It’s the anniversary of my birth. It’s my first California birthday. It’s an occasion to be pensive, nostalgic, reflective, optimistic. I made this mix to capture that. Somewhere between being sad at getting old, being joyful for the moments that I get, and being thankful for still being alive, is this.
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I’ve been making and throwing around a mix every early January since 2003 or so. Despite the name, there is no theme, other than a bunch of great tunes I’ve been listening to over the last year. It was a more difficult this year to pick a selection of tunes, because I’ve been churning out [...]
July July 30 (Friday): Phosphorescent with J. Tillman at Doug Fir $12/14 August August 2nd (Monday): Nathaniel Rateliff at Doug Fir $10/12 August 6, 7, 8 and 9: Pickathon Festival at Pendarvis Farm – preview coming this week! August 8 (Sunday): Levon Helm and Joe Pug, Oregon Zoo, $24 August 18 (Wednesday): Alejandro Escovedo, Alladin [...]
my head exploding.
You can hear/buy/download singles from some of my most-anticipated albums of Spring 2010 now. The Hold Steady release Heaven is Whenever on May 4th. You can stream “Hurricane J” here. Two-word review: Ehn, maybe? Broken Social Scene release Forgiveness Rock Record on May 4th. Watch/download “World Sick” from Stereogum here. Two-word review: Quite promising. The [...]
Happy New Year! My newest mix can be downloaded here. Zip file here. I make one of these each January. There’s no theme, other than a collection of songs that were on heavy rotation in the last year, whether or not they were released in 2009. A lot of twang, a little indie rock and [...]