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Local Venues On The Return Of Live Music and COVID Safety

Seattle has become the first city in the nation to hit a 70% full vaccination rate for those ages 12 and over. KEXP's Emily Fox caught up with a few local venues to see what things will look like when live music returns.

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Give Violence a Chance: Five Years of G.L.O.S.S.'s Trans Day of Revenge

Before breaking up due to the pressures of their sudden explosion in popularity, the Olympia band created one of the most important punk releases in recent memory. Martin Douglas explores.

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Sundae Crush Share the Sweetly Surreal Video for Summer Anthem "Green Lake" (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle sweethearts Sundae Crush have the perfect anthem for summer, and today, KEXP premieres the video for the track "Green Lake," directed by Slovenian siblings Robi and Alen Predanič.

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Throwaway Style: Wild Powwers Offer a Track-By-Track Breakdown of Heavy Fourth Album What You Wanted

The Seattle power trio (pun intended) talk romantic disappointments, the financial downsides of being a musician, their near-death experience, and more.

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ViV Vicious Unveils Both Songs from Her New Double A-Side Single "Glass Ceiling" b/w "TONGUE" (KEXP Premiere)

The Razor Clam keyboardist and BAZZOOKA co-star reveals a brand new solo project, which includes a colorful and anxiety-inducing music video.

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Versing Side-Project Spiral XP Pens An Ode to Stasis with “Atrophy” (KEXP Premiere)

Versing drummer debuts new project, the first release on Canadian label Peaceful Tapes.

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Taylar Elizza Beth Finds New Purpose, Perspective with “nov 13” (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle rapper reflects on a near-death experience and comes back stronger than ever on latest single.

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Throwaway Style: A Career-Spanning Interview with Tomo Nakayama

In addition to premiering his new single "On the Way," the beloved Seattle singer/songwriter walks Martin Douglas through the two decades of his career.

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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.

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