Midnight In A Perfect World: Washed Out

Midnight In A Perfect World
Alex Ruder
Photo by Alexandra Gavillet

The alias of Georgia native Ernest Greene, Washed Out burst on to the music scene in 2009 with his defining and refreshing chillwave sound, and he's been a staple on KEXP's airwaves ever since. His style has evolved over the years, exploring various shades of dreamy and psychedelic electronic pop. Seattle label Sub Pop Records released his first two full-length albums, while this summer he teamed up with revered Los Angeles label Stones Throw Records to release his third studio album, Mister Mellow. Titled the 'Fallin' N Luv' mix, Washed Out's exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a smooth journey through warm lo-fi house grooves that consistently delight, inter-stitched with sweet vocal clips from a couple reminiscing about their romantic relationship. Fallin 'N Luv indeed.

Midnight in a Perfect WorldIntro
Glenn AstroOne For Viktor
Jack JSomething (On My Mind)
KaytranadaHot Jazzybelle
Philip BudnyEclipses
Mount KimbieYou Took Your Time (feat. King Krule)
Washed OutUnreleased Demo
Project PabloMovin' Out
Mr. ScruffWe Are Coming (Max Graef Remix)
Seb WildbloodLifestyle (with James Booth)
AndrasWhat They Say
Mutual AttractionLost Tape
Mall GrabOrange County
DJ ShadowIn/Flux (Alternative Interlude '93 Remix)

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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