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Sound & Vision: The Lasting Legacy of Ze Whiz Kidz

In the early 1970s this troupe of gay, glam singers and performers made their home base in the basement of the Smith Tower downtown.


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Sound & Vision: Cookie Couture and the Drag Queen Story Time

KEXP looks into the protests against the Drag Queen Story Time events at the Seattle Public Library.


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Sound & Vision: Lavender Country, The First Openly-Gay Country Band in the World

KEXP talks to Patrick Haggerty, frontman for Lavender Country, the nation’s first openly gay country band.


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Sound & Vision: Musicologist Nate Sloan on the History & Impact of Long Songs

KEXP talks to the co-host of Vox’s podcast “Switched on Pop” and musicology professor at Southern California University.


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Sound & Vision: DJ Darek Mazzone on World Refugee Day

KEXP DJ Darek Mazzone shares three songs in honor of World Refugee Day.


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Sound & Vision: J. Robbins of Jawbox on His Son Callum and What It Means to Be a Dad

He's widely known for his work with Jawbox, but his most important role is as a dad to Callum Robbins.


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Sound & Vision: Jim DeRogatis on R. Kelly and Accountability

KEXP’s Emily Fox talked with author Jim DeRogatis about R. Kelly's abuse and how the music industry failed to hold him accountable.


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Sound & Vision: John Doe of X on the Legacy of L.A. Punk

KEXP's Owen Murphy chats with Doe about roster of contributors, what made L.A. more fun than other scenes, and the legacy that lives on even though many of these bands have since broken up.


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Sound & Vision: Amanda Knox on How Music Got Her Through Life in an Italian Prison

Amanda Knox speaks to KEXP about her experiences behind bars and the songs that helped her cope.


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Sound & Vision: Ben Gibbard on Running and Recovery

Sound & Vision airs on KEXP every Saturday from 7-9 AM PST, utilizing interviews, artistry, commentary, insight and conversation to that tell broader stories through music, and illustrate why music and art matter


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