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Sunday Shuffle #421

I was on the fence about whether I wanted to do one of these today, but it looks like I'm going ahead so here are today's ten...

1. All The Way/Hoodoo Gurus (5) - last played on 8/14/11
2. From Now On/Nada Surf (8) - last played on 6/4/16
3. Sleep Like a Baby Tonight/U2 (1) - still haven't bothered to download this whole (free) album
4. Laughing With A Mouth Of Blood/St. Vincent (10) - last played on 8/9/15
5. The Cabbage/Teenage Fanclub (7) - last played on 2/2/16
6. The Strangers/St. Vincent (9) - last played on 2/21/16
7. I'll Take It/Tom Adamson (9) - last played on 10/26/14
8. We End Up Together/The New Pornographers (18) - last played on 6/14/15
9. Girl In The War/Josh Ritter (12) - last played on 4/28/15
10. Sentimental Heart/She & Him (4) - last played on 11/22/15

Sunday Slack (Sunday Shuffle #420)

I'm not super excited about my title for this specific band's shuffle, but they were often described as "slacker rock" back in the 90s and it fits my alliterative parameter, so here we are. I heard their cover of "The Killing Moon" on KEXP last month and it is amazing. I've been playing it a lot (via Spotify) and digging into their music again. This is another band I love that I was ignorant of during that decade (see also Superchunk, Teenage Fanclub, etc.). I have all five albums on iTunes plus an extra track and as I'm typing this I realize I should probably download the other songs of their "greatest hits" before I actually shuffle, so (virutally) stand by...

Okay, that's sorted. At some point I really need to rip the deluxe editions of their first two albums as well, but for now, let's get to the music. Oh, the band? Pavement.

1. Unseen Power Of The Picket Fence (1) - from No Alternative
2. Major Leagues (16) - from Terror Twil…

Sunday Shuffle #419

Today's my 23rd anniversary, so I'm taking the shuffle all the way to 23 songs..

1. She Comes To Me In Dreams/Great Lake Swimmers (6) - last played on 2/28/16
2. on the occasion of a departure (ps 39:4)/The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers (7) - last played on 10/21/12
3. Electric Music/Band of Horses (16) - last played on 6/9/16
4. Racing Like A Pro/The National (16) - last played on 4/9/16
5. Radio Campaign/M. Ward (4) - last played on 3/25/12
6. Fear City/Elliott Smith (7) - last played on 10/5/14
7. 36 Inches High/Nick Lowe (7) - last played on 1/3/16
8. Brief Candles/The Zombies (14) - last played on 5/22/16
9. I Want To/Best Coast (9) - last played on 5/22/16
10. Ballad Of Wendy Baker/Ben Kweller (14) - last played on 10/11/15
11. Back to Your Heart/Dinosaur Jr. (10) - last played on 2/20/16
12. Patterns/Telekinesis (26) - last played on 4/10/16
13. In My Dreams/Eels (7) - last played on 2/21/16
14. The Appleblossom Rag/Josh Ritter (19) - last played on 11/22/15

Sunday Shuffle #418

It's been two weeks since the last shuffle and four weeks since the last regular edition of the shuffle, so it feels like it's time to get back to the usual routine. I haven't pulled up iTunes since before our 4th of July trip, so I decided to sync up my phone to make sure all of the play counts are updated before I started today. I'm also working on another post, which may be up later today...but might not be until mid-week. We'll see. For now, though, let's get to today's ten...

1. He Doesn't Know Why/Fleet Foxes (6) - last played on 1/31/16
2. Endless Grey Ribbon/Nick Lowe (8) - last played on 5/19/13
3. Something In The Water/The Henry Clay People (8) - last played on 5/29/16
4. In The Hearts Of Men/First Aid Kit (11) - last played on 3/13/15
5. Georgia, Georgia/Elliott Smith (5) - last played on 2/17/13
6. Words You Used To Say/Dean & Britta (5) - last played on 12/27/15
7. Romans 10:9/The Mountain Goats (6) - last played on 4/16/15
8. I Didn&#…