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03/30/2018 05:59 PM
DJ: Brian Foss
Rip It Up
by Elvis Presley
(1 play) | (0 fans)

03/30/2018 05:52 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

Mad Professor was contacted by Massive Attack after Protection was released to remix a song for a single. After the single was remixed, the band asked Mad Professor to listen to more of the album to explore the possibility of further remixes. The project then became a track by track remix of almost the entire album. Mad Professor heavily edited the original material to form a slow, pulsating mix in which the beat is emphasised, reverb is extensively used and the occasional vocals (many of the tracks are almost entirely instrumental) fade in-and-out in typical dub fashion. http://niceup.com/interviews/mad_professor
03/30/2018 05:49 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

The music video for this song revolves around (the actual and famous London madam) Janie Jones being chauffeured around London with Mick Jones. Many of the contributors to the song feature in the video. Drew McConnell accompanies Janie Jones from the Windmill theatre right at the beginning as she's getting into her car, Alan Donohoe from The Rakes is driving the car, two members of Cazals are walking down the street near the start and their singer, Phil Bush, mimes 'lucky lady', the two guys standing in front of the telephone box are Josh Hubbard from The Paddingtons and one member of Guillemots; Carl Barât, Anthony Rossomando, Gary Powell and a guitar can be seen in a car pulling up to a petrol station, while Jack Peñate is also seen at the petrol station and Lisa Moorish is seen singing along towards the end. The lead singer from The Mystery Jets is seen walking with one of The Holloways on the side of the street. https://bit.ly/1i8q2P6
03/30/2018 05:44 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Smells Like Teen Spirit
by Nirvana
(67 plays) | (1 fan)

"I was trying to write the ultimate pop song. I was basically trying to rip off the Pixies. I have to admit it. When I heard the Pixies for the first time, I connected with that band so heavily that I should have been in that band—or at least a Pixies cover band. We used their sense of dynamics, being soft and quiet and then loud and hard." https://rol.st/2uyAFWy
03/30/2018 05:41 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Let's Get It On
by Marvin Gaye
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

During his childhood, Gaye had been physically abused by his preacher father Marvin Gay, Sr., who disciplined his son under extremely moralistic and fundamentalist Christian teachings. As a result, the meaning and practice of sex had later become a disturbing question for Gaye. As an adult, he suffered with sexual impotence and became plagued by sadomasochistic fantasies, which haunted him in his dreams and provoked some guilt in his conscience. According to Gaye's biographer David Ritz, "his view of sex was unsettled, tormented, riddled with pain." Gaye learned to cope with his personal issues with a newly found spirituality. He began incorporating his new outlook into his music, as initially expressed through the socially conscious album What's Going On, along with promotional photos of him wearing a kufi in honor of African traditional religions and his faith." https://bit.ly/2GXDJOm
03/30/2018 05:38 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Janie Jones
by The Clash
(91 plays) | (0 fans)

The music video revolves around (the real) Janie Jones [the infamous London madam] being chauffeured around London with Mick Jones. Many of the contributors to the song feature in the video. Drew McConnell accompanies Janie Jones from the Windmill theatre right at the beginning as she's getting into her car, Alan Donohoe from The Rakes is driving the car, two members of Cazals are walking down the street near the start and their singer, Phil Bush, mimes 'lucky lady', the two guys standing in front of the telephone box are Josh Hubbard from The Paddingtons and one member of Guillemots; Carl Barât, Anthony Rossomando, Gary Powell and a guitar can be seen in a car pulling up to a petrol station, while Jack Peñate is also seen at the petrol station and Lisa Moorish is seen singing along towards the end. The lead singer from The Mystery Jets is seen walking with one of The Holloways on the side of the street. https://bit.ly/1i8q2P6
03/30/2018 05:33 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Tri Devi
by Oligarkh
(9 plays) | (0 fans)

A spectacular featured Song of the Day, which you can explore and download right here: http://blog.kexp.org/2017/03/22/song-of-the-day-oligarkh-tri-devi/
03/30/2018 05:29 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

Reske remix!
03/30/2018 05:23 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Sugartooth
by Brandi Carlile
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

03/30/2018 05:19 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
When He Drinks
by Jason McCue
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

03/30/2018 05:14 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Egg Man
by Beastie Boys
(117 plays) | (0 fans)

This song was apparently "inspired by the trio’s longtime penchant for egg throwing. The boys would drop eggs from hotel room windows and drive around in limousines launching shells at innocent bystanders." https://bit.ly/2IgBnJT
03/30/2018 05:12 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
The Bunny
by Mitchell Froom feat. Mike D...
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Random factoid: Soul Coughing’s first album was named after Mitchell’s daughter, Ruby.
03/30/2018 05:08 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Bone Dry
by Eels
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Eels was formed in California in 1995 by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mark Oliver Everett, known by the stage name E. Band members have changed across the years, both in the studio and on stage, making Everett the only official member for most of the band's work. Eels' music is often filled with themes about family, death, and lost love. Performing at The Showbox on June 2nd; full list of upcoming tour dates here: http://eelstheband.com/tourdates/
03/30/2018 05:03 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Aliens In Our Midst
by Wussy
(42 plays) | (1 fan)

A cover of The Twinkeyz's 1979 single. "I first discovered The Twinkeyz 45 'Aliens In Our Midst' in the late '70s when I was working for Subway Records in Cincinnati, Ohio. White vinyl with a picture sleeve and a comic book insert (I still have it). I loved the raw simplicity of it and thought the words were particularly wonderful. Wussy started playing it in our live sets a couple of years back and it’s gotten such a positive response that we decided to record it and put it on our newest record, What Heaven Is Like. Not to slight the others, but it’s actually my favorite song on the album. And considering the current shit storm, the words are as relevant as they’ve ever been. ALL HAIL THE TWINKEYZ!!!" https://bit.ly/2uH9gSv
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