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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Stimulator Jones

Stimulator Jones is the alias of Roanoke, Virginia-based artist Sam Lunsford. He recently signed with Stones Throw Records, who just released his long-awaited debut album Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures on April 27th. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World perfectly show...


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Sunday Soul

Get to Know OCNotes, Host of KEXP’s Sunday Soul

KEXP's newest DJ discusses hi musical background, how being a recording artist influences his DJing, the soul music that helped define him, and what to expect from his new show.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Imarhan

Imarhan is a collection of friends from Tamanrasset, Algeria making waves internationally with their vibrant Tuareg desert blues; their exclusive guest DJ mix is an exploratory collection of some of their favorite tracks, spotlighting inspirational artists and current influences that touch upon e...


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Fugal

Fugal's exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a deep dive into the hypnotic labyrinth of underground techno, seamlessly blending propulsive rhythms and heavy atmospheres in precise, confident fashion.


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Interviews Shake The Shack

The Shack Has Been Shook: Happy Trails to Shake the Shack on KEXP and DJ Mike Fuller

This Friday, April 27th, KEXP's long-running rockabilly show Shake the Shack will cease shaking as host Mike Fuller retires and the show ends its 30+ year run. KEXP and Mike look back at the last few decades together.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: JusMoni

Just ahead of releasing her new project Sweet To Me, JusMoni shares an exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World and it's an intoxicating journey through R&B, hip-hop, and soul jams that includes local cuts, new anthems, and old favorites.


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Record Store Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Record Store Day 2018: DJ Kevin Cole's Picks

KEXP's resident hardcore collector Kevin Cole shares his picks for 2018's Record Store Day -- see what's on his shopping list before Saturday morning.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Quiet Friend

New York-based project Quiet Friend take us on a brilliant journey through inspiring sounds from their deep record collections, seamlessly touching upon avant-garde pieces, vibrant jazz, hypnotic ambient, dreamy psych-pop, blistering instrumental rock, and more.


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The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Nothing Compares 2 U: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Prince (Encore Airing)

On Thursday, April 19th, The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole will re-air our tribute to Prince on the two-year anniversary of his passing.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Lushlife

Lushlife's exclusive guest mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a fascinating journey through the unique sounds and artists that helped inspire his new project The Skull Eclipses, an experimental hip-hop collaboration with Austin-based musician Botany, who recently released a self-titled debut ...


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Daniel Avery

London-based producer Daniel Avery pieces together an exclusive new mix showcasing a handful of his own songs -- both older selections and forthcoming joints -- alongside a cerebral blend of immersive underground techno tracks.


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Midnight In A Perfect World: Wesley Holmes

Seattle DJ Wesley Holmes delivers a seamless and beautiful journey through dancefloor jams both new and old, kicking off with a trio of iconic 1980s songs before gliding through contemporary-heavy selections that carry a similar uplifting and infectious spirit.


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