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Throwaway Style: A Career-Spanning Interview with Tomo Nakayama

In addition to premiering his new single "On the Way," the beloved Seattle singer/songwriter walks Martin Douglas through the two decades of his career.

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Nurses Appreciation Week: Mr. Wrong Talk About "Holding for Healthcare"

Martin Douglas speaks to the Portland punks about the highlight track from their 2020 album Create a Place and the arduous task of having to wait on the phone for a healthcare professional.

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Lionmilk Hopes You’re Well: A Conversation with Moki Kawaguchi on Musical Healing and the Radical Act of Self-Contemplation

Los Angeles based musician discusses his latest record, 'I Hope You Are Well,' and creating music as an act of healing

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Sharon Van Etten Breaks Down Every Song, and Corresponding Cover, on Her Anniversary Release epic Ten

Cheryl Waters celebrates the 10 year anniversary release of Sharon Van Etten's career-defining record epic Ten with an exclusive conversation diving deep into Sharon's career.

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Don Lifted Pushes Through the Fear on "Lost in Orion" (KEXP Interview)

Memphis musician Don Lifted calls it, "one of the most vulnerable songs I’ve ever written."

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Thao Nguyen Goes On the Record About New Interactive Subscription-Based Platform 'For The Record' (KEXP Interview)

KEXP speaks with Thao about For The Record, her regrets about releasing Temple during the pandemic, and how her relationship to her identity as an Asian American will play into this new record

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Babe Rainbow Find an Unlikely Ally in Jaden Smith on "Your Imagination" (KEXP Premiere + Interview)

Babe Rainbow shares new Jaden Smith-featuring single and chats with KEXP about the collaboration, the reopening of venues in Australia, and surfing.

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High Pulp Sign to ANTI- and Share Mutual Attraction Documentary (KEXP Premiere + Interview)

Martin Douglas speaks to the band's drummer and de-facto leader Bobby Granfelt about their excellent Mutual Attraction series, signing to ANTI-, and why the busy year the band has had isn't slowing down anytime soon.

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Gassing NFTs with Joseph Arthur

If you’ve spent any time on social media lately or keep up with music news in general, you’ve probably heard people talk about NFTs. Non-fungible tokens, they’re called, and their rise is linked to the world of cryptocurrency. While they’re not an entirely new phenomenon, as digital artists and e...

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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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