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Live Review: Meklit at Columbia City Theater (11/29)

Meklit and Diana Gameros bring a powerful night of music to Seattle and Wo Pop DJ Assistant Emily Slider was on the scene.


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Live Review: Bon Iver and TU Dance at The Paramount 12/5

Two of KEXP's writers go back and forth on the latest multimedia art project conceived by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the TU Dance collective.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (12/7)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by KEXP DJs Alex Ruder and Abbie Gobeli) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. Check out reviews for new releases from Jeff Tweedy, Rosalía, Black Thought & Salaam Remi, and more.


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Throwaway Style: AJ Suede Returns to the Dark Side on Darth Sueder II: Goth Marciano (KEXP Premiere)

For the installment of his growing and immersive Darth Sueder series, the Seattle transplant leans into the hermetic, spiritual, and compassionate sides of himself.


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New Music Reviews (11/30)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. Check out reviews for new releases from J.I.DMarianne Faithfull, Art Brut, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Sloucher Turns Up the Volume on Be True

The Seattle band's debut album explores the strain of depression and deteriorating relationships (mostly) from behind a wall of sound. Martin Douglas investigates.


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New Music Reviews (11/23)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Alex Ruder). Check out reviews for new releases from Crooked Mannostrum grocers, Molly Nilsson , and more.


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New Music Reviews (11/16)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Alex Ruder). Check out reviews for new releases from Anderson .PaakJon SpencerThe Good, The Bad & The Queen, and more.


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Album Reviews

Double Take: Fleet Foxes Celebrate Ten Years on First Collection 2006-2009

KEXP writers Jasmine Albertson and Martin Douglas turn back the clock a decade along with Fleet Foxes, whose stellar box set First Collection: 2006-2009 was released on Friday.


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New Music Reviews (11/9)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Alex Ruder). Check out reviews for new releases from Charles BradleyMiya FolickRhett Miller, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Spesh Channel the Ghosts of Manchester on Famous World

On their debut record, the Seattle quartet deliver an assured and stellar effort by imagining themselves in another specific rainy region.


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Album Review: OCnotes on Charles Bradley's Posthumous New LP Black Velvet

The host of KEXP's Sunday Soul feels the fire on this final release from Charles Bradley, who passed away from cancer in 2017.


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