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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Topspin a.k.a. Blendiana Jones

A trusted local favorite that’s been rocking parties and precisely-crafting renowned mixtapes for over two decades, Seattle’s DJ Topspin is well-known for his harmonic ear, deep knowledge, signature blends, and innovative remixes, all characteristics that ultimately yielded his alternative alias, Blendiana Jones. DJ Topspin, a.k.a. Blendiana Jones, is also a co-host on the ‘Can YouRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Kid Smpl

Seattle native Joey Butler (a.k.a. Kid Smpl) has been constantly evolving his atmospheric and immersive style of abstract electronic music over the past five years, shifting away from a more tranquil and atmospheric sound for a more visceral and physical aesthetic. Now based in San Francisco, Kid Smpl recently unveiled his sophomore full-length album, Privacy,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Junior Boys

The collaboration between Hamilton, Ontario musicians Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus, Junior Boys have been KEXP favorites for over a decade now with their sophisticated spin on slinky, emotional synth-pop. Showing no signs of slowing down, the duo have had a productive and successful 2016, releasing their fifth studio album, Big Black Coat, as wellRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Lane 8

Lane 8 is the alias of San Francisco DJ/producer Daniel Goldstein, an ascending artist within the club circuit best-known for his warm, blissful, glistening style of deep house. Recently signing with UK label Anjunadeep and relocating to Leipzig, Germany, Lane 8 will be touring North America throughout the month of November for his unique ThisRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Aos

Seattle electronic producer Kayla Waldorf creates immersive, propulsive techno under the Aos moniker. Her debut EP, 90 East, was released on the stellar underground label Blankstairs and formally introduced a blossoming new artist within the electronic community. Also a dedicated and active member on the local scene, Aos is part of Seattle’s thriving secondnature crewRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Wax Tailor

French musician/producer Jean-Christophe Le Saoût first emerged as Wax Tailor in 2005 with his breakout album, Tales of the Forgotten Melodies, showcasing a confident and refreshing fusion of cinematic trip-hop, hip-hop, and soul styles. Since then he’s continued to master an eclectic fusion of diverse genres, with his latest album, By Any Beats Necessary, justRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Soul Clap

Soul Clap is a renowned DJ and production duo from Boston, Massachusetts. Active in the club scene since 2001, they’ve become trusted club favorites with their top-notch mixture of house, disco, funk, soul and anything groovy, while also displaying their production skills on numerous singles, remixes, EPs, and albums. In celebration of their new self-titledRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Botany

The alias of Austin, TX-based musician Spencer Stephenson, Botany is a creator of transportive, free-flowing music that’s carried by a strong psychedelic streak. Since his 2011 debut EP, Feeling Today, his sound has evolved from shimmery beats towards a more metaphysical sound that defies simple categorization. In anticipation of his third album, Deepak Verbera, thatRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Populous

Italian electronic producer Andrea Mangia has been creating boundary-pushing electronic beats under the Populous alias since his debut album in 2002. Influenced by his extended travels around the globe, his latest releases explore an immersive, bass-heavy, intricately-layered sonic world that’s enhanced with a lively, tropical, worldly flair. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight inRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Michael Manahan

Seattle’s Michael Manahan has been a critical figure in the local electronic music community over the past two decades, playing a major role in Starborne Shows/Starborne Sound, Cascadia, and Decibel Festival, as well as through the iconic Seattle nightclub Re-Bar. The driving force behind the new Chance of Rain Festival that launches this year andRead more…

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