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09/28/2020 12:57 PM
DJ: Evie
Money Dance
by Duckwrth feat. Jean Deaux
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Rapper/songwriter/producer/visual artist Duckwrth was born Jared Lee in Los Angeles in 1989. His childhood was sheltered, and he spent much of his time inside, watching cartoons and drawing. He channeled some of his artistic spirit enrolled in art school in San Francisco, but he ultimately dropped out and made his way back to Los Angeles. In the mid-2010s, he began releasing his own songs online under the name Duckwrth.: https://www.allmusic.com/artist/duckwrth-mn0003530181/biography
09/28/2020 12:55 PM
DJ: Evie
by The Beatles
(1 play) | (0 fans)

09/28/2020 12:52 PM
DJ: Evie
Long in the Tooth
by The Budos Band
(49 plays) | (0 fans)

The Budos Band are celebrating 20 years together with the release of their sixth studio album, "Long in the Tooth." It's due out on October 9th and you may pre-order it here: https://shopdaptonerecords.com/products/pre-order-the-budos-band-long-in-the-tooth?variant=32390580830282
09/28/2020 12:46 PM
DJ: Evie
Surf Wax America
by Weezer
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

Weezer performed this song live in Japan in 2005: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEiI7bT_DVM
09/28/2020 12:43 PM
DJ: Evie
Something To Do
by Vivian Girls
(13 plays) | (0 fans)

Vivian Girls are an American band from Brooklyn, New York. Members have been Cassie Ramone and Katy Goodman, on guitar and bass respectively, and vocalist/drummer Ali Koehler. They took their name from a book by Henry Darger.: https://www.polyvinylrecords.com/artist/vivian_girls
09/28/2020 12:40 PM
DJ: Evie
Televised Mind
by Fontaines DC
(48 plays) | (0 fans)

This very positive review of Fontaines D.C.'s second album calls it "heady, funny, and fearless": https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/fontaines-dc-a-heros-death/ Watch these artists performing live in the KEXP studio last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvv3ewYCyIU
09/28/2020 12:34 PM
DJ: Evie

This song deals with the placebo effect, meaning that if you think you are taking medicine, you will feel better, even if the medicine contains no active ingredients. In the song, the girl's misery is in her head, and she has the power to feel better. This is Meg White's least favorite song of the band's because she finds the meaning behind the song problematic. She even made Jack White remove some lyrics before agreeing to record the song. In response to this, Jack would tease Meg by changing the lyrics to "Meg, you have no faith in medicine..." when performing this live. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtchPKoDMkc
09/28/2020 12:32 PM
DJ: Evie
Take A Chance
by Naked Giants
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

Local band Naked Giants recently played the Black Fret Concert Series. You can watch them play live at the Nectar Lounge here: https://youtu.be/fyoKEGRonFQ This year, Black Fret awarded $5,000 in grants to local musicians. This concert series will highlight the grant winners while raising money for Pacific Northwest non-profits. Tune in on Wednesdays September 9th through November 18th. For more info and details: https://kexp.org/events/ Support Naked Giants here: https://nakedgiants.bandcamp.com/
09/28/2020 12:26 PM
DJ: Evie
i used to
by LCD Soundsystem
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

Adam in Greenwood wrote: "“KEXP is the only local station playing tons of music I’ve never heard before, genres across the board, and so many good local and international artists that quickly become new favorites of mine. They open my eyes to so much music that I would likely have not heard anywhere else in my life, and that brings me so much joy.” You can donate to KEXP's Fall Drive now: https://www.kexp.org/donate/
09/28/2020 12:17 PM
DJ: Evie
by Tom Tom Club
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

Tom Tom Club began life as a side project for Talking Heads members Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, who adopted a light, tropical dance style that won them a gold album in "Tom Tom Club" in 1981.
09/28/2020 12:15 PM
DJ: Evie
Asteroid Blues
by Yves Tumor
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Yves Tumor's 2020 album, "Heaven to a Tortured Mind," has made a number of "Best of..."lists: https://www.magneticmag.com/2020/04/album-review-yves-tumor-heaven-to-a-tortured-mind/
09/28/2020 12:11 PM
DJ: Evie
Gong of Catastrophe
by Houses
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Oh Sees have changed their name to Osees and announced a new album, entitled ‘Protean Threat’. Fans of the band will not be surprised at the name change; since John Dwyer expanded the project to a full band, they’ve worked under the names Orinoka Crash Suite, OCS, Orange County Sound, The Ohsees, The Oh Sees, and Thee Oh Sees.
09/28/2020 12:07 PM
DJ: Evie
The Fix
by Minus the Bear
(21 plays) | (0 fans)

This one's for you, Katherine! Seattle's Minus the Bear formed in 2001 and went into hibernation in 2018.: https://www.minusthebear.com/ See a live in-studio performance at KEXP in 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7pRHG-RavA
09/28/2020 12:03 PM
DJ: Evie
Impossible Weight
by Deep Sea Diver
(61 plays) | (0 fans)

"Impossible Weight" is part of this week's KEXP Weekly Mix podcast, entitled "Great Songs for a Shitty Year." Go here to find out what else is on the list and to subscribe to the podcast: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/weekly-mix/2020/9/25/weekly-mix-vol-739-great-songs-shitty-year/