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mixtape: name me

You have to love when bands can shout themselves out in their own songs. That’s a special kind of talent that gets huge props. A few obvious ones immediately come to mind thanks to the ability to tie the song … Continue reading

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mixtape: lengthening the listen

New month, new mix. Today, rather than spinning a web of inter-related songs, at least in my mind, I thought I would allow those who already create inter-related songs speak for themselves. Many of these thematic executions need little-to-no introduction, … Continue reading

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oh nine was fine for a good listening time

Another year, another list. Depending on who you ask, this is the end of the first decade of the new millennium, though, that argument is probably for another post, regardless of if it’s the last or the penultimate, it was … Continue reading

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mixtape: heartbreak

So, at some point, I suppose everyone makes one of these types of “mixtapes” for themselves, for a friend… cathartic for oneself, helpful for someone else or even as revenge to some nondescript ideal. Well, for me, perhaps I’ve been … Continue reading

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mixtape: a friendly tribute

For all the years people have known I am a music person, someone has been trying to “introduce” me to something the think I did not already “know” or what the next hip, cool thing they thought I’d like would … Continue reading

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Favorite Releases of 2007: oh seven in listening heaven

working on my top ten, and there’s no easy list… as if it would even be remotely possible to try and whittle this down, the bigger question is what did I miss that was supposed to be on here?  Having … Continue reading

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