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Descending the Mezzanine: DJ Riz on the 21st Anniversary of the Landmark Massive Attack Album

On the 21st anniversary of Massive Attack's Mezzanine, DJ Riz shares his thoughts on the Bristol band's landmark album.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: The Budos Band Saxophonist Jared Tankel on Being Bi-Coastal and New Album V

Ahead of the band's in-studio on KEXP on April 20 at 3:30 PM PT, DJ John Richards gets the scoop on their latest release.


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Six Degrees

Fashion Flashback: A Brief History of Prince’s Briefs (and Other Articles of Clothing)

As KEXP celebrates the music of Prince with Six Degrees Day, we take a moment to spotlight the influence he also had on fashion.


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Six Degrees

"Every Aspect of His Life Was Set to Be a Star": BrownMark, Bassist of The Revolution, Remembers Prince

The Revolution's legendary bassist BrownMark talks to KEXP about Prince's legacy as an artist, an entertainer and, of course, as a basketball player.


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Rewind

Batdancing In The Dark: Revisiting Prince’s Batman Soundtrack 30 Years Later

With his 1989 album, Prince created the formula for superhero soundtracks and gave us one of the best Joker portrayals yet.


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Rewind

Dispatches from Beyond the Waters of Lake Minnetonka: Prince's Purple Rain at 35

35-year-old Martin Douglas explores living with an epochal album which has been living in his subconscious for pretty much his entire life.


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Interviews El Sonido

Francisca Valenzuela of RUIDOSA on the Lack of Female Artists in Latin Music Festivals

Ruidosa is a feminist media collective from Chile that studied the presence of women in the line-ups of 66 Latin music festivals.


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Video Roundup

Video Roundup: Happy National Sibling Day

Are genetics the root cause of musicality? It's a much-debated idea, but after our exhaustive research of sibling bands, we're convinced it could be true. In today's video roundup, we're celebrating National Sibling Day by bringing some lesser-known sibling bands to the forefront.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview With the Black Tones

Martin Douglas speaks with the sibling rock 'n roll duo about an array of topics in this lengthy conversation.


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Interviews

Chong the Nomad Looks at Love with New Single "Two Colors" (KEXP Premiere)

KEXP shares a new single from Seattle electronic music producer, Chong the Nomad.


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Music Heals Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Jay Mathews on Accepting Cancer

In this intimate interview for Sound & Vision, DJ Kevin Cole chats with his long-time friend Jay Mathews, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.


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Interviews

Guess We Found a Way: Ibibio Sound Machine Discuss the Power of Positivity (And Fashion)

KEXP spoke with Ibibio Sound Machine's Eno Williams about their new record, staying positive in a post-Brexit UK, and the most important topic of all - fashion


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