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Music Director Candy Pennetta tells us about the new music to hit KVNF every week, and gives us her top pick for the week.

Perfume Genius // Put Your Back N 2 It

Released 2.25.12 Matador

Another hauntingly soft and beautiful turn through the painful past of Mike Hadreas. This time the melodies aren't hung so gauntly on the notes of a singular piano, as with Learning, but fleshed out with a little more instrumentation and collaboration. Back deals with many of the same issues as Learning, but with a tinge of nourishment added to the pallor.

The title Put Your Back N 2 It makes an unsettling, sarcastic light of the affects of physical abuse, prejudice, and self-loathing dealt with in the album. On Back Hadreas drags his demons and ghosts into the open to desiccate their shadows. You get the feeling it's cleansing- you and him.  Recommended Tracks: No Tear (3), Dark Parts (7), Hood (9), Floating Spit (11)


- DJ Jurassica

Jessica has been in radio for 5 years, working for originally for the student radio station in Austin, Texas as DJ and Programming Manager. Jessica was an intern at KVNF in 2012 in the music department doing the folk and bluegrass shows, and did album reviews for the station during that time.
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