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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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New Music Reviews (6/14)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex and Abbie) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Wolf Alice, Children of Zeus, Loraine James, and more.


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New Music Reviews (6/7)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Japanese Breakfast, Mustafa, Islands, and more.


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New Music Reviews (5/24)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJ Alex) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Mdou Moctar, Sons of Kemet, BLK JKS, and more.


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Ode to a Black Man: The Dirtbombs' Ultraglide in Black at 20

Martin Douglas examines one of the most beloved artifacts from Detroit's much ballyhooed early-'00s garage-rock scene.


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New Music Reviews (5/17)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by Morning Show Producer Owen Murphy) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from St. Vincent, CHAI, Patrick Paige II, and more.


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New Music Reviews (5/10)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Squid, Iceage, Flying Lotus, and more.


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New Music Reviews (5/3)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Dawn Richard, Dinosaur Jr., Matt Sweeney & Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and more.


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New Music Reviews (4/19)

Each week, Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex, Abbie, and Gabriel Teodros) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week below (and on our Charts page), including new releases from Jupiter & Okwess, Brockhampton, Juan W...


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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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