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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Vagabond Superstar

Vagabond Superstar is the alias of Seattle-based, Chicago-raised DJ Devlin Jenkins, a member of the Board of Deacons DJ crew (alongside KEXP’s own DJ Riz!) and an affiliate of the Late Night Munchies label. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a non-stop party that runs t...


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KEXP Premiere The Midday Show w/ Cheryl Waters

Australian Band Bloods Share Their "Feelings" (KEXP Premiere)

It's the perfect track to premiere on Valentine's Day! Sydney/Melbourne band Bloods share the single "Feelings," a sneak peek at their sophomore LP of the same name, out in May via Share It Music, distributed by Sub Pop Records.


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Interviews KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Protest Fest 2018

This Monday, Do206 presents its inaugural Protest Fest, a day to celebrate positive protest and community, in venues across the city.


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Video Roundup

I Hate You, I Love You: KEXP's Anti-Valentine's Day Roundup

Compiling a playlist of songs about love? That's like trying to count all the Converse sneakers at an indie rock show: infinite. They always say, nothing is more inspiring than a break-up, and these songs (and Taylor Swift's career) prove that's true.


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Daily Roundups

Tuesday Music News

Japanese Breakfast and Preoccupations share new music videos, plus new tracks from Mount Kimbie and Lucy Dacus


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Live Video Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Gloria

Today, we kick off 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 psychedelic girl-group inspired band Gloria.


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Interviews Local Music KEXP Premiere

Portland's Cool American Shares and Discusses New Album Better Luck Next Year Vol. 3 (KEXP Premiere)

Portland songwriter Nathan Tucker shares the third volume in his series of home recordings and chats with KEXP about home recording and his hometown inspirations.


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El Sonido

El Sonido Artist Spotlights + Exclusive Video Premiere: Rubio - Hacia el Fondo

This week in El Sonido, we’ll dig an L.A. twist on son jarocho, debut a brand new video from Chile, and dance along with some Colombian superstars.


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Music News Daily Roundups

Monday Music News

New music from La Luz, Okkervil River, Iceage, Mavis Staples, and Soccer Mommy.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Portland's Gold Casio Share New Single "Love Vs Logic" (KEXP Premiere)

Portland disco-synth outfit ponders the dichotomy of love with a new single ahead of their Valentine's Day show at Barboza.


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In Stores Now Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/12)

KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for the Kendrick Lamar curated Black Panther soundtrack, Superchunk, MGMT, and more!


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Features Album Reviews

Ghosts and Holy Spectacles: In The Aeroplane Over The Sea at 20

Reflecting on Neutral Milk Hotel's seminal album and the living ghost stories it conjures


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