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El Sonido

Descubre El Sonido: Nicola Cruz Interview and Mixtape

Ecuadorian DJ/producer Nicola Cruz talks about his new album and exclusive mix for KEXP.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Nick Carroll

Seattle's Nick Carroll delivers a cerebral and body-moving guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World, spotlighting the adventurous underground electronic flavors that he consistently champions as the lead booker at Seattle's Kremwerk & Timbre Room nightclubs.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: The Dip on Keeping the Motown Vibe Alive in Seattle

The Dip talks about new album and how some of the songs on their new album flip gender stereotypes while capturing a Motown sound and reflect on today’s political climate.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Tacocat on This Mess Is A Place, Friendship, and Getting By As Artists in a Changing Seattle

On the heels of their Sub Pop release, the band opens up about how rent affordability is pushing out artists who are now defecting to Los Angeles.


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El Sonido

Descubre el Sonido: Guatemala by Julio Adelso

El Sonido on KEXP delivers a playlist of some of the best artists from Guatemala curated by the music journalist, Julio Adelso


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Local Music Audioasis

Sound & Vision: IMIJ, the All-Black Seattle Band You've Never Heard Of

On the 25th anniversary of an album called In Gods You Lust, KEXP's Eva Walker talks to the all-black rock-grunge-reggae fusion band from Seattle that almost made it in the '90s until a national record deal went sour.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Don Leisure

One-half of in-demand Cardiff, UK-based production duo Darkhouse Family, Aly Jamal aka Don Leisure delivers a transportive Midnight in a Perfect World guest DJ mix that bounces between Turkish funk, global psychedelic soul, cosmic jazz, and more heady grooves.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: How Hip-Hop Responded to the Rodney King Verdict 27 Years Ago

April 29th marked the 27th anniversary since four police officers were acquitted of charges of using excessive on Rodney King. Dr. Daudi Abe, humanities professor at Seattle Central College, talks to KEXP about the case's relevance today and its connection to hip-hop music.


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Local Music Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Thunderpussy Takes On the Supreme Court

KEXP talks to Seattle band Thunderpussy as they await a ruling from the Supreme Court on whether or not they can trademark their band name.


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Sonic Reducer

Sonic Reducer Turns 15: A Tribute to KEXP's Punk Show and the Standard Where it Gets its Name

KEXP writer Zach Frimmel explores the different iterations of the song "Sonic Reducer," the namesake for KEXP's Punk Show which celebrates its 15th anniversary this weekend.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Blueyedsoul

Seattle-based DJ and bona fide party-starter Blueyedsoul (aka Benny Sheffield) takes a break from his tireless schedule to deliver a hypnotic journey through warm, soulful, deep house rhythms on his guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Timothy Showalter on How Depression Fueled the New Strand of Oaks Album, Eraserland

Timothy Showalter (aka Strand of Oaks) talks to KEXP about finding himself again through the making of his latest album, Eraserland.


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