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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger

Harlem-based musicians Dezron Douglas and Brandee Younger tap into their shared love of timeless jazz, soul, R&B, and funk on their exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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Music News

R.I.P. DMX

Iconic New York rapper DMX has died following hospitalization from an apparent drug overdose. He was 50-years-old.


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KEXP Premiere

Califone Add Shimmer to Mecca Normal's "Family Swan" for Kill Rock Stars' 30th Anniversary (KEXP Premiere)

The latest release from Kill Rock Stars' 30th anniversary singles series sees Califone take on Mecca Normal's 2002 track "Family Swan"


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SIFF

Seattle International Film Festival 2021: Face The Music

After taking a COVID-induced break in 2020, the 47th annual Seattle International Film Festival returns in a first-ever virtual edition.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: P. Ross!

Seattle's P. Ross! takes the listener on a journey through stellar after-hours dance floor jams that seamlessly weaves through warm underground house rhythms and hypnotic 2-step UKG grooves.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (4/5)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Abbie) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from serpentwithfeet, Dry Cleaning, Tune-Yards, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Warren Dunes Write a Greeting Card to the World on Get Well Soon

In the midst of a hellish year, the self-described "postmodern beach music family band" wrote and recorded a salvo of togetherness and perseverance. Martin Douglas explains.


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Interviews

Don Lifted Pushes Through the Fear on "Lost in Orion" (KEXP Interview)

Memphis musician Don Lifted calls it, "one of the most vulnerable songs I’ve ever written."


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From the Archives:

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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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