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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Revisiting The Woods: A Look Back at Sleater-Kinney's 2005 Album

Sleater-Kinney's 2005 album The Woods is a highlight of Sub Pop's vast catalog, as well as a complex finale to the band's initial tenure. KEXP looks at the album's continued relevance and layers of critique.


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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Revisiting The Woods: A Look Back at Sleater-Kinney's 2005 Album

Sleater-Kinney's 2005 album The Woods is a highlight of Sub Pop's vast catalog, as well as a complex finale to the band's initial tenure. KEXP looks at the album's continued relevance and layers of critique.


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Video Roundup

Video Roundup: Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2018

Check out a video playlist featuring some of the artists performing at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, happening Wednesday, November 7 through Saturday, November 10 in Reykjavik, and find out how you could win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to attend!


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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Dum Dum Girls and the End Of Daze, Not the End Of Days

Hell and heartbreak run deep through Dum Dum Girls' End Of Daze, perhaps the band's finest work. As a part of the Sub Pop 30 count-up, we revisit this landmark EP in the band's catalog.


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Rewind Sub Pop 30

Dum Dum Girls and the End Of Daze, Not the End Of Days

Hell and heartbreak run deep through Dum Dum Girls' End Of Daze, perhaps the band's finest work. As a part of the Sub Pop 30 count-up, we revisit this landmark EP in the band's catalog.


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Interviews

Sub Pop 30: Legendary Producer Jack Endino Looks Back on the Early Days

As the SPF30 celebration approaches, we wanted to catch up with Jack Endino to ask him how he honed his craft and what he remembers from those early years.


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Interviews Local Music

Death Cab For Cutie's Jason McGerr Discusses His Favorite Drummers and Defining His Style

From Led Zeppelin and Soundgarden to Asia and Steely Dan, the iconic Seattle band's drummer discusses the styles that helped him develop as a musician and his personal musical philosophies.


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Interviews Sub Pop 30

Sub Pop 30: The Rise and Fall of Full Toilet with Kurt Bloch

From the lit ashes of Fastbacks rises Kurt Bloch's Full Toilet 7", a Seattle punk massacre well hidden amongst the Sub Pop back catalog.


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Interviews Sub Pop 30

Sub Pop 30: The Rise and Fall of Full Toilet with Kurt Bloch

From the lit ashes of Fastbacks rises Kurt Bloch's Full Toilet 7", a Seattle punk massacre well hidden amongst the Sub Pop back catalog.


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Rewind

Definitely Shaking and Daring To Be Great: Thoughts on Death Cab For Cutie’s Something About Airplanes 20 Years Later

In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Death Cab For Cutie's 1998 session on KCMU, KEXP looks back on the band's remarkable debut which also came out two decades ago next month.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: An Interview with Rachel Ratner of Wimps

Wimps have made a fine career out of sensationalizing the mundane. On their new album Garbage People, the Seattle punk trio deliver their best collection of songs to date with topics that range from climate change to bumming a slice of cheese pizza. Martin Douglas sits down with frontwoman Rachel...


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Features Interviews

KEXP’s Cheryl Waters on Hearing Death Cab For Cutie for the First Time and Booking Their KCMU In-Studio

KEXP’s Midday Show host looks back at the station’s early days as KCMU, getting demo tapes from Ben Gibbard, and one of the biggest Seattle band’s earliest days.


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