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12/29/2021 07:56 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Heaven's On Fire
by The Radio Dept.
(127 plays) | (0 fans)

"People see rock 'n' roll as, as youth culture and when youth culture becomes monopolized by big business, what are the youth to do? Do you, do you have any idea? I think we should destroy the bogus capitalist process that is destroying youth culture." This opening quote on this track is from Thurston Moore. https://theradiodept.bandcamp.com/album/clinging-to-a-scheme
12/29/2021 07:51 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Dirty Boots
by Sonic Youth
(126 plays) | (0 fans)

This video features a boy and girl (wearing a Nirvana t-shirt) who meet and fall in love at a Sonic Youth concert. Here's the official video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XdYnh729IQ
12/29/2021 07:47 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Grass Jeans
by Kim Gordon
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

Kim Gordon (of Sonic Youth) has a new track titled “Grass Jeans,” and throughout the month of December, all proceeds from the song will benefit Fund Texas Choice, a nonprofit that pays for Texans’ travel to abortion clinics. - https://bit.ly/32JxNaK
12/29/2021 07:41 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by Bronski Beat
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

"Why?" is a single by British synth-pop band Bronski Beat and appeared on their 1984 album The Age of Consent. The song is energetic, while the lyrics focus more centrally on anti-gay prejudice. - https://bit.ly/3EDEqsg --- Steve Bronski, who died on December 7th of this year, formed Bronski Beat in 1983 along with singer Jimmy Somerville and the late Larry Steinbachek in 1983. - https://nyti.ms/32J6oWD
12/29/2021 07:37 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by Ibibio Sound Machine
(89 plays) | (0 fans)

According to Ibibio Sound Machine’s Eno Williams, even in trying times, “without love, there’s no electricity.” - https://bit.ly/3FEfBho --- See Ibibio Sound Machine in a live performance for KEXP listeners from London during International Clash Day in 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xtmnolJfdQ&t=6s
12/29/2021 07:32 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
The Truth
by Handsome Boy Modeling School
(64 plays) | (0 fans)

From the debut studio album by Handsome Boy Modeling School, this song features Róisín Murphy, formerly of Moloko and now a solo artist, and J-Live.
12/29/2021 07:28 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by Curtis Harding
(32 plays) | (0 fans)

"If Words Were Flowers" was #25 on KEXP's Top 90.3 Albums of 2021: https://www.kexp.org/top-903-albums-2021/ --- Watch Curtis Harding perform LIVE on KEXP at Home, which included a live version of this song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_6Ugy68upg
12/29/2021 07:20 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Harmonia's Dream
by The War on Drugs
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

The War on Drugs are playing The Paramount on February 21st and 22nd. Tickets here - https://bit.ly/3EO33Do --- https://www.thewarondrugs.net/
12/29/2021 07:16 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
The Island
by Ladytron
(29 plays) | (0 fans)

Ladytron by request! --- Troy got to sit down with Ladytron in 2019. Check out their great session right here! https://youtu.be/mXYemXSSA7s https://www.ladytron.com/
12/29/2021 07:13 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Comeback Kid
by Sharon Van Etten
(177 plays) | (0 fans)

Have a request? Email dj@kexp.org or text 206-903-5397 --- Here's Sharon Van Etten live in the KEXP studio in 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyJEh8qTvD8&t=57s
12/29/2021 07:09 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Claudia Lewis
by M83
(115 plays) | (1 fan)

The video for this song was directed by Bryce Dallas Howard, daughter of Ron Howard. The video features Phil Collins’s daughter, Lily Collins. You can watch it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHrxEXqLlrU
12/29/2021 07:03 AM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Another World
by The Chemical Brothers
(62 plays) | (1 fan)

Hey Wednesday, it's time for The Morning Show! --- "Another World" is the third song and second single from Further, their seventh studio album. - https://www.thechemicalbrothers.com/