Mood Music

Sound Tracking: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Mosquito”

Sound Tracking: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Mosquito”

“I miss Karen O,” I often remarked to anyone and everyone who would listen over the last four years. I missed her wail, her sex appeal, her rawness. But what I missed most of all was the wave she rode in on, the 2001 revival of New York rock.

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April 5th, 2013

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Sound Tracking: Emancipator’s “Dusk To Dawn”

Sound Tracking: Emancipator’s “Dusk To Dawn”

Like a soothing stream flowing through the musical river of life, Emancipator’s craft has a special way of connecting with listeners in synch with mind, body and soul. His ability to evoke spirituality and provide pure audio therapy is a most unique offering in a deeply ...

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January 30th, 2013

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Sound Tracking: Leerone’s ‘Heart Shaped Bullets’

Sound Tracking: Leerone’s ‘Heart Shaped Bullets’

A good album is one that grabs you from note one and keeps on rolling. Leerone’s Heart Shaped Bullets is one of those albums. Co-written and produced by Chris Seefried of Fitz and the Tantrums, the LP drops today via iTunes.

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November 13th, 2012

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Sound Tracking: Benjamin Schoos’s ‘China Man Versus China Girl’

Sound Tracking: Benjamin Schoos’s ‘China Man Versus China Girl’

You know when you are walking along and you think, “Mon Dieu! If only I could have a French soundtrack to my life?” Well, Benjamin Schoos’s album, China Man Verses China Girl, is exactly that. It is the French soundtrack to your life that you never had. And, now you do.

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October 9th, 2012

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The Anthony Chris Granaghan Trifecta: Jazz, Chill, Rock

The Anthony Chris Granaghan Trifecta: Jazz, Chill, Rock

When we made our official call for “Mood Music” playlists, we were overwhelmed by one Melodysiac’s trio of tune fixes. Anthony Chris Granaghan decided to submit three different playlists for music lovers who adjust to mood changes with the medicine of audio.

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May 17th, 2012

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We Want Your Tunes

We Want Your Tunes

A few weeks ago, we posted a Facebook status urging our readers to get jiggy with some playlist creations. We find it hard to believe that not one of you so-called music lovers hasn’t been tempted to share your skills and taste. We are now officially posting our second call ...

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April 24th, 2012

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Perpetual Groove: 8 Hopeful Covers For 2012

Perpetual Groove: 8 Hopeful Covers For 2012

Twice a year, South Florida receives the ultimate musical gift – the gift of PGroove. And, the band feels mutual about the reward of its fans. This weekend marks Athens, Georgia-based jam band Perpetual Groove’s first visit of the year to Culture Room, where the band has ...

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March 1st, 2012

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How To Craft The Perfect Yoga Playlist

How To Craft The Perfect Yoga Playlist

Imagine you have a bowl of incredible vanilla bean ice cream, and the toppings you add to your sundae can only heighten the delicious experience, depending on what it is you are trying to create and satiate based on your cravings. Well, this is exactly how I think about ...

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December 5th, 2011

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Umphrey’s McGee: Top 10 Covers Of 2011

Umphrey’s McGee: Top 10 Covers Of 2011

Chicago-based jam band Umphrey’s McGee is known for their improvisational, heavy prog-rock sound. They are always finding new ways to spice up live shows, and more often than not, a snazzy cover jam sneaks its way onto each prized set list. When it comes to choosing these ...

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November 30th, 2011

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Why I Love To Slappa Da Bass

Why I Love To Slappa Da Bass

In essence, every instrument is a paintbrush on the canvas of sound. My brush happens to manifest in the form of the bass guitar. I first picked up the bass at 15, and I’ve been playing gigs for almost as long. I haven’t kept count, but there have been a lot of ‘em. Most of ...

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November 23rd, 2011

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