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Midnight In A Perfect World: Rochelle Jordan

Fresh off releasing one of this year's standout R&B albums, LA-based artist Rochelle Jordan shares songs from her new record 'Play With The Changes' alongside iconic jams and new favorites on her guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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Music News

Courtney Barnett Announces New Album, Shares First Single "Rae Street"

Her third album, Things Take Time, Take Time, will be out November 12th on Mom+Pop Music / Marathon Artists.


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Local Music Music News

Announcing the DAY IN • DAY OUT Festival w/ CHVRCHES, KAYTRANADA, and Other Bands Without All-Caps Names

This new Seattle music festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 4-5, at the Fisher Green Pavilion in Seattle Center.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (7/6)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Alex) 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 Bobby Gillespie & Jehnny Beth, John Grant, Gaspard Augé, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Hollis

LA-based, Seattle-rooted artist Hollis shares her exclusive 'FEMME FWD' mix for Midnight In A Perfect World, a collection of women + non-binary artists, songwriters and producers from Seattle to the far beyond.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Rose City Band's Earth Trip and This Sweltering Early Summer

As the streets of Seattle and Tacoma were scorched by an unprecedented heatwave, Martin Douglas wrote a grouchy heatwave diary to the sounds of Ripley Johnson's latest opus.


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Interviews

Javiera Mena on her new EP 1 Entusiasmo and "Contemporary Adult Pop."

The Southamerican queen of electro-pop to talk about the new songs, the obstacles in the pandemic era around making an album, and the "classic" elements of Madrid vs. the "spiritual" energy of Santiago that she mixes very well into her personal cauldron when it comes to making music.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (6/29)

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 Lucy Dacus, Sault, H.E.R., and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Deekapz

Emerging Brazilian production duo Deekapz take the listener on a whirlwind tour of the globe on their vibrant guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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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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