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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Sho Nuph

Ever since moving to Seattle from Lansing, Michigan, in 1989, Shomari Shanks (aka DJ Sho Nuph (f.k.a. Sho Nuff) has been immersed within the local music community, first connecting with seminal 1990s local hip-hop crew Tribal Music before diving into the electronic music scene in the early 2000s. Heavily active within the vibrant jungle/d&b communityRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Jacques Greene

Montreal DJ/producer Jacques Greene has emerged as an integral and innovative artist within the underground electronic music scene since the release of his pivotal debut single, “(Baby I Don’t Know) What You Want”, in late 2010, displaying a cutting-edge style that uniquely infused R&B, progressive UK-centric club styles, and ample amounts of bass into dancefloor-primedRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Tuxedo

Tuxedo is the collaborative project between Michigan-raised, Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter/producer Mayer Hawthorne and veteran Seattle-based producer Jake One. Bonding over a shared love of early 1980s boogie, disco, funk, and R&B, the pair soon connected to create modern-day jams steeped in this rich, infectious, groovy sound. While the duo originally kept their creations relatively mysterious,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ NativeSUN

DJ NativeSUN is a Washington, DC-based DJ/producer and also the co-founder of the Future R&Bass collective, hosting events in the nation’s capital with kindred crews such as Soulection, HW&W, Radar Radio, and OkayAfrica. Well-known in the DC area for his ability to jump between Afrobeat, house, progressive club, future bass, trap, juke/footwork, R&B, and hip-hopRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Goldfrapp

The pioneering British project fronted by Alison Goldfrapp and accompanied by producer Will Gregory, Goldfrapp debuted in 2000 with their landmark trip-hop album Felt Mountain and have steadily evolved their cinematic blend of propulsive electro-pop and sophisticated ambient-pop over the past 17 years. Hot on the heels of releasing their new seventh album, Silver Eye,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Raica

Raica is the alias of Seattle-based artist Chloe Harris, a lifelong passionate music lover, record store employee, and veteran DJ with 20 years of experience behind the decks. She was involved in the early days of Groovetech, one of Seattle’s first online radio stations, right at the turn of the millennium before transitioning into aRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Moderat

Moderat is the collaborative team-up between German electronic heavyweights Modeselektor (Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary) and Apparat (Sascha Ring). Longtime KEXP favorites with three stellar albums under the Moderat name as well as deep individual catalogues, the trio will be joining forces once again to bring their thrilling sound to the United States for aRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Geotic

Geotic is the alias of Los Angeles’ Will Wiesenfeld, a multi-faceted artist that also releases music under the name Baths. His works under the Geotic moniker have often been self-categorized as “passive listening” music, quietly providing a home for his more ambient and meditative creations that fall outside of his more active pop-leaning Baths material.Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: k2k

k2k is the alias of Wellington, New Zealand, DJ, electronic producer, and vocalist Katherine Anderson. An alumnus of Red Bull Music Academy Paris 2015 and currently part of the Inky Waves collective that’s taking over dancefloors around her home country, her love for highly-melodic, pop-tinged, house grooves comes through proudly both in her silky smoothRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: LUNA GOD

At the epicenter of some of the most exciting current local hip-hop, R&B, and cutting-edge club music, there’s a solid chance you’ll find LUNA GOD, the alias of Seattle’s Caleb Talbert. A chameleonic musician, he’s recently turned his attention to wildly diverse and unpredictably vibrant productions, a style that also carries over to his infectiouslyRead more…

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