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Throwaway Style: Purging the Treasure Chest #5

To finish off 2022, Martin Douglas' local music-inspired short fiction series returns.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1999 – Fiona Apple - "Paper Bag"

As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, we’re celebrating the year 1999 and Rachel Steve…


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (11/28)

Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation, including this week's new releases from Bill Callahan, BROCKHAMPTONTom Skinner, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Ruby Haunt

Los Angeles duo Ruby Haunt have been steadily churning out sublime melancholic dream-pop and autumnal slowcore music since releasing their debut album Hurt in 2015.


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For Your Consideration

For Your Consideration: Soul-Searching with Sault's UNTITLED (God)

KEXP is counting down the best records of the year with our annual Best of 2022 Countdown. Ahead of the countdown, KEXP staff make the case for some of their favorite albums from 2022. Make sure to vote for your favorites by December 9 at 7 PM PT and tune in to hear what makes the list on December …


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1990 – Jane's Addiction - "Three Days"

The end of 2022 marks the end of KEXP’s 50th anniversary celebration. Each week, we’re looking back at one year over the last 50 years of music. This week, we’re celebrating the year 1990. KEXP’s Dusty Henry pays tribute to the glory of the guitar solo by way of the Jane’s Addiction song, “Three Da…


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: TDJ

Get your finest gabber garb ready to go and head for the floor because “dans cet univers vêtu de charme se trouve… TDJ”


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (11/21)

Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation, including this week's new releases from Fousheé, Homeboy SandmanFievel Is Glauque, and more.


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For Your Consideration

For Your Consideration: Traversing the Multiverse Within Makaya McCraven’s Masterful In These Times

KEXP is counting down the best records of the year with our annual Top 90.3 Countdown. Ahead of the countdown, KEXP staff make the case for some of their favorite albums from 2022. Make sure to vote for your favorites by December 9 at 7 PM PT and tune in to hear what makes the list on December 16.


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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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