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Entries from August 2010

Monday Mixtape Update 09.28.09 :: Humpin’, Thumpin’ and Bumpin’

September 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments

You’ve been treated to a couple ΓΌber-honky mixes lately, what with the power pop and the progs (save George Jefferson’s endorsement). Well, I aim to remedy that today. You haven’t been treated to a full-on soul mix since the ecstatic haze of November 2008. Today I’ve dug deep into my deep, durrty, digital stacks and […]

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Monday Mixtape Update 09.21.09 :: Power Pop

September 21st, 2009 · 11 Comments

As you may or may not know, I used to play in a power pop cover band, which is about one step above frat party combo but still a notch or two below regional alt-country favorites. Yes, power pop is about as geeky and fanboyish as rock styles come — but hey, at least I […]

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Can you smell what this JoelRoll is cooking?

September 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

To quote the great Randall Savage … OH YEEEAH! How does it feel, Yannick? This is what happens. Can you believe the nerve of this guy? He has the stones to hotlink my Michael Jackson/Sonic the Hedgehog picture (from last year’s triumphant “Top 10: Video Game Songs”); and then, given a chance, at the very […]

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Tweets for the Beats! Joel twitters the Beatles Remasters

September 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

“One sweet dream came true … “
So in an attempt to fill this blog with something as well as brighten up my dusty Twitter account, I’ll be writing my reactions/review/reflections/bemuserings on hearing the new Beatles remasters. No, this isn’t a stuffy audiophile’s rundown of the bass reach or the incredible timbre of George Harrison’s sitar […]

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Monday Mixtape Update 09.14.09 :: My Prog-ative

September 14th, 2009 · 6 Comments

OK, it’s been like three weeks and I come back at’cha with a progressive rock mix? I know you aren’t too happy about that. But hey — that’s my prog-ative. And don’t freak. This is pretty much Prog-Lite; no hard-knuckled prog-head would start off a mix with ELO, even if it is off the first […]

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