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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 6 AM
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Frontier Psychiatrist
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DJ Comment: "Johnny Ryall" can be read as a story of failed dreams in 1980's America. Read a discussion of this terrific song here: http://www.popmatters.com/post/153007-dropping-names-cutting-tapes-beastie-boys-johnny-ryall/
Johnny Ryall
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DJ Comment: "I Would Die 4 U" is the title of a Prince biography by Toure: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/i-would-die-4-u-why-prince-became-an-icon-by-toure/2013/11/05/04e9ee70-40d3-11e3-a624-41d661b0bb78_story.html
I Would Die 4 U
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DJ Comment: Damon Albarn reports that he's writing a musical for children and their parents: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jul/22/damon-albarn-is-writing-a-family-musical
DARE (feat. Shaun Ryder)
7:40 AM More on this track...
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DJ Comment: Jamie T's new album, "Carry On the Grudge," is scheduled for release on September 28th, 2014. See the video for this comeback single, "Don't You Find": http://www.nme.com/news/jamie-t/78570
Don't You Find
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DJ Comment: The Raveonettes have abruptly released their seventh studio album, "Pe'ahi": http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/07/the-raveonettes-release-surprise-new-album-peahi-listen-to-two-songs/
Sisters
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DJ Comment: Piero Scaruffi wrote a biography of Sonic Youth that you can read in either English or Italian (or both): http://www.scaruffi.com/vol4/sonicyou.html
100%
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DJ Comment: "I won't set my sights on other seas; there's no need to panic..." Read the lyrics to Toronto band Alvvays' "Archie, Marry Me.": http://thebiggeidea.blogspot.com/2013/04/lyrics-to-marry-me-archie-by-toronto.html And watch the Youtube video as you read along: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn55ess2bik
Archie, Marry Me
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7:21 AM
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DJ Comment: Beastie Boys' second album, "Paul's Boutique," was released 25 years ago today. Go here to the "ultimate resource for the album,"which documents the many samples and references: http://www.paulsboutique.info/
Shake Your Rump
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DJ Comment: This song, the first song on "Purple Rain," was written after all the other tracks were complete. In addition to vocals, Prince played all the instruments on this track. Learn more: http://www.last.fm/music/Prince/_/When+Doves+Cry
When Doves Cry
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DJ Comment: This is a great song for running fast. You can put it on your own running playlist as a free KEXP Song of the Day: http://blog.kexp.org/2012/05/29/song-of-the-day-japandroids-the-house-that-heaven-built/
The House That Heaven Built
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DJ Comment: Cymbals Eat Guitars will be performing with Bob Mould at the Neptune Theatre on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014.
Jackson Whites
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