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Sunday Shuffle #425

I can't believe I've done this 425 times. I've been wondering lately if it my be time to retire this feature, in large part because I don't add very many albums to my iTunes anymore. Plus, I have tons of albums I haven't ripped, so artists like Tom Petty and Drive-By Truckers and R.E.M. have little to no representation and I have all their albums. Still, I don't know that I'm ready to give this up because it's been part of my Sunday for so many years. In fact, I'm already planning for next week to be a single artist focus again. Anyway, while I'm not sure what the future holds for the Shuffle, I do know I'm ready to get to today's ten...

1. Between The Bars/Elliott Smith (10) - last played on 2/1/15
2. M.O.R. (Live In Utrecht)/Blur (4) - last played on 5/22/16
3. No Way/Sonic Youth (5) - last played on 2/14/16
4. Where Did I Leave That Fire/Neko Case (23) - last played on 8/10/16
5. The Past Is A Grotesque Animal/Of Montreal (5) - last p…

Sunday Shuffle #424

Got up to run this morning, but my back had other ideas. Hope I can get it back in shape soon (see what I did there) - the Popcorn Panic is in less than 3 weeks!

In the meantime, let's get to today's ten...

1. Pretty Mary K (Other Version)/Elliott Smith (7) - last played on 5/15/16
2. Do It Anyway/Ben Folds Five (12) - last played on 2/1/15
3. Kiss/Prince (3) - last played on 3/6/16
4. And I Was a Boy From School/Portastatic (5) - last played on 11/22/15
5. No Key, No Plan/Okkervil River (7) - last played on 7/14/13
6. Past Time/The Baseball Project (6) - last played on 2/21/16
7. Cigarettes, Wedding Bands/Band of Horses (4) - last played on 6/19/16
8. I'll Take It/Tom Adamson (10) - last played on 7/31/16
9. Black Mirror/Arcade Fire (9) - last played on 7/17/16
10. Rider/Okkervil River (15) - last played on 5/8/16

Sunday Shuffle #423

I finished in the pool on Friday, started my classwork yesterday, and start school on Wednesday. The calendar says summer lasts for another month plus, but it is quickly coming to an end mentally. I'm gearing up to make this a great school year - my 9th at Central. I'll be student teaching starting in March, which will be here before I know it, I'm sure. I'm going to do my best to balance between school and school and swimming lessons and life, to try to not get bogged down in the work and stress about it. I know I won't be able to engage in pop culture as much as I'd like, but that's okay. I'll appreciate every book I do get to read or TV show I'm able to keep up with. The one good thing is that music is always able to be a constant. Don't know what I'd do without it. Anyway, I got a little rambly this morning and I apologize if I bored you. Just a little State of the Justin for the 2016-2017 school year. Let's get on with today's t…

Sunday Shuffle #422

I have one week left in the pool teaching summer swimming lessons.

My first TTT course of my second and final year in the program starts Saturday.

School starts in 10 days.

Let's pretend none of this is happening and get to some music...

1. Be Good/Tokyo Police Club (6) - last played on 1/24/16
2. Care, I Don't Care/Irving (8) - last played on 10/26/14
3. Wall of Dumb/Higgins (11) - last played on 12/6/15
4. Dry Land/Buffalo Tom (8) - last played on 1/31/16
5. How To Hang A Warhol/Little Joy (8) - last played on 11/9/14
6. Weird Summer/Velvet Crush (14) - last played on 8/2/16
7. Run Thru/My Morning Jacket (6) - last played on 2/21/16
8. Kicked In/Superchunk (19) - last played on 3/22/15
9. Scythian Empires/Andrew Bird (9) - last played on 11/29/15
10. Snowy/Josh Rouse (9) - last played on 2/21/16