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New Music Reviews (06/27)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Kevin Cole) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Gabriel Meier

Seattle native Gabriel Meier shares a captivating retrospective of his adventurous label Astral Plane Recordings on his exclusive guest DJ mix.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1997 – White Town - "Your Woman"

As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Emily Fox looks back on White Town's "Your Woman…


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (06/21)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation.


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Sound and Vision

Conscious Creations: Examining the Sonics of Black Spirituality

Sound & Vision contributor Mia Imani reflects on Black Spirituality in music across generations, from Sun Ra and Alice Coltrane to Flying Lotus and Solange.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Nabil Ayers

In celebration of his new memoir 'My Life In The Sunshine,' musician, label runner, and writer Nabil Ayers shares a guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World featuring songs that have soundtracked integral moments throughout his life.


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Interviews

Pascal Stevenson on Her Years-In-The-Making Debut Record as Fashion Club & How Sobriety Paved the Way for Coming Out

Moaning bassist/synth genius Pascal Stevenson chats with KEXP about their years-in-the-making debut solo record as Fashion Club, the varied influences that inspired 'Scrutiny,' and the role sobriety played in not just the creation of these songs but helping her come out as trans.


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KEXP 50

Looking Back at Phoebe Bridgers’ “Motion Sickness” and the Aftershocks of Love and Manipulation

As we celebrate 2017 this week in ouur 50 years of Music series, Aarin Wright looks back at one of Phoebe Bridgers' most recognizable and stirring songs


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2017 – Juana Molina - Halo

As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Albina Cabrera looks back at the experimental dr…


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Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.


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