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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Groundislava

Groundislava is the alias of Jasper Patterson, a Los Angeles-based electronic producer and founding member of the Wedidit Collective alongside his friends Shlohmo, RL Grime, D33J, and Nick Melons. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a dreamy journey through nostalgic bea...


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: Buje Mane Doesn't Need to be a Rapper to Make Great Rap Records

Tacoma's Buje Mane doesn't consider himself a rapper, but he's finding a way to pave new territory in the genre.


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Music News Daily Roundups

Thursday Music News

New tracks from PJ Harvey, Frankie Cosmos, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and more


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Interviews Local Music

Exclusive Interview: Ann Wilson of Heart

Singer Ann Wilson appreciates people. The powerful-voiced frontwoman for the legendary rock ‘n’ roll band, Heart, which has sold tens of millions of records over four decades, continues her career in the music industry so that she might continue to engage in honest, even primal expressions and co...


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Scratch Acid - Berserker

Scratch Acid may have made music that was practically designed not to be played on the radio, but KCMU DJs did what they had to do to get them on the air, even if only one song on this EP was remotely acceptable.


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Interviews

Exclusive Interview: Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

On their forthcoming fifth full-length Always Ascending, Scottish band Franz Ferdinand reach new heights. Frontman Alex Kapranos talks to KEXP about the lyrical influences on the new release.


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Music News Daily Roundups

Wednesday Music News

Ty Segall records a theme song, The Breeders share a new in-studio video, MGMT give us one last taste of their new album, and more in today's music news round-up.


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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

Since forming in 2002, Franz Ferdinand have been bringing post-punk to the dance floor -- something The Clash became known for with their genre-breaking sound. KEXP chatted with frontman Alex Kapranos for International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Todd Duncan of Crazy 8s

Crazy 8s Todd Duncan reminisces about opening up for The Clash and meeting Joe Strummer.


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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with James Fearnley of The Pogues

James Fearnley may not have been in The Clash, but he's had the unique opportunity to play in a band with Joe Strummer. As the accordionist for The Pogues, Fearnley and co. toured with Strummer in the 80s as a part of their group. KEXP caught up with Fearnley to discuss this time in his life, the...


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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Penelope Houston of The Avengers

The Avengers' Penelope Houston reflects on the legacy of The Clash, their social and political messages, and discusses her Seattle roots.


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International Clash Day Interviews

International Clash Day: Interview with Steve Jones of Sex Pistols

For International Clash Day, Steve Jones, founding member and guitarist for The Sex Pistols, talks to KEXP about his time playing with The Clash.


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