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International Clash Day

Not Your Typical Girls: A Salute to The Slits, The Raincoats, and More Women Who Didn’t “Stand By Their Man” (No, Not at All)

On this International Clash Day, KEXP shines a very over-due spotlight on just a few of the female-fronted groups of the London punk scene, who were truly making a revolution at the time.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (2/6)

Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Kevin Cole) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation, including this week's new releases from Young Fathers, Parannoul, Lil Yachty, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Mint Julep

Married Portland pair Mint Julep (Hollie and Keith Kenniff) formally invite you to enter a state of deep and dreamless sleep


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Features

“The Most Human You Can Be”: Navigating Grief and Love at a Fred again.. Concert

KEXP's Tia Ho reflects on processing loss through one of her favorite artists


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Throwaway Style Features Local Music

Throwaway Style: KHRIS P, The Fireman's Epic Journey (Part One)

In the first installment of a special two-part Throwaway Style feature, Martin Douglas explores the Tacoma rapper's origins and the swift rise of ILLFIGHTYOU.


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50 Years of Hip-Hop

50 Years of Hip-Hop: 2002 – Missy Elliott - "Work It"

Throughout 2023, KEXP is celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop. Each week we'll celebrate a different year in hip-hop. This week, Dusty Henry brings in Stas THEE Boss to help take us back to 2002 with the track “Work It” by Missy Elliott. That song helped define the turn of the millennium, and Missy’s ca…


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Sangwoo

Sangwoo is a DJ, producer, crate digger and media artist based in Seattle who has been bringing unique vibes to the scene.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (1/30)

Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation, including this week's new releases from Fucked Up, Samia, Hammock, and more.


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50 Years of Hip-Hop

50 Years of Hip-Hop: 1987 – Rakim: Jazz in Hip-Hop Form

Throughout 2023, KEXP is celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop. Each week we'll celebrate a different year in hip-hop, this week we're focusing on 1987 as Gabriel Teodros reflects on Eric B. & Rakim's 'Paid in Full.'


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From the Archives:

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Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.


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