Black Ferns - This Illusion

Song of the Day
Hosted by Kevin Cole
Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is "This Illusion" by Black Ferns, from the 2019 album Devices on Northern Light Records.
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Today's Song of the Day comes from Seattle post-punk duo Black Ferns, the moody and hypnotic track "This Illusion," a sneak peek at their forthcoming full-length Devices out October 22 digitally and October 25 on vinyl. (Vinyl Pre-Sale available now at

"’This Illusion’ is a song inspired by artists, social misfits, and misanthropes,” vocalist Zoran Macesic tells KEXP. “It follows down a path that ultimately leads, fittingly, into the duality of constructs and constraints of our society, asking the question: How does a misfit manage to stay connected to the masses while maintaining their individuality? Ultimately — It’s about a real girl living a real life.”

Black Ferns play a free, all ages show tomorrow night, Saturday, August 3rd, at the McMenamins Elks Temple in Tacoma with Spirit Award, as well as this Monday, August 5th at the Sunset Tavern with CHAD and Summoned By Giants and Saturday, September 7th at the Clock-Out Lounge with Black Whales and Miss Rayon.

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