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My Picks for the Best of Jazz 2013

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

This year was a particularly fertile year for new, contemporary music by young composers. If the music has to be categorized at all it probably falls into that all-encompassing genre we call " jazz."

30 Great New-ish Bands

Next Avenue | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Suzanne Gerber You don’t have to throw out Little Feat to make room for Fleet Foxes Google “ways to discover ...

Best 12 Albums for 2012

Dusty Wright | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Wasn't easy to whittle this list down to 10, let alone 11, so I picked 12 for 12-12-12. A few of these selections were last minute additions that knocked two other picks out of top spots.

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 190 -- Great Free Music Online

Doug Schulkind | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

Though it still makes me smirk two decades later, maybe I should adopt Gateway to a Great Getaway as a slogan for Mining the Audio Motherlode. What a better way to describe the worldly adventures teed up for you here on a weekly basis.

Best Rock Music of August!

Dusty Wright | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Dusty Wright

Just can't get enough, once sang Depeche Mode. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but I'm listening to other tunes right now. Check out my August playlist for some desktop and mobile device-worthy tuneage.

10 Seconds From Every Top-100 Song Ever

Nat Roe | Posted 08.04.2012 | Entertainment
Nat Roe

Based on Billboard's year end lists, here are 17 hours of appropriated audio smoosh. I lost an entire winter listening to all of the horrible songs most people only listen to in a pharmacy or when on hold to pay a Verizon bill.

Dog Ears Music: For Love Is Agony Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Sia, Of Montreal, Bobby Womack, Wild Nothing, Jimmy Durante and other artists.