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Sassyblack Unveils New Short Film Depression: Antidote (KEXP Premiere)

Former THEESatisfaction member shares a new short film examining depression and self-love.


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Local Music Music News

Artist Home Launches Virtual Concert Series By and For Musicians Impacted by COVID-19

Tomo Nakayama, Jason McCue, and more take part in this virtual concert series by and for artists who have lost wages due to COVID-19.


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Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard Announces Daily Livestream Concerts from His Home Studio

For the next few weeks, Ben Gibbard will be playing songs everyday from his home studio, streaming on Facebook at 4 PM PST.


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Throwaway Style: You Have an Acid Tongue

Martin Douglas dives into the history of the power-pop band on the eve of the release of their immersive sophomore album.


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Local Music Music News

Announcing the 2020 Timber! Outdoor Music Festival Line-Up

Featuring Dr. Dog, Cherry Glazerr, Sheer Mag, Deep Sea Diver, The Moondoggies, and so many more.


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Local Music

MoPOP’s Sound Off!: Celebrating the Alumni of This Annual 21-and-Under Battle of the Bands

As we get closer to the finals of the 19th Annual Sound Off! competition, KEXP's Content Team wanted to take a minute to reflect on some of the competition's most successful alumni, artists who've parlayed their participation into active music careers.


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Local Music Music News

Car Seat Headrest Announce New Album, Share Single “Can’t Cool Me Down”

The new album — titled Making A Door Less Open — will be out May 1 via Matador.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Always Searching for Mr. Wrong

Martin Douglas explores the work of the fun and outspoken Portland trio.


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Local Music KEXP Premiere

Portland Power Pop Phenom Mo Troper Tries Out Some “Springsteen Shit” With New Single “Potential”

Moving briskly and coming in at just under a minute-and-a-half run-time, Troper infiltrates your psyche a song that feels like one giant hook.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: The Rare Forms Live Up to Their Name on Their Self-Titled Debut

The Seattle/Tacoma/Portland band's first full-length is a cauldron pot of love, sex, death, and distorted guitars. Martin Douglas investigates.


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Local Music Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: John Cameron Mitchell & Eyelids Cover Lou Reed for Mitchell's Mom

Proceeds from the limited edition EP, titled Turning Time Around, will benefit Mitchell’s mom, who has Alzheimer’s disease.


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