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Requiem for a Fake Punk 2

To commemorate 2004 Week and the inception of KEXP's punk show Sonic Reducer, Martin Douglas has resurrected his punk essay collection for an explosive sequel.


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Features KEXP 50

Requiem for a Fake Punk 2

To commemorate 2004 Week and the inception of KEXP's punk show Sonic Reducer, Martin Douglas has resurrected his punk essay collection for an explosive sequel.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2004 - Blonde Redhead - "Equus"

KEXP is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week, KEXP pays homage to a different year. This week, KEXP's Janice Headley looks back at the Blonde Redhead song "Equus" and the life-threatening accident that inspired it.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1984 – Band Aid - "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

All this year, KEXP is celebrating our 50th anniversary. Each week, we’re picking a year from the last half-century to remember that moment in music. This week, we’re celebrating the year 1984. KEXP’s Roddy Nikpour takes us through his complicated affection for the altruistic single, “Do They Know …


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Rewind

Smoking Cigarettes with Neko Case

KEXP's Rachel Stevens reflects on the 20th anniversary of Neko Case's landmark Blacklisted


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2009 – Dark Was The Night

KEXP is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and 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 a song from that year that resonates with them. This week, KEXP's Rachel Stevens reflects on heart…


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KEXP 50 Sound and Vision

50 Years of Music: Looking Back at TLC's 1994 Classic CrazySexyCool

Sound & Vision's Rachel Stevens looks back at the group's landmark sophomore album and reflects on her childhood memories.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1994 – Jeff Buckley - “Lover, You Should’ve Come Over”

KEXP is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and 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 a song from that year that resonates with them. This week, KEXP's Dusty Henry looks at Jeff Buckle…


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KEXP 50

KEXP 50: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio on How KEXP Impacted Their Career

As we celebrate KEXP's 50th anniversary, bands share their experience with the station.


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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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