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07/27/2021 12:58 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
I Won't Let You Down
by Curtis Harding
(46 plays) | (0 fans)

Curtis Harding, has shared his new single “I Won’t Let You Down”. “Take your time and don’t worry baby / Everything is fine even here lately / There’s an old friend just hanging around / When you need me I won’t let you down,” Harding croons with devotion over a soul groove. https://bit.ly/3epBju1 https://curtisharding.bandcamp.com/album/i-wont-let-you-down
07/27/2021 12:52 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Monday Mourning
by Black Ends
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

Martin Douglas of KEXP spoke with Nicolle Swims of Black Ends about this new single and their latest EP 'Stay Evil' https://www.kexp.org/read/2020/6/17/black-ends-premiere-monday-mourning-submit-honest-essay-about-being-black-america-kexp-premiere/. -- Black Ends' new EP, "Stay Evil," was released on July 15th, 2021.: https://blackends.bandcamp.com/album/stay-evil
07/27/2021 12:50 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
SONG 2
by Blur
(129 plays) | (1 fan)

We've been enjoying the set this morning. My two-year-old, Wren, just requested Blur's Song 2, if you're able to fit it in. Best, --Christy -- "Woo-hoo!" "Song 2" lasts (You guessed it!) exactly 2 minutes and 2 seconds. -- There wasn't much thought put into this song. According to bassist Alex James, "We didn't think about it all." He added that he had a "really bad, sweaty" hangover the day they wrote the song. Producer Stephen Street revealed in an interview that "Damon [Albarn]'s guide vocal was pure babbling but it worked so well I suggested we went with it."
07/27/2021 12:46 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters

Did you know that this song was included in Cheryl's 22-song Weekly Mix podcast?: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/weekly-mix/2021/7/23/weekly-mix-vol-781-get-lost-music/ -- Someone wrote, "I'm gonna get married AND divorced to this song and then let it haunt me for the rest of my life." Watch the official video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ibj87fwRaM --
07/27/2021 12:41 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
La Perla
by Sofia Kourtesis
(41 plays) | (0 fans)

Peru-born, Berlin-based artist Sofia Kourtesis says, "'La Perla' is about staring at the sea, It's the first thing I'll do when I return to Peru. My dad used to say staring at the sea is like meditation, it clears your head. This song is for him. It's hard for me to listen to 'La Perla' as it wrote it during a time I lost my dad to leukemia. This song is for him, descansa en paz papa". https://sofiakourtesis.bandcamp.com/album/fresia-magdalena
07/27/2021 12:36 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Light House
by Future Islands
(16 plays) | (0 fans)

You can hear Future Islands w(with Modest Mouse) at Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA on Saturday and Sunday, September 11th and 12th. --- Samuel T, Herring said that "Lighthouse" was about his own suicidal thoughts. “All of the songs are personal but that one came from the darkest place,” Herring said. “Every time I sing it, I feel like I save myself in a little way.: https://www.nme.com/news/music/future-islands-12-1212757
07/27/2021 12:31 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Oh Yeah
by Built to Spill
(19 plays) | (0 fans)

Built to Spill will play The Fisherman's Village Festival in Everett, Washington on September 9th, 2021. -- They will be at The Showbox on December 16th, 2021.: https://www.builttospill.com/shows
07/27/2021 12:25 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
At My Post
by Grandaddy
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Jason Lytle has two tour dates scheduled at Mississippi Studios in Portland, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
07/27/2021 12:17 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Ihop
by Luna
(29 plays) | (0 fans)

Cheryl was there as the host when Luna performed live in our studio last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or8cvA_1iEI
07/27/2021 12:13 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Should Be Gone
by The Feelies
(53 plays) | (0 fans)

"Set to an instantly hummable jangle, 'Should Be Gone' is a wry and resonant meditation on surviving long enough to remember a glorious history, while wondering if it was all truly as glorious as it seemed: "Bring up the past / like yesterday / try to recall / what was so great?" Enjoy an NPR perspective on this song: https://www.npr.org/2011/06/08/137058483/the-feelies-of-pantheonic-proportions
07/27/2021 12:09 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
Flaming Heart
by Meat Puppets
(41 plays) | (0 fans)

The Meat Puppets begain in Phoenix in 1980 and were originally composed of Curt Kirkwood (guitar/vocals), his brother Cris Kirkwood (bass guitar), and Derrick Bostrom (drums). See Meat Puppets play this one live in Connecticut last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ssd35fQxyAk -- Meat Puppets played live at KEXP back in 2012. Watch their performances here: https://www.youtube.com/user/kexpradio/search?query=MEAT+PUPPETS
07/27/2021 12:03 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
No Taste Bomber
by Salad Boys
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Watch Salad Boys live in the KEXP studio in October, 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZRweenywyM
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