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Beds Still Burning: Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil on Climate Justice

For this year’s International Clash Day: Clash For Climate, we knew we had to talk to Midnight Oil's Peter Garrett, who, besides being the frontman for one of the most politically active bands ever, was also a public servant in the Australia government for over 10 years.


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Clash For Climate: Italian Trio Joycut on The Green Philosophy Behind Their Band

Listen to Kevin Cole's interview with the band and read a transcript of their conversation


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Clash For Climate: Governor Jay Inslee on the Climate Crisis

KEXP DJ John Richards chats with the Washington State Governor for International Clash Day


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Sustain In Vain: Artists On Sustainability, Solutions, and Staying Positive in the Face of Climate Change

KEXP talks with musicians, record labels, and DIY artists about ways they approach their work with sustainability in mind.


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Fighting For What Makes Us Come Alive: A Conversation With Climate Activist and Musician Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Ahead of our Clash For Climate event, the teen activist talks about his work with Earth Guardians, speaking in front of the United Nations, and his music career.


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Party Down (And Pick Up Your Trash): How Local Music Fests Are Navigating the Climate Crisis

KEXP talks with the organizers behind Pickathon and the Capitol Hill Block Party to discuss ways to have a more environmentally-friendly music festival.


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Billy Bragg on His One Step Forward. Two Steps Back. Tour and What Punk and The Clash Mean to Him

With Billy Bragg playing three sold-out shows in Seattle, February 28th through March 2nd, KEXP revisits our chat with him during International Clash Day.


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International Clash Day in Mexico with Cultural Journalist Luli Serrano Eguiluz

Throughout this week, KEXP speaks with different referents, writers, and music journalists from Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Guatemala, and Mexico to give us an opinion and more detailed framework of what happened back in 1979. Today, cultural journalist Luli Serrano Eguiluz talks about Mex...


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Straight to Hell on a Paper Plane: How MIA’s Clash-Sampling Breakout Hit Became a Generational Anthem

As we celebrate International Clash Day, we look back at the M.I.A. hit sampling the band's Combat Rock classic "Straight To hell"


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From the Archives:

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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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