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Duff McKagan Tries a Little Tenderness on New Solo Album

KEXP chats with Seattle's own Duff McKagan on his upcoming full-length, Tenderness, out May 31st.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Gabriel Teodros on the Teen Dance Ordinance and Seattle Tenuous History with Hip-Hop

Local musician, artist, and writer and KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros about how the TDO impacted Seattle hip-hop – but also gives further context to how racial profiling has historically inhibited the genre and culture from thriving in the city.


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Interviews KEXP Premiere

Choose Your Own Reality: Shana Cleveland on the Subconscious Surrealism Behind Her New Solo Album Night of the Worm

KEXP premieres the stirring title track "Night of the Worm Moon" from the upcoming Hardly Art release.


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Don't Be Frightened Of Clichés: Michael Benjamin Lerner Breaks Down the Telekinesis Track "Set a Course"

Michael Benjamin Lerner (known musically as Telekinesis) breaks down the songwriting process behind his single "Set a Course."


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Sound & Vision: Washington State Senator Emily Randall and the Music That Inspires Her

Randall discusses what she hopes to achieve in Washington state and the Tracy Chapman song she looks to for inspiration


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Sound & Vision: Y La Bamba’s Luz Elena Mendoza on Mujeres and Confronting Machismo Culture

KEXP's Emily Fox chats with the Portland-based musician about toxic masculinity and confronting misogyny.


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Sound & Vision: Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on the Music That Inspires Her

From Iron Butterfly and Pink Floyd to Brandi Carlile and Pearl Jam, the Seattle mayor discusses her favorite songs.


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International Women's Day: Jessica Dobson of Deep Sea Diver on Some of Her Favorite Female Artists

In honor of International Women's Day, Jessica Dobson of Deep Sea Diver shares some of her favorite songs by women.


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Pacific Northwest Artists Share What International Women’s Day Means to Them

KEXP reached out to Northwest artists Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney and Filthy Friends, Alex of Cumulus, Parisalexa, Alaia D'Alessandro of Tres Leches, and Bree McKenna of Tacocat to get their thoughts on what International Women’s Day means to them


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Doug Martsch of Built To Spill on the Freedom (and Traps) of Music

WIth Built To Spill playing two sold-out shows March 26th and 27th at the Columbia City Theater, KEXP chats with one of the region’s most beloved rockers, frontman Doug Martsch.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Sol Discusses New Album Soon Enough, His Uncertainty and Hope for the Future

In this week's episode of Sound & Vision, the Seattle rapper shares how his experiences traveling impacted him personally and artistically.


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