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Let Our Formulas Find Your Soul

Every Monday, Spotify creates a playlist for you with music they think you’ll like. It’s called “Discover Weekly.” It can be hit or miss – but I usually give it a shot at least once during the week. This week it did not disappoint. Leading off the playlist was Vienna Teng’s “Hymn of Acxiom.” I recognized […]

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Life

Infinite Bela

I’ve appreciated Matt’s “Infinite Jimmy” playlist on Spotify so much that I figured I should give back to the world in some way. I present to you, “Infinite Bela”: 24 hours and 20 minutes of Bela Fleck , the Flecktones, and other groups of wonderful musicians whom Bela calls friends. Enjoy!

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Life

Saturday Tunes

(Edit: Today is Saturday, not Sunday.) Making waffles this morning, I decided to catch up on some podcasts. Among them was yesterday’s Planet Money episode, This Ad’s For You. The episode features Tom Burrell, the first black man in Chicago advertising. It’s a great story and if you should listen to it. The stories and background music of […]

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Life

Working tunes for Caturday

Normally Saturday is a day off for me, but this week has been weird and I feel the need to catch up on work with a half-day. While doing so, I thought I could use a change of pace with music. I pulled up Spotify and thought I’d look to see if Wil Wheaton had […]