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Tomo Nakayama Finds Community Through the Airwaves on New Single “With The Radio On” (KEXP Premiere)

The Seattle songwriter returns with a new synth-pop single celebrating finding community on the radio.


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The Bats Demonstrate their Enduringly Charming Warmth on New Album Foothills (KEXP Exclusive Stream + Interview)

We catch up with The Bats, who share their 10th studio album Foothills exclusively via KEXP, ahead of its arrival on Nov 13th


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Zoon Merges Shoegaze and Traditional First Nations Music with “Landscapes” Music Video (KEXP Premiere)

With only a guitar and a digital delay pedal, Monkman recorded his debut album Bleached Waves at home and released earlier this year.


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Widowspeak Honor a Former Babysitter with Song + Video for "Amy" (KEXP Premiere)

Brooklyn-via-Tacoma, WA duo Widowspeak share the story behind a track off their fifth and latest release, Plum.


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Mirrorgloss Explore the Nature of Judging Oneself as a Reaction to the Success of Others on "Wonder" (KEXP Premiere)

The rising Tacoma electro-pop duo releases a new song about trying not to be jealous of other people's glow-ups. Martin Douglas investigates.


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Spirit Award Rally for Upheaval on "Unlock the Door" (KEXP Premiere)

Spirit Award unveil the gritty lead single off their upcoming third record Lunatic House


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Weep Wave Stare Into "The Void" on Their New Single (KEXP Premiere)

The Seattle band's newest single is a heaving bout with COVID-induced paranoia. Martin Douglas explores.


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Chris Garneau Is Liberated From the Weight of the Past With "Not the Child" (KEXP Premiere)

Chris Garneau shares new single "Not the Child" off forthcoming fifth album The Kind


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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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