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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: 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: punkitup

So, growing up a metal kid at heart (metal, like Bay Area, not LA circa late 80s glam/hair, sorry folks) it took me a bit longer to embrace the punk and hardcore scenes, but I also know where my roots … Continue reading

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Listening with my Belly

It so happens that my life revolves quite a bit around music. More than a decade involved in the marketing of and almost three decades in the performance place music extraordinarily high on my passion scale. I don’t just listen … Continue reading

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Favorite Releases of 2008: Aural annihilate in oh eight

Can’t hardly believe I’ve been making top ten lists since about 1993. Has it really been that long. Wait, what 93! I graduated HS in 93, damned it all to hell I’m getting old. Wouldn’t believe that looking at this … 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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Favorite Releases of 2006: oh six and getting my fix

It was another interesting year, to say the least. It gets more and more difficult to truly define what are my favorite records in any given year as I do not get the chance to listen to nearly everything I … Continue reading

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