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Sound & Vision: Alice Phoebe Lou on How Busking & Feminism Influenced Her LP Paper Castles

KEXP contributor Neroli Price talks to Alice Phoebe Lou about how busking and feminism influenced the new album, Paper Castles, self-released (with services through Motor Music) on March 8th.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Helado Negro

Fresh off the release of his stellar new album 'This Is How You Smile,' NYC-based Ecuadorian-American musician Helado Negro delivers a loose and funky guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World spotlighting infectious underground gems that boast an effortless groove.


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Interviews The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

DJ Kevin Cole Chats with Surf Rock Legend Dick Dale, 2009

Revisit a 2009 on-air interview with the late, legendary surf rock guitarist Dick Dale.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Ibibio Sound Machine

In celebration of their brand new third album 'Doko Mien,' British band Ibibio Sound Machine deliver a special guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World spotlighting funky grooves from all over the world that captures the spirit of their own genre-blurring sound.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Gabriel Teodros on the Teen Dance Ordinance and Seattle Tenuous History with Hip-Hop

Local musician, artist, and writer and KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros about how the TDO impacted Seattle hip-hop – but also gives further context to how racial profiling has historically inhibited the genre and culture from thriving in the city.


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Washington State House Representative My-Linh Thai on Music and Memories

As part of Women's History Month throughout March, we're getting to know the six new women of color in Washington state's legislature through music. Today we meet My-Linh Thai.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Don't Be Frightened Of Clichés: Michael Benjamin Lerner Breaks Down the Telekinesis Track "Set a Course"

Michael Benjamin Lerner (known musically as Telekinesis) breaks down the songwriting process behind his single "Set a Course."


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Looking Back at the Lasting Impact of Seattle's Teen Dance Ordinance

In this week's episode, Sound & Vision looks at how Seattle's mid-80s venue policy had ripple effects still being felt today.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Branko

Fresh off the release of his sophomore album 'Nosso,' Lisbon electronic producer Branko delivers a thrilling guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World that's a seamless journey through his infectious and colorful global bass sound.


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Washington State Senator Emily Randall and the Music That Inspires Her

Randall discusses what she hopes to achieve in Washington state and the Tracy Chapman song she looks to for inspiration


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Interviews Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Y La Bamba’s Luz Elena Mendoza on Mujeres and Confronting Machismo Culture

KEXP's Emily Fox chats with the Portland-based musician about toxic masculinity and confronting misogyny.


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SXSW El Sonido

El Sonido on KEXP's SXSW Showcase 3/13 in Austin, Texas

KEXP’s El Sonido will be representing in Austin, Texas for this year’s SXSW on Wednesday, March 13th at Javelina.


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