Each week, Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Squid, Iceage, Flying Lotus, and more.
Fresh off his debut release as Ya Tseen for Sub Pop Records, Alaska-born Indigenous artist Nicholas Galanin shares a guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World that taps into the diverse, soulful, and magnetic sound of his own music.
For KEXP’s Sound & Vision, Emily Fox spoke with Neumos co-owner Steven Severin on the state of local music venues and what comes next.
Through the stay-at-home orders, we’re dedicated to bringing you new live performances. We're sharing live streaming performance through our new series, Live on KEXP at Home — both through our YouTube channel and broadcasting on the air on KEXP.
Hosted by trusted KEXP DJs, musical guests perform sets live, either solo or with their quarantined partners.
Made possible with support from BECU and Amazon Music
Join KEXP as we celebrate Pushing Boundaries! This May, we’ll be centering Asian and Pasifika voices locally and nationally in conversation with the Asian and Pasifika diaspora. From historical pioneers to contemporary innovators, international game-changers to artists molding Seattle’s creative landscape, Pushing Boundaries is moving past borders and conceptions to honor the musical contributions of our Asian and Pasifika neighbors. Revisit some of our archived content below, with even more content here.
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
In the midst of a hellish year, the self-described "postmodern beach music family band" wrote and recorded a salvo of togetherness and perseverance. Martin Douglas explains.
The immensely talented 17-year-old, Vancouver-based singer/songwriter expresses a lifetime of longing, pain, and hope on their newest album.