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Review Revue: Scratch Acid - Berserker

Scratch Acid may have made music that was practically designed not to be played on the radio, but KCMU DJs did what they had to do to get them on the air, even if only one song on this EP was remotely acceptable.


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Throwaway Style: Jayda G and Finding Self Care Through Rhythm

Vancouver DJ Jayda G has been on a steady ascent to disco dominance and her latest 12-inch single, Disco Bitch, seals the deal.


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Review Revue: Suzanne Vega - s/t

In this week's Review Revue, KEXP revisits the 1985 self-titled debut from renowned folkie Suzanne Vega.


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Throwaway Style: Parisalexa Grows Up and Searches Through Love on Bloom

At 19-years-old, Parisalexa boasts more wisdom than most of us could say we did at her age on her latest EP Bloom.


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Review Revue: The Frenz Experiment and I Am Kurious Oranj

Welcome to Review Revue, where every Thursday I dig through the KEXP stacks to share DJ reviews and comments written on the covers of LPs (and occasionally CDs) in the ’80s and ’90s, when the station was called KCMU, the DJs were volunteers, and people shared their opinions on little white labels...


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Throwaway Style: Droning Out the Noise with Tiny Vipers, Norm Chambers, and Pink Void

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in th...


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Review Revue: Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Welcome to Review Revue, where every Thursday I dig through the KEXP stacks to share DJ reviews and comments written on the covers of LPs (and occasionally CDs) in the ’80s and ’90s, when the station was called KCMU, the DJs were volunteers, and people shared their opinions on little white labels...


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Throwaway Style: Little Star Examines Love Through Isolation on Even In Dreams

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in th...


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Review Revue: The Teardrop Explodes - Wilder

Welcome to Review Revue, where every Thursday I dig through the KEXP stacks to share DJ reviews and comments written on the covers of LPs (and occasionally CDs) in the '80s and '90s, when the station was called KCMU, the DJs were volunteers, and people shared their opinions on little white labels...


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Throwaway Style: Astro King Phoenix and OC Notes Traverse Space and Time on Delicate Surface

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in th...


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Review Revue: Ramones - Too Tough to Die

Every time I look at this album cover I wonder if I should post it or not. Given the losses the Ramones suffered in the 21st century, the title and image takes on a new bittersweetness, and one or two of the 1984 KCMU DJs' comments take on a harsher edge than probably intended. That said, the sta...


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Throwaway Style: PNW Releases We Can't Wait for in 2018

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in th...


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