The tunes that rocked Rusty’s 2013.
Hey, if Billboard can unashamedly repurpose content, then so can we!
Time to roll down the car windows, fire up the grill, re-up the sunblock, and get into all kinds of summer tunes. Our personal best-of-summer list runs the gamut from cool to hot, easy-listening to classic pop-punk.
The 20 albums released in 2011 that I listened to the most. Of course, there’s significant overlap with the countless other best-of lists, but there are gems here that were overlooked by many, as well as return-to-form releases and great records from long-time favorites.
Here is my top ten for 2011, as you can see I have some chill wave and some straight up dance-floor bombs filling out my top ten. This has been an amazing year musically, and we were blessed with tons of great albums and singles.
Stay two funky steps ahead of the usual Peggy Lee and Vince Guaraldi holiday fare you’re bombarded with at Starbucks with this bag of audio treats.
A playlist of jazz, soul, surf, funk & pop hand-selected by DJ D-Mac for Daily Candy.
Forget “The Chicken Dance” and the dreaded Zac Brown Band’s “Chicken-Fried;” here are some great songs about chicken.
Just a few songs I’ve been personally feeling lately, including great new releases from indie artists St. Vincent and CANT, a brilliant cumbia/house hybrid from Quantic, vital revivalist soul from Raphael Saadiq, and some incredible reworkings of classics from Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.
With the Memorial Day weekend behind us, summer has officially started. Time to roll down the car windows, fire up the grill, re-up the sunblock, and get into all kinds of summer tunes.
Classic bossa nova on Discos Elenco, my favorite Sea and Cake album, and one jazz-funk raer courtesy Som Records.
Alongside our signature Latin & disco flavors, Rusty & I have been spinning more indie at our Vaqueros Electricos night the last couple of months. Here are a few tunes I’ve been feeling.