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01/08/2021 05:56 AM
DJ: Atticus
Energy
by Sampa The Great
(87 plays) | (0 fans)

Originally from Zambian and Botswana, Sampa Tembo now lives in Australia. "Energy" was her first single released prior to the eventual release of her 2019 debut album, 'The Return'. https://www.sampathegreat.com/ You must watch the video for "Energy": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDubhAKSeB0
01/08/2021 05:52 AM
DJ: Atticus
Sunday Afternoon
by The True Loves
(40 plays) | (0 fans)

Lead single from the new album - due out in March - from Seattle's own. https://www.truelovesband.com/ Meanwhile, check out this 2018 KEXP performance of the True Loves: https://youtu.be/TD2hNsY6G7E
01/08/2021 05:48 AM
DJ: Atticus
Friday I'm In Love
by The Cure
(21 plays) | (0 fans)

A little love for your Friday! Video here: https://youtu.be/sDDGMwQGkOI
01/08/2021 05:41 AM
DJ: Atticus
Little Dark Age
by Mgmt
(87 plays) | (0 fans)

Check out the fun goth video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtL5oMyBHPs MGMT recently formed their own record label, MGMT Records. KEXP selected "In The Afternoon," a single on the new label, as a KEXP Song of the Day early in 2020: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2020/1/30/mgmt-afternoon/
01/08/2021 05:38 AM
DJ: Atticus
Glowing in the Dark
by Django Django
(17 plays) | (0 fans)

Django Django have shared the title song from their upcoming new album, ‘Glowing in the Dark’ The album is set for release in February via record label Because, and sees the group collaborate with a range of artists including Charlotte Gainsbourg and Braulio Amadio. A press release describes the album as having “a running theme of escape: from despair, from constraints, from small town life, and even, in dreams, from the Earth” https://shorefire.com/releases/entry/django-django-new-album-glowing-in-the-dark
01/08/2021 05:34 AM
DJ: Atticus
Crash
by NILÜFER YANYA
(56 plays) | (0 fans)

English songwriter Nilüfer Yanya's 'Feeling Lucky?' EP dropped last month. "Crash," co-written with Nick Hakim, was the first single from that release. https://niluferyanya.com/ This was also KEXP's Song of the Day recently: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2020/11/17/nilufer-yanya-crash/. Yanya is a flight attendant at 38,000 feet in the video for "Crash": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y17xKjMmM-U
01/08/2021 05:27 AM
DJ: Atticus

On this compilation of remixes some of Nina Simone's late recordings are re-imagined.
01/08/2021 05:22 AM
DJ: Atticus
First Responders
by Dinner Party
(38 plays) | (0 fans)

This is what happens when some of jazz, soul, and hip-hop’s greatest producers and artists team up on a single project. Supergroup Dinner Party (Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin and 9th Wonder) released one of the best albums in 2020, and then followed it up with 'Dessert', remaking tracks from the earlier release. https://dinnerparty.lnk.to/dinnerparty
01/08/2021 05:12 AM
DJ: Atticus

by David Bowie
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

5th anniversary of the final Bowie album and Bowie's birthday
01/08/2021 05:09 AM
DJ: Atticus
Take Me Where Your Heart Is
by Q
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

Check out the music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TnSpUrD8sQ https://soundcloud.com/boymeetseuphoria
01/08/2021 05:06 AM
DJ: Atticus
Occasion
by Haviah Mighty
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Haviah has been releasing music independently since '09. Mighty recently released 2019 Polaris Prize-winning album, 13th Floor, making history as the first hip hop artist and first Black woman to receive the award. Garnering praise from the likes of Pitchfork, Billboard, HotNewHipHop, Lyrical Lemonade, etc, Haviah continues to carve out spaces that defy gendered expectations for women in hip hop. https://haviahmighty.bandcamp.com/ https://haviahmighty.ca/
01/08/2021 05:04 AM
DJ: Atticus

The album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios), is Kali's first Spanish-language project. It is produced by Tainy, who's worked on the breakout albums from Bad Bunny and J Balvin, and features verses from Jowell & Randy. http://kaliuchis.com/
01/08/2021 05:00 AM
DJ: Atticus
When Seasons Change
by Curtis Mayfield
(16 plays) | (0 fans)

Mayfield's 1975 song (and album) hold truth for today. See a 1987 Mayfield performance of the song at Montreaux: https://youtu.be/602ZQIze05A
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