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Feedback: Miki Berenyi & KJ ‘Moose’ McKillop of Piroshka

Miki Berenyi & KJ ‘Moose’ McKillop of Piroshka share the tools they used the craft the dream-pop magic on their latest LP, Love Drips And Gathers.


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John Grant Escapes From the Present By Exploring His Past on New Album Boy From Michigan

The state of the nation sends the introspective Iceland-based singer/songwriter back to his roots.


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Javiera Mena on her new EP 1 Entusiasmo and "Contemporary Adult Pop."

The Southamerican queen of electro-pop to talk about the new songs, the obstacles in the pandemic era around making an album, and the "classic" elements of Madrid vs. the "spiritual" energy of Santiago that she mixes very well into her personal cauldron when it comes to making music.


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Feedback: Kevin Copeland of Lightning Bug

Kevin Copeland, guitarist and vocalist for the Brooklyn-based shoegaze band Lightning Bug, shares what tools he uses to capture the band's gorgeous, expansive sound.


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Being Isn’t Certain: Arthur Russell’s World of Echo at 35

KEXP's Dusty Henry revisits a classic record from the underground cellist experimentalist icon and finds greater understanding for his work at large.


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Rewind Local Music Album Reviews

Give Violence a Chance: Five Years of G.L.O.S.S.'s Trans Day of Revenge

Before breaking up due to the pressures of their sudden explosion in popularity, the Olympia band created one of the most important punk releases in recent memory. Martin Douglas explores.


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El Madrileño y la fórmula de C. Tangana para reinventar la canción española en clave latina

KEXP viaja a España para hacer un track by track con Antón Alvarez Alfaro, que hace música bajo el nombre de C. Tangana y que compuso El Madrileño, un álbum que revisa los principios de la canción española convocando a figuras claves de la música tradicional y el futuro de América Latina.


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El Madrileno and C. Tangana’s Formula to Reinvent the Spanish Song in a Latin Key

KEXP hosts a track by track with Antón Alvarez Alfaro, aka C. Tangana, on his latest LP 'El Madrileño,' an album that reviews the principles of the Spanish song by summoning key figures of traditional music and the future of Latin America.


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Throwaway Style: Wild Powwers Offer a Track-By-Track Breakdown of Heavy Fourth Album What You Wanted

The Seattle power trio (pun intended) talk romantic disappointments, the financial downsides of being a musician, their near-death experience, and more.


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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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