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04/30/2019 09:57 AM
DJ: John Richards
by TacocaT
(42 plays) | (0 fans)

Tacocat will be LIVE on KEXP on Friday, May 3rd at 3:00 PM. The public is invited to attend this performance. Tacocat will be at The Showbox on Saturday, June 8th, 2019.
04/30/2019 09:50 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Tourist
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

TR/ST are playing Neumos on May 15th. Tickets and info: https://bit.ly/2URD3Q2
04/30/2019 09:46 AM
DJ: John Richards
Kinda I Want To
by Nine Inch Nails
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

“I’VE STRUGGLED MY WHOLE LIFE FEELING LIKE I DON’T FIT OR BELONG ANYWHERE, KIND OF LIKE RIGHT NOW. HEARING THIS, I SUDDENLY FELT CONNECTED AND NO LONGER QUITE SO ALONE IN THE WORLD.” See Trent Reznor's speech inducting The Cure into the Hall of Fame earlier this year: http://www.nin.com/read-trent-reznors-full-speech-inducting-the-cure-at-rock-hall-2019/
04/30/2019 09:42 AM
DJ: John Richards

Editors were live on KEXP last May: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ror4tpeerng
04/30/2019 09:38 AM
DJ: John Richards
No Dark Things
by Echo & the Bunnymen
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Here is Echo & The Bunnymen live at St. George's Hall, Liverpool 1984 performing "No Dark Things: https://bit.ly/2GSKwdL
04/30/2019 09:33 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Drab Majesty
(30 plays) | (0 fans)

Modern Mirror is out July 12th but you can pre-order and download Ellipsis now: https://drabmajesty.bandcamp.com/
04/30/2019 09:28 AM
DJ: John Richards
Behind The Wheel
by Depeche Mode
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

"Behind the Wheel" was Depeche Mode's twentieth UK single and the third single from the album Music for the Masses.
04/30/2019 09:25 AM
DJ: John Richards
by Maverick Sabre
(6 plays) | (1 fan)

Written from the perspective of someone who’s always looking over their shoulder, fearing a bouncer who might check their bag for booze or a neighbour who might phone in a noise complaint to the guards, Drifting is a particularly brilliant snapshot into the day in the life of the idle and the lonely. Its striking La Haine-inspired music video by Hector Dockrill, which was filmed in Ballymun, bolsters the song’s message with Sabre saying that he aims “to tell as many different untold Irish stories within a grander film”. Both the song and the video capture the moments where we unwillingly lose control, leaving our fate in the care of something else. “We turn around and now we’re drifting . . .”
04/30/2019 09:13 AM
DJ: John Richards
by New Order
(17 plays) | (0 fans)

This was the first song the group produced themselves, splitting with Martin Hannett, who the band credit for teaching them the mechanics of recording. "Producing ourselves we get more satisfaction," frontman Bernard Sumner told The Face in 1983. "We know what we want and we can do it. With Martin the songs often turned out different, sometimes better, sometimes not."
04/30/2019 09:10 AM
DJ: John Richards
Life During Wartime
by Talking Heads
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

04/30/2019 09:06 AM
DJ: John Richards
Wanna Come Down
by Ibibio Sound Machine
(36 plays) | (0 fans)

Ibibio Sound Machine performed live on KEXP, Feb 4 from London and International Clash Week! Check out that performance (https://bit.ly/2J5IubM) and you can also see them live at Pickathon this year! https://pickathon.com/artist/ibibio-sound-machine/
04/30/2019 09:03 AM
DJ: John Richards
Love Will Tear Us Apart
by Hot 8 Brass Band
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

Hot 8 Brass Band made a video for this Joy Division cover: https://bit.ly/2QsdPKM
04/30/2019 09:00 AM
DJ: John Richards
Spider Web, Pt. 1
by The Budos Band
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

The Budos Band Saxophonist Jared Tankel talked with John on being bi-coastal and the new album, V, all on the weekly KEXP show, Sound & Vision https://bit.ly/2ZOZYyW