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Treefort Music Festival Day 1: On Vince Staples, JPEGMAFIA, and Blackness as a Radical Act

Martin Douglas is bringing you coverage from Treefort Music Festival, taking place live from Boise through Sunday.


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Interviews The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

DJ Kevin Cole Chats with Surf Rock Legend Dick Dale, 2009

Revisit a 2009 on-air interview with the late, legendary surf rock guitarist Dick Dale.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Skin Yard - s/t

This week's Review Revue spotlights Skin Yard's debut self-titled album. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Music News

Calexico and Iron & Wine Reunite to Release Debut Studio Album

Titled Years to Burn, the album follows their 2005 EP In the Reins


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Ibibio Sound Machine

In celebration of their brand new third album 'Doko Mien,' British band Ibibio Sound Machine deliver a special guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World spotlighting funky grooves from all over the world that captures the spirit of their own genre-blurring sound.


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Music News

Lizzo and Missy Elliott Team Up for Body-Positive Anthem "Tempo"

It's the third single from Lizzo's forthcoming album Cuz I Love You


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Music News

Grimes Announces Long-Awaited New Album Miss_Anthrop0cene

The record is described as a “concept album about the anthropomorphic goddess of climate Change”


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Interviews

Duff McKagan Tries a Little Tenderness on New Solo Album

KEXP chats with Seattle's own Duff McKagan on his upcoming full-length, Tenderness, out May 31st.


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Music News

Jamila Woods Shares Eartha Kitt-Inspired Single "EARTHA"

It's the third single from her forthcoming sophomore record LEGACY! LEGACY!


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Gabriel Teodros on the Teen Dance Ordinance and Seattle Tenuous History with Hip-Hop

Local musician, artist, and writer and KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros about how the TDO impacted Seattle hip-hop – but also gives further context to how racial profiling has historically inhibited the genre and culture from thriving in the city.


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