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De La Soul Reflect On Discovering Hip-Hop and The Early Days of the D.A.I.S.Y. Age

KEXP digs into our archives for this 2016 interview with De La Soul founding members Kelvin Mercer (aka Posdnuos aka Plug One) and David Jude Jolicoeur (aka Trugoy the Dove aka Dave).


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Bad Colours Offers a New Palette for Seattle Rapper Jarv Dee on New EP BlakHouse

KEXP's Larry Mizell, Jr. chatted with Jarv Dee x Bad Colours for KEXP's Sound & Vision series, which airs every Saturday morning from 7:30-9 AM PT, featuring interviews, artistry, commentary, insight, and conversation to that tell broader stories through music, and illustrate why music and ar...


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Indigo De Souza Walks Through Every Track on Her Sophomore Album, Any Shape You Take

On her sophomore album Any Shape You Take, released by Saddle Creek, Indigo De Souza phases from life’s charming to more haunting moments, while morphing genre as an accompaniment.


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From the KEXP Archives: An Interview with Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the landmark My Bloody Valentine album Loveless, KEXP has dug into our archives for this interview with frontman Kevin Shields, originally conducted back in 2009.


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Low, On The Freedom They Felt on Their New Album, HEY WHAT

Now on their 28th year as a band and their 13th album, titled HEY WHAT out via Sub Pop, the Duluth duo Low talk about the band's longevity and inspirations.


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Bomba Estéreo Take Us Track-by-Track Through Their New Album Deja

One of the most iconic bands in Latin America is back with a new long-awaited album. Li Saumet and Simón Mejia join KEXP's Albina Cabrera to talk about Deja, and the impact their KEXP sessions has had throughout their career.


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Adam Granduciel of The War on Drugs on the "Certain Optimism" of New Album I Don’t Live Here Anymore

KEXP chats with frontman Adam Granduciel on the making of the new album, the part his two-year-old son played on it, and more.


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Spoon Shows You Can Always Go Home Again on New Single "The Hardest Cut" (KEXP Premiere)

The track is the first single off their forthcoming 10th album Lucifer on the Sofa, coming out in February 2022.


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Hovvdy on Opening Up For True Love, How the Band Bonds Them, and the Oppressive Heat of Texas

Hovvdy chats with KEXP about their new record True Love, how divorce can bring siblings together, and the "forehead sweat energy" of Texas and also premieres a live video of the band playing album highlight "Blindsided"


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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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