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KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #1 at the MoPOP Museum 2/9

For 17 years, MoPOP’s Sound Off! has highlighted the best up-and-coming musicians in the region. The 2018 event kicks off tonight, Friday, February 9th, with our first round of semi-finalists: Dreadlight, Jawzilla, Maiah Wynne, and Strawberry Mountain.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Buje Mane Doesn't Need to be a Rapper to Make Great Rap Records

Tacoma's Buje Mane doesn't consider himself a rapper, but he's finding a way to pave new territory in the genre.


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Interviews Local Music

Exclusive Interview: Ann Wilson of Heart

Singer Ann Wilson appreciates people. The powerful-voiced frontwoman for the legendary rock ‘n’ roll band, Heart, which has sold tens of millions of records over four decades, continues her career in the music industry so that she might continue to engage in honest, even primal expressions and co...


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Jayda G and Finding Self Care Through Rhythm

Vancouver DJ Jayda G has been on a steady ascent to disco dominance and her latest 12-inch single, Disco Bitch, seals the deal.


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Local Artist Spotlight Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Caspar Babypants

Caspar Babypants, aka former POTUSA frontman Chris Ballew, shares insights on his latest album and what families can expect from his performance this Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Gathering Space.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Parisalexa Grows Up and Searches Through Love on Bloom

At 19-years-old, Parisalexa boasts more wisdom than most of us could say we did at her age on her latest EP Bloom.


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Local Music Daily Roundups

Pearl Jam Announce The Home Shows at Safeco Field

Rumours have been buzzing all weekend about Pearl Jam's 2018 North American tour schedule -- today, we can confirm at least two of those shows. On Wednesday, August 8th and Friday, August 10th, our hometown heroes will take the stage at Safeco Field as part of their series The Home Shows.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Hibou Announces New Album Something Familiar, Shares "Fall Into" Music Video

Hibou, the moniker of Seattle songwriter Peter Michel, returns with a new LP entitled Something Familiar out March 2 via Barsuk Records. The album follows up on the project's 2015 self-titled debut, which Michel recorded in a walk-in closet. This time around he's recorded with a full-band at Chri...


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Droning Out the Noise with Tiny Vipers, Norm Chambers, and Pink Void

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in th...


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Local Music KEXP Suggests Expansions

DJ Riz Reflects on the Upcoming 18th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Party 1/14

This Sunday, KEXP's Expansions will host their 18th annual MLK Unity Party for an evening of music and dance to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join Expansions DJs Sharlese, Kid Hops, Masa, Alex, and Riz as they soundtrack the evening and celebrate Dr. King's astounding legacy...


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Little Star Examines Love Through Isolation on Even In Dreams

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in th...


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

KEXP Premiere: Raven Hollywood - IRL

Seattle songwriter Raven Matthews goes by many names, from his birth name to RVN and now Raven Hollywood. With each new moniker, you can feel his progression as an artist. On his latest EP, IRL, the Raven Hollywood name aptly embodies the grand and murky folk noir visions. Following up last year'...


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