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Music Heals : Addiction : Articles

 

 

 

Interviews + Articles From Music Heals 2019:

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Music Heals: Chris Cohen on the New Album and What Addiction Can Do To Family

Captured Tracks artist Chris Cohen talks to KEXP about his experiences having a parent who is an addict, and the themes reflected on his latest album.


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Music Heals: Lillie West of Lala Lala on Choosing Sobriety

KEXP chats with Lillie West, aka Chicago-based singer-songwriter Lala Lala, about choosing sobriety and how its impacted her life, music, and career.


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Music Heals: Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus on a Lifetime of Addiction

Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus talks to KEXP about his decades as a drug user and to ask him how making music helps him cope with his addictions and his neurodiversity.


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Interviews + Articles From Past Music Heals:

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Music Heals: Macklemore Talks About the Struggles of Addiction and Starting Over

As part of KEXP's Music Heals series, Macklemore talks with DJ Kevin Cole about his struggles with addiction and recovery.


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Music Heals: Wanz Opens Up About Alcoholism and Life on the Other Side of Recovery

The "Thrift Shop" vocalist talks with Kevin Cole about getting sober and the importance of reaching out for help when you need it.


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Music Heals: Macklemore Talks About the Opiate Epidemic

According to a 2015 report from Washington State's Office of the Attorney General, the majority of drug overdose deaths — more than six out of ten — involve an opioid. In this web exclusive interview, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole and Macklemore address the epidemic.


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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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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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