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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Looking Forward

I have found that I have stopped listening to music for the sake of just listening to music. It became quantity over quality and I was in a hurry to get it out in front of people instead of soaking it in. So, I have stepped away from the blog for awhile.

I am rethinking if and how I want to keep it going. The bottom line is I love sharing new or obscure music with others. This has been a good avenue for that passion and I'm pretty sure I don't want to give that up. I might just change the format.

I also have a radio show on MTPR.org once a month. It is a special music edition to the show In Other Words. It features women artists and I have been able to share many of my favorites that wouldn't get air time on main stream radio. It is usually the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 10:30 PM MST. Tune in if you get a chance.

Meanwhile, check out the top 25 I shared earlier this year. Many of them would have made my end of year list if I had compiled one.

I hope to be back soon sharing howling good tunes with you. My hope is that it can be more interactive, I really want to know what you are listening too as well--what artists, songs or albums you just can't stop listening to.

Happy 2013.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Catching up on 2012


So....
I had planned on a Top 25 so far list but truly I am repeatedly listening 
to at least that many of this year's releases. In no particular order, I offer up 
to you my favorites for the first half of 2012. They range from my predictable 
singer/songwriter, alt-country/Americana to all out pop. 

There are a lot of really good artists putting out some really good 
albums--not just songs for a hit but actual albums that should stand the test of time.

I hope you like some of these and are inspired enough to support the artist 
by purchasing their album.










                                                           Fun. – Some Nights


    




                                         Vintage Trouble – The Bomb Shelter Sessions



















                                           Nick Waterhouse – Time’s All Gone




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                       Yellow Ostrich – Strange Land 





John Fullbright – From the Ground Up                                
                                                               









                                                                            







                                
             
                                      Silversun Pickups – Neck of the Woods







  




                                                   Brandi Carlile 


















        Alabama Shakes








                             Neal Casal – Sweeten the Distance















                                               Rose Cousins – We Have Made A Spark





                                                          Winterpills
All My Lovely Goners




           

                                                                         Heartless Bastards – Arrow

                                                       





      Justin Townes Earle – Nothing’s Gonna Change How You Feel About Me Now