In our series From First to Last, artists with deep discographies discuss the varying differences between making their first record and their most recent record. For our latest, KEXP's Jasmine Albertson chats with Kyle Thomas aka King Tuff about his 2008 70's-inspired power-pop rock debut Was Dead …
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.
The genre-clashing Chicago songwriter discusses his all-time favorite albums, from Busta Rhymes to Sum 41.
On Tuesday, April 4th, local musicians will cover the songs of Low, in tribute to their drummer/vocalist Mimi Parker. We spoke with event organizers Josh Golden and Claire Tucker, as well as headliner David Bazan.
KEXP’s Janice Headley talks with New York band Ivy about the 25th-anniversary edition of their album Apartment Life (out today) and their memories of late bandmate, Adam Schlesinger.
Martin Douglas goes on an emotional voyage to Unwound's first two live performances in over two decades.
As part of the collaboration, we asked Haben Haileslassie, one of the Program Directors of Grounded, Black Coffee’s nonprofit space, about music and social impact.
KEXP's Janice Headley spoke with legendary artist Gina Birch on her debut solo album, titled I Play My Bass Loud, out today via Third Man Records.
The creator of the influential African American punk zine speaks to Martin Douglas about her personal highlights from its recent anthology.
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.