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[mix tape] Thrillist LA Editor Likes Jam Bands!

June 24, 2009
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[mix tape] Thrillist LA Editor Likes Jam Bands!

I haven’t been much of a betting man ever since my first trip to a casino where I ran up against a table full of unemployed hold ‘em enthusiasts who played to pay the bills, but even I’d find it hard not to wager that Jeff Miller made quick work of this mix tape....
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[mix tapes] Behind the Music Box Set – Paul Sommerstein and Marc Goodman

June 17, 2009
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[mix tapes] Behind the Music Box Set – Paul Sommerstein and Marc Goodman

There are people who influence your life.  Some of these people you’ve met.  Some of these people you aspire to be.  Some you can’t quite place into categories. These mixes are from, inspired, and made possible by two people who usually stand behind the scenes in the music industry, Paul Sommerstein and Marc Goodman. ...
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[mix tape] Nutrition Served by Pulp & Circumstance, Juiced

June 3, 2009
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[mix tape] Nutrition Served by Pulp & Circumstance, Juiced

I wanted to tell the story. The story about why we asked Pulp & Circumstance, Juiced to submit a mix tape to our site.  (“We” being one particular contributor). Her writing is able to captivate an audience of strangers. (“Strangers” being one particular contributor). We came across Pulp and Circumstance, Juiced! after google searching...
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[mix tape] Choo Choo the band Spins Through the Decades

May 27, 2009
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[mix tape] Choo Choo the band Spins Through the Decades

From the band’s website: CHOO CHOO IS BRINGING 60IES GARAGE APPEAL BACK into today’s pop music. Drawing influences from 60ies Teenage Beat, Pop and Soul to contemporary Garage Rock, these kids from Berne, Switzerland brew their very own blend of STEAM POWERED GARAGE POP! Top 3 reasons nonpretentious asked Switzerland-based band Choo Choo for...
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Toxic vs. Non-Toxic. (Which Type are You?)

May 21, 2009
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Toxic vs. Non-Toxic.  (Which Type are You?)

Forget horoscopes. Or those placemats at Chinese restaurants. Forget cootie-catchers, and forget MASH.  There are really only two kinds of people in this world. Take this quick quiz to find out the only characteristic that matters: 1. You break up with your boyfriend/girlfriend of nine months. The next Saturday night you are most likely...
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[mix tape] Innovator & Connector Sean Bonner Knows a Lot: Music Included

May 20, 2009
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[mix tape] Innovator & Connector Sean Bonner Knows a Lot: Music Included

The main motivation behind the column is that there are “celebrities” out there – not-so-ordinary people changing the world, influencing communities, or doing really cool things – who have not been asked to submit a “Celebrity Playlist” to iTunes (as if!). But, how cool is it to hear new music recommended by...
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[mix tape] Geeky Grooves from the Force behind Cocktail Party Physics

May 13, 2009
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[mix tape] Geeky Grooves from the Force behind Cocktail Party Physics

Created by the contributors to Cocktail Party Physics, this mix tape features selections from Allyson Beatrice, Calla Cofield, Lee Kotter, Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, and Jennifer Ouellette.  It’s an eclectic mix that reflects the diverse personalities of the CPP bloggers. The liner notes alone prove why Cocktail Party Physics should be bookmarked in your favorites, on...
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Essex Green, A Promised Song List

April 27, 2009
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Essex Green, A Promised Song List

An Essex Green song list – to be listened to when reading this post. plus two more songs:  “Julia” and “Penny & Jack”
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