“We’re anti-fascist, we’re anti-violence, we’re anti-racist, and we’re pro-creative. We’re against ignorance.” — Joe Strummer
On Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 KEXP celebrated International Clash Day!
This year, we focused on The Clash's message of "Know Your Rights." DJs Gabriel Teodros, John Richards, Albina Cabrera, Larry Mizell Jr., and Kevin Cole explored The Clash's message, legacy, and influences as well as exploring new and old artists who share the anti-racist, anti-fascist message that sits at the center of their ethos as a band.
If you missed a minute, revisit the day of programming using KEXP's Two-Week Streaming Archive!
Made possible in part by the ACLU of Washington
In celebration of International Clash Day, KEXP presents the first ever Clash video game, Lost in the Supermarket. Can you make it out of the supermarket? Find out below!
Learn more about the history of International Clash Day and its evolution since 2013, plus get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into KEXP’s broadcast in London celebrating the 7th annual International Clash Day, on February 7, 2019.
Special thanks to Studio 9294, in Hackney Wick, London, and all the artists who performed during KEXP's broadcast.
Over the past eight years of celebrating International Clash Day, KEXP has spotlighted a wealth of artists who were influenced by The Clash. But what bands mattered to the “only band that matters”?
What connected the musical and ideological work of The Clash with the music of a young man born in the Caribbean province of San Jacinto, Colombia, determined to become a benchmark for the Sabanero accordion? What sonorous path connects the independence of Jamaica, the skinheads of London, the Colo…
With Billy Bragg playing three sold-out shows in Seattle, February 28th through March 2nd, KEXP revisits our chat with him during International Clash Day.