A public radio station based in the Pacific Northwest city of Seattle, Washington, the brilliant KEXP specializes mainly in alternative and independent rock.

The station’s excellent in-studio sessions and interviews have become its main selling point, with the likes of Spoon, Low, The Walkmen and The Shins performing memorable mini-gigs there.

KEXP also hosts weekly programs covering a diverse range of musical genres, including blues, world music, hip hop, electronica and alternative country. It is affiliated with the University of Washington and available to stream live over the internet at its website.

Frequency:  90.3 FM

Serving: Seattle (and worldwide via its online HD channel)