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Drop Nineteens on Releasing Their First New Album in 30 Years

KEXP’s Owen Murphy caught up with the band’s singer and songwriter Ackell, singer Paul Kelley and bassist Steve Zimmerman to talk about the things that allowed the band to come back together even though Greg kept saying the band would never happen.


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Throwaway Style: Milc, Portland's Soon-to-Be Hometown Hero

From the ballcourts of Northeast Portland to the global underground rap scene, Milc always wanted to be his city's hometown hero. Now, he's closer than ever. Martin Douglas investigates.


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Suede Watch #1: Ark Flashington

In a new feature keeping us updated on the catalog of the prolific independent rap artist, Martin Douglas reviews AJ Suede's newest self-produced project along with conducting an exclusive interview.


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Throwaway Style: A Total Punk Manifesto

Iconoclastic music journalist Martin Douglas salutes the "the most reliably great punk label in North America today."


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Jessy Lanza on Self-Love, Self-Confidence, and Her New Album Love Hallucination

LA via Ontario artist Jessy Lanza talks with KEXP about her latest record, Love Hallucination, and how it symbolizes an evolution in her sound as well as a new found focus on self-love and self-confidence.


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Throwaway Style: An Interview with Bratmobile's Allison Wolfe and Molly Neuman

Martin Douglas speaks with the founding members of the uber-influential feminist punk band in a wide spanning interview.


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Jazz Harpist Brandee Younger on 'Brand New Life,' Dorothy Ashby, and Embracing Her Own Sound

KEXP's Dusty Henry spoke with Younger to learn more about Young's connection to Ashby's music and how Ashby's impact is still felt today.


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Naomi Yang Lands a KO with Documentary Never Be a Punching Bag for Nobody

Naomi Yang talks with KEXP about first-ever documentary, titled Never Be a Punching Bag for Nobody, accompanied by a soundtrack that marks her first-ever solo release.


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Music Heals: Field School and Model Shop Keep the Spirit of Math & Physics Club's James Werle Alive

When Math & Physics Club lost their guitarist James Werle to cancer, music helped them heal. KEXP spoke to surviving band members Charles Bert, Ethan Jones, and Kevin Emerson about how music got them through their grief.


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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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