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IRON DJ Graduation edition: 1988

It’s IRON DJ time again! Which means that a bunch of people are going to upload themed mixes and try to compete with me! Unfortunately for them, not only do I have unbeatable taste in music, but this time around I even have the IRON DJ theme going for me: GRADUATION YEAR. The idea is…

Ska Talk – 08 Mar

This is a post from Aaron’s Radio Gen1us site, archived here. The following is the text of his original post. We are talking and playing a lot of Ska today, with recent shows on our minds by Fishbone, The English Beat and The Aquabats (with Mustard Plug). Desmond Dekker — Get Up Edina — 2:40…

There And Back Again

This is a chill mix. This is not a chillout mix. This is a journey from light to dark and light again, in the vein of last year’s mix for staring out of train windows, only this time there isn’t a train, there’s just you and the music and a dark place inside yourself. shoegazy…

The Road Most Traveled

Just your basic mix of cover songs. Ska covers! Bluegrass covers! Metal covers! Punk covers! I know, it’s been done, but dammit it’s MY TURN. It was brought to my attention though that on a few of these, the original songs may be less well known, so I’ve created a second mix containing the same…

Last of the V8 Interceptors

Now that the world has ended, what happens next? Thanks to the miracle of MTV, we now have some answers. I have been wanting to do an 80s mix for a while, and as I thought about those songs and that time in my life, I found that the music and the videos for the…

A More Perfect Union

Barack Obama gave a speech the other day. I was inspired to make this mix. I hope you enjoy it.           Desmond Dekker – Israelites The Melodians – Rivers of Babylon Fishbone – Slow Bus Movin’ (Howard Beach Party) Living Colour – Funny Vibe Billy Paul – Am I Black Enough…

Restless Leg Syndrome

“People with RLS feel uncomfortable sensations in their legs, especially when sitting or lying down, accompanied by an irresistible urge to move about.” Like they got ants in their pants and they just gotta dance? “…often described by people as burning, creeping, tugging, or like insects crawling inside the legs.” So, that’s a yes. Am…