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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

Since forming in 2002, Franz Ferdinand have been bringing post-punk to the dance floor -- something The Clash became known for with their genre-breaking sound. KEXP chatted with frontman Alex Kapranos for International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Todd Duncan of Crazy 8s

Crazy 8s Todd Duncan reminisces about opening up for The Clash and meeting Joe Strummer.


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International Clash Day: Interview with James Fearnley of The Pogues

James Fearnley may not have been in The Clash, but he's had the unique opportunity to play in a band with Joe Strummer. As the accordionist for The Pogues, Fearnley and co. toured with Strummer in the 80s as a part of their group. KEXP caught up with Fearnley to discuss this time in his life, the...


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International Clash Day 2017: The Covers

Artists need The Clash as much as the rest of the world. The legendary band help shape the ideas of not just fans but future generations of musicians. We didn't have to ask twice for a few core KEXP artists to perform some of their favorite Clash songs for the fifth annual International Clash Day...


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This Is Video Clash: International Clash Day 2017 Roundup

Now, more than ever, the world needs The Clash. For the fifth annual International Clash Day, KEXP is highlighting the band's activism and political messaging. Even their band name carries political weight: bassist Paul Simonon was inspired when he noticed the word appearing frequently in the dai...


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Video Clash: An International Clash Day Video Roundup

You're going to hear plenty of songs all day as we celebrate International Clash Day today from 6AM to 6PM, featuring the The Clash's officially released songs plus rarities, side projects, and an exclusive interview with Julien Temple, but that's just part of the picture. The band's fame was ear...


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