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    Catching Up With Houses At SXSW

    Mar 25, 2013

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    While in Austin for SXSW I caught up with the band Houses, whose 2010 album All Night was one of my most-played last year when I discovered it.  The band consists of adorable duo Dexter Tortoriello and Megan Messina, who are probably two of the sweetest, most down to earth musicians I’ve met. (…) Read more »

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    Our Favorite Shows From SXSW 2013

    Mar 20, 2013

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    As much as you can attempt to prepare for SXSW, once you are there it’s like being dropped in a pinball machine – bouncing around from place to place with very little control. The music festival has grown immensely each year, meaning not only more shows to see but more people to fill up the (…) Read more »

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    Bonnaroo Vs. Firefly: Which Lineup Wins?

    Feb 21, 2013

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    This week, two more of the summer’s biggest festivals announced their lineups and we’re having a hard time deciding which one we like more!  Bonnaroo has always been one of my favorite festivals – I’ve been several times since the beginning, but I always kind of felt like the lineups were never as good as (…) Read more »

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    New Music We Love

    Feb 13, 2013

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    For this week’s edition of new music we love I have some awesome new songs – two from artists we love, and one from a new artist discovery that I have FP Shani to thank for! (…) Read more »

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    Playlist: Love Songs

    Feb 05, 2013

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    Let’s face it, we can’t really talk about love without talking about some of our favorite love songs! We all have them, those songs we listen to that make our heart skip a beat… (…) Read more »

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    New Music We Love

    Jan 30, 2013

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    Yesterday was an exciting day as the much-anticipated Local Natives album Hummingbird finally came out! As soon as I got to work I plugged in the headphones and pressed play, letting the sweet sounds and my cup of coffee wake me up.  (…) Read more »

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    My Favorite Albums Of 2012 – And A Playlist

    Dec 27, 2012

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    Deciding on my ten favorite albums of 2012 is no easy task. It’s fun to look back on all the new music that came out this year, though, and bring some amazing songs and albums back to the forefront of my mind.  It’s interesting to think about all the new bands I was introduced to (…) Read more »

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    New Music We Love: Phosphorescent, “Song For Zula”

    Dec 22, 2012

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    As the year winds down, it seems like the music scene slows down a bit and magazines and radio stations focus on end of the year lists and countdowns, rehashing the best and worst of the last year.  So when I heard the new song from Phosphorescent this week, it was like a breath of (…) Read more »

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    Holiday Mixtape Contest: Listen To The Winning Playlist!

    Dec 12, 2012

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    Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our Holiday Mixtape Contest! I thoroughly enjoyed listening to all of your entries – there were so many beautiful songs and such a lovely mood to the playlists overall, it was very difficult to select a winner. (…) Read more »

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    New Music We Love

    Nov 27, 2012

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    It’s been a little while since a new album came out that has really blown me away (not since these, and the new Neil Young) – but there have been some new singles popping up that have me really excited about the upcoming albums from these bands! (…) Read more »

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    A Playlist For The Water Element

    Oct 30, 2012

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    UPDATE: This post originally ran on June 30th 2012, but since we’re rained in today it seemed appropriate to share it again :). If you’re on the east coast, hope you’re staying safe and dry! (…) Read more »

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    3 New Music Releases We Love

    Oct 16, 2012

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    Every once in a while there’s a lull in the calendar of new music releases but then it picks back up again and I find myself with a handful of new albums that I can’t stop listening to! Today I wanted to share three new albums that I love – sample them below and let (…) Read more »

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