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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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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (7/1)

Each week, Music Director Chris Sanley and Associate Music Director Alex Ruder share brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week, including new releases from Aaron Frazer, Hiatus Kaiyote, Omar Apollo, and more.


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Throwaway Style Features Local Music

Throwaway Style: Power Strip's Trip Through the Metaphysical Wilderness

Martin Douglas speaks to the Seattle-based experimental musician about the various parts of the region they’ve lived in and how that influences the process of making their far-reaching music.


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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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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (6/24)

Each week, Music Director Chris Sanley and Associate Music Director Alex Ruder share brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week, including new releases from Been Stellar, Kehlani, Marcel Wave, and more.


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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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