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Ivy Reflects on Apartment Life and Their Late Bandmate, Adam Schlesinger

KEXP’s Janice Headley talks with New York band Ivy about the 25th-anniversary edition of their album Apartment Life (out today) and their memories of late bandmate, Adam Schlesinger.

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She Plays Her Bass Loud: Post-Punk Legend Gina Birch on Her Debut Solo Album, The Raincoats, and Feminism

KEXP's Janice Headley spoke with legendary artist Gina Birch on her debut solo album, titled I Play My Bass Loud, out today via Third Man Records.

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Black History Month Interviews

The Best of Shotgun Seamstress, According to Osa Atoe

The creator of the influential African American punk zine speaks to Martin Douglas about her personal highlights from its recent anthology.

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The Flavor of 15 Years Ago: An Interview with No Age

Martin Douglas speaks with the Los Angeles experimental punks about their place in the indie music ecosystem, self-producing their latest album, and much, much more.

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Winter on the Emotional Excavation of Creating the Impeccable What Kind of Blue Are You?

KEXP spoke with Samira Winter, the Los Angeles-based artist who makes dreamy soundscapes under the name Winter. Her latest album 'What Kind of Blue Are You?' came out in October and sees the artist lean heavier into her shoegaze influences with some help from Sasami, Hatchie, and Joo Joo Ashworth. …

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Interviews Sound and Vision

Cellist Lori Goldston on Her Career From Nirvana Through Her New Solo Album 'High and Low'

Cellist Lori Goldston has been carving her own path in the world of rock music for over three decades. She’s performed and recorded with some iconic artists like Nirvana, David Byrne, and Cat Power among many others. She is also an unsung hero of Seattle’s music scene, continuing to work with new a…

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Interviews Local Music

Remembering Geneviève: Artists Talk About Ô: A Tribute Album to Ô Paon and Geneviève Castrée

KEXP talks to Mount Eerie, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Karl Blau, and more artists featured on Ô: A Tribute Album to Ô Paon and Geneviève Castrée.

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Interviews Live Video

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard on Stamina, (Many!) New Albums, and Keeping it Together During Lockdown

The long-running Australian psych-rock band stopped by KEXP last month for another blistering in-studio session and chat with DJ Cheryl Waters.

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From the Archives:


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.