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Sound & Vision: Natasha Marin on Black Imaginations

The conceptual artist spoke with Sound & Vision host Emily Fox about asking other Black artists about their origin stories, how they heal themselves and to describe a world where they're loved, safe and valued.


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Sound & Vision: Ebo Barton on Freedom and Finding Home Amid Gentrification

The poet, artist and educator spoke with Sound & Vision host Emily Fox about some of their poems. Their forthcoming book, Insubordinate, is out on August 27th.


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Sound & Vision: Jourdan Imani Keith Asks, Are You an Endangered Species?

Seattle’s Civic Poet spoke with Sound & Vision host Emily Fox for the show’s ongoing series on poets in the Northwest.


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Sound & Vision: Robert Lashley on Music, Growing up in Tacoma, and Black Joy

The poet and playwright spoke with host Emily Fox about his work as a part of Sound & Vision’s series on poetry.


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Sound & Vision: Drive-In Concerts Banned in Washington State

Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with Neil Juneja and Joe Cole of Covert Bat about drive-in concerts, which were recently banned in Washington State due to COVID-19.


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Sound & Vision: Fair Trade Music on Transparency in the Music Industry

Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with Nate Omdal of Fair Trade Music about the organizations goals and how the COVID-19 pandemic is showing the need for more transparency in the music industry.


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Sound & Vision: Looking Back at Pioneering Trans Blues Artist Jackie Shane

Jackie Shane was a Black trans soul singer who performed in the 60s. In 1971, she walked away from her career and basically disappeared.


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Sound & Vision: Nikkita Oliver on Protest Demands, Meeting With the Mayor, and What It Means to Defund the Police

Gabriel Teodros talks with musician, poet, attorney, and former mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver on the protests and social justice movement in Seattle.


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Sound & Vision: Seattle Poet Shin Yu Pai on Her New Book 'Enso', the Legacy of Pat Suzuki, Combatting Racism Amidst COVID-19

Sound & Vision’s Emily Fox talks with Pai about Enso and delves into some of the particular stories she relates in the book. From the legacy of Seattle cabaret and musical theater singer Pat Suzuki as well as her own experiences with racism and micro-aggressions. Pai also reads a recent work ...


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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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