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Remembering Mimi Parker

On November 5, we learned the horrible news that Mimi Parker of the band Low had lost her battle to ovarian cancer. Mimi was only 55 when she passed, but had done so much in her life as a mother, as a musician, and as a human. She was married to Alan Sparhawk, her bandmate. They met in grade school…


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Sound & Vision: Zoon’s Daniel Monkman Connects with their Ojibway Heritage and Community through Moccasin Gaze Music

Daniel Monkman makes music under the name Zoon, blending shoegaze with traditional First nations. sounds like a tribal drum. KEXP’s Dusty Henry spoke with Zoon to learn how making music brought them closer to their Ojibway heritage.


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Desert Collage: Tacoma's J.R.C.G. on Alejandro Jodorowsky, Ajo Sunshine, and the Intergenerational DIY Spirit

Ahead of a performance alongside a screening of 'El Topo,' Justin Gallego talks about his latest solo album and the intersection of music and visual art.


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“Grief is Love With Nowhere to Go”: Rocky Votolato Finds Healing Amidst Tragedy on Wild Roots

The Seattle songwriter pens songs for his family and grieves the loss of his child on his latest album.


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50 Years of Music: Looking Back at TLC's 1994 Classic CrazySexyCool

Sound & Vision's Rachel Stevens looks back at the group's landmark sophomore album and reflects on her childhood memories.


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Sound & Vision: Breaking Down Beyoncé's Renaissance, Her Dance Influences, and the Importance of Collaboration

Sound & Vision Senior Producer Rachel Stevens talks about the buzz behind “Renaissance” with fellow fans from the B Hive: KEXP Afternoon Show Host Larry Mizell Jr., Stas Thee Boss, and KUOW Arts and Culture Reporter Mike Davis.


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Sound & Vision: Freddie Gibbs Stars in Down With the King

KEXP writer and editor Dusty Henry joins Sound & Vision correspondent Martin Douglas in a conversation about the acclaimed rapper's foray into acting.


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Emily Nokes of Tacocat Reacts to Roe v. Wade's Reversal

The official US Supreme Court ruling came down last Friday striking down Roe v Wade. That decision now eliminates the constitutional right to an abortion


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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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