New Zealand-born, NYC-based artist Tamaryn has emerged as one of the most striking artists crafting atmospheric shoegaze/dream-pop over the past five years. Her third and latest album, "Cranekiss", finds her adding more electronic elements into her potent and grandiose sonic mix, yielding some of her strongest material to date. While she's stopped by KEXP three times in the past to perform with her band, her exclusive DJ mix for KEXP's Midnight In A Perfect World sheds light on her deep knowledge of experimental synth-pop that's heavy on gems from the 1980s.
|Excentrique Noiz||Dark Crystal Day|
|The Electronic Circus||Direct Lines|
|The Sound||I Can't Escape Myself|
|Epitaphe||L'Ecume De Mes Regrets|
|Fra Lippo Lippi||Some Things Never Change|
|Obscure by Degrees||I'm Dying|
|Drexciya||Andrean Sand Dunes|
|The Blue Nile||Tinseltown in the Rain|
|The Passions||Love is Essential|
|New Musik||A Train on Twisted Tracks|
Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP's weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airs Fridays at midnight. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Midnight in a perfect world is made possible with support from New Belgium Brewing.
Baio is the solo project of London-via-NYC musician Chris Baio, best-known as the bassist for Vampire Weekend. His solo works as Baio began in 2012 with EP releases on stellar electronic music labels Greco-Roman, Future Classic, and Club Mod, culminating in his recent debut full-length album, The...
The Acid are an international trio comprised of British DJ/producer Adam Freeland, California producer/composer Steve Nalepa and LA-based Australian vocalist Ry X. The haunting style of eclectic post-dubstep electro-pop found on their 2014 debut album, Liminal, quickly became a KEXP favorite and ...