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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...


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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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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 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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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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KEXP Record Fair 2018: DJ Kevin Cole on Punk and Indie Rarities from the Gateway to your Soul, Minnesota

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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Songbook Book Reviews

KEXP Songbook Series: We Are The Clash Contextualizes The Hardest Years of the "Only Band That Matters"

On Wednesday, Sept. 5, KEXP will host to latest edition of our Songbook series looking at Mark Anderson and Ralph Heibutzki's We Are The Clash. Anderson will join KEXP Morning Show producer Owen Murphy to chat about the book in our Gathering Space. Ahead of the event, Murphy shares some thoughts ...


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From the Archives:

Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020

Maybe you missed them the first time around, or maybe they were so good you just want to read them again: below, we've compiled KEXP's Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020. Revisit some articles, interviews, and more from the KEXP Archives below, and stay tuned for more great content in 2021:

A powerful piece from Associate Digital Content Producer Martin Douglas.

DJ/writer Albina Cabrera checks in with the Chilean singer-songwriter.

Jasmine Albertson talks to the former Thee Oh Sees member about her debut solo album.

Dusty Henry talks to the Belgian garage rockers during Iceland Airwaves.

Columns

Jasmine Albertson talks to Death Cab For Cutie, Phantom Planet, and more.

Janice Headley talks to local independent record stores about ways we can support them during the current stay-at-home order.

Features

Martin Douglas tells the story of how three rock ‘n roll bands from Japan became influential American touchstones.

Interviews

Watch the Icelandic band's performance from Kex Hostel Iceland Airwaves 2019 and read an exclusive interview.

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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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