The eternal optimist, DJ Kevin Cole, brings you an awesome mix of great new music rising from the ashes of the dumpster fire that has been 2020.  Helping provide comfort, inspiration, and distraction, hear new music from Deep Sea Diver, Bill Callahan, Mexican Institute of Sound, Kelly Lee Owens, Songhoy Blues, and more! 
1. Deep Sea Diver - Impossible Weight (feat. Sharon Van Etten)
2. Mr. Gnome - Gold Edges
3. Songhoy Blues - Worry
4. Æ MAK - i dance in the kitchen (feat. Seba Safe)
5. BIIANCO & Chong the Nomad - Put You in the Kitchen
6. Mexican Institute of Sound & Gaby Moreno - Yemayá
7. Kelly Lee Owens - On
8. Maajo - Esukey (feat. Ismaila Sané)
9. Pillow Queens - Handsome Wife
10. Girl Friday - Amber’s Knees: A Matter of Concern
11. Lo Tom - Start Payin’
12. Adia Victoria - South Gotta Change
13. Cartalk - Las Manos
14. Pete Krebs & The Gossamer Wings - Faraway, Blue
15. Bill Callahan - Cowboy

Kevin Cole is the host of Drive Time on KEXP, Tuesdays through Fridays from 4-7pm PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

Watch Pillow Queens perform Live on KEXP from Iceland Airwaves 2019

Watch Bill Callahan perform Live on KEXP at Home

Read KEXP's feature on Mexican Institute of Sound as part of 2019's NRMAL Festival preview

Read about Kelly Lee Owens' "On" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

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