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Rachel Goswell of Slowdive Reflects on Souvlaki on its 25th Anniversary

On the 25th anniversary of their difficult second album Souvlaki, Rachel Goswell of Slowdive looks back with KEXP.


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The Sonics Bassist Andy Parypa Reminisces on The Legendary Tacoma Band's Early Years

Parypa discusses sound proofing with egg cartons, recording "The Witch," and navigating Tacoma's early club scene.


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Local Artist Spotlight: Kung Foo Grip

Seattle's rising hip-hop stars Kung Foo Grip recently released 2KFG, their best album yet, and are scheduled to play Upstream Music Fest on Sunday, June 3rd. We reached out to them to chat about 2KFG collaborator Keyboard Kid, performing live, and video games.


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Chuck D on The Origins of Prophets of Rage and Embracing New Musical Directions

As we celebrate 6 Degrees of Chuck D, KEXP chats with the legend himself.


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Local Artist Spotlight: Micaiah Sawyer

This year's Sound Off! winner has a singing and songwriting voice that can turn deep-seated emotions into whirlwinds. We talk to her about Sound Off!, songwriting, and her Upstream Music Fest performance Saturday, June 2nd at 9pm


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Trampled By Turtles Talk Perspective From Hiatus, Reframing Bluegrass, and Their New LP Life is Good on the Open Road

Trampled By Turtles' lead singer Dave Simonett discusses the band's new album, out today on Banjodad Records.


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Exclusive Interview: Allen Stone

KEXP catches up with the golden-voiced musician Allen Stone and asks him about the new project, how his life has changed over the years, and when he realized he could really sing.


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The Shack Has Been Shook: Happy Trails to Shake the Shack on KEXP and DJ Mike Fuller

This Friday, April 27th, KEXP's long-running rockabilly show Shake the Shack will cease shaking as host Mike Fuller retires and the show ends its 30+ year run. KEXP and Mike look back at the last few decades together.


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Gazing Ahead Towards the 2018 Seagaze Festival with Founder Jeff McCollough 4/26-4/29

Seagaze Festival returns this weekend starting Thursday, April 26th through Sunday, April 29th. KEXP chats with founder Jeff McCollough.


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Local Artist Spotlight: So Pitted

The Seattle punk band's industrial-strength pummel in a live setting is conductive to being punched in the stomach. We conduct a short interview with frontman Nathan Rodriguez in advance of their Upstream Music Fest performance on June 1st.


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Record Store Day 2018: Colemine Records’ Terry Cole on Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio’s Live On KEXP LP

The band's Upstream 2017 performance on the KEXP broadcast gets a vinyl release this Saturday for Record Store Day


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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Krist Novoselić Climbs Again with Giants in the Trees

He rose to fame with Nirvana, but now famed bassist Krist Novoselić is on top with his new project Giants in the Trees. KEXP talks to the larger-than-life legend about the new project.


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