music monday | april

What’s this? The evening shock jock who makes wiener jokes and plays fart sound effects between AC/DC and Zeppelin songs recommending new music? Must be a prank.  Well, it is not. Enjoy!

Best of 2017 in Music

Since 2002, I have obsessively tracked and categorized the music I listen to. It started as a way to share the songs and artists discovered while working in college radio with friends. I would regularly rip audio files, make quarterly Windows Media playlists and even burn CD’s. For the last few years Spotify and YouTube have been my main source…

Top Songs of 2017 | 25-1

I am not a writer, a music critic, or a tastemaking social influencer. I just like music. I live my life listening to hundreds and hundreds of new songs each month. Occasionally, a handful of songs make my MixTapes. They are the sound track to my life. In 2017 I experienced a rather large chunk…

MixTape 09.13.13

Another month, another MixTape! This episode brings you new stuff from Arcade Fire, The National, Daft Punk, Man Man, HAIM, Arctic Monkeys and even a Coldplay song from the The Hunger Games soundtrack. DOWNLOAD: MixTape09.13.13   Tracklist:

Top 1o Songs | 2010 IN REVIEW

Check out Numbers 11-25: HERE __________________________________________________________________________ Alas! I am finished with my lists and have assembled the greatest collection of music from 2010! Ok so I left out pop, rap and a lot of electronica. Either way; download it, make a playlist or just give it a listen here AND let me know what you…

Top 10 Albums | 2010 IN REVIEW

I did not purchase or peruse as many albums as in previous years and only a few really stuck out… Either way, I feel confident enough to declare these my “Top Ten” of 2010. ————  10) Plastic Beach – Gorillaz   9) Expo 86 – Wolf Parade 8 ) Together – New Pornographers 7) High Violet –…

Beat of the Week: The National

ARTIST: The National SONG: Afraid of Everyone ALBUM: High Violet (5/11) TOUR: Manchester, TN- Bonnaroo (6/10-6/13) DOWNLOAD: The National- Afraid of Everyone I’m a big fan of The National but not everyone appreciates Matt Berninger’s slow delivery and deep, even monotone (not my term) vocals. However, the quick pace, trippy chorus and washy vocal effects of the song transcend the band’s…