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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Soul Legend Stevie Wonder

       Stevie Wonder press photo – steviewonder.net. After a lifetime of being a fan, I’ll see Stevie Wonder tonight. He is not only a master of pop, soul and other styles, a genius keyboardist, smart songwriter and supreme vocalist. Stevie Wonder is a ray of light in the dark halls of music history. … Continue reading »

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10 Minute Dance Party! Stream My Mix of All-Time Favorite Tracks

Spinning live sets at Doe Bay Festival. Picture by Megumi Shauna Arai. Stream this live, 10-minute mix of my top 12 dance songs here. With buzz clips from: David Bowie, The Ramones, LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers, James Brown, Michael Jackson, The Romantics and more. Tune in to DJ Michele Myers Friday nights at 9pm … Continue reading »

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What Grandpa Taught Me: A Musical Memorial

Grandma and Gramps met in the 1940s at a friend’s party. They both loved to dance. Her nickname was “Snake Hips” and everyone called him Fritz. He went off in World War II and came back a changed man. My gramps was not transformed the way many men were by the war. He came back … Continue reading »

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Top Dance Tracks of 2014 (So Far): Jack White, Sharon Jones and More

On the air Friday night on KEXP 90.3 FM Seattle. Photo by Eve Cooke. Every Friday I spend all day looking through new releases to find uptempo, dance-worthy songs for my show on KEXP. There are lots of emo (slow, sad) songs in alternative radio, and though many are good, I’m looking for propulsive tracks. … Continue reading »

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