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KEXP Suggests: Corridor :: Presented by Elevator at West Coast Printing 2/24

This Saturday marks the third annual Corridor, a single day festival featuring an array of experimental music, dance, and visual art.


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Local Music KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #3 at the MoPOP Museum 2/23

The 2018 semi-finals conclude tonight, Friday, February 23rd, with our last round of competitors: Beyond the Woods, Claudine Magbag, EyezOthelo, and Misundvrstood. Here’s some info on what to expect.


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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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Interviews Local Music

Shana Cleveland of La Luz Shines a Light on the Upcoming New Album, Floating Features

KEXP catches up with Shana Cleveland of La Luz about their telenovela-style new music video, their recent Australian tour, and their upcoming third full-length Floating Features out May 11 via Hardly Art Records.


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Black History Month Interviews Local Music

Black 365 Days a Year: PSA on Black History Month, Black Future, and Creating Generational Wealth

Seattle electronic/pop songwriter PSA shares her own reflections on digging deeper into black history, creating generational wealth, and her inspiration from both Janet and Michael Jackson.


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Features Local Music

Dispatches From a Lake of Fire: Reflecting on Kurt Cobain's Birthday

On what would have been Kurt Cobain's 51st birthday, Martin Douglas reflects on a pivotal moment in his tumultuous young life, watching Nirvana's MTV Unplugged performance re-aired shortly after Cobain's suicide.


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Interviews Local Music

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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Local Music KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #2 at the MoPOP Museum 2/16

The 2018 event continues tonight, Friday, February 16th, with our second round of semi-finalists: Micaiah Sawyer, NËSTRÄ, Sam Foster, and Step Dads. Here's some info on what to expect:


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Kung Foo Grip and Keyboard Kid Give Seattle The Celebration It Deserves with 2KFG

Seattle hip-hop Kung Foo Grip duo teams up with #based producer Keyboard Kid for their most ambitious work yet


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Interviews Local Music KEXP Premiere

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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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Portland's Gold Casio Share New Single "Love Vs Logic" (KEXP Premiere)

Portland disco-synth outfit ponders the dichotomy of love with a new single ahead of their Valentine's Day show at Barboza.


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