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New Music Reviews (09/19)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation.


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Features KEXP 50

2008: The Year the Garage Broke

In 2008, a new generation of garage rock bands exploded from the Bay Area. Nearly 15 years later, their influence is still felt. Martin Douglas explores.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Max Tundra

London's Max Tundra showcases his influential synth-pop sound on his colorful exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: George FitzGerald

Fresh off the release of his album Stellar Drifting, South London musician George FitzGerald delivers a guest DJ mix that takes the listener on a melodic journey through late-night electronic rhythms.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2008 - Frightened Rabbit - "Old Old Fashioned"

KEXP is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and 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 a song from that year that resonates with them. This week, KEXP's Jasmine Albertson looks back at …


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (09/12)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation.


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Throwaway Style Music Heals Local Music

Throwaway Style: Local Music Heals Mental Health

For a special edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores how his love for local music has helped him navigate a tumultuous life.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Ron Trent

Legendary Chicago musician Ron Trent delivers an extended 2-hour guest DJ mix that taps into the luxurious cosmic soul vibes captured on his latest project, WARM.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2019 – Helado Negro - “Two Lucky”

Each week, we’re picking a year from the last half-century to remember that moment in music. This week, we’re celebrating the year 2019. KEXP’s Dusty Henry reflects on how Helado Negro’s “Two Lucky” guided him through grief and new beginnings.


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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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