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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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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Delvon Lamarr

Seattle's own Delvon Lamarr of the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio shares a guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World showcasing the timeless soul, funk, and R&B songs that have influenced him as an artist.

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How the 2020 Beirut Explosion Inspired This Beautiful New Single from Postcards (KEXP Premiere)

The Beirut-based dream-pop band survived the deadly disaster, expressing their grief through their new single.

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R.I.P. Shock G

Rapper Shock G of Digital Underground has died at 57. The news was confirmed by Digital Underground co-founder Chopmaster J in an Instagram post. Shock G was found dead in a Tampa hotel room on Thursday, but a cause of death has yet to be disclosed.

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El Sonido

KEXP and Ruidosa Present the Multidimensional Spectrum That is Kali Uchis

The Colombian-American artist discusses her first album entirely in Spanish, paying homage to the music of her youth, and the blessing of being called to music.

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From the Archives:


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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