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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

Since forming in 2002, Franz Ferdinand have been bringing post-punk to the dance floor -- something The Clash became known for with their genre-breaking sound. KEXP chatted with frontman Alex Kapranos for International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Todd Duncan of Crazy 8s

Crazy 8s Todd Duncan reminisces about opening up for The Clash and meeting Joe Strummer.


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International Clash Day: Interview with James Fearnley of The Pogues

James Fearnley may not have been in The Clash, but he's had the unique opportunity to play in a band with Joe Strummer. As the accordionist for The Pogues, Fearnley and co. toured with Strummer in the 80s as a part of their group. KEXP caught up with Fearnley to discuss this time in his life, the...


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International Clash Day: Interview with Penelope Houston of The Avengers

The Avengers' Penelope Houston reflects on the legacy of The Clash, their social and political messages, and discusses her Seattle roots.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Steve Jones of Sex Pistols

For International Clash Day, Steve Jones, founding member and guitarist for The Sex Pistols, talks to KEXP about his time playing with The Clash.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Mike Scott of The Waterboys

With a sound that merges Celtic folk and '60s rock, you may be surprised to learn that Mike Scott of The Waterboys cites The Clash as an early influence. In this exclusive International Clash Day interview, Scott tells KEXP about discovering The Clash, his song about Mick Jones, and the times he ...


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International Clash Day: Interview with Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Prophets Of Rage

Like The Clash, not only are Rage Against the Machine known for mixing punk and politics, they're also known for combining genres of music. Guitarist and founding member Tom Morello talked to KEXP for International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Moby

Moby reflects on The Clash's legacy, dancing with Joe Strummer to Donna Summer, and growing up punk in the late 70s and early 80s for International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Jim DeRogatis

Chicago writer and Sound Opinion co-host Jim DeRogatis discusses the legacy of The Clash for International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Jon Wurster

Acclaimed drummer and musicologist Jon Wurster talks to KEXP about his first-ever favorite band, The Clash.


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Community Engagement International Clash Day

International Clash Day: Spotlight on API Chaya

Joanne Alcantara from API Chaya discusses her organization's mission to support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking as a part of International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day: Interview with Curator Eric Carnell

Eric Carnell, a.k.a. the head honcho behind Independence Printage, has been a fan of The Clash for most of his life. His love for the band runs so deep, in fact, that he’s done KEXP the favor of curating and illustrating our artwork for International Clash Day for years, drawing on an eclectic gr...


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