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01/22/2019 01:59 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Shout Me Out
by TV on the Radio
(80 plays) | (0 fans)

Kyp Malone said that the title came from "a note that Dave [Sitek] wrote in the studio that said, "Dear Science, please start solving problems and curing diseases or shut the fuck up."
01/22/2019 01:55 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Border Girl
by Young Fathers
(74 plays) | (0 fans)

Check out this in-studio session from back in 2014 and stay tuned to our YouTube channel for their most recent session, coming soon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b1tNVa_w0w
01/22/2019 01:49 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
No One's Easy to Love
by Sharon Van Etten
(44 plays) | (0 fans)

Sharon Van Etten will play Seattle's Neptune Theatre on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019.
01/22/2019 01:45 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Wasted Nun
by Cherry Glazerr
(36 plays) | (0 fans)

Cherry Glazerr will be LIVE on KEXP on Thursday, March 7th, at 1:30 p.m. Cherry Glazerr will play Neumos that night.
01/22/2019 01:41 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Lost Lenore
by Charlotte Gainsbourg
(17 plays) | (0 fans)

Read a positive review of Charlotte Gainsbourg's 5-song "Take 2" EP: https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/entertainment/music-review-singer-actress-charlotte-gainsbourg-follows-2017s-acclaimed
01/22/2019 01:35 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Rock Dreams
by The Lemon Twigs
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Lemon Twigs will be at The Neptune Theatre on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019. "Go To School" is a fantasy musical about a monkey called Shane who is raised by a pair of aspiring musicians as a human boy. Shane's parents are played by the D'Addario brothers' real-life mother Susan Hall and (the) Todd Rundgren. This song is sung by Susan Hall from the perspective of Carol (the Mom) in the story. She is bitter about her unsuccessful crack at being a rock artist and blames adopting Shane for her music career stalling.
01/22/2019 01:32 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Futurism
by Deerhunter
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

This much-anticipated eighth album came out on January 18th, 2019.: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/deerhunter-why-hasnt-everything-already-disappeared/
01/22/2019 01:27 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
I Don't Know
by Starsailor
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Read a review of "On the Outside" upon its release in the UK in 2005: https://www.musicomh.com/reviews/albums/starsailor-on-the-outside
01/22/2019 01:24 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Nearer Than Heaven
by Delays
(126 plays) | (1 fan)

The Delays lie about in the straw during the video for "Nearer Than Heaven": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbIddy1G_OY
01/22/2019 01:20 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Strawberry Fields Forever
by The Beatles
(34 plays) | (0 fans)

Strawberry Field was a Salvation Army home in Liverpool where John Lennon used to go. He had fond memories of the place that inspired this. John's aunt Mimi did not like John going to Strawberry Fields, as it was basically an orphanage and she thought they would lead John astray. John liked going there because having lost his father and later his mother he felt a kinship to the lads. When John and his aunt would argue about his going he would often reply, "What are they going to do, hang me?" Thus the line "Nothing to get hung about."
01/22/2019 01:12 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Laramie
by Cymbals Eat Guitars
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

Cymbals Eat Guitars performed songs from "LOSE" (including the extraordinary "Jackson") live at KEXP in 2014.: https://www.kexp.org/read/2014/9/26/live-video-cymbals-eat-guitars/?t=1548191677185
01/22/2019 01:06 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Alive
by Pearl Jam
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

The music for this song was written by guitarist Stone Gossard before the band had a lead singer. It was part of a three-song instrumental demo they made at London Bridge Studio in Seattle while looking for a vocalist and drummer. Jack Irons, a friend of Gossard's who played drums in The Red Hot Chili Peppers, was approached about joining the band, but he had another commitment. He thought Eddie Vedder might be a good fit as the singer, so he gave Eddie the demo tape. At home in San Diego, Vedder wrote lyrics and added his vocals to the song using his four-track recorder. The band liked what they heard and made him lead singer.
01/22/2019 01:02 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
The Emerald City
by Hotels
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

Hotels will be performing at KEXP's International Clash Day Covers night at Washington Hall on Thursday, February 7th, 2019. Get more details and tickets here: https://www.kexp.org/events/kexp-events/clash-cover-night/?t=1548192760584
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