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Everybody has their own taste in music, and that’s cool. But if I ask someone “what kind of music do you like?” and they have a one-word answer, well… There is so much great music out there, in all genres! Take a listen to the songs below, and if you don’t enjoy them all then […]

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Not sure what to get someone for the holidays? You’re in luck…I’ve got 10 great gift suggestions for music lovers: #1 – Oldies starter kit My knowledge and love of music would be nothing if I hadn’t grown up listening to oldies. Plus, you gotta go old school every once in a while…all of today’s […]

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Nothing says “Christmas Cheer” like spending all of your money and eating macaroni & cheese for a month…deck the halls of my stomach with processed cheese! Well, your boy is here to brighten the mood like a digital Santa Claus…HoHoHo.mp3! Check out these links to FREE music: 1. DC rapper Wale has been giving away […]

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I’m still trying out life without iTunes…so far so good! Here’s some FREE music links for you, as you have come to expect every Friday! 1. My home town of Harrisburg is in deep shit right now. Indie rock artist Josh Ritter released a song titled ‘Harrisburg’ a while ago, and is now packaging the […]

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I’m a sucker for modern music with piano in it. Piano has always been a major part of music, but guitars pretty much took over once rock music hit the scene. Great pianists like Ben Folds, Bruce Hornsby and Jamie Cullum have been busting out incredible piano-driven music, and many of my favorite artists incorporate […]

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1. Indie rock artist Matt Wertz tweeted a link to this blog post from rock band Uniform Motion, which gives a straightforward and interesting summary of how money is divided from online music sales. Very eye-opening! On that note, check out Matt’s chill flavor of rock on his website. 2. Bassnectar is an established electro/dubstep […]

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a MASSIVE edition of Friday Leftovers for you today, with a ton of FREE music! 1.SPIN magazine loves to give away FREE music, and here are two links to playlists you can download: Dance Island: An Electric Zoo 2011 mixtape 10 tracks from SPIN’s September issue Be sure to follow them on Facebook to get […]

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Check out Part 1: The concept of Plastic Beach …and Part 2: The art of Plastic Beach Artist: Gorillaz Album: Plastic Beach Year: 2010 Genre: alternative, hip hop, R&B, classical Mood: talking about important stuff while drinking You’ll like this if you like: mixed genres in the same song, Snoop Dogg, Beastie Boys, New Order, […]

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Check out Part 1: The concept of Plastic Beach …and Part 3: The music of Plastic Beach Artist: Gorillaz Album: Plastic Beach Year: 2010 As the image of the band began to evolve a bit, we saw less “cartoon” looking images, and more of what I’ll call 3D animation. It’s not truly 3D, but I […]

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Check out Part 2: The art of Plastic Beach …and Part 3: The music of Plastic Beach Artist: Gorillaz Album: Plastic Beach Year: 2010 The history of Gorillaz is long, interesting, and worthy of another post at another time. So I’ll assume that you’re familiar with the band and its music…but did you know what […]

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