2007 is over and what do we have to show for it? Mull it over. I have come up with a list of some favourite music, and favourite musical discoveries of the year. I’d like to hear yours, email me. Merry Christmas and all that.
TOP TEN ALBUMS OF 2007
10. Friend and Foe – Menomena
09. Kings of Leon – Because of the Times
08. The White Stripes – Icky Thump
07. Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, are you the Destroyer?
06. The Bees – Octopus
05. Feist – The Reminder
04. Salty Pirates – Web Collection
03. Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
02. Radiohead – In Rainbows
01. Spoon – Ga ga ga ga ga
TOP TEN DISCOVERIES
10. Discovering Classics on vinyl
09. The love of logging high rotation songs on my site arleym.com
08. Discovering Imeem mixing
07. Discovering the Glenn Miller orchestra for a quarter
06. Learning to play Bach’s Air on G on the bass
05. I quit pirating music (white hat only for previews)
04. Discovering a world of free music online
03. Discovering Last.fm customized radio stations
02. Discovering morning becomes eclectic archives on kcrw.com
01. Discovering IMP
Think about all the recorded music in the world.
What percentage of it do you think you like or could like? Even if only 1% of the total body of music matches your tastes, that is an incomprehensible amount of music.
Let’s face it: There’s enough music out there right now even if bands stopped making new songs.
Realistically we could happily listen to music 24 hours a day for the rest of our lives without ever hearing the same song twice.
Feel free to broaden your horizons in ’08 and listen to some stuff outside of your little boxes.
Christmas is a special time of year. It’s a time when people of different ideals get irked at how the holiday season doesn’t totally reflect their beliefs. Let’s all have a little more tolerance. I know how choked Christianity makes people feel; what with the decorated trees, flying reindeer, and the fat old man distributing toys made by elves. Errr, um… It’s the time of year when some people remember how and why Jesus Christ was born. Don’t be a wet blanket, and quit trying to change Christmas.
Hello! I’m not sure who reads my profile. When I get a new person to make a mix for I like to go into my mix history, and checkout the profile of the person that I’m making a mix for to make sure I don’t make them something they hate.
Wanna know what I hate? Not getting a mix. I have been a member since February 2007. I have had three people actually send me a mix that were supposed to. Even the replacement mix for June never happened. Poor poor me.
If you’re making me a mix, please just make one. I’m ecclectic and easy to please. I like to keep up on the trends, the hidden gems, the oldies and the weird stuff. I don’t like country music necessarily, but I’d be happy to get a country mix. Get it? Make me a mix!!!
Remember, you signed up for IMP because we all like making and getting music. Let’s take some pride in this community.
Ducks are Stupid. Period.
Special thanks to Debbie for bringing this important matter to the attention of the media.
Winter is here to stay in Kincardine. So let me just say to you all; Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Valentines Day, Happy Ground Hog Day and Happy Easter. We all know this weather isn’t letting us leave any time soon.