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Throwaway Style: Seeing Green with Dumb

The Vancouver band's fourth release in a little over two years is a high-concept ball of threadbare post-punk. In a special Friday edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores the shades of green displayed on the album.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: The Deafening Amalgamation of Big Bite

A Seattle underground supergroup of sorts, Big Bite take most of the best parts of Northwest rock music, stir them all around, and kick them up along with a cloud of dust. Their eponymous debut full-length is indicative of both their alchemy and ability to veer away from formula.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (6/8)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from ThunderpussyFatoumata Diawara, A$AP Rocky, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Skulls Example and the Return of Dear Nora

On the first new full-length under the beloved Dear Nora moniker in almost twelve years, Katy Davidson's songs are as riveting and alluring as they've ever been.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2018: Day Three Recap

Featuring sets from The Flaming Lips, The True Loves, Murder City Devils, Kamaiyah, and more.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2018: Day Two Recap

Featuring sets from TacocaT, Zola Jesus, Great Grandpa, Lushloss, and more.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2018: Day One Recap

Featuring sets from Miguel, Little Dragon, Kyle Craft, Grace Love, Colleen Green, Mirah, and more.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream 2018: Maps & Atlases at Little London Plane (6/1)

The Barsuk band marks the release of their latest album Lightlessness Is Nothing New with a live performance during KEXP's live broadcast from Upstream Music Fest + Summit at Little London Plane.


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Live Reviews

Live Review: David Byrne at The Paramount Theater 5/24

David Byrne and stellar 12-piece band offer strong mixture of political commentary, Talking Heads favorites at The Paramount Theater.


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Live Reviews

Live Review: Iceage and Jenny Hval 5/10

Iceage and Jenny Hval perform at Nordic Heritage Center, May 10, 2018.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (5/25)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from ThunderpussyFatoumata Diawara, A$AP Rocky, and more.


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Local Artist Spotlight Local Music Album Reviews

Local Artist Spotlight: Whitney Ballen

The Issaquah singer/songwriter vacillates between squall and sparsity in her detailed and heartbreaking work. Ahead of her Upstream Music Fest performance on Sunday, June 3rd, we take a look at singular and emotive work.


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