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Thanksgiving playlist

Sure, we could pretend like Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for friends, family and life in general (whether it be good or not as bad as it could be), but we all know the real reason we all find our way home for this heart-warming holiday: stuffing our faces with absurd amounts of food. […]

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Monday Mixer

Ryan Adams – Gimme Something Good Ryan Adams is a man of many styles. He’s done everything from alt-country to metal, surprisingly. His latest single, “Gimme Something Good” reminds me a lot of a Tom Petty song from one of his early albums. It’s got that southern charm that both Adams and Petty use so […]

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Valentine’s Day “Baby-Making Music” Playlist

Valentine’s Day is a day for love, gift giving, chocolate and, of course, getting it on. So when things get heated, you can get down on it with this playlist of baby-making music to set the mood just right. Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On It might be physically impossible to make a list […]

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Monday Mixer: Election Edition

Green Day – American Idiot Don’t be an American Idiot – instead, vote for whichever candidate you think should be President for the next four years. Here’s a playlist that should cover most of those hot-button issues that will likely determine your vote. Have Nots – Secret Machines (foreign policy) Bomb The Music Industry! – […]

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Monday Mixer

This list is all about the germ that comes before the album: demos. Demos serve as the artist’s way of hearing how the song they’ve been working on actually sounds. These earlier versions of a song can be radically different when they appear on an album. A lot of times they are recorded at the artist’s house, […]

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Monday Mixer

Nostalgia is a big word in the music world right now, and it seems like every act has lyrics about the past in some way.  Nostalgia is about a longing for a perceived better time and place of the past, and some artists go beyond lyrics to actually re-imagine the past in their aesthetic presentation.  This trend has existed […]

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