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Double Take: Fleet Foxes Celebrate Ten Years on First Collection 2006-2009

KEXP writers Jasmine Albertson and Martin Douglas turn back the clock a decade along with Fleet Foxes, whose stellar box set First Collection: 2006-2009 was released on Friday.


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New Music Reviews (11/9)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Alex Ruder). Check out reviews for new releases from Charles BradleyMiya FolickRhett Miller, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Spesh Channel the Ghosts of Manchester on Famous World

On their debut record, the Seattle quartet deliver an assured and stellar effort by imagining themselves in another specific rainy region.


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Album Review: OCnotes on Charles Bradley's Posthumous New LP Black Velvet

The host of KEXP's Sunday Soul feels the fire on this final release from Charles Bradley, who passed away from cancer in 2017.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (11/2)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJs Alex Ruder and Ashley McDonald). See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from J Mascis, Grapetooth, Vince Staples, Drug Church, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Seaan Brooks Tries to Maneuver Out of the Shadow of Death on Heaven Only Knows

The Tacoma MC takes a bold step away from the black cloud hovering over his life and into singularity as an artist.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (10/26)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Alex Ruder). See what's coming up this week, including reviews for new releases from Nao, Robyn, boygenius, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Jock Tears Prove Themselves Way Too Cool for Toxic Masculinity on Bad Boys

The Vancouver punk quartet's debut album is 18 minutes of hysterical and endlessly catchy punk music with a sometimes blistering, sometimes melancholy feminist spirit.


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Live Reviews

Live Review: Levitation France (9/21-22)

KEXP's Skyler Locatelli reflects on his trip to Angers, France and details the psych-rock odysseys he embarked on abroad.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (10/22)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJs Abbie Gobelli and Alex Ruder). See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Empress Of, Neneh Cherry, Cloud Nothings, and more.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Book Reviews

Throwaway Style: On Little Wonder, Anacortes, and the Successes Crouched in Failure

This week's Throwaway Style is a three-for-one deal in celebration of the book's release: A review by Martin Douglas, an interview with author Kat Gardiner, and a Little Wonder-themed mix, curated by Gardiner.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere Album Reviews

Mario Casalini Enlists a Team of Seattle All-Stars for Goldtooth Squarepants (KEXP Premiere)

On his new, six-track EP, the Seattle rapper/producer co-stars with a host of rising and incumbent stars of the local rap scene.


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