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Got 4 hours? Here’s some music

A while back I asked my Facebook and Twitter friends to suggest songs over 8 minutes in length for a mix. And I got a ton of great suggestions in by far the longest Facebook comment thread that has ever appeared on my timeline. Then I largely ignored them all and put together this mix…

A Blue Line Tribute Mix

This morning’s CTA blue line derailment at O’Hare airport ( Chicago Tribune Breaking News, WGN TV, Chicagoist ) immediately brought to my mind the 2 songs I could think of about that particular piece of Chicago’s public transit system, which are Local H’s Blue Line and pinebender’s Simp Twister. I figured there must be more out…

My favorite albums of 2012

So here we are, a year later, 2 weeks into 2013 and well past time for me to post my Top 20 albums of 2012. A note on process: I choose these albums using a highly unscientific semi-random pseudo-bubblesort method, taking into account my initial impressions, whether they grow or fade on me, how I’m…

Drinking Music for the weekend

Earlier this year I wrote a post on my other site, I Grok Grog, about good beer music and reposted it here. Well I’d always intended to do it up as a full podcast but those take effort and time, time that could be better spent actually drinking and listening to music. But some of the…