Friday, August 19, 2011

Last Two Shows: 08/18/2011 and 08/15/2011

Thursday, August 18, 2011 (LISTEN TO THIS SHOW)
1:03Star SlingerDutchie CourageVolume 1self-released
DJ Comments: Playing Decibel September 30th! He's put out some incredible remixes of artists like Deerhunter and Cocteau Twins -
1:04SBTRKTSomething Goes RightSBTRKTYoung Turks
DJ Comments: Wednesday October 19 @ Neptune Theater
1:09Jean Michel JarreOxygene 2Aero
DJ Comments: His 1983 album Music for Supermarkets was super rare, as in only one copy rare. Said copy was then incinerated.
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1:16Aphex TwinIz Us
DJ Comments: featured in the latest KEXP DOCS- Songs from "Electronic Innovators". More on KEXP DOCS in On-demnad at
1:19Aesop RockNone Shall PassNone Shall PassDefinitive Jux
DJ Comments: R.I.P. Def Jux. Aesop is playing in Spokane August 28th with none other than Kimya Dawson (!) -
1:23ShlohmoJust UsBad VibesFriends of Friends
DJ Comments: This LA beatmaker's new one was just released.
1:27School of Seven BellsIamundernodisguiseAlpinismsGhostly International
DJ Comments: Although you'll probably be distracted by the attractive qualities of this duo in video form, why not check out their live performance from February here at KEXP? -
1:31Benoît PioulardLastedLastedKranky
DJ Comments: playing Decibel as part of Orcas (collaboration with The Sight Below) at the Triple Door October 2! i'll be spinning between sets. spinning music. not dancing. well maybe.
1:33Talk TalkAscension DayLaughing StockPolydor
DJ Comments: KEXP's "Review Revue" of Talk Talk, wherein DJs comment on albums in our library -
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1:40Gauntlet HairTop BunkGauntlet HairDead Oceans
DJ Comments: out 10/18! Another young, up-and-coming band from Denver:
1:45Milk MaidNot MeYuccaFatcat
DJ Comments: This Manchester band released this album last month and is touring extensively through the UK right now. Dates and such here:
1:49The Shangri-LasNever AgainThe Best ofDelta Music
DJ Comments: 1965 - Their secret weapon? It might haven been producer Shadow Morton (who also worked with Mott the Hoople and New York Dolls).
1:52Balam AcabMotionWander/WonderTri Angle
DJ Comments: Out August 29th!
1:55M83Midnight CityMidnight CityMute
DJ Comments: Playing Neumos November 13th!
2:00The CaretakerFleeting DreamsAn Empty Bliss Beyond This WorldHistory Always Favours the Winners
DJ Comments: Listen to the full album on The Caretaker's (aka James Kirby) Bandcamp -
2:02DestroyerSuicide Demo for Kara WalkerKaputtMerge Records
DJ Comments: Listen to his live performance on KEXP from March -
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DJ Comments: playing Opening Party for Decibel Festival @ Re-Bar Sep 28!
2:13ClusterSchöne HändeCluster & EnoSky Records
DJ Comments: RIP Conrad Schnitzler, onetime member of Kluster.
2:16Shabazz PalacesThe King's New Clothes Were Made by His Own HandsBlack UpSub Pop Records
DJ Comments: Hear their LIVE set at Bumbershoot right here on KEXP, Saturday September 3rd at Noon.
2:19Danger Mouse and SparklehorseStar Eyes (I Can't Catch It) (feat. David Lynch)Dark Night of the Soul[no label]
DJ Comments: RIP Mark Linkous...David Lynch is releasing a solo album - Crazy Clown Time - on November 8th with the help of Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O.
2:21XTCThe Meeting PlaceSkylarkingCaroline Records
DJ Comments: Request! Thanks listeners!
