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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Recording

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, MoPOP, and The Recording Academy have partnered together to present Mastering the Hustle: a panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll b…


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Songwriting

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, MoPOP, and The Recording Academy have partnered together to present Mastering the Hustle: a panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll b…


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KEXP Events

Announcing KEXP Live from Mexico City

KEXP will team up with Mexico City’s NRMAL festival and Panoram Studios to celebrate the richness of Mexico’s contemporary music scene with a 4-day live broadcast and video stream, featuring live performances and more.


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Creating Safer Spaces 2

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, MoPOP, and The Recording Academy have partnered together to present Mastering the Hustle: a panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll b…


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Interviews Yule Benefit

Moby on His Upcoming KEXP Yule Benefit Performance at McCaw Hall 12/6

On Thursday, December 6th at McCaw Hall, musician and activist Moby will showcase the breadth of his career with the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, to benefit KEXP.


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May I Interest You in a Brief Survey: Reykjavik Calling's Icelandic Bands Answer Our Questions

This year's Reykjavik Calling will take place in the Gathering Space tomorrow, October 13th, featuring Icelandic acts Vök and Gyda – as well as Seattle's very own NAVVI. In anticipation of the event, we asked the former two groups a few burning questions.


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Features KEXP Events

KEXP Record Fair 2018: DJ Kevin Cole, Prince, and “Irresistible Bitch”

All week long in advance of KEXP’s third annual Record Fair this Saturday, Sept. 8, Afternoon Show host DJ Kevin Cole gives us a look inside his record collection at some of his rarest and most loved records.


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KEXP Events

KEXP Record Fair Sound-Off: What's the Rarest Record in Your Collection?

KEXP's 3rd Annual Record Fair is this Saturday, September 8th in the Gathering Space. We asked this year's vendors, "What's the Rarest Record in Your Collection?"


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Features KEXP Events

KEXP Record Fair 2018: Kevin Cole's Joy Division Rarity

All week long in advance of KEXP’s third annual Record Fair this Saturday, Sept. 8, Afternoon Show host DJ Kevin Cole gives us a look inside his record collection at some of his rarest and most loved records.


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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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