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For Your Consideration: On Mach-Hommy’s Pray for Haiti and the Spiritual Reward of the Classic Rap Album

Martin Douglas explores the enigmatic Haitian-American rapper’s opus and its entry into the pantheon of the genre’s hallmark works.


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For Your Consideration: WILLOW Time Warps to the Early Aughts on lately i feel EVERYTHING

KEXP staff make the case for some of their favorite albums of the year ahead of our Top 90.3 Countdown. Jasmine Albertson reflects on WILLOW's underrated 'lately i feel EVERYTHING,' and the joy of pristine heart-on-its-sleeve pop punk.


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For Your Consideration: Arca Proposes Experimental Mutation with kick ii, iii, iiii, iiiii

KEXP's Latin American Content Producer and co-host of El Sonido, Albina Cabrera, gives us a tour of one of the strongest releases of 2021: kick ii, iii, iiii and iiiii by the experimental music producer and composer ARCA. These four new albums dropped in a week come to complete the cycle of "kick I…


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For Your Consideration: Little Simz's Sometimes I Might Be Introvert Soundtracked the Highs, Lows of an Uncertain Year

KEXP's Rachel Stevens reflects on one of her favorite albums of 2021 ahead of the Top 90.3 Countdown.


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For Your Consideration: Fred Again.. Turns Heartbreak and Grief Into Dancefloor Catharsis with Actual Life

KEXP's Tia Ho reflects on one of her favorite albums of the year ahead of our Top 90.3 Countdown


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For Your Consideration : Obsession and Forgiveness in Snail Mail’s Valentine

Aarin Wright, KEXP's Midday Show Producer & Live Performances Booking Coordinator, makes the case for one of her favorite albums of 2021.


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For Your Consideration: Don’t Sleep on L’Rain’s Fatigue

KEXP's Editorial Director and Afternoon Show host Larry Mizell Jr. makes the case for L'Rain's latest LP as one of the best albums of 2021.


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For Your Consideration: Japanese Breakfast’s Jubilee is the Ode to Happiness and Grief that Best Defines 2021

KEXP staff make the case for some of their favorite albums of the year ahead of our Top 90.3 Countdown. Dusty Henry reflects on Japanese Breakfast's third album, themes of loss, and the complicated nature of happiness.


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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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