It’ll Take Seattle’s KEXP Over 4 Months to Play Every Sub Pop Records Release

Posted March 12, 2018 at 5:08 am

Seminal Seattle-based indie rock imprint, Sub Pop Records, turns thirty-years-old this August. To celebrate the momentus occasion, the city’s left-of-the-dial station KEXP will embark on a “four-month retrospective.” What that means is that DJs will play the label’s approximately 1,200 releases from now through the end of July. The math on that is roughly an […]

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International Clash Day Goes Big for its Sixth Year

Last modified February 7, 2018 at 11:11 am

During the February 7, 2013 radio broadast, KEXP “Morning Show” host John Richards arbitrarily declared that day as “International Clash Day.” The designation was rather organic – created “for no other reason than the fact that he could” – yet it nevertheless gradually gained traction in the interim. Each year since, the voices championing the cause […]

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Today is (Unofficially) ‘International Clash Day’

Posted February 7, 2017 at 9:39 am

It’s time to embrace an unofficial day for The Clash, the only band that matters. Today is the fifth annual International Clash Day, a designation that began as kind of a joke on Seattle’s left-of-the-dial radio station KEXP. Four years ago, “Morning Show” host John Richards arbitrarily declared February 7 as “International Clash Day.” It was […]

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The City Should Recognize ‘International Clash Day,’ the Only Day that Matters

Posted February 2, 2017 at 9:29 am

What began as an impromptu quip on a local Seattle radio station in 2013 is now a full-fledged grassroots campaign. All in the name of The Clash, the only band that matters. Four years ago, a deejay at KEXP, an influential left-of-the-dial radio station, arbitrarily declared February 7 as “International Clash Day.” (The only day that […]

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Here’s How You Can Listen to Every Sample on ‘Paul’s Boutique’ with Seattle’s KEXP Radio Show

Posted July 27, 2015 at 10:21 am

In case you missed it, and have twelve hours to spare, it’s time turn on KEXP and listen to “Inside Paul’s Boutique.” This past Friday, the Seattle-based radio station assembled a stellar, engaging program that completely dissects (probably) every sample included on the Beastie Boys’ seminal 1989 record. That’s fifteen tracks comprised of more than […]

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Sub Pop Celebrates 25 Years with Space Needle Performance at 3pm [VIDEO]

Posted July 11, 2013 at 2:13 pm

Sub Pop, the label that first brought the world the grunge rock of Nirvana, Soundgarden, and Mudhoney is turning 25 years old. To celebrate the occasion, the classic imprint has put together a weekend of festivities dubbed “Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee.” They’ve hooked up with listener-powered radio station KEXP, and are kicking off the bash today […]

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The Anxious Mind: An Interview with BellaMaine [INTERVIEW]

Posted April 1, 2013 at 12:12 pm

We caught up with the Seattle four-piece to find out more about their big sound, inspirations, and what we can look forward to.

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Artist Spotlight: The Comettes

Last modified March 13, 2013 at 1:05 pm

This Seattle trio dropped their debut in December, and it’s worth checking out. It’s a slender half dozen tracks, but each is a rich lesson in easing into psychedelic jam.

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10 Questions with Line & Circle [INTERVIEW]

Posted January 29, 2013 at 11:14 am

Line & Circle have been hot on the radar and our playlist since dropping their single Roman Ruins/Carelessness this past July. We recently caught up with the Brians, both of whom were happy to share some insights.

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