Seattle DJ Wesley Holmes has been an influential figure in the Pacific Northwest's DJ and dance community for the past 25 years. As part of a core group of DJs, artists, and promoters that pioneered the house music scene in the Seattle region, he's help put on thousands of nightlife shows and parties. This includes his long-standing residency at Flammable, Seattle's legendary house music weekly that goes down every Sunday night at Re-Bar. Not only a force behind the decks, Wesley is heavily involved in pushing the community forward by inspiring growth in new local artists, bringing innovative acts to Seattle, and on-going efforts to support diversity and strengthen the LGBT presence within the industry. His exclusive DJ mix for Midnight in a Perfect World is a seamless and beautiful journey through dancefloor jams both new and old, kicking off with a trio of iconic 1980s songs before gliding through contemporary-heavy selections that carry a similar uplifting and infectious spirit.
|Midnight in a Perfect World||Intro|
|Kraftwerk||Tour de France (Original 1983 12" Version)|
|Cybotron||Clear (Original 1983 12" Version)|
|Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force||Planet Rock (1986 45 Instrumental)|
|Peggy Gou||Han Jan|
|Guy Gerber||Hummingbird Blues|
|Beneath Usual||Little Helper 270-1|
|Basic Channel||Phylyps Trak || / || (Original 1994 Version)|
|Oskar Offermann||Technicolour Dreams|
|Tom Demac||Ten From Seventeen|
|Octo Octa||Where Are We Going? Pt. 1|
|Anthony Naples||Us Mix|
|Yovav||Caribbean Zen Made (Gerd Janson Remix)|
|Weval||You're Mine (Kasper Bjorke Mix)|
|Pepe Bradock||Vermeille (1998 12" Version)|
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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