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Batdancing In The Dark: Revisiting Prince’s Batman Soundtrack 30 Years Later

With his 1989 album, Prince created the formula for superhero soundtracks and gave us one of the best Joker portrayals yet.


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KEXP Premiere

Disaster Inspires Dream-Pop on New Single from Keep Shelly in Athens (KEXP Premiere)

Greek-Australian dream-pop duo Keep Shelly in Athens debut their new single on KEXP, “I Don’t Need You (feat. Ocean Hope)”.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Getting to Know Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Through Music

Sound & Vision has been getting to know the six new women of color in the Washington state legislature through music. Today, we meet Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, the first South Asian American woman ever elected to the US House of Representatives


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Music News

Open Mike Eagle and Danny Brown Team Up For "Unfiltered"

The song will be features on Open Mike Eagle's Comedy Central show with Baron Vaughn, The New Negroes


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Music News

Cate Le Bon Shares Politically-Charged Single "Home to You"

It's the second single from her forthcoming record Reward


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Rewind

Dispatches from Beyond the Waters of Lake Minnetonka: Prince's Purple Rain at 35

35-year-old Martin Douglas explores living with an epochal album which has been living in his subconscious for pretty much his entire life.


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Music News

Adam Zacks Announces New Festival Titled THING Taking Place in Port Townsend

The Sasquatch! founder's new multi-disciplinary festival will take place August 24-25, 2019


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Music News

Courtney Barnett Shares Cerebral Video for "Everybody Here Hates You"

Take a trip into Barnett's brain in the Danny Cohen-directed clip


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (4/15)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Abbie) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Fontaines D.C.Anderson .PaakThe Chemical Brothers, and more.


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