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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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Members of Hot Hot Heat, Fitz & The Tantrums, and Wildling Join Forces for New Supergroup Left Field Messiah (KEXP Premiere)

Steve Bays, Jeremy Ruzumna, and Erik Janson share lead single from their new project Left Field Messiah

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Moorea Masa Is Sweet as "Honey" in Video for New Single (KEXP Premiere)

The Portland R&B/soul songstress shares the video for her new single "Honey"

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OSees Find Perfection in Subtleties on Protean Threat (KEXP Exclusive Album Stream)

Listen to OSees' 23rd record two days before its release on 9/18 via KEXP

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Body Language Obsess Over the Unattainable on "Whenever I Think of You" (KEXP Premiere)

Body Language unveil the second single from their forthcoming fourth studio album Travel Guide

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MOURN Announce New Album Self Worth; Share Single + Video "This Feeling Is Disgusting" (KEXP Premiere)

Barcelona-based trio MOURN process their emotions on their latest single “This Feeling Is Disgusting,” the second song to be shared from their newly-announced fourth album, Self Worth, out October 30th via Captured Tracks.

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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.


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.


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


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


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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