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03/01/2021 02:55 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
hold yourself
by tUnE-yArDs
(68 plays) | (0 fans)

Last month, Tune-Yards announced their new album 'sketchy' and released the new single “hold yourself.” For the last decade, Merrill Garbus’ project has bounded through volatile lyrical terrain...Pitchfork recently wrote that the single, "doesn’t shy away from either of those tendencies, exactly. But it’s also elegant and, by Tune-Yards standards, understated in a way we haven’t heard from Garbus and her longtime collaborator, bassist and husband Nate Brenner, for a long time." Check out a full performance they did on KEXP! https://youtu.be/PAfKxGEMqkQ Singer Merrill Garbus says of "hold yourself.": “This song is about feeling really betrayed, by my parents’ generation, and at the same time, really seeing how we are betraying the future." https://bit.ly/2MoHW4Q Check out the animated multi-media visual directed by Basa Studio for “hold yourself." https://youtu.be/2hcG6UgTHiU
03/01/2021 02:52 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Black Crow
by Joni Mitchell
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

Joni Mitchell's classic album "Court and Spark" was selected as #504 on "KEXP Listeners' Top 666 Albums of All Time." See more of what y'all love to listen to here: https://kexp.org/countdowns/kexp-listeners-top-666-top-albums-all-time/
03/01/2021 02:46 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Linger
by the Cranberries
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

Released on this day in 1993! RIP Dolores O'Riordan.
03/01/2021 02:43 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Put Me Through It
by The Popguns
(1 play) | (0 fans)

"Snog" was the Popguns' second album, released in 1991 through Midnight Music. It was followed by "Love Junky" in 1995 on their new label, 3rd Stone.
03/01/2021 02:41 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Read a Book
by Pylon
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Much like their Athens counterparts the B-52s, Pylon got their start in the late '70s and expanded their sound into the brash trash culture of the '80s with a danceable approach to punk and thrash traditions.
03/01/2021 02:36 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Everyday, I Don't
by Anna Domino
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Anna Domino (Anna Virginia Taylor) is an American art-pop singer who found cult appeal in Europe in the eighties. She released her debut album ‘East Meets West’ in 1984 on Belgian label Crépuscule. Domino hasn’t released an album since 2004’s ‘Dreamback: Best Of’, but put out a new single, ‘Lake’, in 2019.
03/01/2021 02:35 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
About Love at 21
by Live
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Enjoy a review of Dallas artist (Liv).e's recent release, "Couldn't Wait to Tell You...": https://www.nme.com/reviews/album/liv-e-couldnt-wait-to-tell-you-review-radar-2721160
03/01/2021 02:32 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Superbike
by Jay Som
(116 plays) | (1 fan)

03/01/2021 02:28 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Down With The Clique
by Solange
(24 plays) | (0 fans)

"When I Get Home" was the fourth studio release from Solange as well as the follow-up to the massively successful and critically acclaimed "A Seat at the Table."
03/01/2021 02:26 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
FANCY
by Amerie
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

Ama Serwah Genfi (Amaarae) is a Ghanaian American singer, songwriter, producer, and engineer. http://amaaraemusic.com/ Pitchfork review of 'The Angel You Don't Know': "With a distinctive singing voice and confidence in spades, the breakout Afropop star swoops through a pacesetting fusion of alté, R&B, Southern rap, mall-rock, and Top 40 pop." https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/amaarae-the-angel-you-dont-know/
03/01/2021 02:22 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Deja
by Bomba Estereo
(29 plays) | (0 fans)

Colombian band Bomba Estéreo last appeared live on KEXP back in 2013. Enjoy that performance here: https://www.kexp.org/read/2013/4/25/live-video-bomba-estereo-2/
03/01/2021 02:17 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Not my Boss!
by Blue Hawaii
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

Larry Mizell, Jr. selected this track as KEXP's Song of the Day today, November 23! https://tinyurl.com/y2st89by Canadian electronic "With one member in Berlin and one in Montreal, Blue Hawaii fuses together a globe-spanning dance party with each new record. “Not My Boss” from their latest release, ‘Under 1 House,’ finds the duo bringing together sultry synth pads with classic house rhythms... It’s the fuel to dance off frustration and find strength on the dancefloor." Canadian electronic duo, Blue Hawaii released 'Under 1 House' in September. The duo said "'Not My Boss!' is a song about money and the dominance it can have over our lives. It’s a proclamation to liberating ourselves from the shackles and binds of the patriarchy. Not my boss is a snappier way of saying ‘fuck Milton Friedman, fuck disaster capitalism, my abundance is constructed of a multitude of events and feelings, I am worth more than dollars and cents.'” Read more here: https://www.stereogum.com/2097363/blue-hawaii-not-my-boss/music/ https://bluehawaii.bandcamp.com/album/under-1-house
03/01/2021 02:14 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Wifi Beach
by Brijean
(8 plays) | (0 fans)

Brijean Murphy and Doug Stuart make up plush synth-pop duo Brijean. Enjoy their latest album, "Feelings," here: https://brijean.bandcamp.com/album/feelings
03/01/2021 02:09 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Erase You (Puppy to Your Side)
by ESG
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Post-punk and funk-rock band ESG came out of the Bronx in the late '70s. The Scroggins sisters (Renee, Valerie, Deborah, and Marie) teamed up with family friend Tito Libran to start "Emerald, Sapphire, and Gold," a representation of Valerie and Renee's birthstones (emerald and sapphire), and the gold they were aiming for with record certification.
03/01/2021 02:04 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Cake
by The B-52's
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Athens, Georgia crew the B-52s utilized their dimestore diamond aesthetic to bring skewed '50s pop formation to the trash culture nexus of the '80s.
03/01/2021 02:00 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.

Lianne La Havas dropped her self-titled third album in 2020, a culmination of pieces written after a tumultuous break-up and a five-year hiatus from the industry.
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