Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 5/22/18

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Tonight at 10pm ET / 7pm PT, My Old Kentucky Blog on SIRIUS XMU’s Blog Radio! Here’s the playlist!

Lord Huron ft. Phoebe Bridgers – The Night We Met
Disclosure ft. Fatoumata Diawara – Ultimatum
Killer Mike & 2 Chainz – White Powder/Black Power
Prefuse 73 – The World Is Bigger
Devendra Banhart – Shown and Told (Joan of Arc cover)
Phantogram – Saturday (Sparklehorse cover)
Weaves – Neighborhood 3 (Power Out) [Arcade Fire cover]
Mac DeMarco (Met Gala) – Fuck The Toronto Raptors
Christine and The Queens – Girlfriend
Mitski – Geyser
Uffie – Drugs
Tunng – ABOP
Nine Inch Nails – God Break Down The Door
Kero Kero Bonito – Time Today
Anderson .Paak – Bubblin
SALES – White Jeans
Andre 3000 – Me&My (To Bury Your Parents)
Trevor Powers – Playwright
Snail Mail – Let’s Find An Out
Lord Huron – Wait By The River
Collections Of Colonies Of Bees – Ruins
Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness
Phantogram – Someday
T.I. ft. Rapsody – Care To Say About It
Oh Sees – Overthrown
Ryley Walker – Spoil With The Rest
Wet – Lately
LUMP – Late To The Flight

Speedy Ortiz returns to The Hi-Fi

A couple of months ago, Massachusetts band Speedy Ortiz released their third album, Twerp Verse, through Carpark Records. They’ll swing through the midwest this summer, with a return date at the Hi-Fi on June 20th. Anna Burch and Xetas will support. Get up to speed(y) with the band’s new album and recent videos below:

Villain

Lean In When I Suffer

Lucky 88

Speedy Ortiz on Tour:
5/29/18 – Lakewood, OH – Mahall’s
5/30/18 – Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
6/1/18 – Little Rock, AR – Stickyz Rock’n’Roll Chicken Shack
6/2/18 – Austin, TX – Barracuda
6/3/18 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada
6/5/18 – Phoenix, AZ – Rebel Lounge
6/6/18 – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
6/7/18 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
6/9/18 – Oakland, CA – Starline Social Club
6/10/18 – San Francisco, CA – Cafe Du Nord
6/12/18 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
6/13/18 – Seattle, WA – The Vera Project
6/14/18 – Boise, ID – Neurolux
6/16/18 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
6/17/18 – Omaha, NE – Reverb
6/19/18 – St. Louis, MO – Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room
6/20/18 – Indianapolis, IN – The Hi-Fi
6/26/18 – Boston, MA – Royale

Matthew Sweet // New Album + Show at HiFi

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After taking six years off, Matthew Sweet has kicked it into gear. Last year, he released a 17-song double album titled Tomorrow Forever via his own Honeycomb Hideout label, and followed it with a large tour, skipping Indianpolis. He returns, this year, with a new album titled Tomorrow’s Daughter, and an extensive tour, this time including Indy and a date at our venue, the HiFi.

Sweet believes he is in the midst of a musical and career renaissance…

When I was young, the artists that I really admired were the ones who always found a way to keep making music and expressing themselves. To me, those guys were the real artists, and I’ve tried to hold on to that attitude in my own work. This feels like a really good time for me, and I feel lucky and grateful to still be doing what I love to do. When I meet young people and they ask for advice about a career in music, I always say, ‘Do music because it’s what you love to do, and because you’d do it no matter what happens.’I’ve tried to keep that attitude about it, because that’s always worked for me. I just try to keep doing my thing and keep believing.

MATTHEW SWEET ON TOUR
5/23: Atlanta, GA at Terminal West
5/24: Chattanooga, TN at JJ’s Bohemia
5/25: Charlotte, NC at Visulite Theatre
5/26: Winston-Salem, NC at Gears & Guitars Fest
6/13 Alexandria, VA at Birchmere
6/14: Annapolis, MD at Ram’s Head
6/15: Fairfield, CT at FTC Stage 1
6/16: Bay Shore, NY at YMCA Boulton Center
6/17: Boston, MA at Brighton Music Hall
6/19: Dewey Beach, DE at Bottle & Cork
6/20: New York, NY at Le Poisson Rouge
6/21: Philadelphia, PA at World Cafe Live
6/22: Cleveland, OH at Beachland Ballroom
6/23: Ann Arbor, MI at The Ark
6/24: Indianapolis, IN at Hi-Fi
6/27: Des Moines, IA at Wooly’s
6/28: Milwaukee, WI at Summerfest
6/29: Minneapolis, MN at Turf Club
6/30: Lincoln, NE at the Bourbon Theater
7/10: Kansas City, MO at Knuckleheads
7/11: Bloomington, IL at Castle Theatre
7/12: Evanston, IL at SPACE
7/13: Chicago, IL at Square Roots Festival
7/14: St. Louis, MO at Delmar Hall
7/15: Nashville, TN at City Winery

Trevor Powers // Playwright

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Trevor Powers sunset his Youth Lagoon project back in 2016 and, upon conclusion of his tour that year, dropped out. He has now resurfaced, ready for a fresh start, under his born name with a new song and video and the announcement of the launch of his own label, Baby Halo. Powers also shared the above note, further explaining his retirement from Youth Lagoon.

