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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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Review Revue

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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Review Revue: The Brood - In Spite of It All

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album In Spite of It All by The Brood. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Damien Jurado Tries to Make His Way Through the World on The Horizon Just Laughed

After over a dozen full-length albums, Damien Jurado is still crafting impeccably written songs about both small and vast spaces and the people who occupy them. Listen to The Horizon Just Laughed in its entirety tomorrow at 8:30am on the Morning Show with John Richards.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Bauhaus - Burning from the Inside

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Burning From the Inside by Bauhaus. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Purging the Treasure Chest #1

In the first installment of (perhaps) a new series, Martin Douglas has a weird, weird time with three local singles.


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Review Revue: Bunnydrums - PKD

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album PKD by Philly-based band Bunnydrums. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Laura Veirs Stays Vigilant on The Lookout

On her tenth full-length album, the Portland singer/songwriter explores issues of safety and security through the imagery and beauty of her songwriting.


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Review Revue: Breather - Loves and Disloves

This week's Review Revue revisits a mysterious LP from mid-'80s San Francisco-based duo Breather. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview with Kevin Murphy of the Moondoggies

It's kind of an understatement to say a lot can change in five years. Moondoggies frontman Kevin Murphy opens up about the half-decade period between the band's full-length records and the art of writing rock songs.


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Review Revue: Billy Bragg - Brewing up with Billy Bragg

This week's Review Revue revisits Billy Bragg's 1984 LP Brewing up with Billy Bragg. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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