Midnight Daughter is a Seattle based duo. Aurora Smedley (vocals, guitar, songwriting) and Bryan Djunaedi (violin, vocals) create powerful art by tackling hard subjects through their songs. Kevin Cole recently talked to Aurora to ask her about her journey through depression and how it affects her...
Conversamos con Casa Latina, Nepantla Cultural Arts, El Centro de la Raza, Entre Hermanos y Seattle International Doundation, Centroamerica, sobre su trabajo con la comunidad latina de Seattle y le pedimos que elijan algunas de sus canciones latinoamericanas preferidas para sanar.
We spoke with some of the organizations that support the Latino community in Seattle and shared their favorite songs
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 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.
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.
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.
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.