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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (8/3)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Taylor Swift, Blimes & Gab, Fontaines D.C., and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ El Toro

Former beloved KEXP DJ El Toro aka Kurt B. Reighley returns to our airwaves to serve up a tasty guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World featuring eclectic and obscure gems he's spun at Pickathon Music Festival in years past.


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Music News

R.I.P. Balla Sidibé of Orchestra Baobab

The co-founder of the revered Senegalese group died in his sleep after a short illness at age 78.


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Interviews

Mali Band Songhoy Blues Embrace Optimist Philosophy in Uncertain Times

The group discusses their genre-fusing style and seeking hope through music in challenging times.


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Music News

R.I.P. Malik B of The Roots

Malik B, rapper and a founding member of iconic Philadelphia band The Roots, has reportedly died at age 47. The news was confirmed by The Roots through a post on Instagram. A cause of death has yet to be disclosed.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (7/27)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Dehd, Crack Cloud, Protomartyr, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: TSHA

Emerging London-based electronic producer and DJ TSHA shares a magnetic guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World that showcases her affinity for lush, propulsive, and addictive house music.


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KEXP Premiere

Xanthe Alexis Celebrates the Supernatural Strangeness of the Cosmos in "Moon" (KEXP Premiere + Interview)

Colorado-based indie-folk artist Xanthe Alexis releases the mystical video for new single "Moon" off her forthcoming sophomore solo record The Offering


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Album Reviews

Album Review: Protomartyr Challenge Power Structures and Face Mortality on Ultimate Success Today

The articulate Detroit punks explore police violence and failing health on their fifth album. Martin Douglas documents the moment for posterity.


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Local Music Music News

Left at London Releases New Digital Single Jenny Durkan, Resign in Disgrace

The new digital 7" features the anti-police brutality anthem "Do You See Us?" featuring Nobi.


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