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Mixtape Week

Liner Notes for Endless Playlists: Learning to Love Deeper and Stepping Outside Yourself Through Mixes

KEXP writer Dusty Henry reflects on what we learn about ourselves when we make mixes for someone else.


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"Music Is Not Going to Cure You, But It's Gonna Make Things Better": Mark Mallman on The Happiness Playlist

Minneapolis-based musician, film composer, author, and expert playlist creator Mark Mallman talks to KEXP about the healing power of the perfect playlist, and the important role music plays in our lives.


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Let It Rest and Be Done: How a Mixtape (Finally) Got Me Over My Ex

Jasmine Albertson talks about a tumultuous relationship and the mixtape he made her that finally ended it all


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Mixtape Week: Manchester Neverending

From Aug. 26-30, KEXP celebrates our first ever Mixtape Week. All week we'll be featuring on-air mixes created by our listeners and celebrating the art of the mix – whether it be cassette, CD, or digital playlist. We'll also be sharing stories on our website from writers, KEXP staffers, and more ...


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Scenes from Things You Missed: A Mixtape for My Dead Friend

Martin Douglas tells a story about his friend and makes a mix.


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Mixtape Week: Writer Hanif Abdurraqib on Patience, Perfection, and Making Mixtapes

The New York Times best-selling author reflects on the beauty of making mixes as we celebrate KEXP's first ever Mixtape Week.


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