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09/06/2019 09:53 AM
DJ: John Richards
Epic
by Faith No More
(9 plays) | (0 fans)

“They were really like a spider’s web, pulling equally in five different directions,” recalls long-time Faith No More producer Matt Wallace. “There was no de facto leader of the band. If any guy tried to be the leader, the other guys would just say: ‘F**k you’. They would laugh him out of there. They were the most democratic band I’ve ever worked with.: https://www.loudersound.com/features/faith-no-more-the-real-story
09/06/2019 09:48 AM
DJ: John Richards
Cult Of Personality
by Living Colour
(36 plays) | (0 fans)

Read an exploration of the story behind Living Colour's "Cult of Personality": https://www.loudersound.com/features/living-colour-cult-of-personality-interview-cm-punk-wrestlemania
09/06/2019 09:45 AM
DJ: John Richards
Nest
by Young Fathers
(80 plays) | (0 fans)

John was there when Young Fathers performed "Nest" live in the KEXP studio. Watch the entire session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DKepbAUAes
09/06/2019 09:42 AM
DJ: John Richards
dancing choose
by TV on the Radio
(79 plays) | (0 fans)

"In my mind I'm breeding butterflies... Broken dreams, and alibis...." Want to know everything they're chanting?: https://genius.com/Tv-on-the-radio-dancing-choose-lyrics
09/06/2019 09:38 AM
DJ: John Richards
The House That Heaven Built
by Japandroids
(238 plays) | (1 fan)

Here's a glowing review of this Vancouver duo's "Celebration Rock": https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/16564-japandroids-celebration-rock/
09/06/2019 09:34 AM
DJ: John Richards
West Coast
by Fidlar
(132 plays) | (0 fans)

"Cracked out and sleepless in Seattle..." Fidlar came to Seattle in 2015 to perform live in the KEXP studio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K6Za0doLAM
09/06/2019 09:31 AM
DJ: John Richards

This is not a drill: Bombay Bicycle Club are back after a three-year official hiatus. "Everything Else Has Gone Wrong," their first release as a group since 2014’s "So Long, See You Tomorrow, is set for release on Jan. 17, 2020," via Caroline International/Island Records. Check out the “Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)” video, the lead single from the new album: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2019/09/bombay-bicycle-club-announce-album-and-tour-releas.html
09/06/2019 09:26 AM
DJ: John Richards
Black Gold
by Editors
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

"Black Gold" is one of three new songs that will be released on Editors' "Best of..." album, which will include 13 tracks from their six studio albums. It will arrive on October 25th.
09/06/2019 09:20 AM
DJ: John Richards
Superbike
by Jay Som
(96 plays) | (1 fan)

Jay Som will be LIVE on KEXP on Wednesday, September 18th at 1:00 PM. The public is invited to come down and see that performance. Jay Som will play Neumos that night. Download "Superbike," a KEXP song of the Day, for free: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2019/7/1/jay-som-superbike/
09/06/2019 09:15 AM
DJ: John Richards
The Passenger
by Iggy Pop
(283 plays) | (1 fan)

The New Yorker just did an extensive feature on Mr. Pop: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/09/02/the-survival-of-iggy-pop
09/06/2019 09:12 AM
DJ: John Richards
Abel
by The National
(214 plays) | (0 fans)

See the video of The National performing "Abel": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1BjndTZvQY
09/06/2019 09:08 AM
DJ: John Richards
Danny Nedelko
by IDLES
(84 plays) | (0 fans)

John Richards welcomed IDLES to the KEXP studio for a stirring performance in 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Sbbiv5iSiQ
09/06/2019 09:05 AM
DJ: John Richards
Stereo
by Pavement
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Turn to anyone with even a limited indie-rock background and say, "What about the voice of Geddy Lee? / How did it get so high / I wonder if he speaks like an ordinary guy." The immediate answer will be, "I know him. And he does." read this NPR "Songs We Love" essay about "Stereo": https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124319843
09/06/2019 09:03 AM
DJ: John Richards
Web in Front
by Archers of Loaf
(126 plays) | (0 fans)

You probably want to know lots more about this Chapel Hill, NC band: https://www.allmusic.com/artist/archers-of-loaf-mn0000597965/biography
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