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Throwaway Style: Purging the Treasure Chest #2

Martin Douglas' short fiction series is back, using three of the year's best songs as an exploration of grief.


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Throwaway Style Local Music KEXP Premiere Album Reviews

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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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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Throwaway Style: An Interview with Jordan Albertsen, Director of BOOM: A Film About the Sonics

After a decade in various stages of production, Jordan Albertsen's documentary about the epochal Tacoma band has been released to widespread adoration. Martin Douglas speaks to him about the movie and the long road it took to get it released.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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Throwaway Style: NAVVI Offers a Track-By-Track Breakdown of ULTRA

The Seattle duo releases their eagerly anticipated sophomore album tomorrow. Kristen Henry and Brad Boettger offer their thoughts on its tracks.


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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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