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New Music Reviews (10/26)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Alex Ruder). See what's coming up this week, including reviews for new releases from Nao, Robyn, boygenius, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Jock Tears Prove Themselves Way Too Cool for Toxic Masculinity on Bad Boys

The Vancouver punk quartet's debut album is 18 minutes of hysterical and endlessly catchy punk music with a sometimes blistering, sometimes melancholy feminist spirit.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (10/22)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJs Abbie Gobelli and Alex Ruder). See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Empress Of, Neneh Cherry, Cloud Nothings, and more.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere Album Reviews

Mario Casalini Enlists a Team of Seattle All-Stars for Goldtooth Squarepants (KEXP Premiere)

On his new, six-track EP, the Seattle rapper/producer co-stars with a host of rising and incumbent stars of the local rap scene.


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Album Review: Cursive's First Album in Six Years Proves Tim Kasher is a Mountain of Words

Twenty-four years into their art-rock anthology, Cursive continues to lyrically demonstrate their socio-cultural angularity and irreverent staying power on Vitriola


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (10/12)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Abbie Gobelli). See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Matthew Dear, Kurt Vile, Yowler, Elvis Costello, and more.


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Album Review: Matthew Dear's Bunny Is Strange and Mesmerizing and His Best Album To Date

Six years since the release of his last album under his birth name, Matthew Dear has crafted a wildly varied, eclectic, and mesmerizing journey of an album with Bunny


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Wild Powwers Update the Ghosts of Grunge on Skin

On a special Friday edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores the new album from the Seattle grunge (not "neo-grunge") trio.


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New Music Reviews (10/5)

See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Phosphorescent, Swearin’, Cat Power, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Tres Leches Revel in Their Changeable Nature on Amorfo

The Seattle trio's thrilling full-length debut is a musically omnivorous act of rebellion and exploration of style.


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Album Review: Justus Proffit & Jay Som – Nothing's Changed EP (Polyvinyl)

The collaborative EP from Justus Proffit and Jay Som "crystalizes their poignant stylizations of singer-songwriter that transcends their signature, bedroom rock modus operandi."


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (9/28)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex Ruder and Abbie Gobeli) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Fucked Up, NAVVI, Richard Swift, and more.


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