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Midnight In A Perfect World: Kid Smpl

Local Music, Midnight In A Perfect World
Alex Ruder

Seattle native Joey Butler (a.k.a. Kid Smpl) has been constantly evolving his atmospheric and immersive style of abstract electronic music over the past five years, shifting away from a more tranquil and atmospheric sound for a more visceral and physical aesthetic. Now based in San Francisco, Kid Smpl recently unveiled his sophomore full-length album, Privacy, earlier this month, marking his latest cutting-edge release for Kastle's Symbols label. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a magnificent deep dive into his progressive, futuristic, dystopian sonic world, woozily blending a handful of songs from his new album alongside equally enveloping tracks by fellow contemporary experimental producers such as Tim Hecker, Kuedo, Roly Porter, Sangam, Eaves, and WWWINGS.

Midnight in a Perfect WorldIntro
William Kouam Djoko x Valerio TricoliIntro x The Hallowed Receiver
Kid SmplWith Wire
SangamPurple Light
FisCMB Inna
Paul Jebanasam{ PILLARS }
SangamWay You Be
Kid SmplRiven
S OlbrichtFloa1
Kid SmplHolding Pattern
Nicole Dollanganger x SangamChapel x Cemetery
Roly PorterDeparture Stage
Tim HeckerBlack Phase
Kid SmplDamaged Device
Kid SmplPromise Emulation
Kid SmplLimiter
Kid SmplIn Wire
ScornGravel Bed (Boris Noiz Rework)
WWWINGSIf There Is No You, Then There Is No Me
EavesSeas 2
meishi smileego
Kid SmplStasis
Rider ShafiqueFreedom Cry
Kid SmplFell
Midnight in a Perfect WorldOutro

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.

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