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06/14/2022 04:57 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Within Your Reach
by The Replacements
(86 plays) | (0 fans)

The album art for this 1983 classic was created by fellow Minneapolis musician Grant Hart, drummer for Hüsker Dü -- working under the alias "Fake Name Graphx"
06/14/2022 04:54 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Nation of Language
(26 plays) | (0 fans)

NEW MUSIC! Nation of Language covering the classic by The Replacements from 1983's "Hootenanny". It'll drop on 7" vinyl this August, with a surprise single on the B-side! Frontman Ian Devaney states in a press release: “One of the things that made covering ‘Androgynous’ so exciting is that, for me, so much of the original song is carried by Paul Westerberg’s incredible melodies and emotional delivery, and that really leaves a lot of opportunity to imagine new instrumentation. I felt like as long as I was able to channel enough of that emotional power but bring the vocals into my own space, it would be a challenging and worthwhile endeavor.”
06/14/2022 04:50 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
I Feel You
by Depeche Mode
(32 plays) | (0 fans)

RIP to Andy Fletcher, keyboardist and founding member of Depeche Mode, who passed away at age 60 back on May 26 . A statement issued by the band on social media said: "We are shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member, and bandmate Andy 'Fletch' Fletcher."
06/14/2022 04:46 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Empire of the Sun
(265 plays) | (0 fans)

RELEASED ON THIS DAY in 2013! Directed by Alex Theurer and Charles Scott, the video for this track features science fiction costumes and was filmed in Bryce Canyon National Park and the redwoods of California. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/366Np84
06/14/2022 04:43 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Jungle
(40 plays) | (1 fan)

NEW MUSIC from Jungle! They're playing THING the weekend of August 26-28, 2022 at historic Fort Worden in Port Townsend, WA. Get tickets: https://thingnw.org/ Check out the video for PROBLEMZ, starring the members of the dance troupe Ghetto Funk Collective -- https://youtu.be/gpwYTeRSgc8
06/14/2022 04:36 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Impossible Weight
by Deep Sea Diver
(146 plays) | (0 fans)

Deep Sea Diver will perform at the Timber Outdoor Music Festival in Carnation, Washington, July 21-23 -- https://summer.timbermusicfest.com/tickets/ Deep Sea Diver enlisted Sharon Van Etten for this song. -- she provided a guest verse and backing vocals for "Impossible Weight’" and also appeared in the official video. Jessica Dobson said that she wrote the song shortly after seeing Van Etten perform at The Neptune Theatre in Seattle, a venue that features in the video. https://bit.ly/3L7Z2wb Video: https://youtu.be/xzkr2i6Szy8
06/14/2022 04:32 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Sharon Van Etten
(17 plays) | (0 fans)

NEW MUSIC! Sharon Van Etten performs at Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA on Wednesday, August 3rd alongside Angel Olsen and Julien Baker: https://bit.ly/3PKoThj "I wanted to approach this release differently, to engage my fans in an intentional way, in an effort to present the album as a whole body of work. These 10 songs are designed to be listened to in order, at once, so that a much larger story of hope, loss, longing and resilience can be told." https://bit.ly/3lL01Ir
06/14/2022 04:29 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Hearts Hard to Find
by Wilco
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

'Returning to its Chicago home recording studio the Loft after the forced separation of the early pandemic, Wilco found itself yearning to record new material as a full band rather than tracking every song part by painstaking part... Songs were recorded live, taped as quickly, loosely, and freely as they were written. Soon Wilco had another double album on its hands." Read more of the review at Vulture: https://tinyurl.com/49um6hsd
06/14/2022 04:26 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Speeding Motorcycle
by Mary Lou Lord
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Mary Lou Lord covering "Speeding Motorcycle" by musician and visual artist Daniel Johnston, from his 1983 cassette "Yip/Jump Music"
06/14/2022 04:21 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole

"1991 saw the release of Rumor and Sigh by Richard Thompson... it was [his] appearance on David Letterman playing the single "I feel so good" that was my introduction to one of my favorite artists... I would recommend playing "'57 Vincent Black Lightning" from Rumor + Sigh. it's one of RT's best story songs, is played at every one of his live shows, and there's a whole subculture on youtube of aspiring guitarists showing off that they can play it. Thanks," -- Shamus
06/14/2022 04:13 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Hurting Me for Fun
by Brame, Hamo
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

"Being alive is fucking hard!" proclaims Danish-Faroese singer/songwriter Helena Heinesen Rebensdorff. Her stage name, Brimheim, is an homage to her Faroese roots, translating to "home of the breaking waves." Explore more at her Bandcamp here: https://bit.ly/3lOVWDa
06/14/2022 04:09 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Celia's Dream
by Slowdive
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Lovely shoegaze from 1991 -- https://kexp.org/50 Cheryl Waters hosted Slowdive Live in the KEXP Studio in October 2017 -- https://youtu.be/gwgq-IWtcPE
06/14/2022 04:05 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Only Shallow
by My Bloody Valentine
(429 plays) | (1 fan)

Celebrating great music from 1991 for KEXP's 50th Anniversary! -- https://kexp.org/50 MBV's debut and masterpiece that nearly bankrupted Creation Records. Over the course of three years, Shields went through dozens of engineers and set up shop in 19 different studios in an attempt to craft a perfect album. Label owner Alan McGee recalled to Spin in 1999: "I could see my label slipping away. I'd even mortgaged my own house. In the end, I had to emotionally blackmail Kevin to get him to finish." - https://bit.ly/3tj2BcX
06/14/2022 04:01 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Beach House
(34 plays) | (0 fans)

Drive Time! Our drive to make the world a better place through the power of music! Thanks to Larry Mizell, Jr for another great Afternoon Show Sound & Vision’s assistant producer Roddy Nikpour brings us this review of Once Twice Melody. https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/sound-vision/2022/2/24/beach-house-album-review-once-twice-melody/