Sudan Archives is the alias of Cincinnati-bred, LA-based singer, songwriter, violinist, and producer Brittney Denise Parks. Recently releasing her self-titled debut EP this past summer on Stones Throw Records, her mesmerizing blend of Sudanese and West African influences with R&B and electronic production has made her one of the standout new artists of 2017. Her exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a wonderful stroll through her diverse influences and all-time favorite songs, coolly jumping between top-tier selections that span hip-hop, R&B, soul, rock, reggae, and more. It's a magnetic sonic journey.
|Midnight in a Perfect World||Intro|
|Roy Ayers Ubiquity||Everybody Loves The Sunshine|
|Erykah Badu||Otherside Of The Game|
|FKA twigs||Weak Spot|
|Outkast||Elevators (Me And You)|
|Sister Nancy||Bam Bam|
|Madlib||African Voodoo Queen (Drama)|
|Erykah Badu||The Healer|
|Fela Kuti||Water No Get Enemy (Edit)|
|Francis Bebey||Forest Nativity|
|Tom Tom Club||Tom Tom Theme|
|Mos Def||Umi Says|
|The Jimi Hendrix Experience||Voodoo Child (Slight Return)|
|Black Uhuru||General Penitentiary|
Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP's weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airs Fridays at midnight. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Midnight in a perfect world is made possible with support from New Belgium Brewing.
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