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Mix Six: “Cities”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE What is it about certain cities that feeds a musician’s muse?  New York is certainly one of the more...

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Mix Six: “Dio”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Ronald James Padavona:  July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010 “Man on the Silver Mountain,”  Rainbow...

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Mix Six: “Rock Gets Religion”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE When rock-and-roll reared its beautiful/ugly head, the backlash against it was pretty ferocious. The cultural...

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Mix Six: Rock ‘n’ Roll Disco Party!

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Whenever I fill in at Ted’s desk here at the Mix Six, I like to have a good time. Case in point, this week’s...

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Mix Six: “My Birth Year”

As his birthday approaches, Ted Asregadoo is inspired to put together a playlist of songs from the year he was born....

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Mix Six: “Power Pop”

This week, Ted Asregadoo takes a big swan dive into a pool of power pop tunes. Come on in! The water's fine. ...

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Mix Six: “Space … The Final Frontier”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Outer space … other planets … dying stars … these are the musical metaphors of many bands who...

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Mix Six: “Grunge Redux”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Sometimes the music gods command me to mix certain things together.   Case in point, the latest issue of...

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Mix Six: “America”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE The theme of America in popular music has run the gamut of idealized notions of a land where one can pursue...

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Mix Six: “The Remake”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE What possesses an artist to revisit his or her recordings years later and decide to remake the song?  Sometimes...

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Mix Six: “Body Parts and Food”

Ted Asregadoo stuffs a little Cake in his Belly -- with a side of Korn and some Smashing Pumpkins -- in a Mix Six inspired by body parts...

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Mix Six: “The Other ’70s”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Quick!  Without looking at the list of artists below, what do you think of when you think of the ’70s? ...

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Mix Six: “Hello Ladies!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE My iPod was having a love affair with the ladies the other day — which is a really good thing!  Not all...

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Mix Six: “Bear McCreary”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Being a science fiction TV geek has gotten easier since my childhood days of Space: 1999, Star Trek, and the...

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Mix Six: Emmylou Harris, the Great Harmonizer

Emmylou Harris burst on to the music world when the late Gram Parsons brought her into his band. Over the course of two albums and an...

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Mix Six: “San Francisco Music Now”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Over the weekend, Popdose’s Jeff Johnson and I were able to get together for a bit of a visit.  Alas, the...

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Mix Six: “A Few of My Favorite Songs”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last year, the Popdose staffers compiled their favorite songs of all time.  We were asked to submit 100 songs...

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Mix Six: “Video Game Music”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE If video killed the radio star, then video games killed any stragglers that were left. Now that the kids are...

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Mix Six: “Yet Another Random Sample”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Happy New Year, Mix Sixers!  Last week, I was enthralled with some bands that I hope will be big this year, but...

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Mix Six: “New in 2010”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE With the new year (and a new decade) starting in just a few days, I wanted to close out this year by looking...

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Mix Six: “The Myth of Santa (And Other Thoughts on Christmas)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE By now, you’re thoroughly drenched in holiday music – with the vast majority of the songs...

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Mix Six: “1981 (Part Three)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE As I wrap up this little musical tour of 1981, our last stop will really make you want to dance (or so I...

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Mix Six: “1981 (Part Two)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last week we hung out with the rocker crowd from 1981, and this week it’s time to see what the new wave kids...

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Mix Six: “1981 (Part One)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Long Live Rock For me, 1981 was a real musical watershed. I was a sophomore in high school, and through a series...

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Mix Six: “Thanksgiving”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE The thing I love about Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) is that it’s a holiday devoid of the trappings of...

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Mix Six: “TV Party”

For this week's mix, Ted Asregadoo turned to the theme songs of some of his favorite shows for inspiration, including "Mad Men," "House,"...

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Mix Six: “Rain”

Ted Asregadoo offers a musical rain dance to the stingy Californian weather gods with a Mix Six featuring songs from R.E.M., Roxy Music,...

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Mix Six: “Then and Now”

In his latest Mix Six, Ted Asregadoo contrasts bands' debuts with songs from their most recent albums, including Weezer, Lone Justice, and...

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Mix Six Six Six (’09)

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last year, I was feeling all boo hoo about the fact that no one, and I mean no one comes to our house on...

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Mix Six: “Apple’s Genius Mix”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE I think David Medsker can relate to this… Back in my salad days of college, I made extra money with two...