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2:25How To Dress WellSuicide Dream 1 (Orchestral Version)Just Once EPLove Letters Ink
DJ Comments: Another Google search that will yield positive results no matter what...Here's a track remixed by Star Slinger:
2:29PaavoharjuIkkunat nakevatIkkunat nakevat
DJ Comments: If you can pronounce this then YOU MIGHT BE A FINN!
2:32Alaska in WinterThe Homeless and the HummingbirdsDance Party in the BalkansRegular Beat Recording Co.
DJ Comments: Just released a super-limited micro-cassette EP. Only 20 copies:
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2:36Gold LeavesCruel/KindThe OrnamentHardly Art
DJ Comments: Played a wonderful in studio two days ago. See them in person at The Crocodile, September 1st -
2:40Palace MusicWe All, Us Three, Will RideViva Last BluesDomino
DJ Comments: Will Oldham is the man behind Palace Music -
2:43Collections of Colonies of BeesLawnGivingHometapes
DJ Comments: From Milwaukee! Apropos of nothing, here's Nicolas Cage freaked out by bees -
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2:49Washed OutWithin and WithoutWithin and WithoutSub Pop Records
DJ Comments: Playing the Neptune Theatre October 6th. Here's a cover of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Games" -
2:52John MausHey MoonWe Must Become the Pitiless Censors of OurselvesDomino
DJ Comments: This track features Molly Nilsson (her version: ...He's playing some more dates soon after a long tour:
2:56WallsSunporch (Holy Other Remix)
DJ Comments: Walls' S/T from last year was strangely under the radar but is well-worth seeking out:
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3:00Floating PointsK & G BeatJ & W BeatPlanet Mu
DJ Comments: Samuel Shepherd, a fine young lad from London, has put out some incredible releases the past couple years. The Vacuum EP, in particular, is stunning:
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3:07Active ChildShield & SwordYou Are All I SeeVagrant
DJ Comments: Playing at The Crocodile September 23rd with Chad Valley. Plenty of falsetto to go around.
3:10Autre Ne VeutSweetheartBody EPOlde English Spelling Bee
DJ Comments: Second release from Autre Ne Veut. It doesn't mean anything in French if you were wondering...
3:15Gui BorattoThe DrillThe Drill EPKompakt
DJ Comments: A full length from this Brazilian is due September 12th...
3:20Teen DazeSurfaceA Silent PlanetWaaga
DJ Comments: From Vancouver! He's playing some dates there next month and you can stream some songs from his newest release:
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3:24Ulrich SchnaussOn My OwnA Strangely Isolated PlaceCity Centre Offices
DJ Comments: playing the Sine Your Name Across My Heart Showcase @ benaroya Friday Sep 30 w/ Mountains & Simon Scott!
3:30UnderworldMmm Skyscraper I Love YouDubnobasswithmyheadmanJunior Boy's Own
DJ Comments: Third album from Underworld. One of their songs was featured in the movie Trainspotting.
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3:43The StepkidsShadows on BehalfThe StepkidsStones Throw
DJ Comments: Sep 8 @ Neumos with the Horrors!
3:47IlaiyaraajaSorgam Madhuvile - S.P. Balasubrahmanyam & ChorusSolla SollaB-Music
DJ Comments: Songs from Kollywood cinema - (cover dude kinda looks like Larry Mizell, right?)
3:51The RaptureHow Deep Is Your Love?In the Grace of Your LoveDFA
DJ Comments: out 9/6!
3:58Blood OrangeChampagne CoastCoastal GroovesDomino
DJ Comments: Side project of Dev Hynes, Lightspeed Champion, Test Icicles. Stream here:
4:02The ChurchReptileStarfishArista Records
DJ Comments: Marty, the band's guitarist and songwriter, appeared on Amoeba Music's video feature 'What's in My Bag" where artists talk about their purchases. Pretty cool!
