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Music Heals

Music Heals: DJ Kevin Cole on Addiction and His Personal Resurrection Day

In this very special piece for Music Heals, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole offers the powerful story of his own relationship with alcohol and drugs in the hopes of reminding fellow addicts: you are not alone.


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Interviews Music Heals

Music Heals: Julien Baker on Addiction and Finding Your Place in the World

Singer/songwriter Julien Baker opens up about her experiences with addiction and finding the place where she belongs.


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Interviews Music Heals Local Music

Music Heals: Peter Buck on His New Project Arthur Buck, Addiction, and Recovery

The legendary R.E.M. guitarist discusses collaborating with Joseph Arthur and the choices he’s made to make room for hope in his life.


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SIFF

SIFF Face the Music 2018 Preview: Highlander with Live Soundtrack by DJ NicFit

80s cult classic Highlander screens Wednesday night with a Live Soundtrack by DJ NicFit, as part of SIFF's Face the Music Series.


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Daily Roundups

Wednesday Music News

Björk, The Breeders, and LUMP perform on Later...With Jools Holland, Liars soundtrack Jeremy Phillips first film, and Lykke Li shares a new video.


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Creating Safer Spaces (VIDEO)

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, MoPOP, and The Recording Academy have partnered together to present Mastering the Hustle: a panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll...


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KEXP Suggests

20 Acts You Won’t Want to Miss at Sasquatch! Music Festival 2018

From Japanese Breakfast and Julien Baker to David Byrne and Bon Iver, these are just some of the acts we're looking forward to at this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival.


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SIFF

SIFF Face the Music 2018 Preview: Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.

Kinetic collage on noted musician M.I.A. screens as part of 2018's SIFF Face the Music Series.


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Daily Roundups

Tuesday Music News

Phoenix shares a new video and new music from Mutual Benefit, Tyler, the Creator, and Jenn Champion.


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Daily Roundups

Monday Music News

New music from Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood, Johnny Jewel surprise-releases new album, Goldfrapp unveil new take on old song featuring Dave Gahan, and Hurray for the Riff Raff release a short film in support of the PRIMA relief fund.


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SIFF

SIFF Face the Music 2018 Review: Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records

Featured in SIFF's "Face the Music" series, Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records gives us a look at the label's rise and fall.


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KEXP Premiere

Ocean Hope Define Their Own Coming Of Age With Debut LP Rolling Days (KEXP Premiere)

Greek sister-and-brother duo Ocean Hope have a unique advantage when it comes to crafting a coming of age record – they actually grew up together. Maybe that’s why their debut album Rolling Days, out May 25 via Hush Hush Records, captures the fleeting, transcendent magic of youth so well.


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