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September already? Monthly Music Roundup….

Man, time really flies. It’s time once again for the monthly music roundup!

First of all, though, that show I mentioned the other day was really fantastic. Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson and bad really wowed me, to be honest. I liked his album a lot, but he really killed live. It always makes me happy when someone is far more raw and ragged live. Like many others, I would have lumped him into a more “folk” category while listening to the album. Post-show though I’d say he plays things like he made the best Springsteen/Replacements album that was never recorded. His ability to down a beer in the amount of time it takes to walk from his guitar to the keyboards was also kind of impressive. But let’s get down to business. Let’s see what’s been lighting a fire in my nethers in the past month.

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Monthly Music Roundup…August edition.

It’s that time again and things could sound a little different this time around. In previous editions I stuck to a lot of upbeat dance music, but we are in the stickiest heat of summer now and it’s time for things to chill out a bit. So this time things are going to be a little mellower. This also means that, with a few of the songs, you’re going to have to be patient. On of these bad boys is about eight minutes long, and really does take its sweet time in revealing itself fully. Most of these are just good summer jams, perfect for lazy night-drives and sitting on the porch, watching the bats fly overhead. Continue reading