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Taylar Elizza Beth Finds New Purpose, Perspective with “nov 13” (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle rapper reflects on a near-death experience and comes back stronger than ever on latest single.


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Throwaway Style: A Career-Spanning Interview with Tomo Nakayama

In addition to premiering his new single "On the Way," the beloved Seattle singer/songwriter walks Martin Douglas through the two decades of his career.


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Get Ready: Seattle's Freakout Festival Announces 2021 Dates

The beloved Ballard-based festival will return this Fall, from November 11-14.


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How the 2020 Beirut Explosion Inspired This Beautiful New Single from Postcards (KEXP Premiere)

The Beirut-based dream-pop band survived the deadly disaster, expressing their grief through their new single.


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R.I.P. DMX

Iconic New York rapper DMX has died following hospitalization from an apparent drug overdose. He was 50-years-old.


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Califone Add Shimmer to Mecca Normal's "Family Swan" for Kill Rock Stars' 30th Anniversary (KEXP Premiere)

The latest release from Kill Rock Stars' 30th anniversary singles series sees Califone take on Mecca Normal's 2002 track "Family Swan"


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Wild Powwers Capture the Banality of Depression With "Decades" (KEXP Premiere)

Seattle trio Wild Powwers share the sofened third single from their forthcoming album 'What You Wanted'


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Moog Music Announce Explorations in Analog Synthesis; Madame Gandhi Contributes Hypnotic "Bending Time" (KEXP Premiere)

The track was created using the Moog Sound Studio, a new "semi-modular synthesizer experience" from Moog Music.


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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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