PNW native and local legend Stas THEE Boss takes the listener on an expressive and personal journey through R&B, hip-hop, soul, gospel, funk, and more on her guest DJ mix.
Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation, including this week's new releases from Bully, Kassa Overall, Arlo Parks, and more.
Veteran Tokyo-based musician and FLAU Records founder aus weaves together a mesmerizing dreamlike journey on his 76-track guest DJ mix.
In the first episode of El Sonido: Cancioneros, Albina Cabrera delves into the personal soundtrack of the renowned singer-songwriter Mon Laferte, tracing her artistic journey from her native Chile to her current home in Mexico.
In Spokane, a first-generation Chinese American girl meets a boy raised on a llama farm. They fall in love and eventually form a band. Martin Douglas helps tell the story of how they became one an up-and-coming DIY pop powerhouse.
Iconic songwriter and performer Tina Turner has passed away following a longterm illness. She was 83.
Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation, including this week's new releases from bar italia, Spirit Award, Hannah Jadagu, and more.
KEXP’s Janice Headley had the chance to speak with Japanese darkwave artist Nao Katafuchi about how moving to New York City helped him connect with music from his homeland, and led him to a mysterious obscure ‘80s synth artist.
On May 22, KEXP celebrates World Goth Day. To commemorate the occasion, Szymon Gołąb aka DJ Transmitter – founder of Wave Press Blog – shares recommendations for new cold wave, post-punk, minimal wave, synth wave, italo disco and dark pop.
In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.