98.9 KPNW is Seattle’s Home for Music Lovers. As the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is steeped in culture that is at once uniquely local and representative of an entire region. 98.9 KPNW is a local radio station that embodies Seattle and the PNW. Daring to take uncommon risks for radio, 98.9 KPNW avoids the one size fits all formula and plays a little bit of this and a little bit of that. New music from independent artists such as Jack White, Lumineers, Spoon, and Wet Leg. Classic music from mainstays including Bob Marley, Dave Matthews, Eagles, John Lennon, Marvin Gaye, and many others. A wide variety of styles from indie rock, soul, blues, reggae, classic rock, and alternative. A healthy dose of PNW music, from growing local artists such as Fleet Foxes, Band of Horses, Car Seat Headrest, and Perfume Genius, to iconic local artists including Pearl Jam, Death Cab for Cutie, Nirvana, Modest Mouse, and Foo Fighters.