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Black History Month Interviews

Lalin St. Juste of The Seshen Discusses Afro-Futurism and Finding Her Voice Through Music for Black History Month

Lalin St. Juste discusses embracing afro-futurism, finding inspiration from Maya Angelou, and finding her own voice through music.


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Black History Month Interviews

Celebrating Forgotten Histories: Stas THEE Boss Reflects on Black History Month

Street Sounds Host, Rapper, Producer, and DJ Stas THEE Boss reflects on Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott, and using music to tell stories for Black History Month


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Black History Month Interviews

"I Am Black History...": KEXP Talks with Tiffany Wilson About What Black History Month Means to Her

In celebration of Black History Month, KEXP spoke with soulful Seattle singer/songwriter Tiffany Wilson about what "Black History Month" means to her, and the continued relevance of Nina Simone.


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Video Roundup

Don't You Forget About Them: A John Hughes & Molly Ringwald Birthday Video Roundup

When it comes to teen films, writer/director John Hughes and actress Molly Ringwald reigned supreme throughout the '80s, and weirdly enough, they share the same birthday -- February 18th, 1950 for him and 1968 for her. In honor of their birthdays, KEXP has compiled a roundup of songs that the two...


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Live Video Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Swedish Death Candy

Today, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. This week’s feature is of psych-rock band Swedish Death Candy.


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Daily Roundups

Friday Music News

New music from Ride, Low, St. Vincent, and more


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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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In Stores Now Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/16)

KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's out now, including reviews for new releases from Car Seat Headrest, Screaming Females, Ought, Buffalo Tom, Belle & Sebastian, and more


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Album Reviews

Album Reviews: Car Seat Headrest -- Twin Fantasy

For their third album for Matador Records, Car Seat Headrest revise their 2011 opus. In doing so, they transform what was already an ambitious, weighty album into an emotionally exhausting masterpiece.


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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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Review Revue

Review Revue: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Freaky Styley

This week we're looking at the second album from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who now need no introduction, but in 1985 were far from a household name.


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