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Gazing Ahead Towards the 2018 Seagaze Festival with Founder Jeff McCollough 4/26-4/29

Seagaze Festival returns this weekend starting Thursday, April 26th through Sunday, April 29th. KEXP chats with founder Jeff McCollough.


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Daily Roundups

Monday Music News

An updated song from Ty Segall, videos from Janelle Monae and Superchunk, plus a possible new solo album from Kurt Vile.


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KEXP Premiere

Take a Trip with New Vox Mod Single "Chronosthesia" (KEXP Premiere)

KEXP premieres a new track from Seattle electronic project Vox Mod, off the forthcoming full-length Sense of Us.


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KEXP Premiere

Dr. Dog Finds Power with Peace on Latest LP Critical Equation (KEXP Premiere)

The Philadelphia band's new album drops this Friday, April 27 via Thirty Tigers.


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Live Video Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Le Groupe Obscur

Today, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session per week, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week’s feature is of Le Grou...


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Record Store Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Record Store Day 2018: DJ Kevin Cole's Picks

KEXP's resident hardcore collector Kevin Cole shares his picks for 2018's Record Store Day -- see what's on his shopping list before Saturday morning.


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Daily Roundups

Friday Music News

New music from Eleanor Friedberger, Wavves, Mitski, Xiu Xiu, and DRINKS.


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Interviews Local Artist Spotlight

Local Artist Spotlight: So Pitted

The Seattle punk band's industrial-strength pummel in a live setting is conductive to being punched in the stomach. We conduct a short interview with frontman Nathan Rodriguez in advance of their Upstream Music Fest performance on June 1st.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (4/20)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Lord HuronWar On Women, The Vaccines, and more.


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Album Reviews

Album Review: Lord Huron Look To The Cosmos On Vide Noir

Lord Huron have always resided in a cinematic world. Their debut album Lonesome Dreams transported us into a Spaghetti Western, all sprawling Americana and vast horizons. Last year, the indie folk band’s cinematic sound met real cinema when their song “The Night We Met” was used pivotally and rep...


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Interviews Local Music Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2018: Colemine Records’ Terry Cole on Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio’s Live On KEXP LP

The band's Upstream 2017 performance on the KEXP broadcast gets a vinyl release this Saturday for Record Store Day


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Interviews Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

KEXP Exclusive Interview: Krist Novoselić Climbs Again with Giants in the Trees

He rose to fame with Nirvana, but now famed bassist Krist Novoselić is on top with his new project Giants in the Trees. KEXP talks to the larger-than-life legend about the new project.


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