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Feedback: Justin LaBo, Nyles Lannon, & Greg Bertens of Film School

Justin LaBo, Nyles Lannon, & Greg Bertens of Film School share some of the tools they use to conjure up the dreamy sounds we love.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Hildegard

Montreal-based musicians Helena Deland and Ouri recently joined forces for their new collaborative project Hildegard and together they share their love of wide-ranging experimental moody sounds on their exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (9/13)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates 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 Little Simz, Low, Bomba Estéreo, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Anjimile

Boston-based nonbinary trans musician Animile shares some all-time classic songs alongside meaningful deep cuts from their record collection on their exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Shannon & the Clams Stand on the Edge of Sweeping Change on Year of the Spider

On their lavish and stirring sixth album, the Portland-via-Bay Area band explore massive life changes and adversity with arguably their most diverse set of songs. Martin Douglas explores.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Blockhead

Just ahead of the release of his new album 'Space Werewolves Will Be The End Of Us All,' influential NYC producer Blockhead shares an exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World packed with cerebral underground hip-hop, dusty folk gems, and sweet psychedelic soul.


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Interviews

“A World Where Many Worlds Fit”: Kimmortal and Gabriel Teodros on Black and Asian Solidarity

The two Pacific Northwest rappers deep dive into the lyrics of their song "Solidarity," discuss the importance of acknowledging our shared racial history as resistance, and shed light on how if oppression is collaborative, then our freedom has to be.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Pixelord

Russian electronic producer Pixelord delivers a full-throttle journey through adventurous bass music on his guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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KEXP Premiere

Nostalgia is Both Muse and Curse for Pretty Old's "June or July" (KEXP Premiere)

Porchlight owner Zack Bolotin shares first new music in nine years as Pretty Old.


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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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