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Scott Devendorf of The National on Sleep Well Beast, LZNDRF, and Winning A Grammy

The bassist discusses everything from the group’s unique approach to collaboration, their mutual love for graphic design and video, his side-project LZNDRF, and a bit of what it was like to be animated for Bob’s Burgers


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CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry on Her Five Favorite Albums

The Scotish songwriter discusses albums by Tori Amos, Bright Eyes, Rilo Kiley, Whitney Houston, and Death Cab For Cutie


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: NAVVI Offers a Track-By-Track Breakdown of ULTRA

The Seattle duo releases their eagerly anticipated sophomore album tomorrow. Kristen Henry and Brad Boettger offer their thoughts on its tracks.


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Interviews Local Music

Bugs, Gods, and Gardens: Catching Up With Portland Songwriter Haley Heynderickx

KEXP chats with the Portland-based songwriter ahead of her show at Ballard Homestead on Sept. 29


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The Jesus Lizard Regenerate Again: David Yow on Acting, the 20th Anniversary of Blue, Leg Wrestling, and Ume

The Jesus Lizard regenerate for a second "reenactment tour", stopping by the Neptune Theatre in Seattle this Friday. KEXP's Owen Murphy chats with nice guy, frontman David Yow.


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Soft Sounds and Big Moves: A Chat with Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner

Before she’d go on stage for one of the most memorable sets of the 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival, KEXP picked Zauner’s brain on touring, staying creative, her ventures into other visual mediums, and more.


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Rewind Local Music

Not Another Sunny Day: The Fire Theft’s Debut Turns 15

More than just an “unofficial Sunny Day Real Estate album,” The Fire Theft’s self-titled record gave the group a fresh start and new territory to explore.


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Rewind Local Music

Now I’m Bored and Old: Nirvana’s In Utero Turns 25

With Rewind, KEXP digs out beloved albums, giving them another look on the anniversary of its release. In this installment, KEXP writer Dusty Henry delves into Nirvana’s final studio album In Utero for its 25th anniversary.


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How It Felt to Be Something On: Thoughts on the 20th Anniversary of Sunny Day Real Estate's Third LP

Writer Ian King reflects on Sunny Day Real Estate's How It Feels to Be Something On as the album turns 20 years old this month.


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Features

Hush Hush Artists Past and Present Name Their Favorite Hush Hush Releases

Over the course of 100+ releases, Hush Hush have proven themselves to be a singular entity in the vast expanse of music. Some of the label's artists wax poetic over their favorite Hush Hush works.


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Indian Shoegaze Band Lo! Peninsula Take a DIY Approach to Their Debut EP

From out of a "conflict zone" in Northeast India, shoegaze band Lo! Peninsula overcome a lack of resources with a DIY approach.


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KEXP Celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Check out interviews with Marcos Martinez from Casa Latina, Jose Manuel Vasquez from the Latino Community Fund, and Luis Fernando Ramirez with Entre Hermanos, as part of KEXP's Mexican Independence Day celebration.


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