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Black Belt Eagle Scout's Katherine Paul Breaks Down Ever Song on Mother Of My Children

The Northwest songwriter breaks down her debut album, highlighting the multi-faceted aspects of her own identity.


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Indigenous People's Day Interview with the Honorable Cecile Hansen

In honor of Indigenous People's Day, KEXP talks to Cecile Hansen, the current tribal chairwoman of the Duwamish Tribe, elected in 1975.


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"Play What You Feel In Your Heart": Jimmy James Talks to KEXP About His Love for Playing Guitar

Seattle soul/funk guitarist Jimmy James talks to KEXP about everything from his guitar strings, amp, and pedal preferences, to the impact of good music and the power of individuality.


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Courtney Barnett Talks Coming Face-to-Face With Her Emotions, Detective Shows, and Tell Me How You Really Feel

KEXP catches up with the Australian songwriter about her new album ahead of her in-studio performance on Oct. 8 at 12 PM PT.


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Joe Talbot of IDLES on Mindfulness, Vulnerability, and Joy as an Act of Resistance

The IDLES lead vocalist talks finding strength in opening himself up after a year of hardships and the desire to be a better person. Tune in to hear them on KEXP Oct. 4 at 9:30 a.m..


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Whitney Mongé "Carries On" with New EP, Shares the Soulful Track "Be Mine" (KEXP Premiere + Interview)

KEXP premieres the track "Be Mine," an early look at the new EP from Whitney Mongé, and talks with the Seattle "alternative soul" artist about the new release.


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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: 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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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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