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Sound & Vision: Seattle’s Legendary Venue The Crocodile Secures New, Expanded Home in Belltown

In the midst of the pandemic, and subsequent extended shut down of live entertainment, good news in the world of Seattle music and arts can seem hard to come by. But one of Seattle's mainstay music venues is moving and expanding.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Kruder & Dorfmeister (Exclusive Mix + Interview)

Legendary Austrian duo Kruder & Dorfmeister's exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World taps into their iconic chill-out sound as they effortlessly weave through cosmic house songs from all over the globe.


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El Sonido

KEXP ft. Marilina Bertoldi en La Cúpula

La artista argentina Marilina Bertoldi graba su sesión KEXP at Home desde la impresionante Cúpula del Centro Cultural Kirchner, en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, como resultado de una alianza musical entre KEXP, CCK y el Ministerio de Cultura de Argentina.


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El Sonido

KEXP Features Marilina Bertoldi in La Cúpula, Buenos Aires, Argentina

As part of #LatinxHeritageMonth, in one of the most difficult times in modern history, KEXP partners with the Argentine Ministry of Culture and the impressive Kirchner Cultural Center to pay tribute to the new musical generation of the country. Welcome to Live on KEXP at Home with Marilina Bertoldi


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Sound and Vision

KEXP Sunday Soul Host DJ Supreme La Rock on His Breakdancing Days, Crate Digging, and Seattle's Historic Soul Scene

KEXP is welcoming a new, but to some familiar, name as the host of Sunday Soul. Supreme La Rock was once the host of KEXP’s hip hop show, now heard on Friday nights. Midday host Larry Mizeell, Jr. (who is also a former host of Street Sounds), reintroduced Supreme to KEXP audiences in an interview...


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Loraine James

Emerging London-based electronic producer Loraine James follows up her recent 'Nothing' EP on Hyperdub Records with an exceptionally eclectic guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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Sound and Vision

Union of Musicians and Allied Workers Calls New Spotify Scheme “Payola”

The struggle for independent musicians to make money on music streaming may have just gotten harder, thanks to a new Spotify scheme that some are calling payola.


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Sound and Vision

KEXP DJs Larry Mizell Jr and Gabriel Teodros Reflect on Soundtracking the 2020 Election

Last week KEXP DJs, like most of us, were feeling the enormous tension of a divided nation and a historically important election. And, naturally, they turned to music to help them get through the rollercoaster as polls closed and votes were being counted.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Simón Mejía of Monte and Bomba Estéreo

Colombian musician Simón Mejía of Monte and Bomba Estéreo weaves through hypnotic, organic, and global grooves on his guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World.


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From the Archives:

Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020

Maybe you missed them the first time around, or maybe they were so good you just want to read them again: below, we've compiled KEXP's Top 8 Most Read Articles in 2020. Revisit some articles, interviews, and more from the KEXP Archives below, and stay tuned for more great content in 2021:

A powerful piece from Associate Digital Content Producer Martin Douglas.

DJ/writer Albina Cabrera checks in with the Chilean singer-songwriter.

Jasmine Albertson talks to the former Thee Oh Sees member about her debut solo album.

Dusty Henry talks to the Belgian garage rockers during Iceland Airwaves.

Columns

Jasmine Albertson talks to Death Cab For Cutie, Phantom Planet, and more.

Janice Headley talks to local independent record stores about ways we can support them during the current stay-at-home order.

Features

Martin Douglas tells the story of how three rock ‘n roll bands from Japan became influential American touchstones.

Interviews

Watch the Icelandic band's performance from Kex Hostel Iceland Airwaves 2019 and read an exclusive interview.

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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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