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2018 Playlist Retrospective

Spotify I keep a running playlist where I add all of the new music I come across that I dig. I should add that “new music” usually means new releases, but it also extends to newly discovered music (to me) or tracks that I feel a particularly strong pull to at the time. Just in case you’re wondering why I have a song off Aphex Twin’s … Continue reading 2018 Playlist Retrospective

All of the Things: Odesza

“Imagine for a moment that interstellar travel was not only possible, but widely accessible, and you could take a couple days off to explore distant planets. You’d try to find the most beautiful one, right? (Well, after you found the one most resembling Tatooine with it’s double sunsets.) If you found one that was composed of reds, pinks and purples instead of the greens, blues … Continue reading All of the Things: Odesza

Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

REMIXES This was a very difficult list to pare down. Remixes certainly didn’t suffer any kind of shortage over the course of the year, and with each subsequent mind-bending remix, the previous one gets pushed back a little bit further from memory. Such was the case with Bonobo’s Balearic treatment of Maya Jane Coles’ remix  of Ella Fitzgerald’s “Blue Skies.’ which turned out as beautiful … Continue reading Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

Top 10 of ’10 | for 89.3 The Current

Top 89 | Ballot Confirmation | 89.3 The Current. Boy, that’s a lame ‘Share.’  I’d fantasized that upon clicking the “Share this via WordPress” button on the page it would magically transfer my Top 10 songs of 2010 selections.  Instead it provides a link to a page that’s useless even to me once I close it out.  So it goes.  I’ll have to do this … Continue reading Top 10 of ’10 | for 89.3 The Current

Top 10 of 2008

Yup, it’s that time again. I feel a bit farcical (what kind of word is that?) in this in that I haven’t been working at the DLR since August which means I haven’t been listening to the standard 6-8 hours of The Current in conjunction with B96, 93X, a little Radio K and a generous helping of coworker Keith’s sick KQRS addiction. Because of that … Continue reading Top 10 of 2008