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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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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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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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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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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: Always Searching for Mr. Wrong

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

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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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