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Nevermind25: From the EMP Museum Oral Histories Archive

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary on September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the EMP Museum Oral Histories Archive. Bruce Pavitt, co-founderRead more…

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Nevermind25: Exclusive Interview Footage from the EMP Museum, Part Two

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary this Saturday, September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabiliaRead more…

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KEXP Fall Fundraising Drive: You Shape Tomorrow’s Sounds Today

Some radio stations only play the latest hits. Others spin nothing but oldies. But thanks to financial support from music lovers like you, you can hear the best music of all eras and styles on listener-powered KEXP. When you tune in for special programs like our silver anniversary celebration of Nirvana’s Nevermind and today’s BestRead more…

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Nevermind25: Exclusive Interview Footage from the EMP Museum, Part One

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary this Saturday, September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabiliaRead more…

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Review Revue Redux: Nirvana – Nevermind

Back in 2008, our intrepid Review Revue Reviewer, Levi Fuller, took an in-depth look at the old KCMU vinyl for Nirvana’s Nevermind. In celebration of the album’s 25th anniversary, we revisit that blog post below. KEXP celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind all week long, leading to a special encore presentation on Audioasis, Saturday,Read more…

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Nevermind25: KEXP Listeners Remember Nirvana, Part Two

As KEXP celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, we asked our listeners to share their memories of this iconic release. (You can still call us at 4124-GRUNGE (412-447-8643) and leave your story, too.) Here are just a few of the stories; we’ll be sharing more on-air and online throughout the week! KEXP celebrates theRead more…

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Nevermind25: KEXP Listeners Remember Nirvana, Part One

As KEXP celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, we asked our listeners to share their memories of this iconic release. (You can still call us at 4124-GRUNGE (412-447-8643) and leave your story, too.) Here are just a few of the stories; we’ll be sharing more on-air and online throughout the week! KEXP celebrates theRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Nevermind25 at the EMP Museum 9/24

It should come as no surprise, but we’re not the only ones celebrating the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind. Our Seattle Center neighbors the EMP Museum are hosts to the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabilia, a collection commemorated in the book, Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses. And while this exhibit is partRead more…

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Nevermind25: A Nirvana Video Roundup

As we look back on 25 years of Nirvana’s Nevermind, we have to acknowledge how even their music videos became influential. Former MTV Programming employee Amy Finnerty has said the clip for “Smells Like Teen Spirit” in particular “changed the entire look of MTV.” From anarchist cheerleaders to a spoof of ’60s variety shows, checkRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Hot on the heels of their 24-hour sigurrosrouteone feed, Sigur Rós share a video for the song “Óveður.” Directed by Swedish-based auteur Jonas Åkerlund, the clip features work from Icelandic choreographer Erna Ómarsdóttir against the beautiful landscape of Grindavík, a town on the Reykjanes peninsula. Keep an eye out for a cameo from the boys,Read more…

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