Let's Make Mixtapes

Keeping your childhood pop icons alive…even the ones you thought were dead.

Folks, let’s talk folk music. Having seen the Indigo Girls live four times, I can safely say I’m a fan. In this age of lip-syncing no-no’s (unless you’re on Rupaul‘s drag race, then, baby, you better lip-sync for your life!), Amy Ray and Emily Sailers deliver epic live performances every time. One of my favorite …

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Here are my thoughts on Depeche Mode: I. Love. Them. One might say “I Just Can’t Get Enough.” Sorry, I can’t stop myself. (And, after all, “People are People”…ho! Somebody stop me. Please.) If you’re still reading, then know this…I could fill five hundred articles with great deep cuts from Depeche Mode. But let’s start …

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I remember the day my brother came home with Duran Duran‘s Rio LP (my brother got a record player complete with cassette and 8-track player for his 8th grade graduation.) A comic book geek from birth, the maroon Patrick Nagel print on the cover was easily the coolest thing I’d seen. Much to my parents’ delight, we played the …

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