This new song, “Playwright,” is a beauty, as is the video. The song floats along with brief moments of intensity featuring Trevor’s vocals above asian-inflected orchestration and electronic sonic alterations.

The video, featuring famed synchronized swimming outfit the Aqualillies and directed by Dan Opsal, showcases the mysteriously masked, billowy figures intertwining, trapped in a deep blue underwater setting, and seems to visually articulate Powers’ views on this former project.

“I ended Youth Lagoon because it became a mental dungeon, & I was its captive,” Powers explains. “My intention was never to keep it going — only to serve as a nod to the blooming years. It’s been said the worst prisons are the ones we build for ourselves / the barriers, rules, & regulations that we choose to live by out of fear of the unknown or because we think it’s what we’re supposed to do. But I now feel freed. This project is the beginning of something new; not the continuation of something old.”

Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 5/15/18

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Jungle – Happy Man
Dirty Projectors – Break-Thru
Met Gala (Mac DeMarco & friends) – She’s My Sweet
White Denim – Magazin’
Omar Apollo – Unbothered
Buddy – Trouble On Central
Shormey – Party Down
Grocery – Syrup
Laura Jean – Girls On TV
Richard Edwards – Minefield
CELLARS – All The Time
Pamcy ft. Olympia – No Way
Westerman – Edison
Fieh – 25
COCAINEJESUS x Bane’s World – Been Lost
PREP ft. Dean – Cold Fire
Illuminati Hotties – Patience
Kadhja Bonet – Delphine
La Luz – Mean Dream
Sports – Crime
Nation of Language – Reality
Locate S,1 – Same One Smile
Wand – Pure Romance
Many Voices Speak – Necessaries
The Beths – Future Me Hates Me
Dear Nora – Simulation Feels
Good Morning – Escalator
Cut Worms – Don’t Want To Say Goodbye

Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 5/8/18

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Midnight Sister – Shimmy
Kero Kero Bonito – The One True Path
Com Truise – Propagation
Kali Uchis – Tomorrow
Hilary Woods – Black Rainbow
The Internet – Roll (Burbank Funk)
Young Fathers – Toy
Jenn Champion – Owner of A Lonely Heart (Yes cover)
Kevin Krauter – Keep Falling In Love
Barrie – Canyons
Pool Radio – Cool Enough
LUMP – Curse Of The Contemporary
Molly Nilsson – The Lonely
Laura Jean – Girls On The TV
Suzi Wu – Taken Care Of
Tirzah – Gladly
Sea Lion – Suburban Skies
Cornelia Murr – Man On My Mind
Locate S,1 – Owe It 2 The Girls
Good Posture – I Stay Inside
Vansire – KW
Ocean Hope – Devotion
Major Murphy – Step Out
Snail Mail – Heat Wave
Natalie Prass – Lost
Grouper – Parking Lot
Video Age – Lover Surreal
Launder – Wonder

Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 5/1/18

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Here’s the playlist from today’s My Old Kentucky Blog Radio on SIRIUS XMU, Channel 35 on every Tuesday at 10pm EST! Also, the show can be found anytime via OnDemand online and via the app.

Clairo – 4EVER
Oneohtrix Point Never – Black Snow
Janelle Monae – Americans
The Internet – Roll (Burbank Funk)
Christine and the Queens – Tilted
Hatchie – Sleep
Eleanor K. – I Can Only See Me
Cullen Omori – Four Years
Family Reunion – Vision
Sam Evian – IDGAF
Lydia Kepinski – Les routes indolores
Ty Segall & the Freedom Band – Fanny Dog (Royal)
Snail Mail – Heat Wave
Kadhja Bonet – Delphine
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – Surrender
Parcels – Tieduprightnow
Pinkshinyultrablast – Dance AM
Duke Dumont w/ Ebenezer – Inhale
Yondo – Candy Beat
Maps and Atlases – Fall Apart
Palace Winter – Come Back (Left Behind)
Lucas – Beacon
J. Roddy Walston and the Business – Heavy Bells
Body Type – Arrow
Boys – Hemtjansten
Dijon – Skin
Hana Vu ft. Satchy – Cool
Jon Hopkins – Everything Connected