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30Hz 100 Best Songs of 2016 / #101 – #76

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      “Lazarus” – David Bowie & “You Want It Darker” – Leonard Cohen I find it impossible to remove emotion from these two songs. Is each as good as I think? The swan songs from two of our most legendary musical artists, bowing out as only they could — with some of the most emotionally turbulent songs of their… Read more »

30Hz 100 Best Songs of 2016

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  In honor the official meme of 2016 — the dumpster fire, I’ve also shifted my Best Songs of 2016 title from Killer Jams to Smokin’ Tracks. (Get it? Because the tracks are on fire!) I’m more than happy to light the fuse on this m’f’er known as 2016 and close the blast doors. As 2016 dealt blow after blow, many of… Read more »

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 »