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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Nourished By Time

Baltimore-bred, London-based musician Marcus Brown reveals the funky and eclectic sounds that inspire his genre-blurring project Nourished By Time on his unpredictable guest DJ mix.


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Mechanical Breakdown

Mechanical Breakdown: Violet Poison

Violet Poison is the proto-EBM/Industrial side-project of Italian producer and DJ Francesco Baudazzi, previously known as Obtane, the techno project he shut down in 2012.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: bad tuner

Brooklyn's bad tuner shares the iconic tracks that inspired his recent breakthrough EP alongside his latest favorite dancefloor anthems on his high-energy guest DJ mix.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Bolis Pupul

Fresh off the release of his touching debut album Letter To Yu, Belgian-Chinese musician Bolis Pupul shares an evocative and artful guest DJ mix.


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Mechanical Breakdown

Mechanical Breakdown: Stacy Christine

Los Angeles-based DJ Stacy Christine brings a mix to Mechanical Breakdown that can be playful to deep and dark.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: DJ Lux

Seattle's own DJ Lux takes the listener on a hypnotic dancefloor journey through deep, dubby, trippy house rhythms on his guest DJ mix.


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Sound and Vision

exude: Trans Art & Care in Berlin

Sharlese talks to Mel and Hanna of exude, a project based out of Berlin to platform music + art by our trans* community.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: salute

Manchester, UK-based electronic producer Felix Nyajo salute shares a magnetic high-energy guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World full of anthemic house tracks.


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Sound and Vision

Shaper of Change: Celebrating Octavia Butler Through Sound

Seattle native and conceptual artist Mia Imani introduces us to Octavia Butler’s teachings and musicians whose songs explore time travel, space, and Black liberation on Earth and beyond.


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From the Archives:

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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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