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KEXP at Trans Musicales: Husky Loops

Today, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. This week’s feature is of London-based Italian trio Husky Loops.


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In Stores Now Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/23)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Moaning, Soccer Mommy, Brandi CarlileThunderpussy, and more.


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Local Music KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Corridor :: Presented by Elevator at West Coast Printing 2/24

This Saturday marks the third annual Corridor, a single day festival featuring an array of experimental music, dance, and visual art.


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Local Music KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #3 at the MoPOP Museum 2/23

The 2018 semi-finals conclude tonight, Friday, February 23rd, with our last round of competitors: Beyond the Woods, Claudine Magbag, EyezOthelo, and Misundvrstood. Here’s some info on what to expect.


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Black History Month Interviews

Black History Month All Year Round: Gifted Gab Discusses Ohio Players, Chaka Khan, and the Ubiquity of Music

Seattle rapper Gifted Gab talks about celebrating black history all your round, getting her musical education from her mom, and offers inspiring words to other minority artists trying to make their own way.


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Features

The Afternoon Show Celebrates Dessa's New Album Chime Today from 2-6 p.m.

To commemorate the release of Chime, DJ Kevin Cole will be playing songs from and inspired by the record, plus a vinyl giveaway.


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Black History Month Interviews

Sassyblack Discusses the Vastness of Blackness and Her Musical Heroes

SassyBlack talks about Quincy Jones, debunking the myth that there's a lack of women producers, and how vast blackness really is.


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Black History Month Interviews

Jimmy James Talks About the Common Language of Music for Black History Month

Guitarist Jimmy James of the True Loves and Delvon Lamarr Trio talks about his musical influences, and how music breaks through the language barrier and brings people together.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

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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