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09/15/2020 05:58 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Venus
by Blue Ruin
(1 play) | (0 fans)

“There I stand ’neath the Marquee Moon / Hesitating.” In a beautiful album full of striking images, the most memorable part of Television’s “Marquee Moon” is at its center, as the 10-minute title track comes to a climax. Television’s singer, guitarist, and lyricist Tom Verlaine hesitates between those lines, and since the instruments have also paused, his fermata creates a rare moment of peace, an eye in Television’s hurricane. Then, the instruments crash back and the other guitarist Richard Lloyd launches into another gorgeous, tightly-crafted solo. https://www.thecrimson.com/column/sound-and-vision/article/2018/2/22/soundandvision-television/
09/15/2020 05:56 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Body Yako
by Captain Planet feat. Kongo ...
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Captain Planet is a world traveling DJ & music producer who blends global roots music styles with forward-thinking hip-hop, dancehall, and electronic beats. He has released 4 full-length albums featuring his trademark "Gumbo Funk" sound on Bastard Jazz Recordings. His 5th full-length "NO VISA" drops June 2020. https://djcaptainplanet.bandcamp.com/
09/15/2020 05:47 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Outta Here
by Lo Tom
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

On “Outta Here,” Bazan sings about wanting to give up — a sentiment that many of us know pretty well. In a press release, the members of the band say that the song is “about not being able to hear yourself.” Check it out below. https://www.stereogum.com/2096761/lo-tom-outta-here/music/
09/15/2020 05:47 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
The Dropouts
by Old 97's
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

“Growing up in Texas, seventh-generation Texan, my Dad and I weren’t able to bond over much, like a lot of kids in Texas, especially arty, weird, sensitive kids like me,” Miller says. “But the only thing we were really able to bond over was football. Those 70s Cowboys, when I was a really little kid, had a great deal of mythical significance to me. When I started thinking about the fact that this was our twelfth album, it sounds flaky, but that vision of Roger Staubach on the cover came to me in a dream one morning, right before we went into the studio in Nashville to make the record. It feels more like it’s a bygone era. And that was before I even realized the significance of a person standing in front of a crowd of 60,000 people jammed in together.” https://americansongwriter.com/the-dropouts-old-ninety-sevens-song-premiere/
09/15/2020 05:44 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
The Dropouts
by Old 97's
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

“Growing up in Texas, seventh-generation Texan, my Dad and I weren’t able to bond over much, like a lot of kids in Texas, especially arty, weird, sensitive kids like me,” Miller says. “But the only thing we were really able to bond over was football. Those 70s Cowboys, when I was a really little kid, had a great deal of mythical significance to me. When I started thinking about the fact that this was our twelfth album, it sounds flaky, but that vision of Roger Staubach on the cover came to me in a dream one morning, right before we went into the studio in Nashville to make the record. It feels more like it’s a bygone era. And that was before I even realized the significance of a person standing in front of a crowd of 60,000 people jammed in together.” https://americansongwriter.com/the-dropouts-old-ninety-sevens-song-premiere/
09/15/2020 05:42 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
All Compasses Go Wild
by Close Lobsters
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

First new full-length from super underrated Scottish indie pop group Close Lobsters since 1988's Headache Rhetoric! - https://closelobsters.bandcamp.com/album/post-neo-anti-arte-povera-in-the-forest-of-symbols
09/15/2020 05:39 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
There She Goes
by The La's
(1 play) | (0 fans)

The La's were an English rock band from Liverpool, originally active from 1983 until 1992. Fronted by singer, songwriter and guitarist Lee Mavers, the group are best known for their hit single "There She Goes".
09/15/2020 05:36 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
I Love Only You
by Smokescreens
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

L.A.'s Smokescreens is preparing to release their third album, 'A Strange Dream' on October 30th. Find pre-order info and the rest of their work here: https://smokescreensla.bandcamp.com/album/a-strange-dream
09/15/2020 05:33 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Oblivion
by Grimes
(129 plays) | (2 fans)

One of Grime's most successful singles, Oblivion showcases her acclaimed glittering goth style. Claire Elise Boucher, known professionally as Grimes, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, music video director, and visual artist. Her music incorporates elements of varied styles and genres including dream pop, R&B, electronic music, and hip hop.
09/15/2020 05:28 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

