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Up & Running

Indie tunes to help you keep your legs churning.

Whether you’re running toward something, or away from something, this energetic workout mix will put a spring in your step.  It features music from Gnarls Barkley, Editors, Vampire Weekend, Justice, CHVRCHES, Yeasayer, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cheers Elephant, The Thermals, Nervo, White Stripes, Empire of the Sun, Holy Ghost, Grouplove, The Love Language, Surfer Blood, Royal Teeth, Black Lips, Black Kids, and The Dandy Warhols.
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Schooners

What are Schooners?

Schooners can refer to a class of sailing vessels, or a type of glass. In this context, I’m referring to the latter. In 1991, my friend Chuck and I went on a road trip from New York to Florida. We stopped for a beer in Newport News, Virginia, where the waitress told us that they had a happy hour special on Schooners. We had no idea what she meant, but, as our grinning faces show, we were happy with what we received.

The cover art is an homage to my friend Chuck and that legendary road trip. The music on this mix includes Scandinavian artists, female vocalists, and songs by or about bears.
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