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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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Music News

Solange Is Releasing a New Album This Fall

She details the record in a new interview with T: The New York Times Style Magazine for The Greats Issue


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Music News

R.I.P. Paul Allen

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, Chairman and Founder of Vulcan Inc., died today in Seattle complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 65.


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Music News

How To Dress Well Shares New The Anteroom Single "Body Fat"

Tom Krell calls it "the song I've been trying to write for the last 5 years."


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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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Music News

Sampha Shares New Song For the Beautiful Boy Soundtrack

"Treasure" is another gorgeous piano ballad from the British singer


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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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Interviews KEXP Events

May I Interest You in a Brief Survey: Reykjavik Calling's Icelandic Bands Answer Our Questions

This year's Reykjavik Calling will take place in the Gathering Space tomorrow, October 13th, featuring Icelandic acts Vök and Gyda – as well as Seattle's very own NAVVI. In anticipation of the event, we asked the former two groups a few burning questions.


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Features

KEXP's DJ Shannon on Hosting Frightened Rabbit on the Air in 2007

DJ Shannon shares her experience hosting Frightened Rabbit on the KEXP airwaves in 2007.


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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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Review Revue

Review Revue: Sacrilege - Behind The Realms of Madness

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Behind The Realms of Madness by Sacrilege. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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