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UKNY For February 23

Nadine Shah (photo by Fraser Taylor, PR)

Nadine Shah (photo by Fraser Taylor, PR)


Back in November 2018, in an FUV Live conversation with Nadine Shah at Iceland Airwaves, she touched on some of the ideas brewing for her next album: sexism, misogyny, and the #MeToo movement. That album has finally coalesced as Kitchen Sink, Nadine's fourth album, which will be released on June 5, via Infectious Records. It follows 2017's Holiday Destination, her acclaimed, Mercury Prize-nominated album which burrowed deeply into the refugee crisis, from the treatment of immigrants fleeing war-ravaged Syria to her own experience with bigotry, growing up in Tyneside as a Muslim child of Pakistani-Norwegian descent. On tonight's UKNY at 11, the latest single from the always-fascinating Shah.

Also, remembering the impact of producer, composer, musician, remixer and DJ Andrew Weatherall, who passed away on Monday, February 17, after suffering a pulmonary embolism at the too-young age of 56. His intuitive instinct for reshaping the music of artists like Primal Scream, New Order, Happy Mondays, My Bloody Valentine, Beth Orton, St. Etienne, and many others made him one of the most in-demand producers and remixers in Britain, but he eschewed the usual trappings of fame to pursue his own tangents and passions. Weatherall's touch, from the lush eroticism of One Dove to his own projects, like the rave nights and trio Sabres of Paradise, reconfigured the sound of Britain, at the intersection of house, rock, hip hop, techno, and electronic music.

In addition, new releases from Glass Animals, Shopping, Moses Boyd, the Angolan-Portuguese singer and rapper Pongo, and much more.

That's UKNY, 11 p.m-midnight on Sundays, on 90.7 and streaming online, available on demand after broadcast in the Weekend Archives.

Songs played:

1. Nadine Shah, “Ladies for Babies (Goats for Love),” Kitchen Sink
2. (Cuca, AO/Lisbon, PT) Pongo, “Canto,” UWA EP
3. Glass Animals, “Your Love (Déjà vu),” single
4. Shopping, “Initiative,” All or Nothing
5. The Sabres of Paradise, “Smokebelch II (Beatless Mix),” Sabresonic II
6. One Dove, “Fallen,” Morning Dove White
7. Primal Scream, “Loaded,” Screamadelica
8. Omaloma, “Walk the Dog,” Swish
9 (Christchurch, NZ/New York, NY) Yumi Zouma, “Southwark,” Truth or Consequences
10. Moses Boyd, “Y.O.Y.O,” Dark Matter
11. EOB, “Shangri-La,” Earth