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Icelandic Composer Skúli Sverrisson’s “Alltaf” Comes to Life in Stunning Performance With Ólöf Arnalds and SinfoniaNord

"Ever since I heard Ólöf Arnalds for the first time, I imagined her voice in an orchestral setting, so when INNI approached me to record with SinfoniaNord I immediately chose Alltaf, a piece I wrote especially for her"

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Takénobu Shuns the Rat Race of Capitalism in Favor of “Traveling Light” (KEXP Premiere)

Atlanta-based chamber pop duo share the video for lead single off forthcoming album Always Leave a Light

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John Vanderslice Breaks Down His Dark and Feverish Tribute EP to David Berman (KEXP Track-By-Track)

John Vanderslice explains the complicated thoughts and feelings that brought about the making of his new tribute EP to David Berman

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Courtney Barnett Announces New Album, Shares First Single "Rae Street"

Her third album, Things Take Time, Take Time, will be out November 12th on Mom+Pop Music / Marathon Artists.

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Announcing the DAY IN • DAY OUT Festival w/ CHVRCHES, KAYTRANADA, and Other Bands Without All-Caps Names

This new Seattle music festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 4-5, at the Fisher Green Pavilion in Seattle Center.

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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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Justus Proffit Reassess the Rockstar Lifestyle on "Big Mistake" (KEXP Premiere)

Justus Proffit shares jangly new single "Big Mistake" off forthcoming album Speedstar

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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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