Friday, July 29, 2011

Make Love: KEXP Playlist 07/28/2011

Thanks to Sean for helping out with all the comments during my show...

Thursday, July 28, 2011 (LISTEN TO THIS SHOW)
1:00Daft PunkMake LoveHuman After AllVirgin Music Co.
 DJ Comments: Their Tron OST received the remix treatment with some help from Com Truise, M83 and others
1:05Clive Tanaka y su OrquestaBrack LainJet Set Siempre 1°Tall Corn
 DJ Comments: Check out local duo Beat Connection's take on this mysterious artist:
1:09Bark PsychosisBig ShotHexCaroline
 DJ Comments: Band member Graham Sutton has produced albums by These New Puritans and The Veils:
1:14SBTRKTNever NeverSBTRKTYoung Turks
 DJ Comments: It's pronounced "Subtract" rather than "Sbbbetrrrket." Tour dates here:
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1:19ZombyNatalia’s SongDedication4AD
 DJ Comments: Insightful interview with Zomby about the process of making Dedication and the influence of his late father:
1:24Laurel HaloConstant IndexHour LogicHippos in Tanks
 DJ Comments: Her steller FACT MIx (with Jeru tha Damaja!) :
 DJ Comments: The reason you took German in high you could nail the pronunciation:
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1:37Little DragonShuffle A DreamRitual UnionPeacefrog
 DJ Comments: Playing Bumbershoot September 3rd!
1:40Tones on TailLionsNight MusicBeggars Banquet
 DJ Comments: Side project from Daniel Ash of Bauhaus
1:44Washed OutEyes Be ClosedWithin and WithoutSub Pop Records
 DJ Comments: In the running for sexiest album cover of the year...AND, if you live in Japan, he's playing the Fuji Rock Festival right now
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1:50Beat ConnectionBalearic Trunk RhythmIn the Water 7"Tender Age
 DJ Comments: See them Saturday, September 3rd at Bumbershoot (6:00)
1:54IlaiyaraajaMayakkama - Vani JairamSolla SollaB-Music
 DJ Comments: Compilation of music from "Kollywood – so named for the Tamil-language film capital Kodambakkam in the southern state of Tamil Nadu"
2:00RadioheadHow to Disappear CompletelyKid A??EMI
 DJ Comments: Drummer Philip Selway just released the Running Blind EP:
2:05A Sunny Day in GlasgowShyAshes GrammarMis Ojos Discos
 DJ Comments: From Philly
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2:12Clams CasinoAdult Swim SinglesWizard 
 DJ Comments: Started out making beats for L'il B, Main Attrakionz and others. Cop his ace self-released instrumental mixtape here (it's legal, we swear!):
2:14Metal ChocolatesOpium of LoveMetal Chocolatesself-released
 DJ Comments: The duo of Rik Rude (of Fresh Espresso) and the incomparable OC Notes. Some real town biz here:
2:16John MausHey MoonWe Must Become the Pitiless Censors of OurselvesDomino
 DJ Comments: Previously banged the keys for Animal Collective, Panda Bear and Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti. Take a look at the video for the single "Believer"
2:20Oneohtrix Point NeverReturnalReturnalEditions Mego
 DJ Comments: Contributed to the recently released FRKWYS Vol. 7, a collaboration between drone savants Samuel Godin, Laurel Halo, James Ferraro and David Borden.
 DJ Comments: Not to be confused with their second album, also entitled Suicide.
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2:29James BlakeLimit to Your LoveJames BlakePolydor
 DJ Comments: Do some serious swooning September 24th, Showbox at the Market.
2:33M83Midnight CityHurry Up, I'm DreamingMute
 DJ Comments: Playing Neumos Sunday, November 13th! The album drops October 18th and you can download the single here:
2:37ApparatBlack WaterThe Devil's WalkMute
 DJ Comments: His new album is out September 27th. A preview:
2:41SpiritualizedStay With MeLadies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in SpaceDedicated
 DJ Comments: Jason Pierce's band (formerly of Spacemen 3) is playing a HUGE comeback show at Royal Albert Hall in London on October 11th: They were also asked to play at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland too but it didn't work out...
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2:47ImplodesMeadowlandsBlack EarthKranky
 DJ Comments: This Chicago quartet is playing some NYC dates in August:
2:53Zola JesusVesselConatusSacred Bones
 DJ Comments: Her new LP comes out October 4th. She'll also be part of a very cool Serge Gainsbourg tribute concert in LA on August 28th with the likes of Victoria LeGrand (Beach House), Beck, Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear) and others:
2:58Fall on Your SwordThe First Time I Saw JupiterAnother Earth 
 DJ Comments: Their infamous William Shatner video:
3:00The Method ActorsSheThis Is Still ItAcute Records
 DJ Comments: Compilation of this influential Athens, GA post-punk / new wave band:
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3:06The Helio SequenceHallelujahKeep Your Eyes AheadSub Pop Records
 DJ Comments: Singer Brandon Summers lost his voice and re-learned how to sing in 2004, with sparkling results as you can see (hear?)
3:10Real EstateIt's RealDaysDomino
 DJ Comments: These NJ indie janglers release their second full length October 18th (Europeans get it a day earlier). Take a listen to a Strokes cover they did recently too:
3:13The Stone RosesBye Bye BadmanThe Stone RosesSilvertone Records
 DJ Comments: Rumours of a reunion have been floating around for a while but no such luck yet...
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3:17WoodsPushing OnlysSun and ShadeWoodsist
 DJ Comments: Playing Woodsist Fest (cuz, duh, it's their label!) July 30th and 31st in Big Sur. Real Estate, Ducktails, Thee Oh Sees, Sic Alps and many more will be rocking out with them:
