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KEXP's Top 20 Barsuk Albums of All Time (11-15)

Sub Pop isn’t the only Seattle-based label enjoying a landmark anniversary this month: Barsuk Records turns 20 this weekend, and KEXP is counting down their Top 20 albums


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KEXP's Top 20 Barsuk Albums of All Time (16-20)

Sub Pop isn’t the only Seattle-based label enjoying a landmark anniversary this month: Barsuk Records turns 20 this weekend, and KEXP is counting down their Top 20 albums


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Interviews

A Chat with Eva Walker: Lead Singer of The Black Tones & the New Host of Audioasis on KEXP

KEXP is excited to announce our new host for Audioasis: Eva Walker , frontwoman for Seattle rock ‘n roll band The Black Tones .


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Interviews

Still Searching For Sugar Man: A Chat w/ Sixto Rodriguez

KEXP chats with the Detroit-based musician about how he learned to write music, what it was like playing those first big shows in South Africa, and what he thinks about first when he wakes up in the morning.


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Features

Scarves Up! KEXP and the Sounders Celebrate the Relationship Between Soccer and Music

Ahead of DJ John Richards leading the Scarves Up tradition at this Sunday's match against FC Davis, we look back at KEXP's history with the Sounders.


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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Double Take: Revisiting Shabazz Palaces' 2017 Quazarz Parallel Albums

On Double Take, KEXP's dynamic duo of Martin Douglas and Dusty Henry explore the great double-albums in history by each focusing on one part's musical, lyrical, and historic themes. First up are the parallel albums released by Shabazz Palaces on the same day in 2017: Quazarz: Born on a Gangster S...


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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Double Take: Revisiting Shabazz Palaces' 2017 Quazarz Parallel Albums

On Double Take, KEXP's dynamic duo of Martin Douglas and Dusty Henry explore the great double-albums in history by each focusing on one part's musical, lyrical, and historic themes. First up are the parallel albums released by Shabazz Palaces on the same day in 2017: Quazarz: Born on a Gangster S...


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Interviews Sub Pop 30

We F*cking Talked With the F*cking CEO of Sub Pop, Megan F*cking Jasper

We f*cking talked to the f*cking master of swearing, Megan f*cking Jasper, about her journey from stuffing Cat Butt records as intern to running the whole goddamn label.


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Interviews Sub Pop 30

We F*cking Talked With the F*cking CEO of Sub Pop, Megan F*cking Jasper

We f*cking talked to the f*cking master of swearing, Megan f*cking Jasper, about her journey from stuffing Cat Butt records as intern to running the whole goddamn label.


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Throwaway Style Sub Pop 30 Local Music

Throwaway Style: Five Essential Hardly Art-Released Singles

After celebrating the influence and legacy for Sub Pop for months, Martin Douglas decided their outstanding sister label should also get some love. Here are five essential songs from the Hardly Art's increasingly storied history.


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Interviews

Mudhoney's Mark Arm Looks Back at the "Grunge" Days with KEXP

With a new album, Digital Garbage, slated for release this September, KEXP chats with Mudhoney frontman Mark Arm about his days in Green River and beyond.


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Interviews Sub Pop 30

30 Years Being Losers: Sub Pop's Bruce Pavitt, Jonathan Poneman, and Megan Jasper Look Back on the Label's History

Three giants of Sub Pop look back at the label's incredible and still enduring run, from Green River to Fleet Foxes.


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