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Throwaway Style: Tres Leches Revel in Their Changeable Nature on Amorfo

The Seattle trio's thrilling full-length debut is a musically omnivorous act of rebellion and exploration of style.


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Album Review: Justus Proffit & Jay Som – Nothing's Changed EP (Polyvinyl)

The collaborative EP from Justus Proffit and Jay Som "crystalizes their poignant stylizations of singer-songwriter that transcends their signature, bedroom rock modus operandi."


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New Music Reviews (9/28)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex Ruder and Abbie Gobeli) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Fucked Up, NAVVI, Richard Swift, and more.


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KEXP Suggests: Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution at Northwest Film Forum 10/3-10/5

Essential viewing for anyone interested in the marbled history of punk culture, Queercore: How to Punk a Revolutionscreens this week at the Northwest Film Forum.


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New Music Reviews (9/21)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates (and this week's special guest DJ Abbie) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Christine and the Queens, Cumulus, Gabriel Teodros, and more.


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Throwaway Style: Black Belt Eagle Scout Explores a Variety of Loss on Mother of My Children

The Portland-based artist's new album (recently re-released on Saddle Creek) offers a singular perspective on the concept of losing things, whether it's an ideal or a person.


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New Music Reviews (9/14)

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 Noname, Low, Jungle, and more.


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Throwaway Style: Knife Knights Uncovers a New World (With a Little Help From Their Friends) on 1 Time Mirage

The debut collaborative full-length of the duo of Ishmael Butler and Erik Blood is an imaginative musical journey featuring some of the brightest musical minds in Seattle.


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Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner Find Harmony in the Future Past with Big Red Machine

With their debut collaborative album as Big Red Machine, two of indie music’s most consistent players look outside themselves and create some of their most flourishing work yet.


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Throwaway Style: Alien Boy Dwells in the Purgatory of a Broken Relationship on Sleeping Lessons

On their debut full-length, the Portland quartet matches powerful guitars and drums with equally powerful feelings.


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Album Reviews: Ethiopian & Gladiators / Junior Byles

As the Omnivore label continues on with their reissuing of the old reggae Nighthawks Records label, well, here’s two more from the vaults.


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Album Review: The Beths - Future Me Hates Me (Carpark Records)

The Auckland, New Zealand quartet The Beths make us weak at the knees on their debut full-length.


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