Arel Watson is a Seattle-based DJ and founder of Housepartysea, a genre-blending DJ night, online mix series, and Black-owned community hub that began in 2017 and focuses on creating spaces centered on Black electronic music. Providing a platform for cutting-edge DJs and pushing a progressive club sound that adventurously mixes house, techno, Jersey club, footwork, disco, and more, Housepartysea has maintained local residencies at Chop Suey (every Monday) and Kremwerk (every 3rd Friday) and continues to play an integral role in keeping the spirit of Seattle's club community alive amidst the backdrop of the pandemic.
Arel's exclusive guest DJ mix is a magnetic display of his distinctive club aesthetic. Featuring stellar underground track selections by Black artists from all over the world, Arel boldly mixes house, techno, Jersey Club, slick R&B edits, Afro-house, and more in seamless and infectious fashion.
|Midnight In A Perfect World||Intro|
|Toni Braxton||Take This Ring (Groove Assassin Remix)|
|Tom||Dressed To Kill (Sarah Farina Remix)|
|Black Rave Culture||Sub Poppin|
|Liano||Back It Up (feat. Lanclub)|
|DJ Swisha||Ya Mans|
|Ezrakh||Go Deep Medi|
|Avi Loud||Lion's Mane|
|Billie Eilish||Not My Responsibility (Sarah Farina Remix)|
|Malik Hendricks||Wanna Love|
|Bamabounce||Never Too Much|
|Kelela||Enemy (Estoc & Venganza Remix)|
|DJ Technics||Love U More|
|P.J. Swerve||24 Seconds|
|Little Dragon||Hold On (Sarah Farina Remix)|
|Ase Manual||James (Edit)|
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.
In anticipation of his upcoming album Memoria, Danish composer, musician, and producer Trentemøller shares a captivating mix of fuzzy garage rock, psychedelic pop nuggets, and blistering shoegaze jams on his guest DJ mix.