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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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mixtape: the politics of music

In honor of our a holiday that is kind of lost as to what it really is about – here’s a trivia question, do you know? In 1971 the combination of political jargon and attempts at leaching one’s own politicians … Continue reading

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mixtape: when it rains

Many moons ago, I messed around with one of the very first mixtape lists here on the blog and it was about a soundtrack for an evening’s rain so this one is a revisit of that. Sitting in my office … Continue reading

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mixtape: mosh it up

So, how can one even begin to conceive of arguing with a randomized mix that decides you need to begin the commuting year with not one, but TWO Testament songs! Truly genius, to say the least and if for nothing … Continue reading

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mixtape: of death, dying and the evil of all hallow’s eve

of death, dying and the evil of all hallow’s eve… that probably just about says it all for you… The mix starts out innocuous enough and dissipates into some brutal listens that should really shake your spine and leave you … Continue reading

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mixtape: dad’s bday

So, every year I try and make something special for my dad in addition to buying him a little something that he probably needs for one of his hobbies. This year, in addition to offering to cook him a meal … Continue reading

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