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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Nathan Fake

Fresh off the release of his 5th studio album Blizzards, British electronic producer Nathan Fake puts his sharp ear for cutting-edge electronic rhythms and innovative sound design on full display throughout his guest DJ mix.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (6/1)

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 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Moodymann, Moses Boyd, and more.


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Features

Strength in Numbers: The Rise of Asian Femme DJs in the Northwest

KEXP talks to local DJs Yung Futon, LGSP, Snapdragon, and T.Wan about the strength of Asian women in the Seattle electronic music scene.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Seattle Poet Shin Yu Pai on Her New Book 'Enso', the Legacy of Pat Suzuki, Combatting Racism Amidst COVID-19

Sound & Vision’s Emily Fox talks with Pai about Enso and delves into some of the particular stories she relates in the book. From the legacy of Seattle cabaret and musical theater singer Pat Suzuki as well as her own experiences with racism and micro-aggressions. Pai also reads a recent work ...


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Music News

Benjamin Gibbard Releases New Single “Proxima B”; Plays Final Quarantine Livestream Concert Today

Tonight's performance will benefit local non-profit Northwest Film Forum with donations quadrupled by an anonymous donor.


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Features

Big in the United States: The Influence of Japanese Garage-Rock on U.S. Music

Martin Douglas tells the story of how three rock ‘n roll bands from Japan became influential American touchstones.


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News

All In Washington Announces Virtual COVID-19 Concert with Pearl Jam, Macklemore, Ben Gibbard, Brandi Carlile, and More

KEXP's Sound & Vision host Emily Fox talks with Governor Jay Inslee about the new philanthropic campaign.


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Feedback

Feedback: Ben Bloom of Polyrhythmics

Ben Bloom, guitarist for Seattle jazz-funk octet Polyrhythmics, shares the favorite staples he used on the band's brand-new LP Man From the Future.


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Interviews Local Music

Seattle Drummer Christopher Icasiano on His Debut Solo Album Provinces and Exploring His Filipino American Identity

We caught up with Icasiano to dig into his love of improvisational jazz, his first ancestral trip to the Philippines, and how his love of Filipino food continues to connect him with Filipino culture


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (5/25)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex and Miss Ashley) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Woods, Charli XCX, PEDRO, and more.


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Features

#PlayingAtMyHouse: Songs That Give You Peace

With #PlayingAtMyHouse, each week KEXP will announce a music-related theme to our audience and ask our listeners for examples of each theme by sharing songs on social media with #playingatmyhouse.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: King County Offers Local Venues $750,000 as Part of Relief Package

Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with King County Executive Dow Constantine about the county’s choice to include private venues in a $60 million relief package.


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