Category Archives: Mixtapes

Christmas Stuff – Originals and Oddities: The Mixtape Battle Vol. 2

  Mixtape Battle Vol. 2 Christmas Stuff – Originals and Oddities Mixtape Battle   Twas the fortnight before Christmas when all through the Web, Not a creative was stirring not even the celebs. The playlist was slow jams, standards, the usual fare, Hopeful that St. 30Hz would soon be there. The audiophiles felt weary, one more “Silver Bells” would drive them… Read more »

Star Wars Stuff – The Mixtape Battle

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    30Hz Mixtape Battle Prelude – Crawl from #Bond_age_ on Vimeo.   Mixtape Battle Episode I THE STAR WARS MIXTAPE BATTLE It is a period of Mixtape ambivalence. 30Hz, striking from 12-track playlists on 8Tracks and Spotify, has won minor victories against the evil galactic iTunes empire of mindless streams of music. During the one-sided battle (that iTunes never… Read more »

Soulful Stuff to End Power Yoga – The Mixtape

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  I’m continuing my bl-g series devoted to bringing back the spirit of the mixtape. This past Wednesday I found inspiration in the song played at the end of my yoga practice. Though “practice” may be a bit of misnomer with me lately. Jen always plays a killer song during cool down. This particular evening she ended with Al Green’s “How Can… Read more »

Halloween Stuff Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 – mixtapes

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Some time ago I unearthed a plushy Denon cassette tape case containing a few of my old 90’s mixtapes. I named all of them “Stuff Vol. x” for ease of organization. They were mismatched collections of my music of the moment. New or old, it really didn’t matter. I don’t ever recall compiling a themed playlist and I certainly didn’t find any… Read more »