Category Archives: Playlists

2014 In Music (Part 2): Albums #10-6

I’m back to write about five more albums I loved this year (for Part 1, click here). I’ll get to writing in a bit, but first I thought it might be fun to break down my top 30 list a … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 1): Albums #15-11

Random blurb to start the future blurb-age: My favorite albums from this year came on like an absolute head rush. This list is packed with surprises of all kinds for me: the obligatory half dozen artists I’d never heard of; albums … Continue reading

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Most Underrated Records of 2013

Preface: I was going back and forth this year about writing an End Of The Year list. Most music sites make a list of their favorite albums, but the thing that always strikes me about them is they’re all essentially the … Continue reading

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Unk Joe Christmas Mix 2013

Preface: I make a mix CD for my Uncle Joe every year as a Christmas present. It includes a lot of my favorite (usually folk-tinged) songs from the year and I always write liner notes for each song. This year I thought it … Continue reading

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“Alternative” Christmas Music: 5 Holiday Albums + 1 Track To Soundtrack Your Season

  There’s only a day or two left until Christmas, and I’m finally ready to start listening to more “traditional” Christmas carols—classic versions of holiday songs that are sung by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald…even Michael Bublé gets in … Continue reading

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Playlist: October 2013

Well, I can’t write 500 words on every song I enjoyed this month. Here’s a Spotify playlist with some music that I played a lot in October. Enjoy!

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