Category Archives: The Song That’s Shaking Me

The Song That’s Shaking Me with Nikki Lane

KEXP asks musicians, “What is your favorite song, not of all time, but right at this minute?” Nikki Lane: There’s a lot of stuff that I’ve been listening to, but I think right now, it’s a song by Daniel Romano, who is also on my label, titled “He Lets Her Memory Go (Wild).” And it’sRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Kishi Bashi

KEXP asks musicians, “What song is ruling your world today?” Kishi Bashi: I really like that song by Cinematic Orchestra called “To Build A Home.” I think Patrick Watson sings on it. It’s really beautiful. It’s so beautiful I wish I had written it. The new album from Kishi Bashi, titled Lighght, is out nowRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with SOHN

KEXP asks musicians, “What song can you not get enough of today?” SOHN: Easy. “Mecca” by Wild Beasts. The lyrics are really incredible, and it’s just a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful song. SOHN‘s debut album, Tremors, is out now on 4AD Records.

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Joey Santiago of Pixies

KEXP asks musicians, “What song, new or old, is totally your favorite song right now?” Joey Santiago: Ah, God. I listen to this over and over. This is going to surprise you, but it’s the BeeGees. And the one song that I really, really like is “Every Christian Lion-Hearted Man Will Show You.” Really, reallyRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Rhett Miller of Old 97’s

KEXP asks musicians, “What song is ruling your world today?” Rhett Miller: There’s a song by Guster that I’m sort-of obsessed with called “Do You Love Me.” It’s not new — it’s like four or five years old. It’s such an ear-worm tune, that every time it comes on, I have to listen to itRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint

KEXP asks musicians, “What’s the one song that’s capturing your ears these days?” Stella Mozgawa (drums): It would probably be “Open Eye Signal” by Jon Hopkins. It’s just incredible. I’m a huge fan of his, and I think with that song, he just nailed it. Warpaint‘s self-titled second release is out now on Rough TradeRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Howler

KEXP asks musicians, “What is your favorite song, old or new, that you can’t stop listening to lately?” Jordan Gatesmith (vocals/guitar): Mine’s “Appetite” by Prefab Sprout. I’m obsessed with that song. Actually, I think all of us are — Ian Nygaard (guitar): No, no, no — mine would be “Wood Beez” by Scritti Politti. MaxRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Ben Greenberg of The Men

KEXP asks musicians, “What is your favorite song, not of all time, but right at this second?” Ben Greenberg: “Oh, that’s easy… [pulls out his iPhone and shows me]. It’s ‘Alison’ by Slowdive, off their album, Souvlaki. Not for any particular reason, except that it’s so beautiful.” The Men‘s fifth album, Tomorrow’s Hits, is outRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Samuel Herring of Future Islands

KEXP asks musicians, “Old or new — what is your favorite song RIGHT NOW?” Samuel T. Herring: “There’s this guy, he used to go by the name of Sach. He was a member of The Nonce, which was an early ’90s hip-hop group. They were only able to put out one album. Then he wasRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Nic Colk Void of Factory Floor

KEXP asks musicians, “What’s the song you can’t stop playing over and over again, right now?” Nic Colk Void: “I like ‘Bera Range’ by Gunnar Haslam. It’s dance music that sounds live. It’s got this raw energy to it.” Factory Floor‘s self-titled debut album is out now on DFA Records/Rough Trade.

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