While you're easing back into the work week, here's a preview of tonight's WEXT My Exit show -- where the listeners get to pick their own playlists.
This week, a super-secret DJ with an eclectic set of songs.
My name is PeaceRat, from the Italian, Pasquale. I wish I could say that I was originally from someplace exotic like Bora Bora or the Andromeda Galaxy, but alas, I was born and raised in New Jersey and wended my way up to the Capital District in the early '90s.
I worked as an actor in an earlier incarnation. I currently work in a development office for a major arts organization.
How would you describe your taste in music?
My taste is very eclectic, bops around from Mop-Tops to didgeriddo.
Five songs from PeaceRat's My Exit:
Sufjan Stevens - "Bad Communication"
One of my favorite artists. Recently collaborated with Justin Peck - New York City Ballet on "Year of the Rabbit" - a dance using Sufjan's astrology-inspired electronic song cycle, "Enjoy your Rabbit." Always innovative and surprising!
Darlingside - "Blow the House Down"
A local band based out of Boston. I actually play a block of 3 songs from them from my (hands-down) favorite CD of the year, Pilot Machines. Relatively unknown but not for long!! LOOK out!
You can hear PeaceRat's My Exit show Monday night at 8 pm on 97.7 or at exit977.org.
Here's how to schedule your own My Exit show on WEXT.
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