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Sound & Vision: IMIJ, the All-Black Seattle Band You've Never Heard Of

On the 25th anniversary of an album called In Gods You Lust, KEXP's Eva Walker talks to the all-black rock-grunge-reggae fusion band from Seattle that almost made it in the '90s until a national record deal went sour.


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2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: Eva Walker

Our Audioasis host DJ Eva Walker shares her Top Ten Albums of 2018; be sure to vote for your favorites today for KEXP's Top 90.3 Album Countdown on Friday, December 7th!


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KEXP Presents: Audioasis LIVE Broadcast from the Sound Off! Finals 3/3

Throughout February, MoPop's annual under-21 competition Sound Off! brought together twelve of the region's most promising young artists. This Saturday, March 3, four finalists will battle it out at MoPop's Sky Church stage for a chance to be crowned the 2018 winner, and Audioasis on KEXP will be...


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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Sharlese

For the rest of the year, we'll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017. Check out the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And check out more top albums from KEXP DJs, staff, and volunteers here.


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KEXP Presents: Videoasis at Northwest Film Forum 10/25

For generations of music fans, the invention of the music video was a landmark moment. Being able to associate your favorite songs with equally exciting visuals was such an obvious combination, it's a wonder it didn't break through earlier. Whether it's gluing your eyes to old-school MTV or getti...


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Audioasis on KEXP Co-Presents: Freakout! Fest Announces Full 2017 Lineup

Since 2012, Freakout Records has taken over venues in the Ballard neighborhood for multiple nights of blaring, sweaty, and all around thrilling local music with their namesake Freakout! festival. Now entering its fifth iteration on November 17th and 18th, Freakout! is stepping up with one of thei...


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Bumbershoot Audioasis

Bumbershoot 2017, Day Three: The Seattle Music Panel

On Labor Day weekend 2007, Tim Lennon was working the perimeter at the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. All weekend long, as others danced and partied, Lennon stood dutifully by the gates, occasionally letting artists in, but mainly just standing, waiting. He could hear the laughter of the ...


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KEXP Presents: Videoasis at Northwest Film Forum 5/24

Remember spending nights staying up watching MTV, waiting for your favorite video to come on? Over three decades after the network's launch and the official dawn of the format for mainstream audiences, music videos have continued to be a major way for fans to interact with music. The Northwest ha...


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DJ Sharlese's Favorite Soundgarden Songs

Every Saturday night, Audioasis host DJ Sharlese showcases exclusively local music on KEXP from 6-9 p.m. With the heartbreaking news of Chris Cornell's death comes a blow to the local music scene. It's something Sharlese knows well both as an expert on Seattle music and as a fan.


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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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