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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Adrian Quesada

Fresh off the release of his new solo album Boleros Psicodélicos, Adrian Quesada shares an eclectic guest DJ mix full of soulful, psychedelic, dusty gems.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Hurry Up Fail to Live Up to Their Name (But Succeed Wildly Anyway)!

Portland punk supergroup Hurry Up released their first album in five years with their great LP named after the Oregon Coast landmark. Martin Douglas explores the band's stellar (and under-the-radar) full-lengths.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Breaking Down Beyoncé's Renaissance, Her Dance Influences, and the Importance of Collaboration

Sound & Vision Senior Producer Rachel Stevens talks about the buzz behind “Renaissance” with fellow fans from the B Hive: KEXP Afternoon Show Host Larry Mizell Jr., Stas Thee Boss, and KUOW Arts and Culture Reporter Mike Davis.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1994 – Jeff Buckley - “Lover, You Should’ve Come Over”

KEXP is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and 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 a song from that year that resonates with them. This week, KEXP's Dusty Henry looks at Jeff Buckle…


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Living Singles

Living Singles: Martin Douglas on Songs from Chester Watson, Dummy, and OSEES

In KEXP's weekly series Living Singles, KEXP staff contributors highlight three brand new singles that are resonating with them right now. Martin Douglas discusses his picks alongside Sound & Vision interim producer Rachel Stevens.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (08/08)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates 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: Wordcolour

UK-based electronic producer Wordcolour shares an enveloping guest DJ mix that showcases his unique blend of cerebral electronic explorations and progressive club music.


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KEXP 50

KEXP 50: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio on How KEXP Impacted Their Career

As we celebrate KEXP's 50th anniversary, bands share their experience with the station.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1981 — Wipers - "Youth of America"

KEXP is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and 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 a song from that year that resonates with them. This week, KEXP's Martin Douglas looks back at vis…


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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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