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Seacats Find Happiness in Themselves and Each Other in the “My Shoes” Music Video (KEXP Premiere)

In an era that incites us all to compare each other to one another constantly, Seattle's Seacats offer a loving alternative.


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Throwaway Style: A Short List of Strongly Recommended Local Acts Playing Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

Starting tomorrow and running through Sunday is this year's Capitol Hill Block Party. In another act of civil servitude, Martin Douglas points you toward the local bands you should definitely check out this weekend.


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Portland’s Loose Offer a Relentless Summer Parable with “Heatstroke” (KEXP Premiere)

Serendipitously aligned with a real-life Pacific Northwest heat wave, the Portland band captures the feeling of the beating sun in Cascadia with jagged riffs and shot-along melodies.


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Death Cab For Cutie's Jason McGerr Discusses His Favorite Drummers and Defining His Style

From Led Zeppelin and Soundgarden to Asia and Steely Dan, the iconic Seattle band's drummer discusses the styles that helped him develop as a musician and his personal musical philosophies.


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Throwaway Style: An Interview with Rachel Ratner of Wimps

Wimps have made a fine career out of sensationalizing the mundane. On their new album Garbage People, the Seattle punk trio deliver their best collection of songs to date with topics that range from climate change to bumming a slice of cheese pizza. Martin Douglas sits down with frontwoman Rachel...


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Throwaway Style: Beers, Bullwhips, and Blood, the Story of Stallion

Veterans of the Seattle rock 'n roll circuit, the reigning and defending Rock 'n Roll Champs invite Martin Douglas to their practice space for a peek into their world of blood, sweat, and beers.


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Pickwick Starts a Cult in Their Trippy “Thought It Was You” Music Video (KEXP Premiere)

Lead vocalist Galen Disston transforms into cult figure head "Glean" in the wild video for this single from 2017's LoveJoys


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Throwaway Style: AJ Suede Embraces the Dark Side on Darth Sueder (KEXP Premiere)

For his fourth release of 2018, one of Seattle’s greatest young rappers ventures into heretofore uncharted musical territory to spectacular results.


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Japandroids Talk Staying ‘Near to the Wild Heart of Life’ and Look Toward What’s Next

The Vancouver duo sits down with KEXP at Sasquatch! Music Festival to discuss literature, their Pacific Northwest roots, and working on their next LP.


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Portland's Alien Boy Turns Heartbreak and Rejection into Catharsis on “Somewhere Without Me” (KEXP Premiere)

The band's first single from their upcoming debut album Sleeping Lessons showcases the band's knack for turning sadness into heart-swelling, relatable anthems.


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KEXP Suggests: The Sonics and Acid Tongue at Alma Mater Tacoma 8/26

In conjunction with Freakout and The Warehouse, KEXP is proud to announce the storied Tacoma band's first hometown show in six years, happening at Alma Mater on August 26th.


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