The "Thrift Shop" vocalist talks with Kevin Cole about getting sober and the importance of reaching out for help when you need it.
According to a 2015 report from Washington State's Office of the Attorney General, the majority of drug overdose deaths — more than six out of ten — involve an opioid. In this web exclusive interview, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole and Macklemore address the epidemic.
In this very special piece for Music Heals, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole offers the powerful story of his own relationship with alcohol and drugs in the hopes of reminding fellow addicts: you are not alone.
Singer/songwriter Julien Baker opens up about her experiences with addiction and finding the place where she belongs.
The legendary R.E.M. guitarist discusses collaborating with Joseph Arthur and the choices he’s made to make room for hope in his life.
Today, KEXP, in collaboration with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center, present the latest in our Music Heals series, focusing on the power of music to lift our spirits and heal our souls in the face of cancer. Over the years, this terrible disease has taken many beloved artist...
Music heals. Not only has it been scientifically proven to calm anxiety and ease pain, but below, we share anecdotal proof of the power of song. We asked members of the KEXP community to share the songs they turn to during tough times. Check out their picks below.
During the recording process of Phantogram's third album, Three, members Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter experienced a devastating loss. Barthel's sister and Carter's close friend Becky died by suicide. While the electro-pop duo has always explored dark themes in their songwriting, they weren't pre...
All day long, KEXP is teaming up with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center to present Music Heals, dedicated to the power of music to lift our spirits and heal our souls in the face of cancer. From 6 AM to 6 PM, John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will tell the stories ...
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.