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Now Playing: 2013 pt. 1

Every year I promise not only to listen to more new music, but to keep better track of everything.  2013 is no different and for the first three weeks of the year I’ve done a fairly good job of listening, … Continue reading

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iPod Shuffle: 2/1/12

I haven’t done one of these in a while, let’s see which 20 random songs we get out of the 20,641 on my 160GB iPod Classic: Dave Douglas  – Black Rock Park Ida Maria – Morning Light Miles Davis – … Continue reading

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Now Playing: 2012 pt. 1

Every year I promise myself I’ll be better at keeping track of my listening habits.  Why should 2012 be any different?  Well here we go… Uri Caine Trio – Siren (Winter & Winter, 2011) I’ve been a fan of Uri’s … Continue reading

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Razl – Microscopic (2011, Martian Sheep)

WARNING!  Highly Infectious Guitar and Beyond Ridden Groove-A Thon! So reads the back of Microscopic by Spain’s Razl (AKA Raul Huelves).  I’m not one to argue with such a definitive statement, when you pop this sucker into your CD player … Continue reading

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Mike Keneally Band pre-order or pre-heat?

The new Mike Keneally Band live album bakin’ at the potato is available for pre-heating at Moosemart NOW for only twenty-five bucks!  Check out the cool retro cover art, Jazzy AND Snazzy eh?  I haven’t heard it yet, but the … Continue reading

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Chris Opperman – The Lionheart (2010, Purple Cow)

When Frank Zappa needed someone to arrange and transcribe music for him he called upon Steve Vai and Mike Keneally.  When THEY needed some music transcribed and arranged they called upon Chris Opperman.  If that doesn’t speak volumes about his … Continue reading

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LP Memories Pt. 2

I was 11 (almost 12) years old on Christmas in 1982 and I didn’t know it then but something would happen that would be a touchstone in my musical life.  During the Summer of 1982 the radio waves were filled … Continue reading

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