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Throwaway Style: Loving Local Music Till Your Heart Explodes

DoNormaal, The Exploding Hearts, and finding the thread that connects Pacific Northwest music


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Daily Roundups

Thursday Music News

New music from Janelle Monae, Parquet Courts, The Breeders, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Rhye

For his Midnight in a Perfect World mix, Rhye has pieced together a special set of love songs in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Featuring both iconic love songs and contemporary romantic jams, this is a supremely dreamy and beautiful sonic journey, driven by the emotional power of love.


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Black History Month Interviews

Ayron Jones Reflects on Black History Month and Recognizing Progress

Ayron Jones reflects on the Catch 22 of Black History Month, the spectrum of black artists that have inspired him, and furthering progress through recognition in the arts and technology.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: David Bowie - Tonight

This week's Review Revue revisits one of David Bowie's "lesser-liked albums." See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Powering KEXP

Update: Net Neutrality and Nonprofit Media

This morning, the FCC published an order outlining new rules, dramatically cutting back on federal efforts to maintain a free and open internet for all users and creators. KEXP Executive Director Tom Mara speaks out on preserving a free and open internet.


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Interviews Local Music

Shana Cleveland of La Luz Shines a Light on the Upcoming New Album, Floating Features

KEXP catches up with Shana Cleveland of La Luz about their telenovela-style new music video, their recent Australian tour, and their upcoming third full-length Floating Features out May 11 via Hardly Art Records.


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Black History Month Interviews

Education and Emotion: Industrial Revelation’s D'Vonne Lewis Talks About Black History Month

D'Vonne Lewis of Industrial Revelation shares his thoughts on Black History Month in the classroom, and remembers his grandfather, the late-great local legend, Dave Lewis.


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Album Reviews

Destiny Protect Me: Radiohead’s Pablo Honey Turns 25

Radiohead's debut might not be a fan favorite, but 25 years later it's a remarkable look back at the starting point of what would become an iconic act.


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Black History Month Interviews

Gabriel Teodros Explains Black August, an Alternative to Black History Month

Seattle based hip-hop artist and KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros, who is of Ethiopian and Scottish descent, tells us about Black August and shared insight into an artist who was very influential in inspiring his 2014 album Children of the Dragon.


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Daily Roundups

Wednesday Music News

New music from Eels, Speedy Ortiz, Wye Oak, Simian Mobile Disco, and more.


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