Midnight in a Perfect World: Cakes Da Killa

Midnight In A Perfect World
Sean Morrow

“STILL DAT BITCH” - Cakes Da Killa

Also Cakes: “I know you’re touching me / but are you feeling me?”

So it goes on Cakes Da Killa’s recent second record Svengali. Circling back on the self-described early influences of musicians like Yusef Lateef and Alice Coltrane, Cakes (Rashard Bradshaw) re-teams with producer Sam Katz for beats, moods and rhymes mirroring the highs and lows of the cinematic love affair found on Svengali, zeroing on emotional vulnerability as effectively and sonically-intriguing as the electrifying ode to hip-house club breathlessness found on Cakes’ 2016 release Hedonism. Forging onward with reverence to the past and a creative surge of the future, Cakes continues to zig when others zag, with dynamic results for the club, the afters and the day after the day. 

Artist Title
Midnight in a Perfect World Intro
Matt Caselli & David Jimenez Feeling Good (feat. Maria Lue) [Wasabi Remix]
DJ Fudge & Hallex M Simpatico (feat. Omar)
Seven Davis Jr. One
Tortured Soul I Might Do Something Wrong (Osunlade Lonely Mix)
Monique Bingham & Black Coffee Deep In The Bottom (Of Africa)
Lady Alma & The Rainmakers Let It Fall (Harlum Mix)
Black Coffee Turn Me On (feat. Bucie) [Original Mix]
Andy Butler You Can Shine (feat. Richard Kennedy)
Moloko The Time Is Now (Can 7 Soulfood Mix)
Mateo & Matos Body 'n' Soul (Ian Pooley's Soul Mix)
Pete Heller Big Love
Two Tone Productions The Wish (Back To Roots Mix)
DJ Deeon & Gettoblaster Back That Ass Up
River Ocean Love & Happiness (feat. India) [12" Club Mix]


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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