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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Always Searching for Mr. Wrong

Martin Douglas explores the work of the fun and outspoken Portland trio.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Portland Power Pop Phenom Mo Troper Tries Out Some “Springsteen Shit” With New Single “Potential”

Moving briskly and coming in at just under a minute-and-a-half run-time, Troper infiltrates your psyche a song that feels like one giant hook.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: The Rare Forms Live Up to Their Name on Their Self-Titled Debut

The Seattle/Tacoma/Portland band's first full-length is a cauldron pot of love, sex, death, and distorted guitars. Martin Douglas investigates.


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Local Music Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: John Cameron Mitchell & Eyelids Cover Lou Reed for Mitchell's Mom

Proceeds from the limited edition EP, titled Turning Time Around, will benefit Mitchell’s mom, who has Alzheimer’s disease.


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Local Music Sound and Vision

Martin Feveyear on Love, Loss, and Releasing His Own Music

KEXP's Owen Murphy talks to the acclaimed producer from his studio on Vashon Island.


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Throwaway Style Features Local Music

Throwaway Style: Purging the Treasure Chest #3

Martin Douglas' local music-inspired short fiction series returns with flying cars and smoldering debris.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

The Rare Forms Explore Shame and Manipulation on "White Feather Treatment" (KEXP Premiere)

The newest single from the Seattle band's forthcoming debut album includes a dark yet prismatic video.


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Local Music Music News

For First Time Ever, Pearl Jam Share Holiday Singles Via Streaming Services

The legendary locals kick off the series with their rendition of Stevie Wonder's 1967 hit "Someday at Christmas."


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Local Music Music News

Math & Physics Club Deliver Bittersweet Goodbye w/ "Indian Ocean (The End of Everything)" (KEXP Premiere)

The "Indian Ocean (The End of Everything)" / "In Dreams" 7" single will be released December 13th via Matinée Recordings.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Danny Denial and DoNormaal Strive to Have a Good Time on "I'm not your type" (KEXP Premiere)

In advance of the Seattle-based multidisciplinary artist's new solo album dropping next year, Denial offers this dark and heady single featuring DoNormaal.


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Local Music Album Reviews

EP Review: LIV† Finds Herself and Seeks Forever on Black Girl Unbothered

The Tacoma native's recently released EP is a remarkable twenty minutes of singing and rapping, of sex and self-love. Martin Douglas investigates.


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Interviews Local Music

ings on Harnessing the Power of Positive Affirmations on Lullaby Rock (Interview + Exclusive Stream)

KEXP chats with local artist ings with an exclusive stream of her debut record Lullaby Rock 24 hours before its release on Friday, November 15th.


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