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Helado Negro Goes All Out on New Album, Far In (Live on KEXP at Home Premiere)

The prolific Ecuadorian American songwriter returns with his seventh album, Far In, out today via 4AD Records.

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Reservation Dogs Music Supervisor Tiffany Anders Speaks About Properly Representing its Indigenous Cast

Martin Douglas speaks with the FX series' music supervisor about the show's eclectic musical range, her own music career, and the triumphs and challenges of finding the music to support Indigenous stories.

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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview with Chong the Nomad

Martin Douglas speaks to the producer about convincing her parents to let her go to art school, "rockin' festivals with no album," and much more.

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A Bluffer's Guide to AJ Dávila

Are you looking to bluff your way through a conversation about one of Puerto Rico's preeminent contemporary songwriting talents? Martin Douglas has you covered.

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Breaking Borders: Nine Collaborations to Listen To, Here and Now

Members of Faro, an alliance of cultural media across nine different countries in Ibero-America, share a selection of recent collaborations between artists from different countries.

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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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“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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Under the Covers

Artist Meagan Boyd Conveys the Cosmic Unity on Emma-Jean Thackray's New Album, Yellow

Two "beautiful earthy cosmic hippie goddess(es)" collaborate on the cover for Emma-Jean Thackray's latest LP Yellow.

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From the Archives:


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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