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Mia Dyson about the themes on her latest album, 'Tender Heart,' including forgiveness and mental health

Seattle's Duff McKagan shares his story of addiction, recovery, and his struggles with panic attacks.

Karla Chubb talks about her recent ADHD diagnosis and why girls and women are under-diagnosed.

Rapper, singer, and writer Dessa shares a poem about how to live a life in music.

Genesis Owusu’s latest album 'Struggler' tells a story of a cockroach which represents humanity.

Champion writes about her own struggles with depression, addiction, and losing loved ones to drugs and alcohol.

Shamir talks about how they navigated their own mental health journey and a bipolar diagnosis, and made peace with their anxiety.

Ella Vos discusses her struggles with postpartum depression and the loneliness of being a new mom.

Left at London discusses her debut LP, an exploration of her mental health.

Toronto’s Royal Mountain Records became what might be the first label to offer a mental health fund for its artists.

The Seattle band discuss starting therapy together as a band, 12 years since they formed.

Music Heals

DJ Abbie Shares a Mix From Scott Hutchison

DJ Abbie reflects on her time in Glasgow and the mix the Frightened Rabbit songwriter shared with a friend

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Interviews Music Heals

Music Heals: Artists Reflect on What the Music of Scott Hutchison Means to Them

Tonight, October 11th, KEXP will be hosting Music Heals Mental Health: A Tribute to Scott Hutchison. Here, some of the artists playing the event share what the music of the Frightened Rabbit and Owl John frontman means to them.

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Party Philosopher Andrew W.K. Reminds Listeners: You're Not Alone

Andrew W.K. 's latest album is titled You're Not Alone, a message that will resonate with KEXP listeners.

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Music Heals Video Roundup

Music Heals: KEXP Community Sound-Off on Songs That Give Them Strength

Music heals. Not only has it been scientifically proven to calm anxiety and ease pain, but below, we share anecdotal proof of the power of song. We asked members of the KEXP community to share the songs they turn to during tough times. Check out their picks below.

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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Healing From Music, Giving Empathy to the Artists

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in the …

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