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3:23Bobb TrimbleLive WireThe Crippled Dog Band 
 DJ Comments: Check out his discography:
3:25Marc Bolan and T. RexElemental Child20th Century Boy: The Ultimate CollectionHip-O Records
 DJ Comments: Searching "T. Rex" on Google yields fun results no matter what:
3:30Active ChildHigh PriestessYou Are All I SeeVagrant
 DJ Comments: Playing the Crocodile September 23rd with the equally awesome Chad Valley
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3:34Holy OtherYr LoveWith UTri Angle
 DJ Comments: This 12" release came out not too long ago on the Tri Angle label:
3:39La Big VicLYNY  
 DJ Comments: Just came out with their debut LP on Underwater Peoples. Listen to them right now and build up your indie cred before everybody else catches on! A video for another song off their new one:
 DJ Comments: I don't think she had any trouble registering the domain name:
3:48Com TruiseCathode GirlsGalactic MeltGhostly International
 DJ Comments: Stream this NJ synth maven's album at his Bandcamp:
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3:53TapeA SpireRideauH├Ąpna
 DJ Comments:
4:03EluviumThe Motion Makes Me LastSimilesTemporary Residence Limited
 DJ Comments: Playing Music Fest North West in Portland, Saturday September 10th:
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4:09PickwickThe RoundMythsself-released
 DJ Comments: Playing Concerts at the Mural on Friday August 26 w/ Ravenna Woods and Drew Grow & The Pastor's Wives
4:14Mayor HawthorneA Long TimeHow Do You DoUniversal Republic
 DJ Comments: Playing with Chromeo October 10th at Showbox SODO. In the meantime buy your official Mayer Hawthorne bobblehead over at Stones Throw:
4:17Flying LotusDo the Astral PlaneCosmogrammaWarp Records
 DJ Comments: Listen to a raft of unreleased songs from FlyLo:
4:21Gold PandaMPB  
 DJ Comments: Playing October 26th at the Crocodile!
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4:25Bon IverTowersBon IverJagjaguwar
 DJ Comments: Playing a SOLD OUT show at the Paramount September 26th. But I'm sure our resourceful listeners can find a way in...
4:27BroadcastMan Is Not a BirdHaha SoundWarp Records
 DJ Comments: R.I.P. Trish Keenan :(
4:31Silver ApplesI Have Known LoveSilver Apples / ContactMCA Records
 DJ Comments: 1968 - oscillators, oscillators and more oscillators!
4:34Memory TapesWait in the DarkPlayer PianoCarpark Records
 DJ Comments: A track-by-track guide to his new album by the man himself:
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4:39LunaRide Into the SunSlideElektra Entertainment
 DJ Comments: By request!
4:45The Velvet UndergroundI'll Be Your MirrorRock And Roll -Andy Warhol 
 DJ Comments: From their debut LP in 1967
4:47Ty SegallGoodbye BreadGoodbye BreadDrag City
 DJ Comments: Woah, playing TOMORROW night at the Crocodile! He should feel right at home, weather-wise.
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4:51A.R. KaneMiles ApartAmericanaLuaka Bop
 DJ Comments: "Arguably the most criminally under-recognized band of their era" -
4:53MogwaiCodyCome On Die YoungMatador Records
 DJ Comments: The Earth Divisions EP will be out September 13th on Sub Pop.
5:00The NationalBrainyBoxerBeggars Banquet
 DJ Comments: Their show at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on August 23rd is sold out. Once again, Edinburgh Corn Exchange show is sold out...
5:03Jesse Sykes & The Sweet HereafterCeiling’s HighMarble SonFargo Records
 DJ Comments: Live on KEXP Monday August 1 3pm!
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5:08The Black LipsTimeArabia Mountain 
 DJ Comments: Watch their live performance at KEXP from June 16th:
5:10Christmas IslandPoisonerPoisoner 
 DJ Comments: The band, NOT the weird detainee island off Australia
5:14IceageYoure BlessedNew BrigadeWhat's Your Rupture?
 DJ Comments: They play the Crocodile July 31st! The excellent lineup includes Cult of Youth,Grave Babies and King Dude
5:16My GoodnessBlackout BabyMy GoodnessSarathan Records
 DJ Comments: Playing Concerts at the Mural on Friday August 19 with Black Mountain and Whalebones
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5:21Gang of FourDamaged GoodsEntertainment!Rhino
 DJ Comments: At home he's a tourist:
5:24JEFF the brotherhoodRipperWe Are the ChampionsInfinity Cat Recordings
 DJ Comments: They are, in fact, brothers. Here's a picture of brother Jake on a net-trampoline thing:
5:29Iggy & The StoogesGimme DangerRaw PowerLegacy
 DJ Comments: Iggy recently donated a track to a David Lynch Foundation benefit CD. Now there's a cool meeting of minds:
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5:34The War on DrugsCome to the CitySlave AmbientSecretly Canadian
 DJ Comments: Comes out August 16th on Secretly Canadian:
5:38BeirutEast HarlemThe Rip TIdePompeii Records
 DJ Comments: Out August 30th
5:42Nina SimoneLove Me or Leave MeNina Simone's Finest HourMercury
 DJ Comments: "The High Priestess of Soul" - check out archived performances at her website:
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5:47Blue Sky Black DeathAnd Stars, RingedNoirFake Four Inc
 DJ Comments: Check out the beats they've made for Nacho Picasso -
5:51Killing JokeRequiemKilling Joke 
 DJ Comments: Also an awesome Batman title -
5:55Big Spider's BackDead ChannelMemory ManCircle Into Square
 DJ Comments: Great new release from ex-Seattleite Yair Rubinstein; make sure to check him out live at DEBACLE FEST, August 20th in Seattle