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05/30/2019 04:59 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Run For Your Life
by Piroshka
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Piroshka is an English band made up of previous members of the Shoegaze band Lush.
05/30/2019 04:55 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Rebel Rebel
by David Bowie
(79 plays) | (0 fans)

Originally written for an aborted Ziggy Stardust musical in late 1973, "Rebel Rebel" – completed in January 1974 and released the following month – was Bowie's last single in the glam rock style that had been his trademark. It was also his first hit since 1969 not to feature lead guitarist Mick Ronson; Bowie himself played guitar on this and almost all other tracks from Diamond Dogs, producing what NME critics Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray called "a rocking dirty noise that owed as much to Keith Richards as it did to the departed Ronno". The song is notable for its gender-bending lyrics ("You got your mother in a whirl / She's not sure if you're a boy or a girl") as well as its distinctive riff.
05/30/2019 04:47 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah ...
(18 plays) | (0 fans)

According to Monáe "Q.U.E.E.N." was inspired by "private discussions between her and Erykah Badu," and "is meant to make you jam, dance, funk out and dialogue later." While the album focuses on the empowerment of women and the need for women to control their own images, the single "Q.U.E.E.N." focuses on the empowerment of other oppressed peoples as well as women. The title is an acronym for Queer, Untouchables, Emigrants, Excommunicated, and Negroid. Throughout the song, Monáe uses a question-answer format to explain the stereotypes, misconceptions, and oppression of those in the LGBT community, untouchables (those in poverty), emigrants (those who were forced to leave their home countries due to dangerous/unlivable circumstances), the excommunicated (those who have served/continue to serve time in prison), and the negroid (black people of all origins).
05/30/2019 04:43 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Bomba Estéreo & Systema Solar
(16 plays) | (0 fans)

Colombian dance bands Bomba Estéreo and Systema Solar teamed up for this one off single celebrating the Carnaval Festival . Where people of all colors and creeds take to the streets in celebration of Afro-Caribbean life and culture.
05/30/2019 04:41 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Aerosol
(32 plays) | (0 fans)

Rosalía is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actress and record producer. Known for her modern interpretations of flamenco music, Rosalía crossed language boundaries after receiving praise from international influencers and after several collaborations with artists such as J Balvin, Pharrell Williams and James Blake.
05/30/2019 04:37 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
I'm In Trouble
by The Replacements
(18 plays) | (0 fans)

"Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash" is the first studio album by the American punk rock band The Replacements. It was released on August 25, 1981 by Twin/Tone Records
05/30/2019 04:35 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Dead Bars
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

Seattle based Dead Bars will be playing at Belltown Yacht Club on June 24th!
05/30/2019 04:32 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
20th Century Boy
by T. Rex
(9 plays) | (0 fans)

20th Century Boy was recorded on 3 December 1972 in Toshiba Recording Studios in Tokyo, Japan at a session that ran between 3:00PM and 1:30AM. Backing vocals, hand claps, acoustic guitar and saxophones were recorded in England when T. Rex returned to the country after their tour. '20th Century Boy''s lyrics are, according to Marc Bolan, based on quotes taken from notable celebrities such as Muhammad Ali. This can be seen through the inclusion of the line "sting like a bee", which is taken from one of Ali's 1969 speeches.
05/30/2019 04:28 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Puppet Strings
by Sunflower Bean
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

Subflower Bean is a Brooklyn based rock trio. Their second album "Twentytwo in Blue" was released via Mom+Pop in March of 2018. Their EP "King of the Dudes" dropped in January of this year.
05/30/2019 04:24 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Where Is Her Head
by The National
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

The National will be playing at Marymoor Park on August 29th!
05/30/2019 04:21 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
CÂ’Mon Everybody
by Eddie Cochran
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

"C'mon Everybody" is a 1958 song by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart, originally released as a B-side. In 1959 it peaked in the UK (where Cochran had major success and where he died in 1960) at number six in the singles chart, and, thirty years later, in 1988, the track was re-issued there and became a number 14 hit. In the United States the song got to number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100. "C'mon Everybody" is ranked number 403 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
05/30/2019 04:18 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Chequeless Reckless
by Fontaines DC
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

Fontaines D.C. joined IDLES for their two days of fun in Seattle this week having their KEXP peroformance this past Tuesday before their show at Neumos that night. Check out Fontaines D.C. performing live at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik during Iceland Airwaves 2018:

05/30/2019 04:16 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Got You
by Amyl and The Sniffers
(31 plays) | (1 fan)

Australian Punk outfit Amyl and the Sniffers dropped their self-titled album last week and are currently amidst the European leg of their world tour!
05/30/2019 04:13 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Hurry On Home
by Sleater-Kinney
(58 plays) | (0 fans)

Sleater-Kinney have announced a new album titled "The Center Won't Hold" due out sometime in 2019. The first single 'Hurry on Home' premiered yesterday. The album is produced by Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent. Sleater-Kinney will be playing The Paramount Theatre on November 23rd!
05/30/2019 04:07 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
(28 plays) | (0 fans)

IDLES just played an INSANE sold out show at Neumos this past Tuesday night, followed by an incredible performance yesterday here at KEXP. While we wait patiently for that video to be uploaded check out IDLES' performance from KEXP's International Clash Day Broadcast live at Studio 9294 in Hackney Wick, London:

05/30/2019 04:04 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Ghost Printer
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Four arms, four legs, two heads, wood, metal and plastic. A band of two Johns from Crystal Palace, London, UK

05/30/2019 04:02 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
(28 plays) | (0 fans)

05/30/2019 04:01 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
The Rover
by Interpol
(39 plays) | (1 fan)

Interpol will be playing at the WaMu Theater on October 1st!