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Record Store Day 2015: KEXP DJ & Staff Picks, Part One

This Saturday, April 18th is Record Store Day, and KEXP staff and DJs are eagerly awaiting their chance to grab their faves! Check out their wish lists below, and you can also see DJ Kevin Cole's list here. Speaking of the Kevster, all week long on The Afternoon Show, he'll be joined by guests fr...


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Record Store Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Record Store Day 2015: DJ Kevin Cole’s Picks

One of my favorite days of the year is fast approaching — Record Store Day, an international holiday for record collectors and music lovers! A day to celebrate the role of the independent record store in the community, as a gathering space to discover, share, and experience the joy of music and c...


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Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2015: Events Around Seattle

It's the most wonderful time of the year: Record Store Day! Now in its eighth year, this annual event to acknowledge your local independent record shop has become a colossal celebration, now organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS) and the Coalition of Indepen...


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Record Store Day

Record Store Day Black Friday 2014 Preview

This Friday, November 29th, is Black Friday, and there's nothing more pleasing than the rich grooves of black vinyl that you can score at record stores this week Record Store Day Black Friday!


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Record Store Day 2014: KEXP DJ Picks

GET OUT OF THEIR WAY! This Saturday, April 19th is the seventh annual Record Store Day, and KEXP DJs are planning their attack! Record labels are planning special vinyl and CD releases for the day to help celebrate independently-owned record stores around the world. What's on your shopping list t...


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Record Store Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Record Store Day 2014: DJ Kevin Cole's Picks

This Saturday’s Record Store Day will be kind of like the Easter egg hunt for me and my fellow music lovers and record collecting geeks. We’ll gleefully race down the aisles in search of that colorful surprise and treat. And, this year there are plenty of goodies — rarities, long out-of-print re-...


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Weird At My School Record Store Day

KEXP Q&A: Patrick Fitzgerald of Kitchens of Distinction on Record Store Day, KEXP In-Studios, and Why Radio Still Matters

In the wake of their 2013 full-length Folly, the first new album from Kitchens of Distinction in 19 years, the UK trio celebrates Record Store Day with the limited-edition 10-inch single "Extravagance," featuring two B-sides culled from the band's KEXP in-studio session last year. I asked Patrick...


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Local Music Record Store Day

Sub Pop and KEXP Announce Mudhoney Space Needle 12" for Record Store Day

Once again, Sub Pop and KEXP are teaming up to present a very special Record Store Day release! In 2012, we offered the now out-of-print and highly-coveted Shabazz Palaces: Live at KEXP EP. And, now, in 2014, we will offer: Mudhoney On Top: KEXP Presents Mudhoney Live on Top of the Space Needle L...


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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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