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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: FKL

FKL is the collaborative project of Seattle-based husband-wife duo Sage Redman and Joe Gillick. Their exclusive Midnight in a Perfect World mix spotlights cutting-edge UK-centric electronic/club rhythms.


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Song of the Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Song of the Day: The Autonomics – Southern Funeral

Autonomics, a trio consisting of frontman Dan Pantenberg and identical twin brothers Evan and Vaughn Leikam, filter a self-starting, DIY punk energy into a clean, upbeat form of power pop.


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Song of the Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Song of the Day: Dessa - Fire Drills

An essayist as well as a rapper, Dessa’s lyricism has always been a pool fed by both hip-hop and those forms of storytelling and poetry meant for the page. The Doomtree affiliated, Minneapolis MC is especially sharp-eyed on her latest single “Fire Drills,” off the soon-to-be-released album Chime.


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Song of the Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Song of the Day: Sufjan Stevens – Tonya Harding (in Eb Major)

Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Tonya Harding (in Eb Major)” by Sufjan Stevens, a single which is available via Asthmatic Kitty Records.


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Song of the Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Song of the Day: Gord Downie – A Natural

As a richly observed evocation of childhood and summertime that deftly shifts between younger and older perspectives, Gord Downie’s “A Natural” would deliver an emotional wallop even if it didn’t carry the baggage it does.


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Song of the Day The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole

Song of the Day: Martha – The Winter Fuel Allowance Ineligibility Blues

There are many ways to express love and affection for someone else. More often than not, however, it's the tiny gestures that mean the most. That's the premise put forth by the Durham, U.K., DIY band Martha on their scrappy 2017 single, "The Winter Fuel Allowance Ineligibility Blues."


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Interviews The Midday Show w/ Cheryl Waters

KEXP Exclusive Interview: St. Vincent

In the middle of her two night stand at The Moore Theatre here in Seattle, St. Vincent stopped by the KEXP studios to share songs from her latest LP, Masseduction. Revisit her interview with DJ Cheryl Waters, where she talks about her recent film work, designing guitars, and her time hiding out i...


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Song of the Day The Midday Show w/ Cheryl Waters

Song of the Day: Black Nite Crash – The Things We Do

Black Nite Crash delight in shrouding their high-momentum guitar rock in clouds of luminescent distortion, making garage punk that feels warm and fuzzy without losing its bite.


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Knox Fortune

Knox Fortune is a Chicago-based, Grammy Award-winning artist and producer that's been a prominent behind-the-scenes figure within his home city's vibrant music scene over the past couple years. First making waves on collaborations with fellow Chicago artists Chance the Rapper, Joey Purp, Vic Mens...


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Midnight In A Perfect World

Midnight In A Perfect World: Eugene Fauntleroy

Eugene Fauntleroy is an enigmatic figure on the Seattle underground electronic scene, known for his skills behind the decks, his vast record collection that spans the gamut of quality house and techno, and his deft ability to string sleek rhythms together in a seamless sophisticated fashion. He's...


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