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R.I.P. James Atkins of Hammerbox

James Atkins, bassist for Hammerbox and longtime fixture of the Seattle music scene, sadly passed away on Saturday, February 27th after a battle with esophageal cancer. He was surrounded by friends and his favorite music, including AC/DC, Motörhead, Soul Asylum, and The Replacements. Formed in 1990, Hammerbox were another casualty of Seattle’s “grunge” popularity, signingRead more…

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Spring Membership Drive: KEXP – A Reliable, Solid Constant

I’ve bumped into a few people of notoriety in my life… I once lifted free weights in a Denver health club next to Tommy Chong (the dude was cut!)… I was at a Mookie Blaylock show at the Off Ramp where Matt Dillon was hanging out, doing research for Singles… when I was 13 IRead more…

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