FAVORITES OF 2016

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Here's a random list of my favorite albums and songs from the year.  As always, thankfully, I have no trouble finding new music I love, that will live far beyond the calendar year. David Bowie - 'I Can't Give Everything Away' Band of Horses - 'In a Drawer' The Stray Birds - 'Sabrina' Day of the Dead - 'Cassidy' Tedeski Trucks Band - 'Anyhow' Phish - 'Miss You' Rag 'n Bone Man - 'Human' Parquet Courts - 'Dust' Big Thief - 'Masterpiece' Karl Blau - 'Falling Rain' Animal Collective - 'Floridada' Kyle Craft - 'Eye of a Hurricane' Jim James, Adia Victoria, Chance the Rapper, Margaret Glaspy, Kishi Bashi, Mitski, Norah Jones, A Tribe Called Quest. Some records I returned to regularly over the year included The New Pornographers 'Twin…
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music on both sides

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LINDI ORTEGA - "Murder of Crows" - The second emphasis track from Cigarettes and Truckstops, serviced this week via allaccess.com digital delivery systems.  You should have received an email on Wednesday with a link to the track.  This is the most played song at Americana radio.  Lindi continues her tour this month with dates in Charlotte, Atlanta, Nashville,  and then a headlining run across Canada and then dates in the UK and Europe.  The press continues to build with stories this week in the New York Times and Philadelphia Inquirer. RAH RAH - "Prairie Girl" - Second single from the album, the poet's DEAD.  First single from the album was a Top 30 track on CMJ College 200.  They continue to tour the US, including dates at SXSW this year. …
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6th annual prog marathon

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glad tidings for the new year. while reading the station's top 100 list, i assembled a list of favorite recordings of 2011. these are not necessarily the best of the year, but are the ones i listened to again and again, and found something more i liked about them each time. i would define a "best of" list as those that got the most airplay and sold the most copies, and achieved mainstream attention in a world that has adapted to the mediastream. so instead of the 'best' here's my most enjoyed. FAVORITE SOUNDS OF THE NEW ELDERLY:: my morning jacket - best rock record made this year. loved the who^ references, especially the pete townsend windmill riffs in ''circuital''. intense, delicate, serious and tongue in cheek, MMJ marries all…
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