Nika Roza Danilova, a.k.a. Zola Jesus, is a Wisconsin native and recent Pacific Northwest transplant that has released stunning operatic albums of dark, cinematic electro-pop on the Sacred Bones and Mute record labels over the past five years. She stopped by KEXP to piece together a rare DJ set for Midnight In A Perfect World and it's a thrilling, adventurous, visceral mix that boldly showcases her love of power electronics, punishing techno, enveloping noise, and classical opera in a seamless yet unpredictable fashion.
|Freddy Ruppert||Krait 2|
|Solaris / Artemiev||Movement 6|
|Hunting Lodge||Nomad Souls|
|Kevin Drumm + Lasse Marhaug||Frozen By Blizzard Winds|
|Vladimir Ussachevsky||Sonic Contours|
|Lasse Marhaug||The Quiet North|
|Esplendor Geometrico||Trybuna Del Lavoro|
|Jaakko Vanhala||Feral Earth|
|Gustav Wagner / Jessye Norman||Tristan Und Isolde: Isoldes Liebestod|
|Zola Jesus||Interview / Outro|
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.
The solo project of British musician Kieran Hebden, Four Tet has been one of the most unique, influential, and exciting electronic artists of the past 15 years. Boasting a stacked catalogue of critically-acclaimed albums, stunning collaborations, inventive remixes, and world-class DJ sets, Four T...
Ursula 1000 is the colorful and supremely funky music project of NYC-via-Miami electronic musician Alex Gimeno. Emerging onto the music landscape in 1998 with his debut album, The Now Sound of Ursula 1000, on Thievery Corporation's Eighteenth Street Lounge record label, he's since gone on to rele...