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01/13/2021 08:53 AM
DJ: John Richards

Ben Gibbard wrote this song in response to the "Paralyzation of fear" after the effects of 9/11. The song tells about "staying indoors" and also, pending translations, the end of the world: "We will become silhouettes when our bodies finally go." - https://bit.ly/3oIoePp
01/13/2021 08:51 AM
DJ: John Richards
Come Over
by Knox Fortune
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

This was chosen as a KEXP song of the day - https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2021/1/6/knox-fortune-come-over/
01/13/2021 08:46 AM
DJ: John Richards
Live Forever
by Oasis
(71 plays) | (0 fans)

Noel Gallagher started writing this song when he was a roadie for The Inspiral Carpets. It helped convince his brother Liam to let him join his band, Oasis. - https://bit.ly/3ilB4B3
01/13/2021 08:43 AM
DJ: John Richards
Stay
by Valerie June
(9 plays) | (0 fans)

Here's Valerie June performing live in the KEXP studio in 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDl5Uk8hizs.
01/13/2021 08:40 AM
DJ: John Richards
Hardline
by Julien Baker
(24 plays) | (0 fans)

“Hardline” is the opening track on Julien Baker's third album Little Oblivions - https://julienbaker.com
01/13/2021 08:31 AM
DJ: John Richards
Wake Up
by Arcade Fire
(391 plays) | (1 fan)

https://www.arcadefire.com/
01/13/2021 08:27 AM
DJ: John Richards

As we drive to find somewhere with power, during a pandemic, we are so grateful to hear your voice on the car radio. In this mad world, we appreciate your expression of all that we are feeling. Could we please hear Bombay Bicycle Club's Turn the Stereo On? Thank you for saving us with music every day, Diana and Björn
01/13/2021 08:23 AM
DJ: John Richards

I feel the Flock of Seagulls "Wishing" coming up next! -Bill (from Ann Arbor)
01/13/2021 08:20 AM
DJ: John Richards
Cuff Your Jeans
by Claud
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

Claud is a Chicago-born, NYC-based artist whose debut album Super Monster arrives on February 12th via Phoebe Bridgers’ new label, Saddest Factory, an imprint of Dead Oceans. In regard to their new song “Cuff Your Jeans” they say “I wrote it after having a fever dream about trying to get on a train to see my friend but missing it over and over and over because there was always some obstacle in my way. The dream left me in a cold sweat and extremely frustrated,” Claud said in a statement about the track. https://claud.online/
01/13/2021 08:16 AM
DJ: John Richards
Roam
by The B-52's
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts," Mark Twain wrote. "Roam" is the musical equivalent of that quote; a call to go out and see the world. - https://bit.ly/3snNaOA
01/13/2021 08:13 AM
DJ: John Richards
Beautiful World
by Devo
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Jerry Casale of Devo told Songfacts: "We wanted to get everybody into a mood where people thought Devo was saying the world was really nice and saying the world was beautiful, then it turns out to be one man's opinion, which is mine, which is, while the world could be beautiful, it's not for me because of what I'm seeing." - https://bit.ly/3oHCdoO
01/13/2021 08:09 AM
DJ: John Richards

Latest music from this Brooklyn -based band: https://nationoflanguage.bandcamp.com/track/deliver-me-from-wondering-why
01/13/2021 08:04 AM
DJ: John Richards
Rocket Shipp
by Matthew Shipp
(17 plays) | (0 fans)

"Matthew Shipp has reached the Holy Grail of jazz, in that he possesses a unique style on his instrument, and he’s one of the few that can claim such an achievement." - Jazzweekly.com
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