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Roderick Wolgamott of Sky Cries Mary on the '90s Seattle Scene

Roderick Wolgamott of Sky Cries Mary talks about rubbing elbows with the rising stars of the Seattle grunge scene in the late '80s and going on to make treehouses for the rich and famous.


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Sound & Vision: Bundling and Gaming the Billboard Charts

“Bundling” has become a mainstay in pop music. But, many artists and their labels are raising concerns that purchasing merch or concert tickets doesn’t prove that people actually want to buy an album.


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Sound & Vision: Orville Peck on Influences & the Mask You'll Never See Him Without

Peck speaks to KEXP about how Lavender Country influenced him, his music, how he sees himself in the country genre, and the mask you’ll never see him without.


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Sound & Vision: The Lasting Legacy of Ze Whiz Kidz

In the early 1970s this troupe of gay, glam singers and performers made their home base in the basement of the Smith Tower downtown.


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Sound & Vision: Cookie Couture and the Drag Queen Story Time

KEXP looks into the protests against the Drag Queen Story Time events at the Seattle Public Library.


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Sound & Vision: Lavender Country, The First Openly-Gay Country Band in the World

KEXP talks to Patrick Haggerty, frontman for Lavender Country, the nation’s first openly gay country band.


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Sound & Vision: Musicologist Nate Sloan on the History & Impact of Long Songs

KEXP talks to the co-host of Vox’s podcast “Switched on Pop” and musicology professor at Southern California University.


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Sound & Vision: DJ Darek Mazzone on World Refugee Day

KEXP DJ Darek Mazzone shares three songs in honor of World Refugee Day.


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Sound & Vision: J. Robbins of Jawbox on His Son Callum and What It Means to Be a Dad

He's widely known for his work with Jawbox, but his most important role is as a dad to Callum Robbins.


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