Mark Sorkin ~ Morning to Night

"My old rule about mix tapes was that each one should drop you right into the present tense. Even if the first song isn’t brand-new, the mood it evokes should speak to the current moment in some important way."

Featuring: Dan Deacon, Deerhunter, Explosions In The Sky, and more.

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Dave Fox

"I’ve been making music since the 1950’s, when I was a boy soprano in Miss Acevedo’s choir in the East Lansing, Michigan public schools. I’ve been making music for pay since the 1960’s, when I played in a jug band as a teenager in Madison, Wisconsin. My choices are retro, but that’s just who I am."

Featuring: Junior Wells, Fairport Convention, Vusi Mahlasela, and more. 

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March 2013: Nashville

Thank god for the Carter Family. There's something so elemental, so foundational about their sound. Even though I grew up with their songs, and experience the same kind of spiritual relief when hear them as when I hear my mom sing, there's still so much of their music I've never heard. 


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December 2012: Feeling Sentimental

Lots of sentimentality in this month's mix, which I guess is fitting for the holidays. And romance, which is also fitting for a month which hosted a very romantic trip to New York City, and New Years Eve - which is my personal favorite holiday.

Featuring: Ella Fitzgerald, Nico, Frank Ocean, Radiation City, and more. 

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