4:08Grave BabiesPleasurePleasures 7"Hardly Art
DJ Comments: This Seattle band is on a big tour and coming back to The Funhouse October 1st with Unnatural Helpers. Here's an interview they did with Vice Magazine -
4:10The WolfhoundsLost But Happy
DJ Comments: 1986-1990 comp
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4:14Thee Oh SeesIf I Stay Too LongCastlemaniaIn the Red
DJ Comments: The Creation cover. Playing Bumbershoot Sunday, September 4th.
4:17Ursula 1000Mondo BeyondoMondo BeyondoESL
DJ Comments: Project of NYC DJ Alex Gimeno.
4:21The Glitch MobWarrior ConcertoWe Can Make the World Stop EPGlass Air
DJ Comments: The limited edition EP pack comes with a pretty rad T-shirt (lizard thing from V?):
4:25Binary StarHonest ExpressionMasters of the UniverseSubterraneous Records
DJ Comments: One Be Lo and Senim Silla met in prison, started writing rhymes and released Masters of the Universe in 2000. Still one of the best underground rap albums of all time.
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4:30ApparatAsh/Black VeilThe Devil's WalkMute
DJ Comments: out 9/27!
4:35City CenterBleed BloodCity CenterType Records
DJ Comments: They released an album on K Records this year called Redeemer. Worth checking out!
4:41Bon IverHinnom, TXBon IverJagjaguwar
DJ Comments: Bon Iver and James Blake are teaming up for! New song "Fall Creek Boys Choir" to drop August 24th. Talk about swoon city...
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4:44Built to SpillElseKeep It Like A Secret (Advance)Warner
DJ Comments: Request! Bob Odenkirk directed a music video for them last year for the song "Hindsight." Great Job!
4:48LettersHolidayAll the Adventures To See Them I WillYoYo
DJ Comments: What's this? A plucky, DIY-style band from Olympia? Can't imagine that's right...
4:51Male BondingWhat's That Scene?Endless NowSub Pop Records
DJ Comments: Out August 30th!
4:54Orange JuiceFalling and LaughingYou Can't Hide Your Love ForeverPolydor
DJ Comments: One of the preeminent Scottish indie pop bands of the late 70s and 80s. Domino released a comprehensive box set not long ago:
4:58RideDrive BlindSmileSire Records
DJ Comments: The Salieri to My Bloody Valentine's Mozart. But not really.
5:00RideDrive BlindSmileSire Records
DJ Comments: The Salieri to My Bloody Valentine's Mozart. But not really.
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5:04The HorrorsYou SaidSkyingXL Recordings
DJ Comments: Playing Neumos Thursday, September 8th (with The Stepkids).
5:08The Go-BetweensLove Goes On!16 Lovers Lane
DJ Comments: Originally from Brisbane, Australia they relocated to London and pumped out hits. The band split a year after this album's release.
5:12Pure XDry IcePleasureAcephale
DJ Comments: Austin band with their debut LP. Hey man, sweet licks!
5:15Modest MouseHeart Cooks BrainThe Lonesome Crowded WestUp Records
DJ Comments: Request!
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5:20Wooden ShjipsLazy BonesWestThrill Jockey
DJ Comments: Admire Ripley Johnson's beard in person Saturday, August 27th at The Crocodile.
5:24FlexionsMagnetically EncodedGolden FjordCairo Records
DJ Comments: Playing THIS Saturday at Volunteer Park at Vibrations along with Seapony, Witch Gardens, Purple 'n' Green and more! Starts at 2:00 PM and it's FREE -
5:28LCD SoundsystemTime to Get AwaySound of SilverDFA Records
DJ Comments: James Murphy continues to DJ various gigs. If you have a private jet at your disposal, why not make a quick jaunt to see him in Ibiza at the end of the month?
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5:33PictureplaneReal Is a FeelingThee PhysicalLovepump United
DJ Comments: Here's Pictureplane dancing on a pyramid in Mexico to the song "Negative Slave" - (LSD may be involved)
5:38Com TruiseCathode GirlsGalactic Melt
DJ Comments: Synth dude from NJ with his second release. Playing The Crocodile September 23rd.
