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Tagged With: Jack White

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

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. My favorite have soulful vocalists or lyrics. I play every show as if it … Continue reading »

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Gifts for Music Lovers

1. Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Album Cover T-shirt I love this men’s Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here album cover t-shirt. The image (same as above) is my favorite vinyl art of all time. The white and sky blue are universally flattering and it’s a surefire conversation piece. 2. The Headphones If you want to make … Continue reading »

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Summer Records – James Brown, Allen Stone, Jack White, Little Dragon, Pixies and Goldfrapp

Here are a few of my secret summer records. These artists’ releases come fully tested and highly recommended. Best Summer Soul – Tried and True -James Brown – James Brown’s Funky People Volume 1  On this rare collection The Godfather of Soul plays lesser-known funk songs that are as strong as his legendary rhythm machine.

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