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Real Neighbors: A Conversation with Armand Hammer

Martin Douglas speaks with the rap superduo about their partnership, the range of their discography, and much more.


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Blvck Hippie on Utilizing Music through Adversity, Putting other Black Bands On, and their Everlasting Love for Kid Cudi

Josh Shaw of the Memphis-based rising band Blvck Hippie spoke with KEXP while at Treefort Music Festival this past March


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Fred again… Breaks Down Every Song on Actual Life (April 14 - December 17 2020)

The superproducer reflects on choosing joy, the power of the Instagram scroll, and the voices that make up his deeply moving instant classic album.


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Adam Miller on Making Music Post-Chromatics, His Seattle Years, and Why He’d Choose K Records Over Guitar Virtuosos

Former Chromatics guitarist and founding member Adam Miller chats with KEXP about his new solo instrumental record Gateway, his many inspirations, and recreates meeting David Lynch


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Phil Elverum Speaks About the Microphones' 2000 Masterpiece It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water

Martin Douglas speaks to the epochal Anacortes musician all about his stunning second LP as the Microphones and whether or not it has gotten the recognition it deserves.


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MAITA Breaks Down the Anxieties, Disconnection, and Miscommunication that Loom Within I Just Want to Be Wild For You

Maria Maita-Keppeler breaks down MAITA's new album I Just Want to Be Wild For You, for an exclusive track-by-track


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Hand Habits on the Fun House that Sasami Built, Reclassifying Genre, and the Difference a Queer Audience Makes

Meg Duffy had a long chat with KEXP about their latest Hand Habits record Fun House and the desire to be challenged, with many twists and turns along the conversation


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Patti Smith & Lenny Kaye on Her 1975 Debut Album Horses, Healthy Regimens, and Finding Joy

As part of KEXP's 50 Years of Music celebration, we've dug through the archives to unearth this 2005 interview with DJ Kevin Cole and musical legends Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye.


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The Artists Involved with Rain City Relief on Pivoting Post-Pandemic and their Profound Awe for Each Other (KEXP Interview)

The majority of the artists features on the Rain City Relief compilation including Shaina Shepherd, Parisalexa, Chong the Nomad, Perry Porter, Smokey Brights, and more chat with KEXP about how the pandemic affected their careers, their deep respect for each other, and what they're going to do with …


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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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