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Fewer Broken Pieces: David Bazan Discusses the Return of Pedro The Lion and Plots for the Future

David Bazan discusses taking up his old moniker once again, the next five Pedro albums, and utilizing his platform to bring attention to white male privilege and abuse against women.


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Matt Sullivan of Light in the Attic Records Shines a Light on Releases, New and Old

Since 2002, Seattle's Light in the Attic Records have been reissuing unknown, under-appreciated, and utterly fantastic music. KEXP chats with founder Matt Sullivan about the label's releases, past and present.


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Daniel Ash & Kevin Haskins Look at the Past As They Head Into the Future As Poptone

From the ashes of Bauhaus, Love and Rockets, and Tones on Tail comes Poptone, a new project from Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and Diva Dompé (Haskins' daughter).


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Dr. Dog Embark on Their Latest Chapter with Critical Equation

Critical Equation walks the line between herky-jerky rock ‘n’ roll and sweet, smooth harmonies. Scott McMicken of Dr. Dog talks to KEXP about the latest chapter of the band.


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Interview with Julia Nash, Director of Industrial Accident and Owner of Wax Trax! Records

Interview with Julia Nash, owner of Wax Trax! and director of 2018's Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records.


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Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws Breaks Down Every Song on Let Go

From the magic of the New York subway to rock discos in Munich, the Nada Surf lead singer tells the story of each track on the band's third album.


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Local Artist Spotlight: DJ NHK Guy

In our final Local Artist Spotlight leading up to Upstream Music Festival + Summit, DJ NHK Guy offers a short interview and an original mix. Catch him at Upstream on Sunday, June 3rd at 8:00pm.


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Nicholas Merz Pens A Country Music Opus Against Toxic Masculinity with The Limits of Men (KEXP Premiere + Q&A)

On his debut solo effort, the Darto member reckons with the music of his youth and shapes them into something progressive, both musically and thematically


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From a Jacksonville Bedroom to Touring The Country: Meet Yuno, Sub Pop’s Latest Signee

Sub Pop's latest signee has barely left beyond his hometown. Now he's getting primed to take over the world with his new EP, Moodie.


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Music Heals: Macklemore Talks About the Struggles of Addiction and Starting Over

As part of KEXP's Music Heals series, Macklemore talks with DJ Kevin Cole about his struggles with addiction and recovery.


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Music Heals: Wanz Opens Up About Alcoholism and Life on the Other Side of Recovery

The "Thrift Shop" vocalist talks with Kevin Cole about getting sober and the importance of reaching out for help when you need it.


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Music Heals: Macklemore Talks About the Opiate Epidemic

According to a 2015 report from Washington State's Office of the Attorney General, the majority of drug overdose deaths — more than six out of ten — involve an opioid. In this web exclusive interview, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole and Macklemore address the epidemic.


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