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Throwaway Style: AJ Suede Returns to the Dark Side on Darth Sueder II: Goth Marciano (KEXP Premiere)

For the installment of his growing and immersive Darth Sueder series, the Seattle transplant leans into the hermetic, spiritual, and compassionate sides of himself.


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New Music Reviews (11/30)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. Check out reviews for new releases from J.I.DMarianne Faithfull, Art Brut, and more.


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Throwaway Style: Sloucher Turns Up the Volume on Be True

The Seattle band's debut album explores the strain of depression and deteriorating relationships (mostly) from behind a wall of sound. Martin Douglas investigates.


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New Music Reviews (11/23)

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 Crooked Mannostrum grocers, Molly Nilsson , and more.


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New Music Reviews (11/16)

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 Anderson .PaakJon SpencerThe Good, The Bad & The Queen, and more.


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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: 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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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: 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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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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