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Monday Mixer

1 - “Green Thoughts” – The Smithereens, Green Thoughts (1988) This track is one of my favorite album-closers of all time, and I was thrilled when they played it at the Wells Street Festival in Chicago last summer. Clever chord changes, often on syncopated beats, and poppy melodies make this song memorable. 2 – “Tomorrow” – […]

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Monday Mixer

This is usually around the time this semester that my procrastination hits an all time high. Halloween is over, and all I can think about is Thanksgiving break at the end of the month, and of course Winter Break and the end of the first semester. The drop in grades that always accompanies the middle […]

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Monday Mixer

1 – 1,2,3 – Just Like Heaven (Is Gone) 1,2,3’s 2011 album New Heaven had a whole lot of creative indie goodness on it. These guys experimented with a lot of cool sounds and the results seem to never leave (me) a listener wanting. Enjoy the quavery vocal range and heavy sound of this gem. […]

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Monday Mixer

With finals approaching far faster than any of us would like to admit, we all need a good study playlist. We all have different habits when choosing study tunes, so I’m going to try and address all that, and maybe even some academic topics. “The Wolves (Act 1&2)” – Bon Iver Sometimes, I just need […]

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Monday Mixer

1. Luna- Sideshow by the Seashore Luna is an often forgotten band that was started by ex-Galaxie 500 guitarist, Dean Wareham.  Featuring a slightly dreamy sound, excellent guitar playing and plenty of free-form jams, Luna released several solid albums while together (they disbanded in 2005) and are undoubtedly worth checking out. 2. Air- La Femme […]

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WPGU’s “Spring…hurry up!” Playlist

We here on WPGU’s music staff, much like you, want the weather to finally get warm. Some of us are on spring break, but with forecasts in the 30′s sometimes it gets hard to have anything to look forward to. With that being said, we put together a list of songs that hopefully will make […]

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