Forbes

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Member Since: 2/28/2001
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Cassette | Mixed Genre
5/23/2003
You think you know how your life will turn out. I swore, once I had moved away from the suburban greenery of my parents' house and into the first of a string of apartments, that I would never again hav …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
1/4/2003
During our travels of this past summer my girl and I were fortunate enough to happen upon a place called Sanford, Maine, a mill town in the state's southern tip, sandwiched between New Hampshire and th …
Cassette | Theme
6/14/2002
Very simple theme: songs about places. It follows a mix I made long ago with American place names in the titles, which was fairly successful - I'll post that one as soon as I find it. This 'global' mix …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
2/22/2002
The idea was to make a country-esque mix without the use of uncle tupelo/wilco/son volt songs (which I sometimes lean on too heavily), and I nearly made it, but right near the end of side two, somehow, …
CD | Mixed Genre
2/22/2002
A mix unafraid of long tracks. Sun Ra is a genius, Coltrane is a deity.
Cassette | Mixed Genre
5/23/2001
My friend was telling me how the music of the Go-Go's always gave her memories that weren't her own, as if she was a Valley girl circa 1983. This tape more or less sprang from that. The people I hated  …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
5/17/2001
Compiled for a friend with rather diverse tastes. It turned out kind of schizophrenic, but oddly cohesive. The Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg and Corso tracks are from a superb box set, "Howls, Raps and Roars  …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
5/17/2001
Both "Instrumental" and "I Can See For Miles" have been used in commercials - Galaxie 500 for a car and The Who for Hydro One here in Ontario. Which made me wonder if I could make a tape entirely from  …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
4/25/2001
The first summertime mix of the year. I meant initially to concentrate on psychedelic pop and sunny freak-out jams, but it took on a life of its own and became more of an exploration of '60s pop sounds …