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Review Revue: Billy Bragg - Brewing up with Billy Bragg

This week's Review Revue revisits Billy Bragg's 1984 LP Brewing up with Billy Bragg. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: The Evolution of Powerbleeder

On their new EP, titled G u s h, Powerbleeder master the fine art of not flaunting all of their musical talents simultaneously.


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Review Revue: The Bangles - Bangles

This week's Review Revue revisits The Bangles' Bangles EP. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Naked Giants Make Emotional Stress Sound Thrilling on SLUFF

On their debut album, the Seattle trio write songs that make suffering anxiety sound like the wildest basement party in town.


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Review Revue: Bongwater - The Power of Pussy

This week's Review Revue revisits Bongwater's The Power Of Pussy. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Haley Heynderickx Tends to Her Songwriting With Immaculate Care on I Need to Start a Garden

On her stunning debut album, the Portland singer/songwriter approaches her craft with the dedication and attention many people reserve for their gardens.


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Review Revue: Kate Bush - Hounds of Love

This week's Review Revue revisits Kate Bush's classic Hounds of Love. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Mount Eerie and the Enduring Pain of Grief

Mount Eerie's 2017 album, A Crow Looked at Me, was a stunning and devastating document of loss. On Now Only, Phil Elverum attempts to move on with his life while recognizing the grief that is still -- and will likely always be -- with him.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Sax G Flexes For the Bad Guys on Tomrorrow's New Villain

On his new album, the Seattle producer takes a (not exactly) dastardly turn which strongly reflects the unpredictable, self-governing nature of his career.


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Review Revue: The Breeders - Pod

This week's Review Revue revisits The Breeders' landmark debut. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: The Brief Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Broken Water

Olympia noise-wielders Broken Water formed in 2008. By 2015, they broke up almost without a trace. For his first act as Throwaway Style's new columnist, Martin Douglas surveys the trio's all-too-brief tenure.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Loving Local Music Till Your Heart Explodes

DoNormaal, The Exploding Hearts, and finding the thread that connects Pacific Northwest music


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