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Sixteen Again: Sonic Youth, The Shins, Yo La Tengo, and More Look Back on Gilmore Girls

The second installment of Sixteen Again delves into the stories behind the soundtrack of Gilmore Girls

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Be A Rebel: New Order's Bernard Sumner on COVID-19, Growing Up in Manchester, and the Show that Changed The World

The New Order frontman speaks with KEXP Owen Murphy about the new single, the punk rock show that changed his life (and maybe the world!), and also revealed that he was recovering from the coronavirus.

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Sen Morimoto’s Waking Dreams and Superstitions

The Chicago-based artist talks his new self-titled album and the anxieties, existential questions, an bridging genres

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Kristín Anna on Motherhood, the Dessner Brothers, and the Friendly Push That Spawned I Must Be the Devil

KEXP chats with Icelandic musician and former member of múm, Kristín Anna, before her virtual set this Sat, Nov 21st for Reykjavik Calling

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Brigid Dawson Talks About Her Time in Thee Oh Sees and Her Magnificent Solo Debut Ballet of Apes

Martin Douglas speaks to the veteran San Francisco musician about her nomadic upbringing and recording her indelible solo debut all over the world.

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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview With Crane City's Gary Campbell

Martin Douglas speaks to the Seattle hip-hop historian about his label Crane City Music, his 2020 concert film NEWCOMER, growing up in Wayne Gretzky's hometown, and much more.

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Interviews KEXP Premiere

The Bats Demonstrate their Enduringly Charming Warmth on New Album Foothills (KEXP Exclusive Stream + Interview)

We catch up with The Bats, who share their 10th studio album Foothills exclusively via KEXP, ahead of its arrival on Nov 13th

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KEXP Q&A: Szymon Golab aka DJ Transmittor of Wave Press Blog

KEXP's DJ Sharlese chats with Szymon Golab aka DJ Transmittor of Wave Press Blog, her co-host on her recent edition of The Weekly Mix.

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Wish You Were Here: Recapping KEXP's Good Mail Day

KEXP received more than 2,000 postcards at the end of the day. (Enough for weeks of programming.)

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From the Archives:

Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020

Maybe you missed them the first time around, or maybe they were so good you just want to read them again: below, we've compiled KEXP's Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020. Revisit some articles, interviews, and more from the KEXP Archives below, and stay tuned for more great content in 2021:

A powerful piece from Associate Digital Content Producer Martin Douglas.

DJ/writer Albina Cabrera checks in with the Chilean singer-songwriter.

Jasmine Albertson talks to the former Thee Oh Sees member about her debut solo album.

Dusty Henry talks to the Belgian garage rockers during Iceland Airwaves.


Jasmine Albertson talks to Death Cab For Cutie, Phantom Planet, and more.

Janice Headley talks to local independent record stores about ways we can support them during the current stay-at-home order.


Martin Douglas tells the story of how three rock ‘n roll bands from Japan became influential American touchstones.


Watch the Icelandic band's performance from Kex Hostel Iceland Airwaves 2019 and read an exclusive interview.


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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