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Brandi Carlile Talks Forgiveness On Her New Album, By the Way, I Forgive You

The beloved local artist is a poet, sensitive thinker, mom, wife and songwriter. On the verge of a 30-some-odd-date tour across the country from Bellingham to New York City, she discussed her latest LP, By The Way, I Forgive You, with KEXP.


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KEXP Suggests: Protest Fest 2018

This Monday, Do206 presents its inaugural Protest Fest, a day to celebrate positive protest and community, in venues across the city.


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Portland's Cool American Shares and Discusses New Album Better Luck Next Year Vol. 3 (KEXP Premiere)

Portland songwriter Nathan Tucker shares the third volume in his series of home recordings and chats with KEXP about home recording and his hometown inspirations.


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Exclusive Interview: Ann Wilson of Heart

Singer Ann Wilson appreciates people. The powerful-voiced frontwoman for the legendary rock ‘n’ roll band, Heart, which has sold tens of millions of records over four decades, continues her career in the music industry so that she might continue to engage in honest, even primal expressions and co...


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Exclusive Interview: Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

On their forthcoming fifth full-length Always Ascending, Scottish band Franz Ferdinand reach new heights. Frontman Alex Kapranos talks to KEXP about the lyrical influences on the new release.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

Since forming in 2002, Franz Ferdinand have been bringing post-punk to the dance floor -- something The Clash became known for with their genre-breaking sound. KEXP chatted with frontman Alex Kapranos for International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Todd Duncan of Crazy 8s

Crazy 8s Todd Duncan reminisces about opening up for The Clash and meeting Joe Strummer.


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International Clash Day: Interview with James Fearnley of The Pogues

James Fearnley may not have been in The Clash, but he's had the unique opportunity to play in a band with Joe Strummer. As the accordionist for The Pogues, Fearnley and co. toured with Strummer in the 80s as a part of their group. KEXP caught up with Fearnley to discuss this time in his life, the...


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International Clash Day: Interview with Penelope Houston of The Avengers

The Avengers' Penelope Houston reflects on the legacy of The Clash, their social and political messages, and discusses her Seattle roots.


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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Steve Jones of Sex Pistols

For International Clash Day, Steve Jones, founding member and guitarist for The Sex Pistols, talks to KEXP about his time playing with The Clash.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Mike Scott of The Waterboys

With a sound that merges Celtic folk and '60s rock, you may be surprised to learn that Mike Scott of The Waterboys cites The Clash as an early influence. In this exclusive International Clash Day interview, Scott tells KEXP about discovering The Clash, his song about Mick Jones, and the times he ...


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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Prophets Of Rage

Like The Clash, not only are Rage Against the Machine known for mixing punk and politics, they're also known for combining genres of music. Guitarist and founding member Tom Morello talked to KEXP for International Clash Day.


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