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Radiohead's Thom Yorke Announces 2018 U.S. Solo Tour

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has announced a solo U.S. tour for late this fall.


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Interviews

Still Searching For Sugar Man: A Chat w/ Sixto Rodriguez

KEXP chats with the Detroit-based musician about how he learned to write music, what it was like playing those first big shows in South Africa, and what he thinks about first when he wakes up in the morning.


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Music News

Aretha Franklin Reported Gravely Ill

The Queen of Soul is reported to be "gravely ill" and isĀ surrounded by friends and family at a hospital in Detroit.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (8/10)

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 fromĀ Tirzah, Cullen Omori, Oh Sees, and more.


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Music News

Musicians Band Together To Save The Showbox In Open Letter, Including Sleater-Kinney, Run The Jewels, The xx, Death Cab and more

Ben Gibbard, Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, and Macklemore lead a group of artists to help save The Showbox


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Music News

Ryan Hemsworth Announces New Album and Shares Single "Think About U"

The Canadian producer announces a new solo album, Elsewhere, and has shared the single "Think About U" featuring Joji


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Features

Scarves Up! KEXP and the Sounders Celebrate the Relationship Between Soccer and Music

Ahead of DJ John Richards leading the Scarves Up tradition at this Sunday's match against FC Davis, we look back at KEXP's history with the Sounders.


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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Double Take: Revisiting Shabazz Palaces' 2017 Quazarz Parallel Albums

On Double Take, KEXP's dynamic duo of Martin Douglas and Dusty Henry explore the great double-albums in history by each focusing on one part's musical, lyrical, and historic themes. First up are the parallel albums released by Shabazz Palaces on the same day in 2017: Quazarz: Born on a Gangster S...


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Khalab

Fresh off the release of his debut album 'Black Noise 2084,' globetrotting Italian DJ/producer Khalab spotlights cutting-edge global bass rhythms and Afro-Futurist beats on his thrilling guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World.


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Interviews Sub Pop 30

We F*cking Talked With the F*cking CEO of Sub Pop, Megan F*cking Jasper

We f*cking talked to the f*cking master of swearing, Megan f*cking Jasper, about her journey from stuffing Cat Butt records as intern to running the whole goddamn label.


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Music News

Sixth Annual Freakout Festival Lineup Announced

Freakout Records makes the first lineup announcement for 2018's Freakout Festival, featuring All Them Witches, The Grizzled Mighty, Stas THEE Boss, and more.


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Music News

Pearl Jam Cover The White Stripes at First Home Show

Pearl Jam played the first of their home shows last night and played a number of covers, including The White Stripes' "We're Going to Be Friends"


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