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Vagabon on Revenge, Imposter Syndrome, and the Women Who Inspire Her

KEXP spoke with Laetitia Tamko of Vagabon before her set at Capitol Hill Block Party 2019


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13 Songs for Halloween: Tom Waits - "What's He Building?"

The eerie spoken-word track appears on Waits' 1999 album Mule Variations.


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13 Songs for Halloween: Sufjan Stevens - "They Are Night Zombies​!..." + "John Wayne Gacy, Jr."

The full song title is actually "They Are Night Zombies​!​! They Are Neighbors​!​! They Have Come Back from the Dead​!​! Ahhhh!" but it wouldn't fit in the headline.


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Extreme In A Way I Like: Kim Gordon On Air BnBs, Trashy Aesthetics, and Her First Solo Album No Home Record

The legendary former Sonic Youth member makes her solo debut after 38 years in music and sounds as urgent as ever.


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13 Songs for Halloween: "Frankie Teardrop" by Suicide

KEXP shares the story behind what is often called "the scariest song of all time."


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13 Songs for Halloween: "Diane" by Hüsker Dü

Appearing on their 1983 EP Metal Circus, "Diane" tells the harrowing true story of 19-year-old Diane Edwards.


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Jónsi and Alex Somers on Waking Up Riceboy Sleeps, Trading Glaciers for Sunny Beaches and Working Together Post-Breakup

KEXP caught up with Jónsi and Alex Somers while on the anniversary tour of 2009's Riceboy Sleeps, the first time the record has been performed in full since its release


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13 Songs for Halloween: "Deep Red Bells" by Neko Case

KEXP shares the story behind Neko Case's haunting 2002 track "Deep Red Bells."


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13 Songs for Halloween: "Suffer Little Children" by The Smiths

KEXP reveals the tragic true story behind one of the first songs Morrissey and Marr ever wrote together.


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Interviews The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Bob Mehr on The Replacements Box Set Dead Man's Pop

DJ Kevin Cole talks to author Bob Mehr about his work on the new Replacements box set, Dead Man's Pop.


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Pastels and Anime: Inside The Multi-Dimensional World of J’Von

J'Von performs Oct. 11 in the KEXP Gathering Space with Parisalexa for Street Sounds Live


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