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May the Fourth Be With You: KEXP's Star Wars Video Round-Up

It's May 4th, a.k.a. Star Wars Day. To celebrate the Lucas legacy, today we've compiled a galactic force of songs, bands, or lyrics inspired by Star Wars. Enjoy, and may the fourth be with you!


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Interviews

Trampled By Turtles Talk Perspective From Hiatus, Reframing Bluegrass, and Their New LP Life is Good on the Open Road

Trampled By Turtles' lead singer Dave Simonett discusses the band's new album, out today on Banjodad Records.


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Live Video Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Lakuta

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 Lakuta.


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Local Artist Spotlight Local Music Album Reviews

Local Artist Spotlight: Special Explosion

The most recent album from the one-time Sound Off! competitors is a lush, emotional journey of dissolving relationships and the lingering depression that comes from it. If you're looking for a cathartic cry with your festival experience, be sure to catch their performance on June 2nd.


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Interviews Local Music

Exclusive Interview: Allen Stone

KEXP catches up with the golden-voiced musician Allen Stone and asks him about the new project, how his life has changed over the years, and when he realized he could really sing.


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Interviews Shake The Shack

The Shack Has Been Shook: Happy Trails to Shake the Shack on KEXP and DJ Mike Fuller

This Friday, April 27th, KEXP's long-running rockabilly show Shake the Shack will cease shaking as host Mike Fuller retires and the show ends its 30+ year run. KEXP and Mike look back at the last few decades together.


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Interviews Local Music

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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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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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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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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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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