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Throwaway Style: Porter Ray's Lyrical Ballet

Martin Douglas examines 'When Words Dance,' the Central District MC's latest opus.


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KEXP Premiere

Body Language Obsess Over the Unattainable on "Whenever I Think of You" (KEXP Premiere)

Body Language unveil the second single from their forthcoming fourth studio album Travel Guide


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Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: MusiCares' Laura Segura on COVID-19 Relief for Musicians

The executive director of MusiCares spoke with Sound & Vision host Emily Fox about the non-profit’s COVID-19 relief effort for people in the music industry.


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Interviews

Bully's Alicia Bognanno on Cher, Warped Tour Mosh Pits, and Quarantine Haircuts

KEXP has a lively conversation with Bully's Alicia Bognanno about Courtney Love, the awe-inducing splendor of Cher’s “Believe,” and the dangers of quarantine haircuts


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Add to Cart

Add To Cart: The COVID-19 Edition with Sonic Youth, The Decemberists, Wu-Tang Clan, Motörhead, Sub Pop

In this special edition of Add to Cart, KEXP spotlights band merch inspired by (and most often, with proceeds donated to) the coronavirus pandemic.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (8/31)

Each week, KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates (joined this week by DJs Alex and Gabriel Teodros) shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Kelly Lee Owens, Tkay Maidza, Bright Eyes, and more.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Ellen Allien

Revered and influential Berlin-based electronic musician Ellen Allien graces KEXP's airwaves with a guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World and takes the listener on a visceral journey through propulsive techno rhythms.


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Sound and Vision

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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KEXP Premiere

MOURN Announce New Album Self Worth; Share Single + Video "This Feeling Is Disgusting" (KEXP Premiere)

Barcelona-based trio MOURN process their emotions on their latest single “This Feeling Is Disgusting,” the second song to be shared from their newly-announced fourth album, Self Worth, out October 30th via Captured Tracks.


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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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