5:42TychoHoursDiveGhostly International
DJ Comments: Out November 15th on Ghostly International. Shaping up to be a good one.
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5:47TrentemøllerTake Me Into Your SkinThe Last ResortPoker Flat Recordings
DJ Comments: At Decibel Tuesday, November 1st (Showbox at the Market) with a live band!
5:55Panda BearSlow MotionTomboyPaw Tracks
DJ Comments: Live performance with SONIC BOOM, the album's producer and ex-Spacemen 3 member. Legend.

Monday, August 15, 2011 (LISTEN TO THIS SHOW)
10:00JoakimI Wish You Were GoneMonsters and Silly Songs!K7
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10:04SBTRKTPharaohsSBTRKTYoung Turks
DJ Comments: Playing at the Neptune on October 26th.
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10:09WireKidney BingosWire 1985-1990: The A List (Best Of)
DJ Comments: Playing the Bootboohook Festival in Hamburg, Germany on August 20th.
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10:13Active ChildHigh PriestessYou Are All I SeeVagrant
DJ Comments: Playing at the Crocodile on September 23rd.
10:16CaribouJameliaSwimCity Slang
DJ Comments:
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10:21Little DragonShuffle A DreamRitual UnionPeacefrog
DJ Comments: Playing at Bumbershoot on September 3rd.
10:24RöyksoppHappy Up HereJuniorWall of Sound
DJ Comments: Playing at the Hollywood Bowl in California on October 22nd.
10:26The PhysicsThese MomentsLove Is A Businessself-released
DJ Comments: Playing at Showbox Market on September 17th with the Blue Scholars.
10:30David BowieFive YearsThe Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From MarsRykodisc
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10:35The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale GilmoreI'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue EyesHeirloom MusicNeanderthal
DJ Comments: Playing the Slow Food Roots Festival in Stanwood, WA on August 28th.
10:39PavementStop Breathin'Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain: L.A.’s Desert OriginsMatador Records
DJ Comments:
10:44Milk MaidOh!YuccaFatcat
DJ Comments: New UK tour dates here:
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10:49BroadcastCome On Let's GoThe Noise Made by PeopleWarp Records
10:52The Beta BandBrokeHot Shots IIRegal Recordings
DJ Comments:
10:57The Ting TingsGreat DJGreat DJColumbia Records
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11:00M83Midnight CityMidnight CityMute
DJ Comments: Playing Neumos on November 13th.
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11:05John MausBelieverWe Must Become the Pitiless Censors of OurselvesDomino
DJ Comments:
11:09The CureLet's Go to BedJapanese WhispersFiction Records
DJ Comments: Playing at the Bestival Music Festival on the Island of Wight, south of the UK on September 10th.
11:12FlexionsHer WarGolden FjordCairo Records
DJ Comments: Playing at Neumos with Sleepy Eyes of Death on August 26th.
11:15The Soft BoysI Wanna Destroy YouUnderwater Moonlight
DJ Comments:
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11:18Jens LekmanAn Argument With MyselfAn Argument With Myself
DJ Comments: Playing at Columbia City Theater on October 1st.
11:22GoogooshDel TangieGoogooshB-Music
DJ Comments: This Iranian singer also has a cosmetic line. Check it out!
11:26Cocteau TwinsCicelyTreasure4AD
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11:30PixiesWhere Is My Mind?Surfer Rosa4AD
DJ Comments: As they are on their "Lost Cities" tour, they aren't coming to Seattle... they'll be close though.
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11:34Male BondingTame the SunEndless NowSub Pop Records
DJ Comments: Playing the Mercury Lounge in New York on August 29th.
11:36of MontrealHeimdalsgate Like a Promethean CurseHissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?Polyvinyl
DJ Comments: Playing the North Coast Music Festival in Chicago on September 4th.
