Each week we feature five remarkable songs you need to hear on Your First Listen. In case you miss them on air, you can catch up on the weekly tracks right here.
Your First Listen airs weekdays at 12:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 8:45 p.m.
Walk The Moon – “One Foot”
This band’s track “Shut Up And Dance” came out in 2014 and got them a ton of attention. Well, Walk the Moon’s been busy working on new material since, and this one was inspired by the fear of Donald Trump becoming President.
Pony – “Small Things”
What happens when you end a Buffy the Vampire Slayer binge? Well, you can get bummed out OR write a tune inspired by Buffy and Spike’s relationship. That’s what Sam from local band Pony did! And here it is!
Odesza feat. Wynne & Mansionair – “Line of Sight”
Seattle duo Odesza got their start in University and are known to have some pretty great guests on their tracks, from Regina Spector to Leon Bridges. Well, let’s add two more, creating this gem of a track, Odesza feat. Wynne & Mansionair “Line of Sight.”
Twist – “Leave This Town”
Let’s get local! Laura Hermiston, the woman behind Twist, is getting ready to release a new record and was inspired by leaving for tour for this track. By the way, be sure to check out Twist before they head on the road, October 10th at the Garrison.
Knifey – “Serf”
Locals Knifey have a new album Beached out September 29th, with their release party at Smiling Buddha on the 30th. Here’s a track all about the disconnect technology brings to our relationships now. It can be hard to be vulnerable in a modern dating world, indeed.