The Spook School's music is certainly political -- written from the crucial voice of a trans person's perspective -- but its vital message has a razor-sharp catchiness and chiming dynamic that makes the Scottish group's songs soar with a stinging grace. Joining DJ Miss Ashley in the KEXP Live Room, the band played four songs from their latest album, Could It Be Different? Recorded 02/09/2018.
1. Less Than Perfect
3. Keep In Touch
4. Still Alive
On Destroyer's latest album, ken, Bejar's synth-soaked set of songs is full of side-eyed bewilderment and cutting turns of phrase, all of which is on display...
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