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    New (And Old) Music We Love

    Oct 30, 2013

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    It’s been a little while since I’ve shared some new music I’ve been listening to, so I have lots of ear candy for you today! First and foremost, though, I have to acknowledge the recent passing of a musical legend, Lou Reed. He was a man unafraid to push boundaries and explore the darker side (…) Read more »

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    Halloween Mixtape Contest: The Winning Mix!

    Oct 29, 2013

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    Thank you all so much for participating in our Halloween mixtape contest! I loved listening to all of your songs over the past week – it has really gotten me in the Halloween spirit.  Listen to our winning mix below, from Laurel Bayly, which creates the perfect ambiance for this Thursday – if you’re having (…) Read more »

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    Halloween Mixtape Contest!

    Oct 22, 2013

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    I love the mood of Halloween… there’s a mysterious quality to late October evenings, a hint of magic that hangs in the air.  Music helps to set the mood, through its rhythm and lyrics that get your heart racing and cause your hairs to raise ever so slightly.  As part of our 7 days of (…) Read more »

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    Song Of The Week: The Amazing, “Gone”

    Oct 14, 2013

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    Here is the start of a new tradition. Every week, I will share with you my song of the week. The song that did something for my whole being, and in an instant, my outlook was shifted, my creativity spurred, my sadness lifted… my dancing feet groovin’. (…) Read more »

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    New Music Video We Love: Wild Belle “Another Girl”

    Sep 17, 2013

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    Remember when music videos were a huge thing? Every time an artist released a single there would be a video to accompany it, giving you even more insight into the artist’s artistic vision. I can remember tuning in to MTV to watch music video premieres, full of anticipation.  These days artists do still make videos, (…) Read more »

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    8 New Fall Music Releases We Can’t Wait For (Playlist Included)!

    Sep 04, 2013

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    Fall is a big time of the year for new music releases.  I always find myself jotting down release dates and albums to check out, full of anticipation for new tunes and shows to go with them.  Today I thought I’d share 8 upcoming releases that I’m excited about – and please share yours in (…) Read more »

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    Cornwall Road Trip: A Night of Music At Cafe Irie

    Aug 27, 2013

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    Cafe Irie lives in the heart of Newquay, close to the beach and neighboring specialty Cornish shops. Inside, the ceilings hang low over vintage couches, giving it that cozy cafe vibe. The crew and I have determined that this was probably our favorite spot to eat over the course of our stay in Newquay. (…) Read more »

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    New Music We Love

    Aug 20, 2013

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    It seems like this time of year is always a good time for new music… today I have a couple albums to share with you that I can’t stop listening to! The first comes from one of the artists we featured in this post, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down. This isn’t a new (…) Read more »

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    Musical Muses: The Women Of Outside Lands

    Aug 16, 2013

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    I’m very excited to share a guest post from writer and stylist (and a very dear friend of mine) Amy Soderlind, featuring some of the amazing and talented women who performed at this year’s Outside Lands Festival.  (…) Read more »

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    Musical Highlights From Outside Lands Festival

    Aug 13, 2013

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    There were so many amazing shows at Outside Lands this year, from up-and-coming acts to legendary performers.  Paul McCartney played an incredible set that included many Beatles favorites, making not being at the festival an even tougher pill to swallow.  Some of our other favorites who played this year are Wild Belle, The National, Band (…) Read more »

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    July Mixtape Contest: The Winning Mix!

    Aug 10, 2013

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    Selecting a winner for our July mixtape contest was one of the hardest ones yet! (…) Read more »

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    Our Fall Playlist: Contribute!

    Aug 09, 2013

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    There’s a feeling that fall evokes unlike any other season. The crisp air brings about a feeling of freshness; of a new start. It’s a feeling filled with a little bit of wonder and mystery, too. I love fall dressing because the color palettes become a little darker and moodier, and outfits become more interesting (…) Read more »

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