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05/24/2022 11:57 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Ur Mum
by Wet Leg
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

Ur Mum is "a mixture of a pissed-off-at-an-ex track and a goodbye to a dead-end hometown." https://bit.ly/38yZYwd https://youtu.be/qGg-hitVZKQ Wet Leg will be among many great artists performing at Thing! Festival at Fort Worden in Port Townsend, August 26 - 28th. https://thingnw.org/ https://www.wetlegband.com/ Wet Leg's album is finally out!!!!!
05/24/2022 11:53 PM
DJ: Larry Rose

From the London band's fifth studio album: https://bombaybicycle.bandcamp.com/releases
05/24/2022 11:50 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Kyoto
by Phoebe Bridgers
(97 plays) | (0 fans)

Phoebe Bridgers reveals, "This song is about impostor syndrome. About being in Japan for the first time, somewhere I’ve always wanted to go, and playing my music to people who want to hear it, feeling like I’m living someone else's life. I dissociate when bad things happen to me, but also when good things happen. It can feel like I’m performing what I think I’m supposed to be like." https://bit.ly/3vstSIt Phoebe Bridgers performed a Live on KEXP at Home session in August 2020. https://youtu.be/WekaPReaJBU https://phoebebridgers.bandcamp.com/music
05/24/2022 11:44 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Try
by Obongjayar
(20 plays) | (0 fans)

Nigerian-born London singer Obongjayar has released his long-awaited debut album 'Some Nights I Dream Of Doors.' Obongjayar co-wrote album opener “Try” with producer Barney Lister. The song has a simple, direct melody and a beautifully bittersweet vocal from Obongjayar. It’s about staring down a hostile, uncertain future and doing your best to thrive anyway. Lister surrounds Obongjayar’s voice with horns and drums, but all of that sometimes drops away to let that voice dominate. Director Spencer Young‘s striking video is full of theatrical lighting and modern-dance poses, and it’s got an adorable little kid playing Obongjayar’s inner child. https://bit.ly/3AX6eb9 https://youtu.be/Rm4tFkMnjyY http://obongjayar.com/
05/24/2022 11:41 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Time (You and I)
by Khruangbin
(87 plays) | (1 fan)

'Mordechai' is the third studio album by Houston, Texas trio Khruangbin. Drummer Donald “DJ” Johnson and bassist Laura Lee discuss how they developed such diverse influences, singing in 16 different languages, and their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. “We see music as a vehicle to highlight those similarities between people so people can stand together, listen to the same music together and experience it,” Laura Lee says. Read and listen to more from their interview with KEXP's Sound & Vision: https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/sound-vision/2020/7/2/khruangbins-musical-fusion-aims-unite/ Check out their 2018 session live in the KEXP studio: https://youtu.be/DyWhFB9ijzA Khruangbin released a new EP 'Texas Moon' last February. https://khruangbin.bandcamp.com/album/mordechai
05/24/2022 11:36 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
2001
by Foals
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

After completing a UK headline tour which included a triumphant four-night run at London's Olympia in front of a combined audience of 40,000 people, Foals are set to take the sun-kissed sounds of their 'Life Is Yours' album to an array of major festivals this summer. As the June 17th release of 'Life Is Yours' approaches, Foals today unveil their new single '2001'. Yannis says, "'2001' feels like a postcard from the past. We moved to Brighton around that time, we were a young band, and there was the feeling of the first taste of independence. The moment you get those freedoms, you're surrounded by temptation. The references to beachside candy and Brighton rock are symbols for drugs and hedonism. This was written in the depths of the pandemic winter, and there's an escapist desire to break out from the feeling of being cooped up, both in terms of the pandemic and adolescence." https://bit.ly/3sKUK7s Official Music Video: https://youtu.be/ydBQz3SecaE Foals - "2001" - Live from Utilita Arena Birmingham, April 2022: https://youtu.be/b_mTHZKzDaI https://lifeisyours.foals.co.uk/
05/24/2022 11:31 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Highest Building
by Flume feat. Oklou
(1 play) | (0 fans)

