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Three Reasons to Make the Expedition to Everett for Fisherman’s Music Festival

KEXP provides three very big reasons to head to Everett for Fisherman's Village Music Festival this weekend May 19-21st


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1980 - Yoko Ono - "Yes, I'm Your Angel"

Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers commemorate it with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Jasmine Albertson examines "Yes, I'm Your Angel" from John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1980 joint record Double Fantasy .


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (05/16)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Michele Myers) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: kelz

Emerging California-based Vietnamese-American musician kelz shares a dreamy mix of magnetic late-night faves on her guest DJ mix.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: No Age - "Everybody's Down"

Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers commemorate it with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Martin Douglas looks back at No Age's 2007 quasi-anthem "Everybody's Down" and the emergence of a localized DIY experimental punk scene right at...


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KEXP 50 Sound and Vision

KEXP 50: Revisiting the Early Days of KCMU for the Station's 50th Birthday

This week marks 50 years since the start of this station. KEXP’s Owen Murphy has more on the first year of what was then KCMU, a student run radio station at the University of Washington.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Harvey Sutherland

Fresh off the release of his debut album Boy, Melbourne's Harvey Sutherland shares a groovy guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World that taps into his distinctive "neurotic funk" sound.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (05/09)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by Morning Show Producer Owen Murphy) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation.


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Interviews

Justin Gallego on Taking J.R.C.G. on the Road, the Future of Dreamdecay, and John Dwyer's Influence on Their Live Shows

KEXP caught up with Justin R Cruz Gallego of J.R.C.G. and Dreamdecay in Austin while on tour behind Ajo Sunshine


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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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