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Definitely Shaking and Daring To Be Great: Thoughts on Death Cab For Cutie’s Something About Airplanes 20 Years Later

In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Death Cab For Cutie's 1998 session on KCMU, KEXP looks back on the band's remarkable debut which also came out two decades ago next month.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Hatchie

One of the breakout new artists of 2018, Melbourne's Hatchie delivers a dreamy guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World, spotlighting some of her influential favorite tracks alongside standout contemporary jams.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Barmy Army - The English Disease

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album The English Disease by Barmy Army. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Daily Roundups

Thursday Music News

Sufjan Stevens' 2006 album The Avalanche is getting released on vinyl for the first time, DJ Koze and Superorganism remix Gorillaz, new music from Metric, plus Cults and Lord Huron share covers.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview with Rachel Ratner of Wimps

Wimps have made a fine career out of sensationalizing the mundane. On their new album Garbage People, the Seattle punk trio deliver their best collection of songs to date with topics that range from climate change to bumming a slice of cheese pizza. Martin Douglas sits down with frontwoman Rachel...


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Daily Roundups

Wednesday Music News

New music from Childish Gambino, Nothing, Madeline Kenney, and Beak>, plus Interpol share a video for "The Rover."


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Features Interviews

KEXP’s Cheryl Waters on Hearing Death Cab For Cutie for the First Time and Booking Their KCMU In-Studio

KEXP’s Midday Show host looks back at the station’s early days as KCMU, getting demo tapes from Ben Gibbard, and one of the biggest Seattle band’s earliest days.


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Daily Roundups

Tuesday Music News

Album announcements from Mudhoney, The Lemon Twigs, and John Grant plus Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood shares sheet music and Oneohtrix Point Never announces a new EP.


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KEXP Premiere

Monsterwatch Embraces a New Life in the “Lost My Car” Music Video (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle rockers reveal new visuals for a stand out track from 2018's Z O T EP with plenty of cigarette smoke and flowers.


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Daily Roundups

Monday Music News

News of a forthcoming Animal Collective double LP has leaked, Ty Segall and White Fence share new music, Soccer Mommy shares a new video, and Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, Gordi, and more teamed up over the weekend at the 2018 Eaux Claires Festival.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Eleanor Friedberger

Hot on the heels of her fourth solo album Rebound, Eleanor Friedberger curates a special guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World, offering up a unique glimpse into her diverse influences, inspirational faves, and dusty gems from her deep record collection.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (7/6)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Jenn Champion, Florence + The Machine, Trust Fund, and more.


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