Playlist: 20 Songs For August 2015

Playlist: 20 Songs For August 2015


1. Lyla Foy – “Impossible”

2. The Rolling Stones – “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)”

3. Donnie Iris – “Ah! Leah!”

4. Nada Surf – “Blonde On Blonde”

5. Timber Timbre – “Hot Dreams”

6. Bruce Springsteen – “Land Of Hope and Dreams”

7. Langhorne Slim & The Law – “Changes”

8. Youth Lagoon – “Highway Patrol Sun Gun”

9. Sibylle Baier – “Colour Green”

10. Among Savages – “New York City”


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Robert Frank: The Photographer Behind ‘Exile On Main St.’

Robert Frank: The Photographer Behind ‘Exile On Main St.’


(Frank in 1996)

In 1955 Robert Frank, a Swiss immigrant who came to the United States to become a photographer, was given a Guggenheim scholarship to find, according to his application, “what one naturalized American finds to see in the United States that signifies the kind of civilization born here and spreading elsewhere.”

It would be a year long road trip, with just his Super 8 camera and…

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Neil Young’s “Ditch Trilogy” And The One Song He Borrowed From The Rolling Stones

Neil Young’s “Ditch Trilogy” And The One Song He Borrowed From The Rolling Stones


I’ve been listening to a lot of Neil Young lately, specifically to his “Ditch Trilogy” and its dark masterpiece ‘Tonight’s The Night’.

For all you NY newbies, the Ditch Trilogy were the three albums that Young released after his 1972 breakthrough ‘Harvest’. That album was such a runaway hit (it would become the best-selling album of 1972) that Young, jaded by the mainstream success of the album…

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Playlist: The 60s – Peace, Love, and Dylan

Playlist: The 60s – Peace, Love, and Dylan


I made for y’all a Spotify playlist of my greatest hits of the 60s, which include Aretha Franklin, The Byrds, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, Sly & The Family Stone, The Velvet Underground, The Who, and many more. I’ve also included some deeper tracks from the likes of The Bobby Fuller Four, John Leyton, The Zombies, and more. And yes,…

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