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Don't You Forget About Them: A John Hughes & Molly Ringwald Birthday Video Roundup

When it comes to teen films, writer/director John Hughes and actress Molly Ringwald reigned supreme throughout the '80s, and weirdly enough, they share the same birthday -- February 18th, 1950 for him and 1968 for her. In honor of their birthdays, KEXP has compiled a roundup of songs that the two...


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Black History Month Interviews

"I Am Black History...": KEXP Talks with Tiffany Wilson About What Black History Month Means to Her

In celebration of Black History Month, KEXP spoke with soulful Seattle singer/songwriter Tiffany Wilson about what "Black History Month" means to her, and the continued relevance of Nina Simone.


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Black History Month Interviews

"I Am Black History...": KEXP Talks with Tiffany Wilson About What Black History Month Means to Her

In celebration of Black History Month, KEXP spoke with soulful Seattle singer/songwriter Tiffany Wilson about what "Black History Month" means to her, and the continued relevance of Nina Simone.


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Live Video Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Swedish Death Candy

Today, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. This week’s feature is of psych-rock band Swedish Death Candy.


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Interviews Local Music

Brandi Carlile Talks Forgiveness On Her New Album, By the Way, I Forgive You

The beloved local artist is a poet, sensitive thinker, mom, wife and songwriter. On the verge of a 30-some-odd-date tour across the country from Bellingham to New York City, she discussed her latest LP, By The Way, I Forgive You, with KEXP.


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Interviews KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Protest Fest 2018

This Monday, Do206 presents its inaugural Protest Fest, a day to celebrate positive protest and community, in venues across the city.


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Video Roundup

I Hate You, I Love You: KEXP's Anti-Valentine's Day Roundup

Compiling a playlist of songs about love? That's like trying to count all the Converse sneakers at an indie rock show: infinite. They always say, nothing is more inspiring than a break-up, and these songs (and Taylor Swift's career) prove that's true.


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Live Video Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Gloria

Today, we kick off sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. This week’s feature is of psychedelic girl-group inspired band Gloria.


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Interviews Local Music KEXP Premiere

Portland's Cool American Shares and Discusses New Album Better Luck Next Year Vol. 3 (KEXP Premiere)

Portland songwriter Nathan Tucker shares the third volume in his series of home recordings and chats with KEXP about home recording and his hometown inspirations.


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Features Album Reviews

Ghosts and Holy Spectacles: In The Aeroplane Over The Sea at 20

Reflecting on Neutral Milk Hotel's seminal album and the living ghost stories it conjures


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Interviews Local Music

Exclusive Interview: Ann Wilson of Heart

Singer Ann Wilson appreciates people. The powerful-voiced frontwoman for the legendary rock ‘n’ roll band, Heart, which has sold tens of millions of records over four decades, continues her career in the music industry so that she might continue to engage in honest, even primal expressions and co...


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Interviews

Exclusive Interview: Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

On their forthcoming fifth full-length Always Ascending, Scottish band Franz Ferdinand reach new heights. Frontman Alex Kapranos talks to KEXP about the lyrical influences on the new release.


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