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Santa John Roderick. Photo credit: Laura Duffy

I’d like to make the world a holiday mixtape…

This morning’s headlines made claim that a Christmas song by the Shins has overtaken Mariah Carey’s holiday anthem as the “the most played holiday song.” Although I love the Shins, their version of a Paul McCartney holiday song, and the idea of it being the #1 holiday song, I have to admit I’m a tad […]

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Imaginary Mixtape: Shuffle Surprise!

You know that point when your iTunes gets so filled up with awesome stuff that you can't possibly listen to everything that's in there with any kind of regularity? Where, like, you put it on shuffle and then you hear a song and you're all, "OHHHH right, I love this song! But I forgot about […]

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Building a mixtape: Darren Hanlon and Adorable and that catchy bassline

Over the weekend I had an OMG realization: one of the chord progressions to "The Unmade Bed" by Darren Hanlon perfectly complements (or shall we say, matches) my favorite progression of all time, that being the baseline in "Homeboy" by Adorable.   Both are wonderful songs that I could listen to on repeat independently, but […]

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Spice up your holiday mixtapes with festive indie songs

{Photo taken at the 2010 Imaginary Holiday Office Party by Laura Musselman} We posted our own mix of holiday songs that kicked our imaginary holiday season off a couple weeks ago. But, since then, we’ve found ourselves up to our jingle bells with more awesome holiday songs! With the seasonality limitation of holiday music, sometimes […]

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