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50 Years of Music: 1999 – Fiona Apple - "Paper Bag"

As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, we’re celebrating the year 1999 and Rachel Steve…


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1990 – Jane's Addiction - "Three Days"

The end of 2022 marks the end of KEXP’s 50th anniversary celebration. Each week, we’re looking back at one year over the last 50 years of music. This week, we’re celebrating the year 1990. KEXP’s Dusty Henry pays tribute to the glory of the guitar solo by way of the Jane’s Addiction song, “Three Da…


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1978 – X-Ray Spex - "Identity"

As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Martin writes about the band's 1978 single, the …


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Interviews Live Video

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard on Stamina, (Many!) New Albums, and Keeping it Together During Lockdown

The long-running Australian psych-rock band stopped by KEXP last month for another blistering in-studio session and chat with DJ Cheryl Waters.


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Interviews Live Video

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard on Stamina, (Many!) New Albums, and Keeping it Together During Lockdown

The long-running Australian psych-rock band stopped by KEXP last month for another blistering in-studio session and chat with DJ Cheryl Waters.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2005 - Jack's Mannequin - "Dark Blue"

KEXP is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a radio station this year. To honor that celebration, each week we’re looking back on one year of music during the past five decades. This week, we’re celebrating the year 2005 with Jack's Mannequin's "Dark Blue," a song that actually has never been playe…


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Music Heals

Death & Music: Dr. Amy Lindsey on How Music Helps Process Grief

This coming Wednesday, November 9 at Town Hall in Seattle, KEXP is hosting Death and Music. It's an in-person event with special musical guests, personal stories, and an exploration into the role of music in celebrating life and processing grief. The night will feature live music from Shaina Shephe…


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Features

La Noche Está en Pañales: An American's Peek Inside the Buenos Aires Underground Scene

When KEXP went down to Argentina last month, Jasmine Albertson dove headfirst into the local Buenos Aires music scene to uncover what was going on and why we should all be paying attention to what's happening there.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Freakout Festival

Martin Douglas speaks to festival principals Guy Keltner and Skyler Locatelli about the stress and reward of building a music festival from the ground up.


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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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