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April Playlist – Some new, some old, some not as good as I remembered

Share1.  7 WORLDS COLLIDE   “Too Blue” (from The Sun Came Out 2009).  Last month I chatted about JOHNNY MARR’s recent album.  But I want to mention another excellent project that MARR was associated with back in 2009.   NEIL … Continue reading

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The Best Of 2012 Playlist

ShareI must confess I had to scramble in the past few weeks to check out some stuff that had come out this year.  So I have been hunkered down trying to figure out what is better than what is not … Continue reading

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November Blailist – And The Winner Is…

ShareThe days are short, waiting for snow and being thankful for Black Friday.  November.     1.  ALT-J  “Breezeblock”   (from An Awesome Wave 2012)   I had to report back who won the Mercury Prize (see October Blailist).   … Continue reading

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October Blailist – Mercury Prize Shortlist!

ShareI am not one for Award shows.  I do like watching the spectacle of the Oscars and then (usually after the fact) seeking out all the movies I should have seen the year before.  As for music, anyone who has … Continue reading

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September Blailist – Where have I been?

Share  I have been slacking off lately.  I’m a bit lazy and have been distracted from music for much of this beautiful summer.  There are some interesting new things coming out this fall which I am looking forward to.  New … Continue reading

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June Playlist

Share  June features some new stuff that I have come across lately, some groovy old stuff from some old favorites, and a big birthday! 1.  ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER  “Heaven”  (from Last Summer 2011).  This album has grown on me.  Interesting lyrics. … Continue reading

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April Playlist

ShareWhen I was not listening to Paul Weller’s Sonik Kicks, these are a few of the catchy things that came up on the Ipod last month.  This time of year is tough, the weather teasing us with hints of spring, … Continue reading

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March Blailist

Share I totally skipped February.  I ran out of days because it’s not long enough.  Let’s explore what has come across my Ipod  recently (mostly on the way to and from work). 1.  THE SHINS  “Simple Song”  (from forthcoming Port of … Continue reading

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January Blailist

Share New year.  New Music.  I was lucky to receive some wonderful new music during the holidays and spent much of the month going through it all.  This month’s playlist reflects some of the stuff I really liked, and has … Continue reading

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The Best of 2011

Share2011 has come and gone.  I am a bit behind posting this but I have compiled some great songs from what I consider the best albums I stumbled across this past year.   Some have been mentioned here before.  Some … Continue reading

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