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Michael Franti Stays Human and Wants to Help Others Stay Human, Too

We caught up with Franti and asked him about the new album and movie, what his goals are for the works, and why he doesn’t ever wear shoes.


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Throwaway Style: An Interview with Jordan Albertsen, Director of BOOM: A Film About the Sonics

After a decade in various stages of production, Jordan Albertsen's documentary about the epochal Tacoma band has been released to widespread adoration. Martin Douglas speaks to him about the movie and the long road it took to get it released.


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Stephen Pope of WAVVES on His Five Favorite Albums

The wild-haired bassist for surf-punks Wavves cites Devo, Alex Chilton, The Halo Benders, Pixies, and Björk.


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Joe Strummer 001: A Look at The Clash Co-Founder's Solo Work with His Widow Lucinda Tait

In late September, Ignition Records released a box set featuring the work of former Clash co-front-man, Joe Strummer, titled Joe Strummer 001. KEXP chats with Lucinda Tait, Joe Strummer's widow and co-curator of the collection.


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Latin Grammy Nominees Reflect on Music in Spanish

Leading up to the latest edition of the awards ceremony, El Sonido spoke with some of the nominees about the progress in Latin music, now and into future.


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"A Reflection of Isolation Coming Full Circle": JOYFULTALK Discusses Their Latest LP Plurality Trip

Nova Scotia-based musician Jay Crocker discusses his project JOYFULTALK and 2018's excellent Plurality Trip.


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Slug from Atmosphere Looks Back at His Crazy Life on the New Album Mi Vida Local

Minneapolis, Minnesota, hip-hop group Atmosphere released their latest LP, Mi Vida Local, last month. KEXP catches up with rapper Slug, one half of the duo.


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Still #1: Jon Spencer On His Debut Solo Album Spencer Sings the Hits!

KEXP DJ Troy Nelson talks to the legendary Jon Spencer about his debut solo album Spencer Sings the Hits! out this Friday via In the Red Records.


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Chilean Artist Alex Anwandter on His Most Political Album to Date, Latinoamericana

KEXP's DJ Miss Ashley catches up with the Latin Grammy Award-nominated artist on his new album Latinoamericana.


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Moby on His Upcoming KEXP Yule Benefit Performance at McCaw Hall 12/6

On Thursday, December 6th at McCaw Hall, musician and activist Moby will showcase the breadth of his career with the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, to benefit KEXP.


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Chali 2na Dives Into Early Beginnings, Jurassic 5, and Finding His Voice

Los Angeles-based rapper and artist, Charlie Stewart (aka Chali 2na) talks about how his career started, how he got his name, how he developed his signature baritone, and much more.


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Sound Off: Local Luminaries Brad Tilbe and Dave Segal Share Their Five Fave Scary Movie Soundtracks

In the spirit of Halloween, KEXP asked Dave Segal from The Stranger and Brad Tilbe of Light in the Attic Records to share their Top 5 Favorite Horror Movie Soundtracks.


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