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07/20/2022 02:58 AM
DJ: Abbie
Lola Stars And Stripes
by The Stills
(143 plays) | (0 fans)

07/20/2022 02:54 AM
DJ: Abbie
Baker Miller Pink
by Sophie Royer
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

07/20/2022 02:47 AM
DJ: Abbie
Step Into My Office, Baby
by Belle & Sebastian
(63 plays) | (0 fans)

Early 2000s Abbie ordered every B&S album after hearing this record. Listen to Belle and Sebastian's 2006 in-studio performance here: http://kexp.org/live/liveperformance.aspx?rId=15176
07/20/2022 02:44 AM
DJ: Abbie
La Torre
by Ambar Lucid
(24 plays) | (0 fans)

Watch Ambar Lucid's Live on KEXP performance here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsGoiosXg_0 https://ambarlucid.com/ This new song was inspired by the Tower, a tarot card associated with destruction and liberation, and it helps tell the story of how Lucid has been transforming into her confident new alter ego Estrella—which is also the name of her upcoming album and current headlining tour.: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-latin/ambar-lucid-la-torre-1373287/
07/20/2022 02:41 AM
DJ: Abbie
Maria Tambien
by Khruangbin
(60 plays) | (0 fans)

#21 on the Top 90.3 Countdown of 2018! Khruangbin performed "Maria También" live in the KEXP studio in 2018. They opened their set with this track: https://youtu.be/DyWhFB9ijzA Also a KEXP Song of the Day: https://kexp.org/podcasts/song-of-the-day/2018/3/13/khruangbin-maria-tambien/ https://khruangbin.bandcamp.com/ https://www.khruangbin.com/
07/20/2022 02:38 AM
DJ: Abbie
Trouble
by Say She She
(1 play) | (0 fans)

The female-led discodelic soul band Say She She release their debut album ‘Prism’ on Karma Chief Records, a division of Colemine Records, on 23rd September 2022. Named as a silent nod to Nile Rodgers, Say She She (C’est chi-chi!: It's Chic!”) will transport you with their dreamy harmonies, catchy hooks and up-tempo grooves
07/20/2022 02:30 AM
DJ: Abbie
Mercury
by Steve Lacy
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

“I want to love unconditionally now.” Read on as Steve Lacy opens up about how he made his sophomore album in this exclusive artist statement. “Someone asked me if I felt pressure to make something that people might like. I felt a disconnect, my eyes squinted as I looked up. As I thought about the question, I realized that we always force a separation between the artist (me) and audience (people). But I am not separate. I am people, I just happen to be an artist. Once I understood this, the album felt very easy and fun to make. Gemini Rights is me getting closer to what makes me a part of all things, and that is: feelings. Feelings seem like the only real things sometimes. “I write about my anger, sadness, longing, confusion, happiness, horniness, anger, happiness, confusion, fear, etc., all out of love and all laughable, too. The biggest lesson I learned at the end of this album process was how small we make love. I want to love unconditionally now. I will make love bigger, not smaller. To me, Gemini Rights is a step in the right direction. I’m excited for you to have this album as your own as it is no longer mine. Peace.” —Steve Lacy
07/20/2022 02:27 AM
DJ: Abbie
Far Apart
by MorMor
(37 plays) | (0 fans)

MorMor (Seth Nyquist) has returned with his first new single since 2020.
07/20/2022 02:19 AM
DJ: Abbie
Your Hand In Mine
by Explosions in the Sky
(98 plays) | (0 fans)

By request! The group noted in Bandcamp about recording 'The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place': "One night we decided to take a break and we drove out to the Monahans Sand Dunes, a few miles outside of Midland. This place is hard to describe. You're just surrounded by weird, untouched desert. And you can see all the stars in the sky... We brought a boom box with us and we laid down on the sand and listened to music. For some reason this made us feel better about things. The next night we were back in the basement practice space working on new songs. We can't remember if it got any easier or any less frustrating but somehow everything started to fall into place."
07/20/2022 02:15 AM
DJ: Abbie
Hard To Find
by The American Analog Set
(29 plays) | (0 fans)

We stay hard to find 'cause it's too hard to take it And we keep that in mind that we're older and jaded, we can't shake it
07/20/2022 02:11 AM
DJ: Abbie
Title And Registration
by Death Cab for Cutie
(87 plays) | (0 fans)

The video, directed by Patrick Daughters, consists of frontman Ben Gibbard lying on an operating table while undergoing a "surgery" (as done by the other band members) to receive a new heart. Although Ben seems to act calm and has the ability to sing throughout the procedure, he was not given anesthetics nor was he on any form of life support. During the surgery, it is revealed that Gibbard's chest is simply paper, model organs, and a model rib cage. https://youtu.be/1XmbvfxMiUE Due to the song's layered instrumentation, "Title and Registration" has been difficult to play during live performances in the past, and thus has been performed a variety of ways. All of these involved guitarist Chris Walla switching halfway through the song from lead guitar to keyboards, whilst singer/guitarist Ben Gibbard took over the guitar part. https://bit.ly/3oGZbx1 Watch them play this one live in Sydney, Australia: https://youtu.be/z9kwc_eBQ1Y
07/20/2022 02:04 AM
DJ: Abbie
Heartbeats
by The Knife
(197 plays) | (2 fans)

Just feels right, ya know? It was released on 17 January 2003 by Rabid Records then later by Mute in 2006. #95 in KEXP listeners' favorite songs of all time! https://www.kexp.org/countdowns/kexp-listeners-favorite-songs-of-all-time/ -- The mysterious Swedish electronic music sibling duo the Knife released this from their second studio album - 2003's ‘Deep Cuts,’ but still kept a low profile, performing in masks and in darkness. Bandcamp wrote that, “even after their 2002 single “Heartbeats” and 2006 album Silent Shout earned them widespread acclaim, they gave few interviews and played very few concerts. Watch the official video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPD8Ja64mRU
07/20/2022 02:00 AM
DJ: Abbie
Strict Machine
by Goldfrapp
(161 plays) | (0 fans)

Black Cherry was the second studio album by English electronic duo, Goldfrapp. The album cover features of photographs taken by Polly Borland featuring Alison Goldfrapp with two wolves. Goldfrapp explained in a statement that the wolves are a representation of might and mysticism and that she was "interested in the idea of metamorphosis and humans wanting to be like animals and animals wanting to be like humans." https://bit.ly/37LNIZ1 http://www.goldfrapp.com/
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