Midnight In A Perfect World: Sudan Archives

Midnight In A Perfect World
Alex Ruder

Sudan Archives is the alias of Cincinnati-bred, LA-based singer, songwriter, violinist, and producer Brittney Denise Parks. Recently releasing her self-titled debut EP this past summer on Stones Throw Records, her mesmerizing blend of Sudanese and West African influences with R&B and electronic production has made her one of the standout new artists of 2017. Her exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a wonderful stroll through her diverse influences and all-time favorite songs, coolly jumping between top-tier selections that span hip-hop, R&B, soul, rock, reggae, and more. It's a magnetic sonic journey.

Midnight in a Perfect WorldIntro
Roy Ayers UbiquityEverybody Loves The Sunshine
Erykah BaduOtherside Of The Game
FKA twigsWeak Spot
OutkastElevators (Me And You)
Sister NancyBam Bam
MadlibAfrican Voodoo Queen (Drama)
Erykah BaduThe Healer
Fela KutiWater No Get Enemy (Edit)
Francis BebeyForest Nativity
Tom Tom ClubTom Tom Theme
Mos DefUmi Says
The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceVoodoo Child (Slight Return)
Smashing PumpkinsSiva
Black UhuruGeneral Penitentiary

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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