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03/05/2019 08:51 AM
DJ: John Richards
Dance Yrself Clean
by LCD Soundsystem
(200 plays) | (3 fans)

The Muppets performing Dance Yrself Clean on a rooftop: http://tinyurl.com/n97vyc7
03/05/2019 08:44 AM
DJ: John Richards
Boyfriends
by Broken Social Scene
(36 plays) | (0 fans)

Broken Social Scene are playing TWO nights at The Neptune, Monday, July 29th and Tuesday, July 30th! See all their tour dates here: https://brokensocialscene.ca/tour/
03/05/2019 08:40 AM
DJ: John Richards
Sometimes (Lester Piggott)
by James
(46 plays) | (2 fans)

Laid was James' first album produced by Brian Eno.
03/05/2019 08:36 AM
DJ: John Richards

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever are back in Seattle at The Crocodile on June 6th! Tickets & info: https://bit.ly/2tEv6Ct Check out their live KEXP in-studio from April, 2018: http://tinyurl.com/y2k77lrt
03/05/2019 08:31 AM
DJ: John Richards
The Bones Of You
by Elbow
(50 plays) | (1 fan)

Frontman Guy Garvey explained to the Manchester Evening News that the character on this track is the same Count Arthur Strong-like person who "Starlings" was about, only a "little bit younger and more metrosexual." He added: "The character is buzzing through St. Ann's Square, phone stuck to his ear, briefcase in hand. He's a young, modern, go-getter and a song comes out of a shop or a café doorway and transports him back five years and 3,000 miles away, and he's in the arms of a woman he lost because of his ambition. It's a recurring theme of the record, balancing what you want with what you need." Garvey concluded that again like "Starlings," this song is once again, autobiographical. He admitted: "It's feelings I was having for somebody. Obviously, I've never been a businessman, but it's about thinking that work and your career is the only thing that's of any importance."
03/05/2019 08:28 AM
DJ: John Richards
Ruby
by Strand of Oaks
(12 plays) | (1 fan)

Strand of Oaks will be live on KEXP on April 26th. This one is for broadcast only so hurry and get tickets for the show at Neumos that night! http://tinyurl.com/y2u9dwp2
03/05/2019 08:25 AM
DJ: John Richards
The Fitted Shirt
by Spoon
(106 plays) | (0 fans)

Spoon has stopped by the Midday show with DJ Cheryl Waters a couple times for in-studio sets. September, 2017: http://tinyurl.com/y5w29mpz and July 2014: http://tinyurl.com/y234ogkc
03/05/2019 08:18 AM
DJ: John Richards
Everything Counts (live)
by Depeche Mode
(12 plays) | (0 fans)

Here is Depeche Mode performing "Everything Counts" on the Amsterdam stop of the 2017 Spirit Tour: http://tinyurl.com/y5k5r7hw
03/05/2019 08:13 AM
DJ: John Richards
Jane Says (live)
by Jane's Addiction
(47 plays) | (0 fans)

Check out this version of the song performed for the "Guitar Center Sessions" in 2010: https://bit.ly/1N4lGWB
03/05/2019 08:05 AM
DJ: John Richards

Talking Heads lead singer David Byrne has called this "a very personal love song," and said this was the first love song he ever wrote. "I didn't try to compromise this time and say 'love is nice'"
03/05/2019 08:01 AM
DJ: John Richards
You Had Your Soul With You
by The National
(27 plays) | (0 fans)

‘I Am Easy To Find’, is the new album out May 17th and this, the album's first single ‘You Had Your Soul With You’ features vocals by the amazing Gail Ann Dorsey.
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