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Throwaway Style: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Decemberists Again

To commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the Decemberists' debut LP Castaways and Cutouts, Martin Douglas provides a history of falling in, out, and back in love with the band.


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2015 — Earl Sweatshirt - "Grief"

As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Martin Douglas explores a heavy year and a half …


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 2020 – KMRU - “Degree of Change”

As KEXP celebrates its 50th anniversary, we're looking back at the last half-century of music. Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers are commemorating with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Dusty Henry looks at “Degree of Change” by Nairo…


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: 1980 - Yoko Ono - "Yes, I'm Your Angel"

Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers commemorate it with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Jasmine Albertson examines "Yes, I'm Your Angel" from John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1980 joint record Double Fantasy .


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KEXP 50

50 Years of Music: No Age - "Everybody's Down"

Each week in 2022, KEXP pays homage to a different year and our writers commemorate it with one song from that year that resonates with them. This week, Martin Douglas looks back at No Age's 2007 quasi-anthem "Everybody's Down" and the emergence of a localized DIY experimental punk scene right at t…


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KEXP 50 Sound and Vision

KEXP 50: Revisiting the Early Days of KCMU for the Station's 50th Birthday

This week marks 50 years since the start of this station. KEXP’s Owen Murphy has more on the first year of what was then KCMU, a student run radio station at the University of Washington.


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Interviews

Justin Gallego on Taking J.R.C.G. on the Road, the Future of Dreamdecay, and John Dwyer's Influence on Their Live Shows

KEXP caught up with Justin R Cruz Gallego of J.R.C.G. and Dreamdecay in Austin while on tour behind Ajo Sunshine


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Throwaway Style Features Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: Playtime (and Cultural Dread) with Rachaels Children

Martin Douglas has witnessed the future of Seattle's punk scene and spoke to its prinicpal songwriters.


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Throwaway Style Features Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: Playtime (and Cultural Dread) with Rachaels Children

Martin Douglas has witnessed the future of Seattle's punk scene and spoke to its prinicpal songwriters.


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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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