Ahead of KEXP’s Music Heals: Beyond Cancer event, Sound & Vision host and producer Emily Fox talked with Elverum about tackling grief in his music, performing these harrowing songs in front of festival crowds, and reflects on the art and void left by his late wife.
For Music Heals: Mental Health, Martin Douglas surveys the last album made during the beloved and tragically departed poet and songwriter's life.
The Guns N' Roses bassist shares his own story of struggling with addiction and how he's trying to help others find their own way out.
The Atlanta band talks about watching friends fall to addiction, the struggles of touring, and their new album The Devil You Know
Ahead of Music Heals: Addiction & Recovery, KEXP spoke with IDLES guitarist Lee Kiernan, who celebrated seven years sober this April. In this exclusive interview, Lee shares his experience with addiction, and the role music has played in his journey to recovery.
Ahead of Music Heals: Addiction & Recovery, KEXP spoke with Patty Schemel about the impact of drug abuse on the Seattle music scene in the 90s, her personal journey, and the role that music continues to play in her recovery.
Inspired by a Mitski tweet, we look into what touring musicians crave on the road to stay healthy and comfortable.
Captured Tracks artist Chris Cohen talks to KEXP about his experiences having a parent who is an addict, and the themes reflected on his latest album.
KEXP chats with Lillie West, aka Chicago-based singer-songwriter Lala Lala, about choosing sobriety and how its impacted her life, music, and career.
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.