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Sound & Vision: Seattle Poet Shin Yu Pai on Her New Book 'Enso', the Legacy of Pat Suzuki, Combatting Racism Amidst COVID-19

Sound & Vision’s Emily Fox talks with Pai about Enso and delves into some of the particular stories she relates in the book. From the legacy of Seattle cabaret and musical theater singer Pat Suzuki as well as her own experiences with racism and micro-aggressions. Pai also reads a recent work ...


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Seattle Drummer Christopher Icasiano on His Debut Solo Album Provinces and Exploring His Filipino American Identity

We caught up with Icasiano to dig into his love of improvisational jazz, his first ancestral trip to the Philippines, and how his love of Filipino food continues to connect him with Filipino culture


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Perfect In My Mind: Chicago’s NNAMDÏ on BRAT, Blurring Genre and Making Art in a Turbulent World

If there’s anything consistent in Chicago artist NNAMDÏ’s music, it’s that he never stays in one place for very long. Trying to define his music by a singular genre is a futile task. An experimentalist that follows his creative whims, NNAMDÏ’s albums are thrilling bouts of sonic whiplash.


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Jesse Tabish of Other Lives on Music, Murder, and Cowboys

Jesse Tabish of Other Lives talks to KEXP about releasing an album during a pandemic, how he used music to work through the trauma of his best friend's murder, and Cowboys from Sweden


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Peel Dream Magazine Wake Up to German Theatre Philosophy on Agitprop Alterna

Named for the famed BBC DJ John Peel, Peel Dream Magazine is a new shoegaze drone noise project out of Brooklyn from the mind of Joe Stevens. Now a four piece, their latest album, Agitprop Alterna, was just released last week and was recorded in a freezing practice space near his home.


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Radiohead's Ed O'Brien Talks Going Solo and His New Album Earth

DJ Kevin Cole explores the influences behind the Radiohead member's latest venture.


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Sixteen Again: Death Cab For Cutie, Phantom Planet, and More Look Back on The O.C. Soundtrack

Jasmine Albertson delves into The O.C. soundtrack in an attempt to dissect the impact it had on the artists featured on the soundtrack, as well as the overall cultural music landscape.


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On Grief, Humor, and the Power of the Do-Rag: An Interview With Thundercat

Martin Douglas speaks to the superstar bassist about friendship, loss, and his new album It Is What It Is.


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Say Sue Me on the Importance of Staying Home and How We're All Connected During Covid-19

Korean indie rockers Say Sue Me detail their experience during the global pandemic


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Throwaway Style: You Have an Acid Tongue

Martin Douglas dives into the history of the power-pop band on the eve of the release of their immersive sophomore album.


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Love, Life, and Fatherhood: Deserta on What Influenced Their Debut LP Black Aura My Sun

Los Angeles-based band Deserta talk with KEXP's Owen Murphy about how love and life inspired their debut LP Black Aura My Sun.


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