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06/14/2022 06:52 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by LCD Soundsystem
(149 plays) | (1 fan)

LCD Soundsystem plays the This Ain't No Picnic festival in Pasadena, CA on August 27-28, 2022. https://lcdsoundsystem.com/ Band leader James Murphy explained the song in 2010: "I wanted to make something with a happy ending. I wanted it to be about being in a band and how much I like it. (Although) I don't like leaving my life. You leave your home, your friends, your dog. It was always supposed to be a non-professional experiment. I think it is still a non-professional experiment, but it's a non-professional experiment that takes up a much bigger part of my life than I expected."
06/14/2022 06:48 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Ibibio Sound Machine
(81 plays) | (0 fans)

"We started a lot of the songs not knowing what was happening, not knowing where the world was really going," Eno Williams says, talking about the recording of her band Ibibio Sound Machine’s triumphant new record during lockdown. "There was an uncertainty, a darkness. But we tried to find the light at the end of the tunnel. Growing up with my background in Nigeria, everyone got on with it and found positivity. No matter how bad things were, you had to get on with life really. That’s what we try to embody as a band — hope, positivity, looking up." https://bit.ly/3wo4cyW
06/14/2022 06:42 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Relieve the Pressure
by Confidence Man
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

"Hi Kevin. We are having a rough day at the brewery. Can you play some confidence man for us. We always dance to Confidence Man. " -- Phil in SF This Australian band's second album is a fun set of bubbly, '90s-influenced dance-pop with propulsive disco and house rhythms, bright synths, often-playful lyrics and an abundance of buoyant song hooks. https://www.confidenceman.com.au/
06/14/2022 06:39 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Obongjayar
(12 plays) | (0 fans)

"Ever since an early Obongjayar demo first surfaced on SoundCloud in 2016, it’s been clear that Steven Umoh, the man behind the moniker, possesses a completely unique talent. Known to his friends simply as ‘OB’, the Nigerian-born, London-based musician pens stirring and spiritual lyrics, while commanding a distinctive voice that flits between rap, song and spoken word. With afrobeats, soul and hip-hop influences, he has created a bold, genre-defiant musicality." https://obongjayar.bandcamp.com/album/some-nights-i-dream-of-doors
06/14/2022 06:36 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Better Now
(28 plays) | (0 fans)

ODESZA have already sold out 3 nights at Climate Pledge Arena on July 29-31 ODESZA said it was tough to find the right vocalist for this track: "It's funny because we tried so many different collaborations with vocalists in varying genres to try to find the right fit for this song when we first made it, but for whatever reason, nothing felt right. We've been big fans of MARO's and when we sent her a short handful of demos, this was the one she resonated with and we knew she was going to do something really special with it." -- Mariana Brito da Cruz Forjaz Secca, known professionally as Maro, is a Portuguese singer and songwriter.: https://artists.teamwass.com/music/maro/
06/14/2022 06:31 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah ...
(60 plays) | (0 fans)

"The music video [for "Q.U.E.E.N."] is loaded with subtle imagery and intriguing subtext—alluding to historical Black iconography and examining the paradox of museum culture—while playing with the ideas of Afro-Futurism and the past being reignited to usher us into a future with a multitude identities and equality." Enjoy an Afropunk review of this excellent song: https://bit.ly/39BjowM You can also watch the video here: https://bit.ly/39FJsXA
06/14/2022 06:26 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
I Love You I Hate You
by Little Simz
(60 plays) | (0 fans)

"Inflo asked me, 'What do you love and what do you hate?' "I knew the answer immediately. I wanted to just let people know like, 'Yo, I’m actually this way inclined, being this introverted person that has all these crazy thoughts and ideas and theories in my head and not always feeling like I’m able to express it if it’s not through my art.'" -https://youtu.be/ynoR0zEdMe4
06/14/2022 06:22 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Kendrick Lamar
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

NEW MUSIC from Kendrick Lamar! The BIg Steppers Tour comes to Seattle's Climate Pledge Arena August 27 -- https://climatepledgearena.com/event/kendrick-lamar-22/
06/14/2022 06:16 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Bread Pilot
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

BRAND NEW from Seattle's Bread Pilot! They'll perform an all-ages show at Seattle's Vera Project on Friday, August 19 -- https://tinyurl.com/2p8az2yv https://breadpilotband.bandcamp.com/
06/14/2022 06:12 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
Unconditional (Lookout Kid)
by Arcade Fire
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

Arcade Fire (with special guest Beck) will play Climate Pledge Arena on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022. -- See the official video: https://youtu.be/FdXRbOrsyRY
06/14/2022 06:08 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Stars
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

"From Capelton Hill" is the Montreal band's first new music in five years. https://starsband.bandcamp.com/
06/14/2022 06:05 PM
DJ: Kevin Cole
by Billy Bragg
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

1991 request from Joe! https://kexp.org/50 Billy Bragg wrote this anto-homophobia track with Johnny Marr, who also plays guitar on the recording, with backing vocals from Kirsty MacColl. In 2021, Bragg changed the lyrics of the song in support of transgender rights; saying on Twitter: “Times changed. Anyone born since the song was released would wonder why it’s a big deal to find common ground with a gay man. The front line now is trans rights... today, it’s the trans community who are marginalised and need our allyship.”