Midnight In A Perfect World: Melenie

Local Music, Midnight In A Perfect World
Alex Ruder
photo by Toryan Dixon

Melenie Yap Chesneau, or simply Melenie, has long been one of the Seattle's most trusted resources for quality music. A tireless networker dedicated to connecting people with top-shelf music, Melenie has handled a multitude of roles within the local music community. Her passion for promoting shows, producing events, and pushing good music eventually landed her on the marketing team at Decibel, and she continues to spotlight up-and-coming talent and help coordinate events through her work with the Red Bull Music Academy. Her exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World revolves around the romance of Valentine's Day, with Melenie finding inspiration in Quiet Storm radio and BET's Midnight Love late-night video show for an emotional, nostalgic, and love-fueled journey through the finest in R&B slow jams of the 1980s and early 1990s.

Midnight in a Perfect WorldIntro
AaliyahAt Your Best (You Are Love) (Gangstar Child Remix)
Toni BraxtonHow Many Ways
Liz HogueDream Lover
Lalah HathawayBaby Don't Cry
The DeeleTwo Occasions
Anita BakerCaught Up In The Rapture
Eugene WildeGotta Get You Home Tonight
ZhanéSending My Love
B. B. & Q. BandGenie
Midnight StarCurious
Loose EndsNights of Pleasure
The S.O.S. BandNo One's Gonna Love You
Luther VandrossBetter Love
KleeerIntimate Connection
KashifThe Mood
ChangeI'll Keep You Warm
Patti AustinThe Heat of Heat
BabyfaceI Love You Babe
George BensonInside Love (So Personal)
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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