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Throwaway Style: Rose City Band's Earth Trip and This Sweltering Early Summer

As the streets of Seattle and Tacoma were scorched by an unprecedented heatwave, Martin Douglas wrote a grouchy heatwave diary to the sounds of Ripley Johnson's latest opus.

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LIV† Explores the Heights and Depths of Black Queer Love in "Sade to Infinity" (KEXP Premiere)

The immensely talented Seattle R&B singer/songwriter provides a vivid music video for her latest EP's certified makeout anthem in celebration of Pride Weekend.

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Local Venues On The Return Of Live Music and COVID Safety

Seattle has become the first city in the nation to hit a 70% full vaccination rate for those ages 12 and over. KEXP's Emily Fox caught up with a few local venues to see what things will look like when live music returns.

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Give Violence a Chance: Five Years of G.L.O.S.S.'s Trans Day of Revenge

Before breaking up due to the pressures of their sudden explosion in popularity, the Olympia band created one of the most important punk releases in recent memory. Martin Douglas explores.

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Sundae Crush Share the Sweetly Surreal Video for Summer Anthem "Green Lake" (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle sweethearts Sundae Crush have the perfect anthem for summer, and today, KEXP premieres the video for the track "Green Lake," directed by Slovenian siblings Robi and Alen Predanič.

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Throwaway Style: Wild Powwers Offer a Track-By-Track Breakdown of Heavy Fourth Album What You Wanted

The Seattle power trio (pun intended) talk romantic disappointments, the financial downsides of being a musician, their near-death experience, and more.

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From the Archives:


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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