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11/12/2018 08:56 AM
DJ: Evie
To Zion
by Lauryn Hill feat. Carlos Sa...
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

"To Zion," is about Lauryn Hill's decision to have her first child, even though many at the time encouraged her to abort the pregnancy, so as to not conflict with her burgeoning career. In an interview she discussed the song's origin and significance, commenting "Names wouldn't come when I was ready to have him. The only name that came to me was Zion. I was like, 'is Zion too much of a weight to carry?' But this little boy, man. I would say he personally delivered me from my emotional and spiritual drought. He just replenished my newness. When he was born, I felt like I was born again... I wanted it to be a revolutionary song about a spiritual movement, and also about my spiritual change, going from one place to another because of my son."
11/12/2018 08:53 AM
DJ: Evie

Bradley worked for more than 15 years as a James Brown impersonator, with the stage name “Black Velvet”. Friend and longtime producer Tommy “TNT” Brenneck borrowed this to use as the title of Bradley’s posthumous final album, released recently on Daptone imprint Dunham Records. https://shopdaptonerecords.com/products/charles-bradley-black-velvet
11/12/2018 08:49 AM
DJ: Evie
What's Going On
by Marvin Gaye
(9 plays) | (0 fans)

After the song was initially released as a single and was an instant success, Gaye recorded a concept album of the same name, told from the point of view of a soldier returning from the war. Gaye said his brother’s letters from Vietnam inspired the now-classic song.
11/12/2018 08:42 AM
DJ: Evie
by R.E.M.
(125 plays) | (2 fans)

11/12/2018 08:39 AM
DJ: Evie
Loading Zones
by Kurt Vile
(16 plays) | (0 fans)

Playing at the Moore Theatre on December 15th. http://kurtvile.com/
11/12/2018 08:36 AM
DJ: Evie
Monkey Gone to Heaven
by Pixies
(149 plays) | (0 fans)

11/12/2018 08:32 AM
DJ: Evie
by Sloucher
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

11/12/2018 08:29 AM
DJ: Evie
Archie, Marry Me
by Alvvays
(158 plays) | (1 fan)

Alvvways stopped by for an in-studio performance here at KEXP last fall. If you missed it, head over to the KEXP YouTube channel and check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgOSHDitcds
11/12/2018 08:23 AM
DJ: Evie
OK Pal
by M83
(44 plays) | (0 fans)

The band's Anthony Gonzalez describes the making of the album: "Having spent 29 years of my life in France, I moved to California a year and a half before the making of this album and I was excited and inspired by so many different things: by the landscape, by the way of life, by live shows, by movies, by the road trips I took alone... I was feeling alive again and this is, I feel, something that you can hear on the album."
11/12/2018 08:19 AM
DJ: Evie
Head Over Heels
by Tears For Fears
(25 plays) | (0 fans)

Anyone else think of Donnie Darko now every time they hear this track? Apparently director Richard Kelly has said that the scene in which the song was used was written and choreographed specifically with the song in mind. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/qsyfGwlf_l0
11/12/2018 08:15 AM
DJ: Evie
Human Being
by Robyn feat. Zhala
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

Speaking of Röyksopp collaborators... Robyn's 'Honey' will be the first release in eight years.. http://robyn.com/
11/12/2018 08:12 AM
DJ: Evie
by Röyksopp
(113 plays) | (0 fans)

Röyksopp released their final album "The Inevitable End" on November 11th, 2014.
11/12/2018 08:06 AM
DJ: Evie
Fluffy Kosmische
by Kikagaku Moyo
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Out of Tokyo, Japan. https://geometricpatterns.bandcamp.com/album/masana-temples
11/12/2018 08:01 AM
DJ: Evie
crosseyed and painless
by Talking Heads
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

If you love dancing, check out the video for this track. https://youtu.be/_Zrkf65GmwE