While the sometimes-New Pornographer is always steady for a clever pop tune or two on that group's records, Dan Bejar's primary project remains excitingly difficult to pin down. On Destroyer's latest album, ken, Bejar's synth-soaked set of songs is full of side-eyed bewilderment and cutting turns of phrase, all of which is on display in this session with DJ Cheryl Waters in the KEXP Live Room. Recorded 02/08/2018.
1. Stay Lost
2. Tinseltown Swimming In Blood
3. Saw You At The Hospital
4. Sky’s Grey
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Cumulus and her band join Kevin Cole in the KEXP Live Room for five songs and a conversation about the album.