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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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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Freakout Festival

Martin Douglas speaks to festival principals Guy Keltner and Skyler Locatelli about the stress and reward of building a music festival from the ground up.


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All Genre, No Breaks: How Leaving Records Forges Its Own Path in the Music Industry

Throughout the pandemic, many of us have leaned on vices to get through it. For KEXP's Dusty Henry, that was Los Angeles-based "all genre" label, Leaving Records.


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Sound & Vision: Zoon’s Daniel Monkman Connects with their Ojibway Heritage and Community through Moccasin Gaze Music

Daniel Monkman makes music under the name Zoon, blending shoegaze with traditional First nations. sounds like a tribal drum. KEXP’s Dusty Henry spoke with Zoon to learn how making music brought them closer to their Ojibway heritage.


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Throwaway Style Interviews Local Music

Throwaway Style: Enumclaw and Me

From their very first show to the eve of their debut full-length, Martin Douglas follows "the best band since Oasis" through a meteoric year.


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Traipsing Through the Flowers with Curtis Harding

Martin Douglas speaks to the Atlanta-based soul singer about growing up in the church and his evolution as a songwriter.


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Desert Collage: Tacoma's J.R.C.G. on Alejandro Jodorowsky, Ajo Sunshine, and the Intergenerational DIY Spirit

Ahead of a performance alongside a screening of 'El Topo,' Justin Gallego talks about his latest solo album and the intersection of music and visual art.


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“Grief is Love With Nowhere to Go”: Rocky Votolato Finds Healing Amidst Tragedy on Wild Roots

The Seattle songwriter pens songs for his family and grieves the loss of his child on his latest album.


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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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