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Throwaway Style: Breaking in a Pair of Jeans at Treefort Music Fest 2024

Martin Douglas conducts an interesting experiment while catching as much local music (and flavor) as his body can stand.

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A Pocket Guide to Treefort Music Fest 2024

Our designated Treefort 2024 correspondents — Martin Douglas and Franny Thomas — compile a brief guide to the very best acts playing this year's festival.

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Capitol Hill Block Party

Age Ain't No Reason Not to Know Culture: A Capitol Hill Block Party 2022 Photo Recap

KEXP's coverage in photos of the return of Capitol Hill Block Party after three years

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El Sonido’s Favorite Moments from Mexico’s Vive Latino 2022

El Sonido DJs Albina Cabrera and DJ Chilly returned to Mexico after three years to experience the Latin American music festival Vive Latino. In addition, KEXP's Latin alternative music show was broadcast live from Mexico for the first time, thanks to CDMX's radio Aire Libre. Here we’ll review our f…

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Ten Tiny-Font Artists We're Excited to See at Treefort 2022

Ahead of the tenth year of Treefort Music Festival, KEXP is sharing some of our recommendations of up-and-coming artists to check out

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Isle of Light 2022: These are our Ibero-American artists that you cannot miss

We will be attending the 2022 edition of Isle of Light, the Dominican festival, which will take place next March 12 in Santo Domingo with performances by Jungle, C. Tangana, Sublime with Rome, Yendry, Tokischa, and more. These are our outstanding Ibero-American acts from their lineup.

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Seattle International Film Festival 2021: Face The Music

After taking a COVID-induced break in 2020, the 47th annual Seattle International Film Festival returns in a first-ever virtual edition.

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From the Archives:


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.