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Still In A Dream: My Bloody Valentine’s Isn’t Anything Turns 30

Before Loveless, My Bloody Valentine was already creating the template for shoegaze and sleepless nights with their debut album.


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Dispatches from a Placeholder: A Story About Elliott Smith's New Moon

As we celebrate the life of Elliott Smith, who left the world fifteen years ago, Martin Douglas shares a personal story of bonding over his final released collection of songs.


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Here Comes Trouble: An Oral History on the 25th Anniversary of The Makers' Howl

On its 25th anniversary, KEXP looks back at Howl, the debut album from Spokane garage-rockers The Makers.


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Not Another Sunny Day: The Fire Theft’s Debut Turns 15

More than just an “unofficial Sunny Day Real Estate album,” The Fire Theft’s self-titled record gave the group a fresh start and new territory to explore.


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Now I’m Bored and Old: Nirvana’s In Utero Turns 25

With Rewind, KEXP digs out beloved albums, giving them another look on the anniversary of its release. In this installment, KEXP writer Dusty Henry delves into Nirvana’s final studio album In Utero for its 25th anniversary.


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How It Felt to Be Something On: Thoughts on the 20th Anniversary of Sunny Day Real Estate's Third LP

Writer Ian King reflects on Sunny Day Real Estate's How It Feels to Be Something On as the album turns 20 years old this month.


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KEXP's Top 20 Barsuk Albums of All Time (1-5)

Sub Pop isn’t the only Seattle-based label enjoying a landmark anniversary this month: Barsuk Records turns 20 this weekend, and KEXP is counting down their Top 20 albums.


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KEXP's Top 20 Barsuk Albums of All Time (6-10)

Sub Pop isn’t the only Seattle-based label enjoying a landmark anniversary this month: Barsuk Records turns 20 this weekend, and KEXP is counting down their Top 20 albums.


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KEXP's Top 20 Barsuk Albums of All Time (11-15)

Sub Pop isn’t the only Seattle-based label enjoying a landmark anniversary this month: Barsuk Records turns 20 this weekend, and KEXP is counting down their Top 20 albums


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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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