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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

DJ Sessions: Today’s Music With A Throwback Feel

Elvis Costello and The Roots' collaboration has a "throwback feel" KCRW's Raul Campos says, which is the topic of today's DJ Sessions.  (Danny Clinch via NPR)

A collaboration between Elvis Costello and The Roots’ is among KCRW DJ Raul Campos’ picks for songs with a “throwback feel.” (Danny Clinch via NPR)

In the latest installment of Here & Now’s DJ sessions, Raul Campos of KCRW in Santa Monica shares new music with an old soul — that is, songs that sound like they were written in an earlier era.

His picks include songs by Lord EchoSharon Jones and the Dap KingsElvis Costello and The RootsPrince and Myron and E.

Raul Campos’ Throwback Picks

  • Lord Echo, “Bohemian Idol”
  • Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, “Retreat”
  • Elvis Costello and The Roots, “Tripwire”
  • Prince, “Da Bourgeoisie”
  • Myron and E, “I Can’t Let You Get Away”

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  • K. Smith

    Kudos for the DJ Sessions segment today! Myron and E are amazing. I just went online and placed an order for their CD “Broadway”. So glad I caught the show today and here’s hoping these guys get a “bump” in popularity for their throwback genre.

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