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Spotify Playlist – Consultants of Swing

Playlist

This could be a few different mixes.
So, here's the Consultants of Swing playlist
with section headers:

Opening Credits

  • The Olympians -  Sirens of Jupiter (The Olympians)
  • Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 -  JBS (Star Stuff)
  • Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, featuring Kurt Vile -  Let Me Get There (Until the Hunter)
  • Hardkandy -  Summer Of 95 (How Do You Do Nothing?)

Songs With Great Lyrics and Vocals

  • Craig Finn -  Preludes (Preludes)
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever -  French Press (French Press)
  • LAKE -  Roger Miller (Giving and Receiving)
  • Big Thief -  Mythological Beauty (Mythological Beauty)
  • Quilt -  Passersby (Plaza)

Souled Out Grooves

  • Menahan Street Band -  Make the Road by Walking (Bargrooves Disco Heat 2)
  • The Echocentrics, featuring Tita Lima -  O Sol  (Echo Hotel)
  • Stone Foundation, featuring Bettye Lavette -  Season of Change (Season of Change)

Rinse!

  • Delicate Steve -  Tomorrow (This Is Steve)

Aggressively Textured Keyboard Sounds

  • Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, featuring Alex Ligertwood -  Straight Ahead - Live in Los Angeles (Live in Los Angeles)
  • Speedometer -  Tomahawk (Downtown Funk 74)
  • Universal Togetherness Band -  Real Thrill (Universal Togetherness Band)
  • Duct Tape -  Going Back Home (The Thirteenth Floor)

Diving Deep Into the Heart & Soul of Everything

  • David Axelrod -  The Human Abstract (Songs Of Experience)
  • The Electric Prunes -  Holy Are You (Release Of An Oath)
  • Mondo Cozmo -  Shine (Shine)

Reflections On Love

  • Andrew Ashong -  Love the Way (Andrew Ashong EP)
  • Dirty Projectors -  Little Bubble  (Little Bubble )

Strong Women Rock The Party

  • Lady Wray -  Smiling (Queen Alone)
  • Valerie June -  Shakedown (Shakedown)

Time To Chill

  • Men I Trust -  Lauren (Lauren)
  • Stro Elliot -  Drama 4 Kathy (Stro Elliot)
  • The American Dollar -  Chill Kingdom (Chill Kingdom)
  • Monster Rally -  Midnight (Pelicans)

Music For Applying Sunscreen

  • Real Estate -  Darling (Darling)
  • Teen Daze -  Cycle (Cycle)
  • Vinyl Williams -  Iguana City (Into)
  • Nels Cline -  The Bond (Lovers)

Funky Tracks

  • Jungle Fire -  Mofongo (Mofongo)
  • EMEFE -  Good Future (Good Future)
  • Thesda -  Head Trip (Spaced Out)

Sweet Disposition

  • The Temper Trap -  Sweet Disposition (Conditions)

Intermission

  • HOMESHAKE -  Every Single Thing (Every Single Thing)
  • Tenderlonious -  Song for My Father (On Flute)

Experimental Latin Grooves

  • Gilles Peterson's Havana Cultura Band -  La Rumba Experimental - Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix (La Rumba Experimental - Single)
  • Bossa 70 -  Get Out Of My Way (Shaken, Not Stirred)
  • BoomBox -  Waiting Around (Filling in the Color)

New Sounds From The Before Time

  • CRUISR -  Don't Go Alone (All Over)
  • White Denim -  A Place To Start (Corsicana Lemonade)
  • El Michels Affair, featuring Lee Fields -  Snakes (Return to the 37th Chamber)

Swedish Progressive Rock

  • Dungen -  Fredag (4)

A Peaceful Sendoff 

  • Ward - Slow Driving Man (More Rain)
  • Slowdive -  Sugar for the Pill (Sugar for the Pill)
  • Matt Karmil -  If i'm honest i miss you a little bit (++++)
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith -  Sweet Honey Wine (Gotcha)
  • Real Estate -  After The Moon (In Mind)
  • Circles Around The Sun, featuring Neal Casal -  Hallucinate A Solution (Interludes For The Dead)

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Woodcrest Sweet 16 Pool Party

Party At Poolside

👌🏼#AllCorrect at the #sweet16 #poolparty #mobileDJ

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‪#Despacito time! #PoolParty #sweet16 #MobileDJ ‬

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🌫 Undaunted by the clouds. #MobileDJ #sweet16 #PoolParty

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Relocated To The Indoors

👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼 We are #AllCorrect again! #mobiledj

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Woodcrest Sweet 16 Pool Party Playlist on Spotify

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Space

I’ve always been fascinated with space.

I love science fiction movies and tv series that take place in space.
I’m a big fan of NASA and Neil DeGrasse Tyson.
I enjoy watching the night skies for stars, lunar eclipses, planetary alignments and meteor showers.

I’ve been working on a mix for stargazing for 11 years now.
It’s not quite done yet, but here’s a preview on Spotify.

Music That Made Me Happy In 2014

I’ve been inspired by all the new music released this year. In July, I put together a mix featuring music I was listening to in the first half of the year. Earlier this week, I wrote about the new music that I discovered by reading other people’s year-end lists. Here’s the rest of the music that made me happy in 2014.

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Jam Odyssey Under The Sea

These Were My Jams in 2013

 

About a year ago, I saw a post on facebook from producer-friend which had a link to a song with the preface, “This is my jam.” Intrigued, I clicked through and discovered a new social service called — wait for it — This Is My Jam. It prompts you to select a song once a week. I’ve been doing it for the past year, sharing my weekly jams through my Facebook page and Twitter feed. I even made a few new friends on This Is My Jam where I look forward to seeing what my friends will post next, and who might like my current jam.

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Connected Devices

Nostalgia

Sometimes I miss making mixes on CDs.  The process and the output were very creative.  Mixing the disc and peppering it with samples from movies, culture and television made those discs unique.  The disc art was another opportunity for expression, even with the built in challenges of designing a round graphic with space for a hole in the middle.  For packaging, I used printed labels on envelopes or hand folded paper CD cases.  Some of those mixes are available here on this site.  You can download or stream them on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other connected devices.  Speaking of connected devices…

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Music For Social Action

Get your mind right as you volunteer!

This mix is for people on their way to or from a volunteer project, or perhaps just reflecting on how to make the world a better place. Using musical genres as diverse as grunge, hip-hop, reggae, rock, soul and house, this thought provoking mix touches on issues like poverty, homelessness, hunger, and the environment.

Highlights include Bob Marley’s War Based on Haile Selassie’s address to the UN General Assembly in 1963, John Mellencamp’s Scarecrow about the experience of losing the family farm, and William Shatner’s cover of Blur’s Common People, which might sound cheesy and overproduced, but it gets the point across.

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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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