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10/25/2020 05:55 PM
DJ: Evie
Never Come Back
by Caribou
(61 plays) | (0 fans)

By request from Jay, Nelle, and H in Portland! 'Never Come Back' was the first track from Suddenly that I finished," Dan Snaith said. "It came together very quickly and was one of those tracks that is a lot fun to make. As soon as I landed on the main synthesizer chords and the repeated refrain the rest came together very quickly and naturally. I felt like it was my job to get out of the way and not over complicate or over think it. Sometimes the best pleasures are the simple ones." https://bit.ly/3hE8RUO
10/25/2020 05:52 PM
DJ: Evie
by Michael Kiwanuka
(52 plays) | (0 fans)

"My songs were being 'synced' to things like the James Baldwin documentary I Am Not Your Negro. I started to learn more about Baldwin's life and artistry, and also really got into the work of Gordon Parks - his movies but also his photography around the Civil Rights Movement, his portraits of poor black families in the south. And when I started reading up on Fred Hampton of the Black Panthers, it helped unlock the lyrics to 'Hero,' which I'd be done a year earlier but couldn't get any further than the chorus. But thinking about Fred and the movement, the lyrics just poured out of me." - Michael Kiwanuka in an interview to Mojo magazine
10/25/2020 05:47 PM
DJ: Evie
by A Tribe Called Quest
(59 plays) | (0 fans)

Opening track off A Tribe Called Quest's second, and platinum- selling album 'The Low End Theory' released in 1991. This track sets the scene for the rest of the album with a steady drum beat and a full and heavy bass sound. This milestone album is considered the breakout vehicle for Phife Dawg, and also helped launch Busta Rhymes' solo career.
10/25/2020 05:44 PM
DJ: Evie
by Ana Tijoux
(67 plays) | (0 fans)

Ana Tijoux was born in France in 1977 to parents who were jailed by Chilean dictator August Pinochet, and later fled Chile. “Hip-hop is the land of the people that don’t have a land,” she says. This album was nominated for a 2015 Grammy for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
10/25/2020 05:41 PM
DJ: Evie
Malamente (Cap.1: Augorio)
by Aerosol
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

"El Mal Querer" is the second album from Spanish singer Rosalía, an artist described as having "one foot steeped in her Catalan history, and the other hypebae-sneakered foor sidling into the future". This album is rooted in flamenco, but features glossy synths and hip-hop beats
10/25/2020 05:38 PM
DJ: Evie
Budonian Knight
by The Budos Band
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

The Budos Band is an American instrumental band from Staten Island, New York, formed in 2005. AllMusic describes the group as a "doom rock Afro-soul big band with a '70s touch" that joins "musical universes from trippy psychedelia and Afro-funk to '70s hard rock and late-'60s soul." Fifteen years after their debut album, they are celebrating with the release of "Long in the Tooth." You can purchase it here: https://thebudosband.bandcamp.com/album/long-in-the-tooth
10/25/2020 05:34 PM
DJ: Evie
Angry Johnny
by Poe
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Australian trip-hop artist Poe received heavy radio airplay with this 1995 track from "Hello"; th video for the track was also played heavily on "Alternative Nation" on MTV
10/25/2020 05:31 PM
DJ: Evie
Gold Leaf
by Sa-Roc
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

"Since signing with Rhymesayers in 2015, Sa-Roc has continued to both invigorate and grow her fanbase with a string of singles, accompanied with powerful and visually enthralling music videos, including "Forever", which has over 4 million views on YouTube. In that time, she has continued to cultivate and sharpen her skill sets, and now she is set to release her first album for the label." https://sa-roc.bandcamp.com/album/the-sharecroppers-daughter "On “Gold Leaf,” as on several other tracks, Sa-Roc's delivery sounds more like dancehall reggae vocals than hip-hop, making for an energetic and joyfully danceable track." https://www.punknews.org/review/17331/sa-roc-the-sharecroppers-daughter
10/25/2020 05:28 PM
DJ: Evie
Blue Nile
by Gang Gang Dance
(24 plays) | (0 fans)

Brian DeGraw and Tim DeWit formed Gang Gang Dance in 2001; after the release of this, their fourth album, Tom DeWit departed the group.
10/25/2020 05:25 PM
DJ: Evie
This Ready Flesh
by Tourist
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Check out KEXP's review of TR/ST's "Joyland", written by Gerrit Feenstra, from back in 2014! https://tinyurl.com/yxgnlstj
10/25/2020 05:25 PM
DJ: Reeves
Video Game
by Sufjan Stevens
(20 plays) | (1 fan)

10/25/2020 05:16 PM
DJ: Evie
Cherish The Day
by Sade
(13 plays) | (0 fans)

Cherish it! Born in Ibadan, Nigeria, but brought up in Essex, England, Sade gained modest recognition as a fashion designer and part-time model, prior to joining the band Pride in the early 1980s. After gaining attention as a performer, she formed the band Sade, and secured a recording contract with Epic Records in 1983. Learn more about the Music, the Myth, the Muse: https://theglowup.theroot.com/the-music-the-myth-the-muse-sade-turns-60-1831811773
10/25/2020 05:09 PM
DJ: Evie
by The Internet feat. Kaytranada
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

Kaytranada was short-listed for the Polaris Music Prize this year for his latest album, Bubba. The Polaris Music Prize is a music award annually given to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label. Watch the official video for "Girl" (featuring Kaytranada): https://youtu.be/zmY8mG4_3j4
10/25/2020 05:06 PM
DJ: Evie
by Rob Mazuek
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

MPC wizard Abraham Orellana performs under the stage name AraabMuzik; he's released several solo instrumental projects, and produced for hip hop artists such as A$AP Rocky and Fabolous.
10/25/2020 05:04 PM
DJ: Evie