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11/16/2020 11:57 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Burn Too Bright
by Laura Veirs
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

"Burn Too Bright" is a dedication to the late musician and producer Richard Swift who died of complications from alcoholism in July 2018 at age 41. Swift was a regular collaborator with The Black Keys’ frontman Dan Auerbach, having performed in both The Arcs and The Black Keys. He was also a member of The Shins from 2011 to 2016. Here's the official music video for the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsWp_gKP2yA
11/16/2020 11:51 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
The Crane Wife 3
by The Decemberists
(67 plays) | (1 fan)

A perfect segue from the Matt Berninger song to this one..... (Thanks, Greg, for noticing the similarity.) The Decemberists' Colin Meloy performed all three parts of "The Crane Wife" live on KEXP from the Ace Hotel NYC during CMJ in October, 2010.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPOMHM6waxk
11/16/2020 11:46 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Distant Axis
by Matt Berninger
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Matt Berninger co-wrote "Distant Axis" with the Walkmen’s Walter Martin. “I met Walter Martin fifteen years ago when The National opened for The Walkmen on a tour of sh**ty clubs in the American Southeast. On that tour I learned a lot about how to be in a band without ruining your life,” Berninger said in a statement. ‘Distant Axis’ started from a sketch Walt sent me named ‘Savannah.’ I think it’s about falling out of touch with someone or something you once thought would be there forever.” Here's the video for this fine song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGF7FNVOP58
11/16/2020 11:40 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Anyone but Me
by The Green Pajamas
(1 play) | (0 fans)

The Green Pajamas formed in the spring of 1984 when Jeff Kelly and Joe Ross recorded and released their first album, Summer Of Lust, pioneering Seattle’s answer to the Los Angeles Paisley Underground scene. The band rose to college radio fame in the mid 1980s with the 7″ record “Kim The Waitress,” and, over the last 30 years, has released numerous albums on many labels. read more about them at the Green Monkey Records website: https://greenmonkeyrecords.com/artist-the-green-pajamas/
11/16/2020 11:38 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Hold On
by Twin Peaks
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Chicago band Twin Peaks played live in the KEXP studio in 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=be4tZGLhnyc
11/16/2020 11:35 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Sand in My Bed
by The Aubreys
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

The Aubreys is a duo consisting of Finn Wolfhard and his fellow former Calpurnia member, drummer Malcolm Craig. Here's a recent interview with Wolfhard: https://www.altpress.com/features/finn-wolfhard-on-his-new-group-the-aubreys-the-end-of-calpurnia-more/
11/16/2020 11:28 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Need a Little Time
by Courtney Barnett
(57 plays) | (0 fans)

Cheryl was the host when Courtney Barnett came to the KEXP studio to sing this song and others. Watch the full session and interview here: https://youtu.be/Tpdah4EwQB4
11/16/2020 11:22 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
by Car Seat Headrest
(13 plays) | (0 fans)

"Making a Door Less Open" came out in the spring to very positive reviews: https://www.popmatters.com/car-seat-headrest-making-door-2645758164.html Will it make your top ten list for 2020? The time is coming soon when KEXP DJs, staff, and listeners will have the opportunity to identify their favorite albums of the year---stay tuned.
11/16/2020 11:20 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Accidental Interaction
by Shy Boys
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Shy Boys is a Kansas City (Missouri) quintet. Their third full-length album, "Talk Loud," was recorded primarily at Jackpot Studios in Portland, OR. : https://www.shyboys.website/
11/16/2020 11:17 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
You'll Never Walk Alone
by Brittany Howard
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

Watch Brittany Howard perform this Rogers and Hammerstein classic, released on Election Day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4vdYzUMWbo --- Check out a performance with Brittany Howard on KEXP from last year. www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3aOCIwtYbo
11/16/2020 11:13 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
10 Mile Stereo
by Beach House
(109 plays) | (1 fan)

"The heart is a stone and this is a stone that we throw..." Here are the lyrics to "10 Mile Stereo": https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858805781/ And here's Beach House at the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago in 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pD1_898ZTTY
11/16/2020 11:09 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
by Romy
(30 plays) | (0 fans)

Romy Madley Croft is one-third of the band The xx. Her debut solo single, “Lifetime”, reflects her fascination with club classics and the image of Ibiza that she’s held in her head since she was a teenager. “I was craving that upbeat feeling, dreaming I was in a club, hoping that by the time the song came out, we’d be able to listen to it in a club,” Romy says. “And now, of course, none of that is happening.”: https://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/50630/1/romy-madley-croft-the-xx-solo-album-lifetime-interview
11/16/2020 11:06 AM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
by Le Mans
(30 plays) | (0 fans)

Ela Minus is an alias of Colombia-born Bogotá-raised musician Gabriela Jimeno who is currently based in New York. Musically speaking she has come a long way. She started young as a drummer in the hardcore band Ratón Pérez in her home country, then left Colombia to study at the renowned Berklee College of Music and it was in the United States where she fully immersed herself in the world of synthesizers and electronic music. Read a 2018 interview with this exciting artist: https://soundsandcolours.com/articles/colombia/surreal-beautiful-interview-ela-minus-39563/ --- Go here to purchase "acts of rebellion," her just-released debut album : https://elaminus.bandcamp.com/album/acts-of-rebellion