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Review Revue: The Bubblemen Are Coming!

This week's Review Revue spotlights the single "The Bubblemen Are Coming!" See what the KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: The Deafening Amalgamation of Big Bite

A Seattle underground supergroup of sorts, Big Bite take most of the best parts of Northwest rock music, stir them all around, and kick them up along with a cloud of dust. Their eponymous debut full-length is indicative of both their alchemy and ability to veer away from formula.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Skulls Example and the Return of Dear Nora

On the first new full-length under the beloved Dear Nora moniker in almost twelve years, Katy Davidson's songs are as riveting and alluring as they've ever been.


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Review Revue: Addie Brik - Wattsland

This week's Review Revue spotlights the EP Wattsland by Addie Brik. See what the KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Review Revue: The Bats - Fear of God

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Fear of God by The Bats. See what the KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Throwaway Style: A Short List of Strongly Recommended Local Acts Playing Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2018

After months of anticipation, Upstream Music Fest + Summit starts tomorrow, June 1st. If you're looking for some great local music to check out during the festival's three days, Martin Douglas has you covered.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview With Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips

Wooden Shjips' fifth studio album possesses a calm and levity which belies the near-apocalyptic summer which inspired it. Frontman Ripley Johnson spoke to KEXP about V. and the psychic healing of making music when the world around you is quite literally on fire.


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Review Revue: Brilliant - Kiss the Lips of Life

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Kiss the Lips of Life, by Brilliant. See what the KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Review Revue: The Barmy Army - Sharp As a Needle

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Sharp as a Needle by The Barmy Army. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Mating Surfaces and the Fractured Post-Punk of Lithics

On their new album, the Portland band breaks their signature post-punk with a hammer and glues it back together with dissonance.


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Brave Combo - Humansville

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Humansville by long-running, accordion-using band Brave Combo. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Grouper and the Comfort in Being Sad (Part II)

Music is more often than not the soundtrack to – and relief from – some of the hardest moments in our lives. Martin Douglas describes how listening to Grouper got him through a very tough decade.


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