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.
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.
Martin Douglas goes on an emotional voyage to Unwound's first two live performances in over two decades.
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.