Midnight in a Perfect World: Craft Spells

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photo by Cameron Getty

Since the release of his debut 7" single in 2010, this project spearheaded by Seattle native Justin Vallesteros has steadily won over fans with a lush and bittersweet style of dream-pop that has shone brightly on two albums released via premiere NYC-based indie label Captured Tracks. Craft Spells' exclusive mix for Midnight In A Perfect World stitches together tracks from all over the world both new and old and exposes a love for warm beats, soft tones, nostalgic melodies, and nocturnal grooves, an ideal mixture for night cruising.

Craft SpellsIntro
Slick RickBehind Bars (Instrumental)
Everything But The GirlBefore Today
Low HermanosBirth of 3000
J-WalkSoul Vibration
SidewinderPlain Song
Ranking DreadNuh Trouble Natty Dread
FishmansNight Cruising
Saint EtienneRailway Jam
BoaDuvet (Cyberia Mix)
FPMBeautiful Days (feat. Yoshie Nakano)
OrbitalHalcyon + On + On
Dean BluntFive
Suzanne KraftTwo Chord Wake
The Radio Dept.Down Down Down (Liminals Remix)
HerbertI Hadn't Known (I Only Heard)
Craft SpellsInterview / 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.

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