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International Clash Day Interviews

Billy Bragg on His One Step Forward. Two Steps Back. Tour and What Punk and The Clash Mean to Him

With Billy Bragg playing three sold-out shows in Seattle, February 28th through March 2nd, KEXP revisits our chat with him during International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day in Mexico with Cultural Journalist Luli Serrano Eguiluz

Throughout this week, KEXP speaks with different referents, writers, and music journalists from Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Guatemala, and Mexico to give us an opinion and more detailed framework of what happened back in 1979. Today, cultural journalist Luli Serrano Eguiluz talks about Mex...


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Straight to Hell on a Paper Plane: How MIA’s Clash-Sampling Breakout Hit Became a Generational Anthem

As we celebrate International Clash Day, we look back at the M.I.A. hit sampling the band's Combat Rock classic "Straight To hell"


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LONDON CALLING: Do You Accept The Charges?

Writer and KEXP DJ Larry Mizell Jr. reflects on The Clash's seminal album 40 years later for International Clash Day 2019


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London’s Still Calling: Modern Artists Carrying On The Mission of The Clash

From IDLES and Priests to Downtown Boys and Young Fathers, we look at bands who are continuing the fight started by The Clash.


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International Clash Day in Guatemala with Music Journalist Julio Adelso of El Timbre

Throughout this week, KEXP speaks with different referents, writers, and music journalists from Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Guatemala, and Mexico to give us an opinion and more detailed framework of what happened back in 1979. Today, music journalist Julio Adelso takes us to Guatemala.


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International Clash Day in Chile with Juan Guillermo Carrasco, CEO of Red Exodia Chile.

Throughout this week, KEXP speaks with different referents, writers, and music journalists from Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Guatemala, and Mexico to give us an opinion and more detailed framework of what happened back in 1979. Today, CEO of Red Exodia Chile Juan Guillermo Carrasco talks ab...


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Community Engagement International Clash Day

International Clash Day: Spotlight on Jail Guitar Doors

KEXP talks to Wayne Kramer of the MC5 about Jail Guitar Doors, an organization that finds people who work in prisons who are willing to use music as rehabilitation and provide them with musical instruments, mainly guitars.


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International Clash Day: Spotlight on Olmec

KEXP talks to John Mayford, CEO at Olmec, an organization that champions race equality through economic and social justice.


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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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