Martin Douglas goes on an emotional voyage to Unwound's first two live performances in over two decades.
In Part Two of our odyssey on the Tacoma rapper/producer, Martin Douglas dives into the breakup of Tacoma rap hellraisers ILLFIGHTYOU and the artistic emergence of The Fireman.
In the first installment of a special two-part Throwaway Style feature, Martin Douglas explores the Tacoma rapper's origins and the swift rise of ILLFIGHTYOU.
To finish off 2022, Martin Douglas' local music-inspired short fiction series returns.
Martin Douglas speaks to festival principals Guy Keltner and Skyler Locatelli about the stress and reward of building a music festival from the ground up.
From their very first show to the eve of their debut full-length, Martin Douglas follows "the best band since Oasis" through a meteoric year.
For a special edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores how his love for local music has helped him navigate a tumultuous life.
Portland punk supergroup Hurry Up released their first album in five years with their great LP named after the Oregon Coast landmark. Martin Douglas explores the band's stellar (and under-the-radar) full-lengths.
Martin Douglas reevaluates the British Columbia band's sterling debut album.
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.