UKNY For October 21
Sampa the Great (photo by Aria Shahrokhshahi, courtesy of Big Dada, PR)
Tonight's UKNY at 11 has no particular direction, but is guided by the golden light of a strangely summery October. So expect quirky gambits (Brighton's the Go! Team and the international splash of Superorganism), straightforward blasts of guitar rock (Liverpool's Trudy and the Romance and the world's David Bowie) and jazz-infused poetry and gauzy dreamscapes (Sydney's Sampa the Great and London's Tusks).
Hoping to make sense of the world via tonight's "Saturday Night Live" instead? You can always catch up to UKNY immediately after broadcast, for up to two weeks, via the FUV weekend archives.
1. The Go! Team, “Semicircle Song,” Semicircle
2. Mount Kimbie (feat. Andrea Balency), “You Look Certain (I’m Not So Sure), Love What Survives
3. Superorganism, “Something For Your M.I.N.D.,” single
4. Trudy and the Romance, “Twist It, Shake It. Rock and Roll,” Junkyard Jazz EP
5. David Bowie, “Suffragette City,” The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
6. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, “Holy Mountain,” Who Built the Moon?
7. (Commonwealth Cut: Fremantle, Australia): John Butler Trio, “Happy” (Pharrell Williams cover), Like a Version
8. Maya Jane Coles, “Golden Days,” Take Flight
9. Cymbals, “I Thought I Knew You,” Light in Your Mind
10. C. Duncan, “For (Autumn Rebuild,” single and The Architect (expanded edition)
11. This Is The Kit, “Empty No Teeth,” Moonshine Freeze
12. (Commonwealth Cut: Sydney, Australia) Sampa The Great, “Bye River,” Birds and the Bee9
13. Tusks, “False,” Dissolve
14. Tall Ships, “Home,” Impressions