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Anand Wilder on His Forthcoming Solo Record, Yeasayer's Contentious Relationship with Critics, and the Importance of Doja Cat

Former Yeasayer co-frontman Anand Wilder talks to KEXP about his forthcoming solo record I Don't Know My Words


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2018: The Year That Bad Bunny Broke All the Rules

It’s time to head into 2018, a year that makes Albina Cabrera think of her arrival to Seattle, as well as the arrival of the debut album from Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny, who performs March 1st in our city’s Climate Pledge Arena.


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KEXP 50 Sound and Vision

A 1972 DJ Remembers The Year In Music When This Station Began 50 Years Ago

Emily Fox catches up with Leroy Skeers who goes by the name Leroy Henry on air. He DJed at KCMU from 1972-1975.


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Throwaway Style: The Providence of Daniel Makabe

Martin Douglas speaks to the British Columbia-based artist about his lifelong music fandom, the bands he's played guitar for, and his breakthrough as a professional wrestler.


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KEXP 50

1972: Glam, Soul, and Rock N’ Roll

As KEXP kicks off our 50th anniversary celebration, DJ and Director of Editorial Larry Mizell, Jr. rhapsodizes on the music released the year our station was founded.


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A Tribute to bell hooks by Gabriel Teodros

The host of KEXP's Early pays tribute to the late author and activist who passed away on Dec. 15, 2021


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“There She Is…”: Xenia Rubinos on Una Rosa, Trusting Herself, and the Melody That Haunted Her

A childhood memory, a lamp, and a painful blockage helped the songwriter and singer, Xenia Rubinos, achieve a personal tribute with Caribbean roots on Una Rosa, her new album.


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Visual Artist Eleanor Petry Gives KEXP a Behind the Scenes Look at the Making of Chastity Belt's New Videos (KEXP Interview)

While you may not know her name, visual artist Eleanor Petry is quickly becoming to go-to press photographer and music video director for a long list of incredible artists including Seattle's Chastity Belt


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De La Soul Reflect On Discovering Hip-Hop and The Early Days of the D.A.I.S.Y. Age

KEXP digs into our archives for this 2016 interview with De La Soul founding members Kelvin Mercer (aka Posdnuos aka Plug One) and David Jude Jolicoeur (aka Trugoy the Dove aka Dave).


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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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