From humble origins in Detroit, raised on a healthy diet of Motown, Jazz and early Hip Hop...Tall Black Guy has become a standard bearer for the current hip hop beats scene. Through a steady stream of productions filled with incredibly clever sample flips and deft production chops, he has won fans across the world, including Gilles Peterson, Lefto, Jazzy Jeff, Questlove and countless others. Check out their Bandcamp here: https://tallblackguy.bandcamp.com/
09/15/2020 05:26 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Switch It Up
by Protoje feat. Koffee
(21 plays) | (0 fans)

Mikayla Simpson, better known as Koffee, is a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, rapper, deejay and guitarist from Spanish Town, Jamaica. Her 2019 EP, "Rapture" won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards,making Koffee the youngest person and only woman to be awarded in the Best Reggae Album category. Protoje performed live on KEXP back in 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj9nyxzb0Yo
09/15/2020 05:24 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

From humble origins in Detroit, raised on a healthy diet of Motown, Jazz and early Hip Hop...Tall Black Guy has become a standard bearer for the current hip hop beats scene. Through a steady stream of productions filled with incredibly clever sample flips and deft production chops, he has won fans across the world, including Gilles Peterson, Lefto, Jazzy Jeff, Questlove and countless others. Check out their Bandcamp here: https://tallblackguy.bandcamp.com/
09/15/2020 05:23 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Switch It Up
by Protoje feat. Koffee
(21 plays) | (0 fans)

Mikayla Simpson, better known as Koffee, is a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, rapper, deejay and guitarist from Spanish Town, Jamaica. Her 2019 EP, "Rapture" won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards,making Koffee the youngest person and only woman to be awarded in the Best Reggae Album category. Protoje performed live on KEXP back in 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj9nyxzb0Yo
09/15/2020 05:21 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Soy lo que soy
by Populous, Sotomayor
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Check out this project featuring women all over the world: https://daily.bandcamp.com/album-of-the-day/populous-w-review
09/15/2020 05:18 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Yemaya
by Mexican Institute of Sound ...
(25 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."
09/15/2020 05:11 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Elevator Love Letter
by Stars
(206 plays) | (0 fans)

Cheryl Waters hosted Montreal band Stars in the KEXP studio in 2015. Their fine live performance included "Elevator Love Letter": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whWm_97p7t4
09/15/2020 05:09 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
The Letter
by Allo Darlin
(23 plays) | (0 fans)

Allo Darlin’ are a fan’s band, with a DIY ethos. They are close friends who found each other and the music they make in London. Elizabeth and Bill are from Australia, Mike and Paul are from Kent. Their self-titled debut was released on Fortuna Pop in June 2010 to widespread critical acclaim. Their second album, Europe, was Rough Trade’s best-selling record of 2012 and was highly placed in many best of the year polls, including Rolling Stone, Emusic and Rough Trade. The band’s third album, called We Come From The Same Place, was released by Fortuna Pop and Slumberland on October 6 2014. Check them out here: http://allodarlin.com/about/
09/15/2020 05:07 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
The Letter
by The Box Tops
(1 play) | (0 fans)

The Box Tops is an American rock band, formed in Memphis in 1967. They are best known for the hits "The Letter", "Cry Like a Baby", and "Soul Deep" and are considered a major blue-eyed soul group of the period. Vocalist Alex Chilton went on to front the power pop band Big Star and to launch a career as a solo artist, during which he occasionally performed songs he had sung with the Box Tops.
09/15/2020 05:04 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Box Full Of Letters
by Wilco
(79 plays) | (0 fans)

A.M. is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Wilco, released on March 28, 1995, by Sire Records and Reprise Records. The album was released only months after the breakup of Uncle Tupelo, an alternative country band that was the predecessor of Wilco. Prior to its release, there was debate about whether the album would be better than the debut album of Son Volt, the new band of former Uncle Tupelo lead singer Jay Farrar. Box of letters is the third track from the album.
09/15/2020 05:01 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Letter to You
by Bruce Springsteen
(1 play) | (0 fans)

In “Letter to You,” the title track from Bruce Springsteen’s upcoming album, he sings about writing a thoughtful missive in “ink and blood.” Those two ingredients, which work together to propel his willingness to pour his heart onto an empty page, have fueled so many great Springsteen songs, and on “Letter to You,” it’s the earnest way he uses those tools that makes the song so affecting. https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/bruce-springsteen-letter-to-you-1057927/
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