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Sound & Vision: The Future of Live Music After Delays in Federal Money for Venues

For KEXP’s Sound & Vision, Emily Fox spoke with Neumos co-owner Steven Severin on the state of local music venues and what comes next.

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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (5/3)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Dawn Richard, Dinosaur Jr., Matt Sweeney & Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and more.

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Interviews Local Music

Nurses Appreciation Week: Mr. Wrong Talk About "Holding for Healthcare"

Martin Douglas speaks to the Portland punks about the highlight track from their 2020 album Create a Place and the arduous task of having to wait on the phone for a healthcare professional.

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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Meemo Comma

Fresh off the release of her adventurous 'Neon Genesis: Soul Into Matter²' album, British electronic producer Meemo Comma gets nostalgic for the club and storms through grime, bass line, and dubstep classics on her guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.

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In Our Headphones

In Our Headphones: International Jazz Day Edition

Each month with In Our Headphones, members of KEXP's Digital Content team share the music that's resonating with them right now. For this installment, in conjunction with International Jazz Day, a few of the team members share their reflections on jazz music in their personal rotations.

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Music Heals

Reminiscing the Road: Jack Symes, Kinlaw, Pardoner, and More Share Tour Diaries

The second installment of KEXP's series that sees artists share their memories from touring pre-pandemic

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Lionmilk Hopes You’re Well: A Conversation with Moki Kawaguchi on Musical Healing and the Radical Act of Self-Contemplation

Los Angeles based musician discusses his latest record, 'I Hope You Are Well,' and creating music as an act of healing

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Sound and Vision

What I Played When the Verdict Came Down

On Tuesday, April 20th, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of two counts for the murder of George Floyd. KEXP's Director of Editorial and Host of The Afternoon Show, Larry Mizell, Jr., reflects on hearing the news and reacting in real-time while on-air.

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Local Music Music News

Get Ready: Seattle's Freakout Festival Announces 2021 Dates

The beloved Ballard-based festival will return this Fall, from November 11-14.

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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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