Before Loveless, My Bloody Valentine was already creating the template for shoegaze and sleepless nights with their debut album.
As we celebrate the life of Elliott Smith, who left the world fifteen years ago, Martin Douglas shares a personal story of bonding over his final released collection of songs.
On its 25th anniversary, KEXP looks back at Howl, the debut album from Spokane garage-rockers The Makers.
More than just an “unofficial Sunny Day Real Estate album,” The Fire Theft’s self-titled record gave the group a fresh start and new territory to explore.
With Rewind, KEXP digs out beloved albums, giving them another look on the anniversary of its release. In this installment, KEXP writer Dusty Henry delves into Nirvana’s final studio album In Utero for its 25th anniversary.
Writer Ian King reflects on Sunny Day Real Estate's How It Feels to Be Something On as the album turns 20 years old this month.
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.