Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 2014 Playlist

At the beginning of November I zeroed in on the sound I wanted: something smooth and jazzy like the turning of the leaves. I didn’t make a lot of changes to this mix as I worked on it, and almost all of the tracks were selected instead of found at random. So this one clocks […]

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Every Christmasy comedy seems to include a sequence where the hero/ine charges madly through an airport/through a mall to find a toy just before closing/some other madcap antics. Picture it and you’ll hear Tchaikovsky’s “Trepak” in your head. This is the closest I’ve ever come to that experience. I woke at 4:45 Wednesday so I […]

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October 2014 Playlist

Now with a snazzy Spotify link! 2014 10October Mix I listened to a bunch of Tom Waits this fall and decided I wanted to use one of his songs in my next mix. “Gun Street Girl” has some great lyrics and a jangly, broken guitar part that I linked up with the Derek Trucks and […]

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