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mixtape: finlandia

Back in the day I fell in love with Sibelius’ Finlandia. There is something to the texture of the piece that stuck with me unlike the other composers I’d already begun to identify with such as Tchai, Stravinsky, Korsokov and … Continue reading

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mixtape: of another age

So, over the weekend I was able to catch Dee Snider performing as part of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages. I have to be honest, I was a little bit of a skeptic, but, I thoroughly enjoyed. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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mixtape: again

Ah, the Monday Mixtape. Most weeks I look forward to making these… not as much recently, but we’re back and hopefully better now… Anytime there’s a seismic shift in life there’s an opportunity to evaluate, analyze and then, move on. … Continue reading

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mixtape: nov 1

November 1 holds all kinds of meaning to people from being the first full day of the feast of Samhain to All Saints Day, from El Dia de los Muertos to the Day of the Innocents, from apostle of Auvergne … Continue reading

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mixtape: summertime punk

For whatever reason, some music for me is associated to a season. Not that I will exclusively listen to a particular style (or perception of style) during that season, nor will I not listen to it outside of the season … Continue reading

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mixtape: underrated

There are a lot of bands who set standards, broke boundries and otherwise pushed music forward, especially in the rock and metal communities, who by all accounts are waaaaaaay underrated for the efforts they put forth. Most casual fans might … Continue reading

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mixtape: memorial day

Somewhere between the tongue-in-cheek satire of Trey Parker and Matt Stone – “America: Fuck Yeah” and the antagonisticly soaring “Star Spangled Banner” by Hendrix at Woodstock there lies a handful of rock songs that actually might encapsulate something to be … Continue reading

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