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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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Local Music KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #1 at the MoPOP Museum 2/9

For 17 years, MoPOP’s Sound Off! has highlighted the best up-and-coming musicians in the region. The 2018 event kicks off tonight, Friday, February 9th, with our first round of semi-finalists: Dreadlight, Jawzilla, Maiah Wynne, and Strawberry Mountain.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Buje Mane Doesn't Need to be a Rapper to Make Great Rap Records

Tacoma's Buje Mane doesn't consider himself a rapper, but he's finding a way to pave new territory in the genre.


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Interviews Local Music

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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Throwaway Style Local Music

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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Local Artist Spotlight Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Caspar Babypants

Caspar Babypants, aka former POTUSA frontman Chris Ballew, shares insights on his latest album and what families can expect from his performance this Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Gathering Space.


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