This week marks 50 years since the start of this station. KEXP’s Owen Murphy has more on the first year of what was then KCMU, a student run radio station at the University of Washington.
Ahead of Tyler, The Creator's performance at Climate Pledge Arena on April 8, Sound & Vision contributor Mia Imani reflects on the artist's connection to Seattle and how she connects with his music. Listen to or read the piece below.
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.