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08/20/2021 05:57 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson

Sample from Moby’s “Porcelain” in this one off A$AP Rocky's third album, 'TESTING'. Moby's "Porcelain" features reversed string samples lifted from Ernest Gold's "Fight For Survival" on the Exodus soundtrack.
08/20/2021 05:54 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Black Qualls
by Thundercat feat. Steve Lacy...
(81 plays) | (0 fans)

"No more living in fear..." Thundercat said, "Steve Lacy titled this song. 'Qualls' was just a different way of saying 'walls.' And black walls in the sense of what it means to be a young black male in America right now. A long time ago, black people weren't even allowed to read. If you were caught reading, you’d get killed in front of your family. So growing up being black – we're talking about a couple hundred years later – you learn to hide your wealth and knowledge. You put up these barriers, you protect yourself....You gotta know who you are. It's about this idea that it's okay to be okay."
08/20/2021 05:51 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Think About You
by Ladyhawk
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

Singer-songwriter Lady Hawke (aka Pip Brown) has released a new single called “Think About You,” which will be featured on her upcoming studio album Time Flies out October 8 via BMG. According to Brown this single is inspired by the state of “limerence,” wherein a person begins an obsessive infatuation with someone else, which is usually followed by delusions or desire for an intense romantic relationship.
08/20/2021 05:42 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by Holy Fuck feat. Alexis Taylor
(42 plays) | (0 fans)

Holy Eff (as they're known here in radio land) hail from Toronto, and teamed up with Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor for this one off 2020's 'Deleter' release. - https://www.holyfuckmusic.com/
08/20/2021 05:36 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Murphy’s Law
by Roisin Murphy
(27 plays) | (0 fans)

"‘Murphy’s Law’ is our crack at a straight up, straightforward, no-frills, disco standard,” Róisín Murphy said in a statement. “Oh and it’s the story of my life..." - https://bit.ly/3e0yIpe
08/20/2021 05:33 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by Tourist
(18 plays) | (0 fans)

Canadian band TR/ST stopped in to the KEXP studio to perform live for us in 2019, watch it in full here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyPIKhipvOM
08/20/2021 05:29 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Take My Breath
by The Weeknd
(28 plays) | (0 fans)

New Music! The Weeknd has released a new single, “Take My Breath.” In a new interview in GQ, the Weeknd said his next record is “the album [he’s] always wanted to make.” GQ describes the album as “Quincy Jones meets Giorgio Moroder meets the best-night-of-your-(bleeping)-life party records.” https://bit.ly/3jVHNmq The Weeknd plays Seattle's Climate Pledge Arena on Friday, March 4th, 2022. https://bit.ly/3iG4YS7
08/20/2021 05:23 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by King Gizzard & The Lizard W...
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard will be at The Moore Theatre on Thursday, October 6th, 2022 (yes, that's late next year!). https://bit.ly/3fz0pXY KGLW have promised a music video for each of the 10 tracks featured on their newly released album 'Butterfly 3000'. Watch the animated video for "Shanghai," directed and animated by Amanda Bonaiuto: https://youtu.be/-01sgnVgkRc https://kinggizzard.bandcamp.com/album/butterfly-3000
08/20/2021 05:19 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by El Michels Affair
(34 plays) | (0 fans)

Retro-soul bandleader Leon Michels, who’s worked with Beyoncé and the Black Keys, followed a left-field inspiration of his own on latest album: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/el-michels-affair-yeti-season-interview-1146483/
08/20/2021 05:15 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Blood Under My Belt
by The Drums
(69 plays) | (0 fans)

The Drums played live at the Triple Door as part of KEXP's VIP Club Concert series in July 2017, including "Blood Under My Belt." Watch the full session here: https://youtu.be/eZBcuV1nfVk https://wearethedrums.bandcamp.com/album/abysmal-thoughts
08/20/2021 05:11 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
In The Stone
by The Goon Sax
(46 plays) | (0 fans)

The Goon Sax are James Harrison, Louis Forster and Riley Jones from Brisbane, Australia. https://thegoonsax.bandcamp.com/album/mirror-ii In a press release, band member Louis Forster shared a statement about the origins of this song: “In the Stone” is set in Berlin where I moved with my partner at the time, just after finishing school and recording our last album 'We’re Not Talking' at the end of 2017. We were both exploring ourselves—accepting each other’s changes and celebrating flux—but also reckoning with the complicated need for a solid sense of self and the person we loved. Musically the song was influenced by what was playing in the background of our conversations which often took place in Ubers, supermarkets, outside parties etc. So it probably bears more of a subconsciously absorbed modern pop influence than anything else we’ve done as a band. https://bit.ly/3yxnjpY Watch the lightning flash as the band plays in the live video for "In the Stone": https://youtu.be/GB2pvElMXgs
08/20/2021 05:03 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Across That Fine Line
by Nation of Language
(69 plays) | (0 fans)

Nation Of Language will be playing at The Crocodile on Thursday, October 14th. --- While you're waiting, here's the official lyric video for "Across That Fine Line," the lead single from their sophomore release: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1sno-oy8-I
08/20/2021 05:00 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
To Catch a Thief
by Lovage
(134 plays) | (0 fans)

The one & only album ever released from Lovage, a project spearheaded by Dan the Automator. Mike Patton, Jennifer Charles, and Kid Koala all collaborated together with Dan for this 2001 release. --- "I feel that you shouldn't get involved in an intimate relationship... Until you are emotionally mature enough to handle it totally... Able to cope with your feelings and your sexuality... Without guilt, inhibition or phoniness..." https://bit.ly/3d2fD5A