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03/30/2018 06:56 AM
DJ: John Richards
The Cross
by Prince
(17 plays) | (0 fans)

Rolling Stone has some details on the 1986 session in which Prince recorded "The Cross": "Recorded entirely solo on a Sunday at
 Sunset Sound in Los Angeles, [The Cross] was an
other example of Prince finding inspira
tion in imperfection. '[The drumming] 
speeds up, but he wasn't using a metronome. ... I thought he was actually going 
to scrap it,' [Susan Rogers, Prince's staff engineer and production right hand on Sign 'O' the Times] recalls. 'But he was 
happy with it.'" https://rol.st/2hIAbUq
03/30/2018 06:53 AM
DJ: John Richards
untitled shook ones
by Emancipator
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

You can catch Portland based producer and DJ Emancipator at the Showbox on March 30th. This song mixes Mobb Depp's "Shook Ones (Part II) with Sigur Rós's "Untitled 1". https://emancipator.bandcamp.com/
03/30/2018 06:45 AM
DJ: John Richards
Now You're Gone
by Secret Machines
(21 plays) | (0 fans)

In December 2013, Benjamin Curtis of Secret Machines and School of Seven Bells passed away at the age of 35 after a battle with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma.
03/30/2018 06:38 AM
DJ: John Richards
I Got To Run
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

Berlin post-punk duo Lea Porcelain features producer Julien Bracht and vocalist Markus Nikolaus. http://www.leaporcelain.com/
03/30/2018 06:35 AM
DJ: John Richards

Car Seat Headrest has a number of Washington shows coming up in April. You can catch them April 11th at the Knitting Factory Concert House in Spokane, April 12th at Real Art in Tacoma, April 13th at Wild Buffalo in Bellingham, and April 14th at the Capitol Theatre in Olympia. They're also headlining the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival July 12-14 in Leavenworth. https://carseatheadrest.bandcamp.com
03/30/2018 06:31 AM
DJ: John Richards
Midnight City
by M83
(217 plays) | (1 fan)

M83's eerie, Village of the Damned invoking music video for "Midnight City"is worth checking out: https://bit.ly/O2SRNm
03/30/2018 06:27 AM
DJ: John Richards
Blue Sky Mine
by Midnight Oil
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Midnight Oil's 1990 single "Blue Sky Mine" is a protest song inspired by the struggles and experiences of workers at the Wittenoom asbestos mines in Western Australia, many of whom were were exposed to potentially lethal levels of asbestos during their work. The "blue" refers to blue asbestos, and the "sugar refining company" refers to the Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd (CSR), the owner of the mines.
03/30/2018 06:22 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Wax Idols
(16 plays) | (0 fans)

Wax Idols play Barboza on June 7th. https://waxidols.bandcamp.com/
03/30/2018 06:18 AM
DJ: John Richards
Skim Milk
by Flasher
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

DC post-punk trio Flasher plays Capitol Hill Block Party on Friday, July 20th. The band features Taylor Mulitz of Priests, Emma Baker of Big Hush, and Daniel Saperstein of Bless and Trouble. https://flasherdc.bandcamp.com/
03/30/2018 06:13 AM
DJ: John Richards
Forget Myself
by Elbow
(128 plays) | (0 fans)

Elbow's first UK single from their 2005 album Leaders of the Free World. http://elbow.co.uk/
03/30/2018 06:07 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Doves
(228 plays) | (0 fans)

British indie rockers Doves have been on hiatus since 2010, but this hasn't stopped fans from holding out hope for a reunion. Earlier this year, fans started a "petition to encourage Doves to reform", which you can check out here: https://www.change.org/p/encourage-doves-band-to-reform
03/30/2018 06:02 AM
DJ: Atticus
Lucky Man
by The Verve
(112 plays) | (0 fans)

"Lucky Man" was the third single from The Verve's 1997 album Urban Hymns. In a 2006 interview with Q Magazine, U2's Bono listed "Lucky Man" as one of six songs released between 1986 and 2006 that he wished he had written himself. https://bit.ly/2pT03Bm