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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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Sound & Vision: King County Offers Local Venues $750,000 as Part of Relief Package

Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with King County Executive Dow Constantine about the county’s choice to include private venues in a $60 million relief package.


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Sound & Vision: Musicians Face New Challenges in Finding Healthcare During COVID-19

Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with Denise Burnside and Ian Moore of Seattle Musicians Access to Sustainable Healthcare about how they’re adapting to serving musicians during a pandemic.


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Sound & Vision: DEVO's Gerry Casale Reflects on the 50th Anniversary of the Kent State Shootings

The deaths of those Kent State students 50 years ago this week both changed our nation and changed Gerald as a person and as an artist forever.


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Sound & Vision: Saving DIY Venues Amid Covid-19 Closures

KEXP’s Emily Fox speaks with Jason Clackley and Ricky Graboski of the Vera Project about the DIY Community Relief Fund.


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Sound & Vision: Venue Owners Predict a Different Musical Landscape in Seattle

As a ban on large gatherings in Washington state inches toward it’s eight week, venue owners fear for the future of independent venues in Seattle.


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Sound & Vision: DJ Abbie on Why This is the Moment for Fiona Apple's Fetch the Bolt Cutters

The KEXP DJ spoke with Sound & Vision host Emily Fox about why self-isolation is the perfect time to process Fiona Apple's first album in eight years.


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Sound & Vision: The Unusual Story Behind The Postal Service

KEXP DJ Marco Collins spoke with music journalist Charles R. Cross about Postal Service's Give Up as a part of Sound & Vision’s occasional series “Northwest Classics."


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Sound & Vision: M. Ward on His New Album Migration Stories

Sound & Vision host Emily Fox spoke with the Ward about the inspiration for his latest album, which tells stories about people moving across borders.


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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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