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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 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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Album Reviews

Album Review: Cursive's First Album in Six Years Proves Tim Kasher is a Mountain of Words

Twenty-four years into their art-rock anthology, Cursive continues to lyrically demonstrate their socio-cultural angularity and irreverent staying power on Vitriola


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (10/12)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases (joined this week by DJ Abbie Gobelli). See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Matthew Dear, Kurt Vile, Yowler, Elvis Costello, and more.


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Album Reviews

Album Review: Matthew Dear's Bunny Is Strange and Mesmerizing and His Best Album To Date

Six years since the release of his last album under his birth name, Matthew Dear has crafted a wildly varied, eclectic, and mesmerizing journey of an album with Bunny


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Wild Powwers Update the Ghosts of Grunge on Skin

On a special Friday edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores the new album from the Seattle grunge (not "neo-grunge") trio.


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