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2023 Countdown

KEXP Staff, Volunteers, and Interns Top Albums of 2023

2023 is behind us, but we're still reeling from all the great music the year gave us. We've already seen top albums from our DJs and our listeners in the Best of 2023 countdown, but what about the rest of the KEXP staff?


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (12/18)

Each week, Music Director Chris Sanley and Associate Music Director Alex Ruder share brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week, including new releases from Danny Brown, OKAN, Wishy, and more.


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El Sonido

Alternative Latin Music of 2023 in 50 Albums

Albina Cabrera from El Sonido and all the Latin 'cosas' at KEXP selected 50 must-listen albums, EPs, and compilations of the year. Take a look at the eclectic music of 2023 that once again demonstrates the musical prowess of Latin America, Spain, and the global diaspora in creating generational ant…


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Maria BC

Oakland-based artist Maria BC shares a hypnotic and powerful guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World that's designed to soundtrack the moment when grief turns into rage and motion.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (12/11)

Each week, Music Director Chris Sanley and Associate Music Director Alex Ruder share brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week, including new releases from DijahSB, La Dame Blanche, Car Seat Headrest, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Muzi

South African DJ, electronic producer, and vocalist Muzi dives into his joyful sound with a smooth survey of his standout album cuts on his exclusive guest DJ mix.


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Reviews

New Music Reviews (12/4)

Each week, Music Director Chris Sanley and Associate Music Director Alex Ruder share brief insights on new and upcoming releases for KEXP's rotation. See what we added this week, including new releases from GC OConnor, Midas The Jagaban, The Halluci Nation, and more.


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2023 Countdown

KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2023

2023 is coming to a close, and it's time for the KEXP DJs to share their Top Albums of the year.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight in a Perfect World: Vince Clarke

Legendary musician Vince Clarke shares a cinematic and colorful guest DJ mix in celebration of his long-awaited debut solo album Songs of Silence.


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From the Archives:

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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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