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Throwaway Style: An Interview With Ryan Dyck, Label Manager of Mint Records

Martin Douglas interviews the label manager of one of the Canada's most important independent labels.


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Sound & Vision: Looking Back at Pioneering Trans Blues Artist Jackie Shane

Jackie Shane was a Black trans soul singer who performed in the 60s. In 1971, she walked away from her career and basically disappeared.


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Danny Denial Offers a Track-By-Track Breakdown of New Album fuck danny denial

The multitalented Seattle artist walks Martin Douglas through their fantastic new solo album.


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Shamir on Intersectionality, Independence, and Returning to Pop

On the heels of his return to pop with "On My Own," KEXP speaks to Shamir about his forthcoming indie pop record, his unending work ethic, and his experiences in the music industry as a queer Black artist


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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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