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01/21/2019 08:00 AM
DJ: Morgan
Move On Up
by Curtis Mayfield
(99 plays) | (1 fan)

This extraordinary musician was paralyzed in 1990 when high winds blew a lighting rig down on him during a sound check. He continued to perform until his death in 1999.: https://www.curtismayfield.com/curtis-mayfield-biography.html
01/21/2019 07:57 AM
DJ: Morgan
Happy Idiot
by TV on the Radio
(113 plays) | (2 fans)

The Danny Jelinek-directed video for this song stars Paul Reubens as an insane race car driver. The American comic actor is best known for his character Pee-Wee Herman.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaKVy-FlaUA
01/21/2019 07:53 AM
DJ: Morgan

This is a tribute to various revolutionary American leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. The pioneering rap group Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force wrote this song and were the first to record it. They released it as a single in 1983.
01/21/2019 07:47 AM
DJ: Morgan
This Land
by Gary Clark Jr.
(35 plays) | (0 fans)

“This Land” is a powerful, blues-soaked indictment of modern racism. Clark sings a true story about living on “50 acres with a Model A/Right in the middle of Trump country,” next to a neighbor who “can’t wait to call the police on me.” The chorus is something he’s heard before: "Go back where you come from.” Read more about the song, the video, and the album, due out on March 1st, here: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/gary-clark-jr-this-land-racism-america-trump-777000/
01/21/2019 07:43 AM
DJ: Morgan
Natural Skin Deep
by Neneh Cherry
(50 plays) | (0 fans)

She’s Swedish, discovered singing via X-Ray Spex, was in the Slits, and has overlapped with Portishead, Massive Attack, and Biggie among others. Watch her perform "Natural Skin Deep" live:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgfrWqyZ6kc
01/21/2019 07:37 AM
DJ: Morgan
Clap Your Hands
by Galactic
(18 plays) | (0 fans)

They'll bring this energy to The Showbox on Friday, March 22nd, 2019.
01/21/2019 07:33 AM
DJ: Morgan
By the Time I Get to Arizona
by Brownout
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

This is Austin, Texas funk powerhouse Brownout's cover of the great Public Enemy song. In its original form (1991), producer Gary G-Wiz used a fuzzed-out guitar riff from Mandrill’s deep funk classic “Two Sisters Of Mystery” and a scream-laced Jackson 5 organ break to build a sweat-dripping march against Arizona Governor Evan Mecham’s unwillingness to officially recognize Martin Luther King Day." There was a voter referendum that reinstated the holiday in 1993.
01/21/2019 07:29 AM
DJ: Morgan

Fred Sanford (Redd Foxx) of "Sanford & Son" gave ATCQ the "El Segundo" theme.:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBEU9U0baIs
01/21/2019 07:26 AM
DJ: Morgan
Doves In The Wind (ft. Kendrick...
by SZA
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

Although we really don't know about a new album, SZA is featured in this article on the "ten most anticipated hip-hop albums of 2019": https://djbooth.net/features/2018-12-18-most-anticipated-hip-hop-albums-2019
01/21/2019 07:22 AM
DJ: Morgan
Ill Wind
by Radiohead
(30 plays) | (0 fans)

Recognize that voice? Last week, Radiohead released "Ill Wind" to streaming services. This song originally appeared on a CD single with Radiohead's rejected James Bond song “Spectre." https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/01/radiohead-ill-wind-new-song/
01/21/2019 07:12 AM
DJ: Morgan

Frontman James Graham describes the lyrics as "about my ongoing battle with not liking myself, trying to be a good person but constantly feeling like I’m failing myself and everyone I care about." Get this song, selected by KEXP as a Song of the Day, for free here.: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2018/11/22/twilight-sad-im-not-here-missing-face/?t=1548083631040
01/21/2019 07:08 AM
DJ: Morgan
Hail Bop
by Django Django
(118 plays) | (0 fans)

"The video, created and directed by Daniel Swan, features Django Django singer and guitarist Vinnie Neff pushing a giant ball (the Hale-Bopp comet?) up an endless flight of stairs like Sisyphus, only the swirling, psychedelic landscape is a computer-generated maze of snaking tubes and floating rooms, not the underworld as ancient Greeks probably imagined it.": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQGTORbJgB4
01/21/2019 07:04 AM
DJ: Morgan
by Y La Bamba
(38 plays) | (0 fans)

Go to The Tractor Tavern on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 to hear Y La Bamba perform live. Before you go, watch a live performance of "Mujeres" on KEXP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRThQTmd5E8
01/21/2019 07:02 AM
DJ: Morgan
Deathless (feat. Kamasi Washing...
by Ibeyi
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

Watch these talented sisters in a live in-studio performance that included "Deathless":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16DhKcVlaYs