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Arctic Monkeys Drummer Matt Helders on Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino and Drumming with Restraint

KEXP catches up with the Arctic Monkeys drummer on their jazzy new album, playing with Iggy Pop, future solo pursuits, and more.


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Death Valley Girls Offer a Track-by-Track Breakdown of New Album Darkness Rains

The Los Angeles band's newest offering is a pummeling, pitch-black slate of rock and roll. Lead vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Bonnie Bloomgarden walks us through each of the album's tracks.


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Dreams and Church Bells: Saintseneca's Zac Little Talks the Band's New Album Pillar of Na

Little goes in-depth on the band's latest record ahead of their performance tonight (Oct. 19) at the Sunset Tavern


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Cloud Nothings’ Dylan Baldi Breaks Down Every Song on Last Building Burning

Produced by Randal Dunn, the band's latest release is their most intense and raw version of themselves yet.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Book Reviews

Throwaway Style: On Little Wonder, Anacortes, and the Successes Crouched in Failure

This week's Throwaway Style is a three-for-one deal in celebration of the book's release: A review by Martin Douglas, an interview with author Kat Gardiner, and a Little Wonder-themed mix, curated by Gardiner.


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Always Trying To Work It Out: A Conversation with Low’s Alan Sparhawk

Discussing the band’s 11th album Double Negative, chasing the feeling of starkness, and continuing to experiment after 25 years as a band.


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Utopia Beckons: Kikagaku Moyo on the Summer Bliss and Experimentations that Inspired Masana Temples

The Japanese psych-rock act continues to discover new sounds with a spirit of tranquility on their latest release.


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May I Interest You in a Brief Survey: Reykjavik Calling's Icelandic Bands Answer Our Questions

This year's Reykjavik Calling will take place in the Gathering Space tomorrow, October 13th, featuring Icelandic acts Vök and Gyda – as well as Seattle's very own NAVVI. In anticipation of the event, we asked the former two groups a few burning questions.


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Interviews Local Music

Cooking Lovesick Beats: Stas THEE Boss and Chong the Nomad In Conversation

Two of Seattle’s premiere DJs and producers chat about their process ahead of their S’women/Love Memo split vinyl release on Crane City Music.


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Interviews Music Heals

Music Heals: Artists Reflect on What the Music of Scott Hutchison Means to Them

Tonight, October 11th, KEXP will be hosting Music Heals Mental Health: A Tribute to Scott Hutchison. Here, some of the artists playing the event share what the music of the Frightened Rabbit and Owl John frontman means to them.


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Party Philosopher Andrew W.K. Reminds Listeners: You're Not Alone

Andrew W.K. 's latest album is titled You're Not Alone, a message that will resonate with KEXP listeners.


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Taking a Deep Dive into Offerings with Kyle Morton of Typhoon

Kyle Morton, the mastermind behind Oregon-based orchestral collective Typhoon, talks to KEXP about the band's ambitious, most recently released full-length, Offerings.


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