This LA-based Australian producer/musician’s third album ranges from widescreen, dance-friendly electro-pop to glitchy, distorted hyper pop and atmospheric ambient-pop. Most of the songs feature guest vocalists, including Caroline Polachek, Damon Albarn and Emma Louise.
05/24/2022 11:28 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Blinding Lights
by The Weeknd
(86 plays) | (1 fan)

Toronto-based R&B pop artist The Weeknd was born in Ontario, Canada to Ethiopian immigrants. He credits his stage name to his high school drop-out status, claiming he left one weekend and never came home. https://www.theweeknd.com/
05/24/2022 11:26 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Claws
by Charli xcx
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

05/24/2022 11:22 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Storm Around The World
by !!! & Maria Uzor
(9 plays) | (0 fans)

“Storm Around the World” is a song we’ve had since the last album that didn’t really come into focus until Maria Uzor from Sink Ya Teeth added her part and we turned it into a duet. Originally an acid workout about parents who leave on tour it became much more than that with her vocal, which is equal parts sing-song and spoken word and who’s lyrics helped add both a familiarity and a mystery to the song. On this record we were looking for basic minimal arrangements– sub-bass, drums and vocals mostly– and that approach is what finally let us support the vocal parts in a way that worked. The final piece was the beat that our producer Patrick Ford made that felt somewhere between programmed, sampled and played, a blurriness that is another feature of this album, Let it be Blue, which was mostly built on computers but doesn’t always sound or feel that way." https://chkchkchk.net/
05/24/2022 11:16 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Cars
by Gary Numan
(116 plays) | (2 fans)

This song is about how people use technology and material goods to isolate themselves from human contact. Numan has stated that he has Asperger syndrome, which is a mild form of autism, but until he was diagnosed, he had a lot of trouble relating to other people. Numan told Mojo magazine March 2008 about the original inspiration for this song: "A couple of blokes started peering in the window and for whatever reason took a dislike to me, so I had to take evasive action. I swerved up the pavement, scattering pedestrians everywhere. After that, I began to see the car as the tank of modern society." https://bit.ly/3iYtrSW
05/24/2022 11:13 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Gospel For A New Century
by Yves Tumor
(94 plays) | (0 fans)

Sean Bowie, best known by the recording alias Yves Tumor, is an American musician and producer of experimental music, raised in Tennessee and currently based in Turin, Italy.: https://www.allmusic.com/artist/yves-tumor-mn0003438593/biography -- The title of the song is based on the Japanese title for the anime 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' ('Shinseiki Evangerion,' literally "New Century Gospel"); the title card in the music video is stylized similarly to the series' episode cards. https://bit.ly/3pw3cnr Watch the video for "Gospel for a New Century": https://youtu.be/G-9QCsH3OQM
05/24/2022 11:09 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
Baby Don't Cry
by Sunflower Bean
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

New York-based Sunflower Bean will be at The Crocodile on Thursday, June 9th. -- NME calls their third album, "Headful of Sugar," "gleeful anarchy from a band on the move": https://www.nme.com/reviews/album/sunflower-bean-headful-of-sugar-review-3218138
05/24/2022 11:05 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
circle the drain
by Soccer Mommy
(37 plays) | (0 fans)

Color Theory is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Soccer Mommy. In 2020, Sophie Allison released her sophomore record under the moniker Soccer Mommy. Titled color theory, the record is a triumph that sees Allison ambitiously evoke a wide palette of melancholic emotions. Allison has said the album depicts three central themes that are represented by three colors: blue, representing sadness and depression; yellow, symbolizing physical and emotional illness; and gray, representing darkness, emptiness, and loss. It’s a more sorrowful tone than the sunny power-pop of her debut but no less catchy, enjoyable, or critically acclaimed. Music Video Premiere: https://bit.ly/3DhZQMt
05/24/2022 11:03 PM
DJ: Larry Rose
No Difference
by DEHD
(1 play) | (0 fans)

This Chicago trio’s fourth album is a strong set of jangly post-punk with guitars, atmospheric keyboards, unhurried rhythms, alternating lead vocals, soaring song hooks and hope-filled lyrics of connection and redemption.
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