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SOUL 66!

Worked too hard on that 1966 party last week to let my nine-hour iTunes mix go underplayed. So I’ve compiled of some of the better but mostly obscure soul cuts...
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Birds of a Feather: The Young Rascals and the Small Faces

When I got hold of their Ultimate Collection double CD a few years back, I gained a new appreciation for one of my favourite British bands of the 1960s, the...
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50 From 66: a YouTube Special

Following on from the previous post: Part of the process by which I upped the ante from last year’s 45s party was by putting together a massive YouTube playlist from...
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Give It Up! Ten Reasons We Loved LCD Soundsystem

On Friday October 10, 2002, I posted a live review of LCD Soundsystem at the Bowery in Manhattan. “Give It Up!” I headlined. “Ten Reasons To Love LCD Soundsystem.” On...
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Northern Soul: A YouTube playlist

While in London in November, I went over for dinner with one of my closest childhood friends. He was influential in my musical tastes when I was a kid, and...
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Top 150 from 2010: The Next 75

The list of 75 songs below comprises the second MP3 disc I put together to celebrate the 150 Best Songs, or Top Artists, or simply the most representative music of...
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150 From 2010: The First 75

As somewhat promised last week, when I posted my Top 10 Albums from 2010, here’s the first MP3 disc of my 150 from 2010 that I put together on my...
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Steal This Mix!

Saturday night I DJ’d my old neighbor’s long-standing Cinqo de Mayo party in Brooklyn… the first time I’d been able to attend in years. Had an absolute blast. Put together...
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