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01/09/2020 05:59 PM
DJ: Don Slack
Liberty Drive
by Jimmy Day
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

from 1961
01/09/2020 05:53 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Oh Mama
by Twin Peaks
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Twin Peaks is an American indie-rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The band was formed in 2010 and consists of Cadien Lake James (vocals, guitar), Clay Frankel (vocals, guitar), Jack Dolan (vocals, bass guitar), Colin Croom (keyboards, vocals, guitar), and Connor Brodner (drums).
01/09/2020 05:49 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Plimsoll Punks
by Alvvays
(118 plays) | (1 fan)

Alvvays (pronounced "Always") is a Canadian indie pop band formed in 2011, originating from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and currently based in Toronto, Ontario. It consists of Molly Rankin (vocals and guitar), Kerri MacLellan (keyboards), Alec O'Hanley (guitars), Brian Murphy (bass) and Sheridan Riley (drums). Their self-titled debut album, released in 2014, topped the US college charts. Their second studio album, Antisocialites, was released on September 8, 2017 and would go on to win the Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year. Both albums have been short listed for the Polaris Music Prize.
01/09/2020 05:45 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

The New Pornographers playing January 30th at The Neptune Theatre!
01/09/2020 05:40 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
All I Need
by Shad featuring Yukon Blonde
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

Shadrach Kabango, better known as Shad or Shad K, is a Canadian alternative hip hop recording artist and broadcaster. He has released six studio albums since 2005. Four of his albums have been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize and he won a Juno Award for Rap Recording of the Year in 2011. Shad hosted Q on CBC Radio One from 2015 to 2016 and hosts the International Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentary series Hip-Hop Evolution on HBO Canada and Netflix
01/09/2020 05:35 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Against the Day
by Wolf Parade
(46 plays) | (0 fans)

Wolf Parade is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2003 in Montreal. The band released three full-length albums before taking a five-year hiatus in 2011. They announced their return in 2016, On October 6, 2017 the band released their fourth album titled Cry Cry Cry.

On February 4, 2019, Wolf Parade announced that Dante DeCaro had decided to leave the band and that they would carry on touring and composing as a trio.
01/09/2020 05:33 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

Paying tribute and sending all the love to our neighbors in the north after a devastating plane crash yesterday (Wednesday, January 8th)
01/09/2020 05:27 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Shirin Nakon
by Kourosh Yaghmaei
(1 play) | (0 fans)

"Yaghmaei, the grandfather of progressive rock and psychedelic music in Iran, began life as a classical musician. He was ten years old when his father gave him a santour (Persian dulcimer) and he dutifully studied traditional Iranian music for five years before getting his hands on his first guitar aged 15.

Unlike most of Iran’s pre-revolutionary superstars, Koroush elected to stay in Iran after the revolution and suffered under the vow of silence imposed by the Islamic regime. He whiled away the time publishing children’s stories and although he was eventually able to begin performing again, a long 17 years after the revolution, it was a further seven years before he was permitted to publish an album with a photograph of himself on the cover."

http://munster-records.com/en/artist/YZ/kourosh-yaghmaei
01/09/2020 05:23 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Shirin Joon
by LIRAZ
(1 play) | (0 fans)

"2nd single from Liraz - Israeli singer, songwriter and actress of Persian origins. Family of Liraz Charhi emigrated to Israel during the 70’s at the brink of the Iranian Revolution, and the inspiration from Persian culture and traditional Iranian music can still be heard in her modern renditions. Liraz has chosen her distant homeland and its culture as one of the most important topics of her artistic path. The role of women in the society and culture, perception of female artists and singers in Iran are the key issues for Liraz."

https://deadsearecordings.bandcamp.com/track/shirin-joon
01/09/2020 05:16 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Occupied
by The Radio Dept.
(23 plays) | (0 fans)

The Radio Dept. is a dream pop band from Lund, Sweden signed to Labrador Records. The Radio Dept. are related to such genres as alternative rock, dream pop, indie pop, shoegazing and twee pop, with reviews comparing them to Pet Shop Boys, My Bloody Valentine and Cocteau Twins.

In an interview on their fansite, they cite influences such as Charles Aznavour, Saint Etienne, Broadcast, Frank Sinatra, Joy Division, Pet Shop Boys, Chet Baker, Fennesz, Nick Drake, Kevin Rowland, Prefab Sprout, Paddy McAloon, Junior Boys, Orange Juice, Kraftwerk, Neu!, Jonathan Richman, The Avalanches and The Pale Fountains.
01/09/2020 05:12 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
In the Dark
by Vok
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

Vök are an Icelandic dream pop and indietronic band from Reykjavík. The band was formed in January 2013 by singer Margrét Magnúsdóttir and saxophonist Andri Enoksson after two years of working together. The name "Vök" was suggested by Enoksson. In March that year, the band performed at and won Músíktilraunir, an annual music contest in Iceland. In mid-2013, Vök was joined by guitarist Ólafur Ólafsson. As of March 2019, the band's line-up consists of Margrét, Einar Stefánsson and Bergur Dagbjartsson.
01/09/2020 05:08 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Fidelity
by Regina Spektor
(36 plays) | (0 fans)

Regina Spektor delivered this stunningly beautiful session here at KEXP back in 2017:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idyLODRdztc
01/09/2020 05:06 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Parakeet
by Birthh
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Global Premiere! Italian musician Birthh debuted her new song Parakeet here at KEXP and it's our Song of the Day on our Podcast go get it here:

https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2020/1/9/birthh-parakeet/
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