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Behind the Board with Julian Martlew, KEXP Audio Engineer

You may not know Julian Martlew’s name, but if you listen to KEXP you certainly know his voice. In addition to lending his distinctive tone to countless KEXP underwriting spots, Julian provided the voice of the Algo-Rhythm 3000 in our recent 2001-themed Spring Drive clip.

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Keep KEXP Robot-Free with New Thank-You-Gifts!

One thing that makes a KEXP Drive so special is premiering our new design and all the fun thank-you-gifts that come along with it!

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Dr. Troy and The-Algo-Rhythm 3000

Peer into the twisted mind of Dr. Troy as he reveals his ultimate creation: The Algo-Rhythm 3000.

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2017 Spring Fundraising Drive: The KEXP “Communi-tee” Has Heart

We are proud to unveil the “Communi-tee,” our latest KEXP T-shirt. Chad Syme is the artist behind the new design, which is available exclusively when you support KEXP during the Spring Drive. Donate $100 or more today to power diverse programming on KEXP, and you can choose the exclusive “Communi...

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Fall Fundraising Drive: What's Your Reason?

Today is your last chance to donate during KEXP’s Fall Fundraising Drive. All week long, music lovers like you have told us why they choose to power KEXP and make a gift.

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Fall Fundraising Drive: You Help Chilly Outsmart Robots

Without DJ Chilly—and music lovers like you—I'd be helpless at the mercy of tiny robots. And algorithms. Ah, science and math, my old nemeses. *shudder*

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KEXP Fall Fundraising Drive: "Fish & Ship" Ahoy!

We are proud to unveil “Fish & Ship,” the latest KEXP T-shirt. Artist Alex Tults designed this new tee, which is available exclusively when you support KEXP during the Fall Drive. Donate $100 or more today to power great music on KEXP, and you can choose “Fish & Ship” as your thank-you gift.

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Hood to Hood Fundraising Drives

2016 Hood-to-Hood Challenge: One Day, One Winner

Everything you love about KEXP, from The Morning Show to free performances by the Posies and Charles Bradley in the Gathering Space relies on financial support from you and your fellow music lovers. Today is our One-Day Summer Fund Drive and Hood-to-Hood Challenge, and I wanted to share some of t...

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From the Archives:

Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020

Maybe you missed them the first time around, or maybe they were so good you just want to read them again: below, we've compiled KEXP's Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020. Revisit some articles, interviews, and more from the KEXP Archives below, and stay tuned for more great content in 2021:

A powerful piece from Associate Digital Content Producer Martin Douglas.

DJ/writer Albina Cabrera checks in with the Chilean singer-songwriter.

Jasmine Albertson talks to the former Thee Oh Sees member about her debut solo album.

Dusty Henry talks to the Belgian garage rockers during Iceland Airwaves.


Jasmine Albertson talks to Death Cab For Cutie, Phantom Planet, and more.

Janice Headley talks to local independent record stores about ways we can support them during the current stay-at-home order.


Martin Douglas tells the story of how three rock ‘n roll bands from Japan became influential American touchstones.


Watch the Icelandic band's performance from Kex Hostel Iceland Airwaves 2019 and read an exclusive interview.


Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

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.

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