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R.I.P. Seattle Rapper JUICETHEGOD

West Seattle rapper Trevon McKoy, aka JUICETHEGOD, passed away on Sunday morning from a gunshot wound to the head.


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Local Artist Spotlight: Clyde Petersen

At Upstream Music Fest, Clyde Petersen and an array of musicians will be presenting the live score for his featured animated film Torrey Pines. For this week's Local Artist Spotlight, we interviewed him about the film, its live score, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Naked Giants Make Emotional Stress Sound Thrilling on SLUFF

On their debut album, the Seattle trio write songs that make suffering anxiety sound like the wildest basement party in town.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

The Black Tones Look Oppressors in the Eye on "The Key of Black (They Want Us Dead)" (KEXP Premiere)

The Seattle rock 'n roll trio returns with an irascible, mostly instrumental meditation on being in the crosshairs of white supremacy.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

The Moondoggies Fuel a Righteous Flame with “Soviet Barn Fire” (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle alt. country act returns with their new album, A Love Sleeps Deep, on April 13 via Hardly Art


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Local Artist Spotlight: Tiny Vipers

Ahead of Tiny Vipers performance at the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, this week's Local Artist Spotlight covers the Seattle artist's breathtaking foray into the avant-garde.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Haley Heynderickx Tends to Her Songwriting With Immaculate Care on I Need to Start a Garden

On her stunning debut album, the Portland singer/songwriter approaches her craft with the dedication and attention many people reserve for their gardens.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Seattle's Actionesse Share an Anthem For Desire with "Menace" (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle punks take on vanity and excess with the latest sampling from their DEEP EP, out May 11.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Mount Eerie and the Enduring Pain of Grief

Mount Eerie's 2017 album, A Crow Looked at Me, was a stunning and devastating document of loss. On Now Only, Phil Elverum attempts to move on with his life while recognizing the grief that is still -- and will likely always be -- with him.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Jason McCue Pulls Himself Apart on Latest Album, PANGAEA (KEXP Premiere)

The 2017 Sound Off! winner hold together an array of musical ideas while he sings about breaking apart on new LP


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