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06/30/2020 08:56 AM
DJ: John Richards
Revolution Lover
by Left At London
(51 plays) | (1 fan)

Watch local artist Left at London's incredible KEXP performance from March 2019 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1fp9f417oA
06/30/2020 08:53 AM
DJ: John Richards
My Love for You
by ESG
(9 plays) | (0 fans)

ESG (Emerald Sapphire & Gold) was an influential and now widely-sampled South Bronx band that formed in 1978. Read a Quietus 2015 interview with member Renee Scroggins here: https://thequietus.com/articles/18707-esg-interview
06/30/2020 08:50 AM
DJ: John Richards
Time (You and I)
by Khruangbin
(87 plays) | (1 fan)

The Texas trio's new album 'Mordechai' is out now here: https://khruangbin.bandcamp.com/album/mordechai
06/30/2020 08:47 AM
DJ: John Richards
Worry
by Songhoy Blues
(42 plays) | (0 fans)

New one from Songhoy Blues, a band from Timbuktu, Mali. The group is one of the principal subjects of the 2015 documentary film "They Will Have To Kill Us First" which tells the story of extremists that gained control, banned music in Mali, and destroyed instruments and radio stations during this conflict. Find their work and story here: https://songhoyblues.com/
06/30/2020 08:44 AM
DJ: John Richards
Partir De Cero
by Ana Tijoux
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

Find a copy of this 2010 release from the French-Chilean singer here: https://anatijoux.bandcamp.com/album/1977-2
06/30/2020 08:41 AM
DJ: John Richards
Yemaya
by Mexican Institute of Sound ...
(28 plays) | (0 fans)

New one from the Mexico City-based band that is named after the Afro-Carribean goddess, Yemaya. Guest vocalist Gaby Moreno recently told the Recording Academy about the song, "She's a powerful woman of color taking all forms. It's a universal theme and we wanted to incorporate this mysterious and mystic figure into the song, since it's part of the folklore of many different cultures."
06/30/2020 08:36 AM
DJ: John Richards
Grounds
by IDLES
(78 plays) | (0 fans)

The Bristol band is back, find their third LP 'Ultra Mono' on September 25th: https://www.idlesband.com/shop/
06/30/2020 08:32 AM
DJ: John Richards
Continuous Thunder
by Japandroids
(105 plays) | (2 fans)

Vancouver, BC duo who met while attending the University of Victoria in the early aughts. 'Celebration Rock' is their sophomore album, released in 2012
06/30/2020 08:27 AM
DJ: John Richards

Request from Al in sticky, humid Minneapolis this morning
06/30/2020 08:23 AM
DJ: John Richards
The Chain
by Fleetwood Mac
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

Mick Fleetwood once said that, "The Chain' basically came out of a jam. That song was put together as distinct from someone literally sitting down and writing a song. It was very much collectively a band composition. The riff is John McVie's contribution - a major contribution."
06/30/2020 08:19 AM
DJ: John Richards
Green Rocky Road
by Bonny Light Horseman
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

Trio made up of Anais Mitchell, Eric D Johnson (Fruit Bats), and Josh Kaufman (collaborator with The National/Craig Finn/Hiss Golden Messenger). "Green Rocky Road" didn't make the cut for their album from earlier this year, but find this outtake here: https://bonnylighthorseman.bandcamp.com/
06/30/2020 08:10 AM
DJ: John Richards
Step On (US mix)
by Happy Mondays
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Request out of Jacksonville, FL for Emory
06/30/2020 08:08 AM
DJ: John Richards
There's No Other Way
by Blur
(88 plays) | (0 fans)

Here's some helpful CDC guidelines and info on mask wearing! https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover-guidance.html
06/30/2020 08:05 AM
DJ: John Richards
Natural One
by The Folk Implosion
(24 plays) | (1 fan)

Featured on the soundtrack for the film "Kids," which also showcases Daniel Johnston and Slint.
06/30/2020 08:02 AM
DJ: John Richards
Life On Mars?
by David Bowie
(121 plays) | (0 fans)

A song described by writer Neil McCormick as one that, "You want to raise your voice and sing along, yet Bowie’s abstract cut-up lyrics force you to invest the song with something of yourself just to make sense of the experience, and then carries you away to a place resonant with intense, individual emotion. The magic and mystery of music and lyrics. It is something to behold."
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