DJ Comments: out 9/26!
11:45Keep Shelly in AthensCremona MemoriesIn Love with DuskForest Family Records
DJ Comments:
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11:48Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubMercyHowl SessionsRCA Records
DJ Comments: Playing in Long Beach, New York for Quicksilver's Pro Series on September 5th.
11:52SparklehorseMaria's Little ElbowsGood Morning SpiderParlophone
DJ Comments:
11:57Joshua MorrisonSeven YearsSongs About BooksBall of Wax
DJ Comments: cd release show this Friday August 19 @ Fremont Abbey!
12:00Washed OutEyes Be ClosedWithin and WithoutSub Pop Records
DJ Comments: Thursday October 6 @ Neptune!
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12:05Blue Sky Black DeathWhere the Sun BeatsNoirFake Four Inc
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12:10AliasWanna Let It GoFever DreamAnticon
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12:14James BlakeCMYKCMYKR & S Records
DJ Comments: Playing at Showbox Market on September 24th.
12:17PrinceI Wanna Be Your LoverThe Hits 2Paisley Park
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12:21Gauntlet HairTop BunkGauntlet HairDead Oceans
DJ Comments:
DJ Comments: playing concerts at the mural friday august 19 with black mountain and my goodness!
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12:30Wooden ShjipsBlack Smoke RiseWestThrill Jockey
DJ Comments: live on KEXP Saturday August 27 @ 2pm!
12:34SuicideGhost RiderSuicide
DJ Comments:
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12:37Animal CollectiveNo More RunninMerriweather Post PavilionDomino
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12:42TychoHoursDiveGhostly International
DJ Comments: Playing at Bumbershoot on September 4th.
12:47Chad ValleyNow That I'm Real (How Does It Feel?)Equatorial UltravoxLoose Lips
DJ Comments: Fri Sep 23 @ Crocodile!
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12:51Throwing MusesRed ShoesThe Real Ramona4AD
DJ Comments: Playing the Athens PopFest in Georgia on October 11-15.
12:55Metal ChocolatesOpium of LoveMetal Chocolatesself-released
DJ Comments: Live on KEXP Saturday 8/27 @ 6pm!
12:57Charles BradleyThe World (Is Going Up In Flames)No Time For DreamingDaptone Records
DJ Comments: Performing at KEXP's Bumbershoot Music Lounge Mon Sep 5 @ 1:15pm!
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1:03The HorrorsStill LifeSkyingXL Recordings
DJ Comments: Playing at Neumos on September 8th.
1:08This Mortal CoilNot MeIt'll End in Tears4AD
DJ Comments:
1:12CavemenThankfulCoCo Beware
DJ Comments: out 9/13
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1:16Gold LeavesThe OrnamentThe OrnamentHardly Art
DJ Comments: Live at KEXP Tuesday August 16, 12:00pm
1:20Pepper RabbitThe Annexation of Puerto RicoRed Velvet Snow BallKanine Records
DJ Comments: Playing at the Mercury Lounge in New York on August 31st.
1:24George HarrisonI'd Have You AnytimeAll Things Must PassParlophone
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1:28SeaweedStaggerWeakSub Pop Records
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1:31IceageCollapseNew BrigadeWhat's Your Rupture?
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1:33MinutemenCoronaDouble Nickles on the DimeSST
1:36JEFF the brotherhoodBummerWe Are the ChampionsInfinity Cat Recordings
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1:38The ReplacementsBastards of YoungTimSire Records
1:42The CleanBilly TwoAnthologyMerge Records
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1:45Neon IndianPolish GirlEra ExtranaMom + Pop
DJ Comments: Playing at the Crocodile on October 5th.
1:49SeefeelPolyfusionQuiqueToo Pure
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1:55Beats AntiqueI Got... (Beats Antique remix)Blind ThresholdAntique Records

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