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Throwaway Style: An Interview with Chong the Nomad

Martin Douglas speaks to the producer about convincing her parents to let her go to art school, "rockin' festivals with no album," and much more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Shannon & the Clams Stand on the Edge of Sweeping Change on Year of the Spider

On their lavish and stirring sixth album, the Portland-via-Bay Area band explore massive life changes and adversity with arguably their most diverse set of songs. Martin Douglas explores.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: The 24 Karat Shine of Goldenbeets

The rising, Portland-based hip-hop producer lets Martin Douglas in on his golden era influences, his process, and the banger that put him on the map.


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In Our Headphones

In Our Headphones: Laraaji, Buck Biloxi and the Fucks, Xenia Rubinos, SEEM

In this month's edition of In Our Headphones, KEXP's Digital Content team share the music that's resonating with them right now.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Rose City Band's Earth Trip and This Sweltering Early Summer

As the streets of Seattle and Tacoma were scorched by an unprecedented heatwave, Martin Douglas wrote a grouchy heatwave diary to the sounds of Ripley Johnson's latest opus.


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In Our Headphones

In Our Headphones: Girl In Red, Da Qween, The Goon Sax, Pabllo Vittar

In this month's edition of In Our Headphones, KEXP's Digital Content team celebrates Pride with picks from artists in the LGBTQIA+ community.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: Wild Powwers Offer a Track-By-Track Breakdown of Heavy Fourth Album What You Wanted

The Seattle power trio (pun intended) talk romantic disappointments, the financial downsides of being a musician, their near-death experience, and more.


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In Our Headphones

In Our Headphones: Jai Paul, Horsegirl, Muqata’a, Minyo Crusaders, Emily’s Sassy Lime, Dirty Beaches

In this month's edition of In Our Headphones, KEXP's Digital Content team shares music by Asian and Pasifika artists that have been in their personal rotation lately.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music KEXP Premiere

Throwaway Style: A Career-Spanning Interview with Tomo Nakayama

In addition to premiering his new single "On the Way," the beloved Seattle singer/songwriter walks Martin Douglas through the two decades of his career.


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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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