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02/25/2022 06:53 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

02/25/2022 06:50 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Higher Ground
by Stevie Wonder
(163 plays) | (0 fans)

Three days after Innervisions was released, Wonder was asleep in the passenger seat of a car after a show in South Carolina, and was seriously injured in a car crash. He spent four days in a coma. Tour director Ira Tucker recalls, "I remember when I got to the hospital in Winston-Salem. Man, I couldn't even recognize him. His head was swollen up about five times normal size. And nobody could get through to him. I knew that he likes to listen to music really loud and I thought maybe if I shouted in his ear it might reach him. The doctor told me to go ahead and try, it couldn't hurt him. The first time I didn't get any response, but the next day I went back and I got right down in his ear and sang 'Higher Ground'. His hand was resting on my arm and after a while his fingers started going in time with the song. I said 'Yeah, yeah!!! This dude is going to make it!'" https://bit.ly/31KTAL4
02/25/2022 06:45 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Go_A
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Listener Heidi writes, "I’d love to request SHUM by Go_A. It’s significant because it is sung entirely in Ukrainian, and was the first song to do so in the Eurovision contest. They proudly represent their country. The lead singer grew up near Chernobyl, has one lung, and still taught herself to sing in the traditional folk way. If you don’t play it tonight, at least give the video a watch or the song a listen! It’s an interesting blend of folk/electronica." NPR recently featured the band in an article: https://n.pr/3JMRm26 Video: https://youtu.be/U7-dxzp6Jvs
02/25/2022 06:40 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Confidence Man
(65 plays) | (1 fan)

Australian electro-pop band Confidence Man's new album "TILT" will be out April 1st. https://confidenceman.bandcamp.com/album/ "We’ve been trying for the most epic, hands up, euphoric anthem for a while and this is the first time we’ve come close…" the band’s Sugar Bones says of 'Holiday.' "Turns out it’s pretty difficult, but nothing’s too hard for con man," says Sugar Bones. https://bit.ly/3Grs9IE
02/25/2022 06:38 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

Confidence Man remix Released in 2020. Find this remix from the Manchester, UK band here https://workingmensclub.bandcamp.com/album/valleys
02/25/2022 06:30 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Doss
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

New music from New York songwriter and producer Doss! "'Jumpin' is about letting go, getting lost, and the out-of-sequence memories of wobbling lights and vibrating floors going by like a slow-motion montage,” said Doss. “It’s going wherever the night takes you and being up for anything.” https://pitchfork.com/news/doss-shares-new-song-jumpin-listen/
02/25/2022 06:27 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Music Makes Me High
by The Avalanches
(20 plays) | (1 fan)

The Avalanches sampled Salty Miller's 1980 song with the same title. The Avalanches talk about this great song in this interview: https://www.nme.com/news/music/avalanches-we-will-always-love-you-intervoew-music-makes-me-high-take-care-dreaming-2752627
02/25/2022 06:18 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Someone Great
by LCD Soundsystem
(493 plays) | (5 fans)

The song "Someone Great" was once voted #1 of all time by KEXP listeners. See the whole list here: https://www.kexp.org/countdowns/kexp-top-songs-of-all-time-countdown/ This song takes its instrumental from one part of the band's six-part, 46-minute long 2006 composition "45:33". https://bit.ly/39x6ReW 'Sound of Silver' was dedicated to "the memory of Dr. George Kamen (1942–2006), one of the great minds of his or any generation." The Bulgarian-born doctor was a pioneer of group therapy and had opened a practice in New York City. https://bit.ly/3cFkcny
02/25/2022 06:08 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Purple Rain
by Prince
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

Pitchfork once named Purple Rain the best song of the 1980s! A beautiful article about Purple Rain, published on the 30th anniversary of the release: http://www.theverge.com/2014/12/9/7353913/prince-purple-rain-30-years-exclusive
02/25/2022 06:06 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Pink Moon
by Nick Drake
(213 plays) | (0 fans)

Happy 50th to this beauty of a record! Released on this day in 1972. Pink Moon is the third and final studio album by the English musician Nick Drake, who got the name of this song from the Dictionary Of Folklore. It represents the blood-red color of the moon during eclipses. https://bit.ly/3qSKWGN
02/25/2022 06:03 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Make It Right
by Ossaim
(15 plays) | (0 fans)

New album Squeeze out today! "Make It Right" is the final single from Sasami (Cherry Glazerr)'s highly anticipated new album Squeeze. Of the song and video, SASAMI says "Make It Right' is an ode to Fleetwood Mac’s more tantrum-y vibes with a hair of Crass-y marching snare. She’s a desperation bop about not being communicated with. I love a fuzzy riff. Need more guitar riffs in 2022. The video is a collaboration with some of my good friends and style icons Heidi Bivens, Angelina Vitto, Alexandra French and a whole team of absolute legends. Heidi has an incredible eye for beauty, shapes, and mystery." https://bit.ly/3vgC7KT Catch that video here: https://bit.ly/36EmwKW