From the ballcourts of Northeast Portland to the global underground rap scene, Milc always wanted to be his city's hometown hero. Now, he's closer than ever. Martin Douglas investigates.
Martin Douglas speaks with the founding members of the uber-influential feminist punk band in a wide spanning interview.
The Seattle surf-pop band unpacks a lifetime's worth of experiences on their gorgeous debut album. Martin Douglas speaks to frontperson Brandi Diaz about that lifetime.
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.
Notable adult punk rocker Martin Douglas speaks with the Olympia "adult-punk" band about their past life together, the spiritual drain of having to work for a living, and what being punk means to them.
Martin Douglas goes on an emotional voyage to Unwound's first two live performances in over two decades.
In Part Two of our odyssey on the Tacoma rapper/producer, Martin Douglas dives into the breakup of Tacoma rap hellraisers ILLFIGHTYOU and the artistic emergence of The Fireman.
In the first installment of a special two-part Throwaway Style feature, Martin Douglas explores the Tacoma rapper's origins and the swift rise of ILLFIGHTYOU.
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.