Martin Douglas speaks to festival principals Guy Keltner and Skyler Locatelli about the stress and reward of building a music festival from the ground up.
From their very first show to the eve of their debut full-length, Martin Douglas follows "the best band since Oasis" through a meteoric year.
For a special edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores how his love for local music has helped him navigate a tumultuous life.
Portland punk supergroup Hurry Up released their first album in five years with their great LP named after the Oregon Coast landmark. Martin Douglas explores the band's stellar (and under-the-radar) full-lengths.
To celebrate 1985, the year Beat Happening released their self-titled debut, Martin Douglas dives deep into the full discography of the Olympia rock 'n roll legends.
Martin Douglas reevaluates the British Columbia band's sterling debut album.
To celebrate 1991 Week, Martin Douglas explores the entire three-decade history of the influential indie label and "family business" with Slim Moon and Dr. Portia Sabin.
To commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the Decemberists' debut LP Castaways and Cutouts, Martin Douglas provides a history of falling in, out, and back in love with the band.
KEXP provides three very big reasons to head to Everett for Fisherman's Village Music Festival this weekend May 19-21st
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.