEXP and the University of Washington
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We did the math on what we needed to raise during the Fall drive this year, and it was $666,135. With that in mind, we asked KEXP Listeners to vote for their favorite records so we can countdown your top 666 albums throughout the drive. Check out the full list

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