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Choking on the Craving: The Thermals - More Parts Per Million at Fifteen

Fifteen years ago today, the Thermals released their bratty, cheaply-recorded, excellent debut album. The anxiety, lovesickness, and inexhaustible catchiness of More Parts Per Million make it a minor classic sometimes lost in the shuffle of great lo-fi rock albums.


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New Music Reviews (3/2)

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 Lucy Dacus, Haley Heynderickx, The BreedersCamp Cope, and more.


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Local Music Live Reviews

Corridor 2018: The Beauty of Experimental Art on a Cold February Day

This year's Corridor brought together artists locally and nationally to the soon-to-be demolished West Coast Printing for a beautiful day of experimental art across different mediums


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In Stores Now Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/23)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Moaning, Soccer Mommy, Brandi CarlileThunderpussy, and more.


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Destiny Protect Me: Radiohead’s Pablo Honey Turns 25

Radiohead's debut might not be a fan favorite, but 25 years later it's a remarkable look back at the starting point of what would become an iconic act.


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In Stores Now Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/16)

KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's out now, including reviews for new releases from Car Seat Headrest, Screaming Females, Ought, Buffalo Tom, Belle & Sebastian, and more


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Album Reviews: Car Seat Headrest -- Twin Fantasy

For their third album for Matador Records, Car Seat Headrest revise their 2011 opus. In doing so, they transform what was already an ambitious, weighty album into an emotionally exhausting masterpiece.


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In Stores Now Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/12)

KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and other KEXP DJs share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for the Kendrick Lamar curated Black Panther soundtrack, Superchunk, MGMT, and more!


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Rewind Album Reviews

Ghosts and Holy Spectacles: In The Aeroplane Over The Sea at 20

How Jeff Mangum’s seminal record became haunts us today and became part of the Internet conscious


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In Stores Now Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/2)

KEXP Music Director Don Yates and DJ Alex Ruder share reviews of new and upcoming releases from Hookworms, Rhye, Field Music, Groundislava, and more!


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New Music Reviews (1/29)

KEXP Music Director and DJ share reviews of new and upcoming releases.


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Local Music Live Reviews

Live Review: Three Nights with Pedro The Lion at The Tractor Tavern 12/20-22

The harsh cold air bites at my hands as I walk toward the Tractor Tavern to see Pedro The Lion play their first Seattle show in 11 years. The harshness of freezing breeze turns my thoughts to Pedro The Lion's "The Longest Winter." "In time memories fade, senses numb," the young David Bazan sings ...


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